A. K. Segan teaching: Colleges & universities, U.S., 1994 – present (arranged alphabetically by state)
The non-college/university teaching sites list (Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Washington state) will be added soon. Sites include schools, houses of worship, worksites, museums, libraries, etc.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
George Washington University.
Scheduled for April 2019. Power-point class, Background & overview, Under the Wings series,
with a Judaic Studies dept. class, Theological implications of the Holocaust.
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, Bloomington.
2004. Foreign language dept. lecture on UTW art series
ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Bloomington.
2006. Holocaust Remembrance Week, April 9 – 15. Ames Library exhibit, tours; slide class presentations in various academic departments, with presentations on UTW art; Toby Knobel Fluek, Felix Nussbaum art / All-campus & town invite lecture, Beckmann Auditorium: Background to the UTW & SWD series. The press release for the lecture: https://www.iwu.edu/news/2006/evt_Passover_0406.html
Segan art exhibit and Beckmann Auditorium lecture IWU website info page: https://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4449&context=news
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, FANER HALL MUSEUM AUDITORIUM LECTURE, Carbondale.
1996. Holocaust Memorial Day lecture. Several original wings series drawings were installed in the museum foyer for the reception /
Article, Holocaust portrayed in a different light, by Gus Bode, April 22, The Daily Egyptian (student newspaper), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. https://dailyegyptian.com/49595/archives/holocaust-portrayed-in-a-different-light/
WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, Macomb.
2004. Gallery exhibit, tours.
Slide class presentations with classes from various academic departments.
WIU news exhibit news release: http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=2450
STEPHENS COLLEGE, Columbia
1996. Charters auditorium, all – campus invite lecture, Background to the UTW series
STEPHENS COLLEGE, Davis Art Gallery exhibit.
2006. Selected UTW & SWD art. Tours; power-point classes at Charters auditorium and at classrooms in two academic departments.
Feature article, The Columbia Missourian, on Segan-led tour with 4th grade students from a local elementary school at the Davis Art Gallery exhibit, pub. March 28, 2006: https://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/local/serious-lessons-artist-s-exhibits-help-children-understand-the-horrors/article_1b37878a-4711-514e-8844-67a5759b9f78.html
/ Feature article, The Columbia Missourian, on the Davis Art Gallery exhibit, Stephens College. The article is misdated July 22, 2008; the article was published Feb. 27, 2006: https://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/local/drawings-individualize-hate-crime-victims/article_353c3a57-539e-542f-a317-5d2b22a1227c.html
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia.
Spring 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006: Slide class presentations in various academic dept classrooms, auditorium lectures, including Ellis Library auditorium; a Museum of Art & Archaeology auditorium lecture (’96); Hillel Center lecture for Holocaust Memorial Month (’96). See Teaching, Missouri, for Columbia School District primary, middle and high school listing presentations.
/ Article in The Maneater, student newspaper, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, April 16, 1996: https://www.themaneater.com/stories/campus/holocaust-memorial-month-remembers-victims-people / Click for text of MIZZOU alumni magazine, winter 1998 issue article: Fallen Angels, by Jon Beahler
ITHACA COLLEGE, Handwerker Gallery (2002). Holocaust Memorial Week, 2 Segan presented lectures: Art of survivor artist Israel Bernbaum; Background to the Under the Wings series.
/ See Teaching, New York, schools, etc., for community presentation listings.
The Handwerker presentations are mentioned and listed in The Ithacan, A Month of Programs Highlights Jewish Life (p. 6): https://digitalcommons.ithaca.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1023&context=ithacan_2001-02
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE.
1999. Holocaust Remembrance Day, all-campus invite slide class lecture titled “On Wings of Angels,” History and the Redemptive Power of Art. An Exploration of History & Memory through Art, Browsing Room, Knight Library
/ Issues of Memory Panel: Susi Rosenberg, A K Segan present their art ad discuss the memorialization of the Holocaust and the power of aesthetics to condemn or liberate. Browsing Room, Knight Library.
/ Foreign Language dept presentation, Hebrew language class.
Also see Teaching, U.S., Schools & other venues for community presentation listings.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, BURKE MUSEUM.
1992. See Exhibits page (forthcoming). UTW drawings installation at opening reception of the Annual Scholars Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, BURKE MUSEUM, ORNITHOLOGY LAB.
1993 (?): Segan displayed several wings series drawings for a community open walk through of museum lab areas not part of public galleries; I forget if the visitors were Museum members or Rotary Club visitors.
CASCADIA COLLEGE, Bothell.
2015. Bothell CC Human Rights Awareness Month, Segan was one of the keynote speakers. My extemporaneous talk, presented without any projected images, was filmed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvjgVBi3WBI
/ Group human rights exhibit: Segan led tours of his work
/ Power-point class: An overview of my social justice art, 1972 to 2015, w/ art dept class
/ Cascadia College online blurb re speakers, artists: Meet the Participants (scroll down to Segan, click the link to open): https://cascadia.instructure.com/courses/1381421/pages/meet-the-participants
COVENANT HOUSE, CAMPUS CHRISTIAN MINISTRY STUDENT CENTER, Univ. of Washington campus.
1994. Slide class on the UTW series & Israel Bernbaum art
EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE, Olympia. Cross-Cultural Communication class. Exhibit tour with Q&A held at the Wing Luke Asian Museum exhibit of UTW art and photos about late Chinese diplomat Feng Shan Ho. [ Also see Wing Luke, below].
HILLEL JEWISH STUDENT CENTER, Univ. of Washington campus.
1992. Under the Wings and selected other art by A K Segan exhibit.
HILLEL JEWISH STUDENT CENTER, Univ. of Washington campus.
2013. Exhibit of UTW and SWD art. Tours at the opening reception; with seniors organized by Jewish Family Services of Seattle; a closing tour attended by a Bellevue High School class, UW students, community residents.
PACFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, Tacoma.
2002. See Wing Luke Asian Museum listing, below on PLU German lang & lit class tour, workshop at the museum.
2003. Exhibit of UTW art at Mortvedt Library; one UTW work was displayed at the Hauge Administration building. Teaching: Segan led a library exhibit tour w/ a German language & literature students.
/ Segan presented a slide lecture in a campus lecture hall; attendees included a Tacoma middle school class and teacher.
/ First Drawing-for-Healing workshop facilitated w/ a German language & lit class.
SEATTLE CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1998. UTW exhibit, tours. Slide class presentations, UTW & Israel Bernbaum art with classes from the Art department; the English department.
/ A slide class on the art of Israel Bernbuam was presented with a Sociology dept. class, “Living, Death & Dying.”
/ There was a separate all campus invite classroom slide presentation on the wings series.
SEATTLE CENTRAL COLLEGE
2013. UTW & SWD art exhibit, tours. Power-point classes; Drawing for Healing workshops w/ classes at various depts. An online reproduction of an SWD series exhibited drawing published in a Seattle tabloid: https://www.thestranger.com/events/16219784/akiva-segan
/ M. Rosetta Hunter Gallery online announcement of the exhibit: http://resources.seattlecentral.edu/artgallery/2013-akivawebsite/2013-akiva.php
/ Feature article on Segan art exhibits at SCC, U Wash. Hillel, spring 2013, in Real Change weekly newspaper: https://www.realchangenews.org/2013/04/24/taking-flight-face-despair
2018. Background to the UTW & SWD series class; followed by the Drawing-for-Healing workshop with an ESL class, 30 students.
SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
1995. Art department class, slide class on the UTW series and selected Israel Bernbaum art
2016, January 27: Holocaust, Genocide Awareness program art installation, student center:
Two UTW series mosaic-drawing combos: Pére Jacques of France; Zlata Barshewsky of Bialstyok, Poland. Ten minute background talk by the artist followed by Q&A with audience
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, HISTORY DEPT., Seattle.
1995. Two programs: 1) Slide class presentation in my art studio, Westworks Studios, Pioneer Square district, Seattle. 2) Class students made a multi-media presentation on Depictions of Women in War, including projections of UTW art series drawings
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE
2000. Human Rights Awareness program auditorium lecture: Holocaust Education through Art – “My Brothers Keeper,” paintings by Israel Bernbaum, and “Under the Wings of G-d,” drawings by Akiva Segan. Sponsored by the UW Human Rights Education & Research Network.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITIES, TRI-CITIES, 2007.
Exhibit, tours; all campus, town invite auditorium lecture (2007) WSU exhibit press release:
WING LUKE MUSEUM OF THE ASIAN PACIFIC EXPERIENCE, SEATTLE
2002. (Also see US teaching, Washington state – schools & other sites for a school program tour listing).
Two tours with univ/college classes: Tour with Pacific Lutheran Univ., Tacoma, class of German language & literature students and Professor Janet Holmgren, at the exhibit of five UTW artworks; photos on late Chinese diplomat and Righteous Person Feng Shan Ho*. The tour was followed with Segan’s facilitating a collective group poetry writing workshop. (That workshop, with permission of Leah Thorn, was based on her ‘Performance Poetry in Holocaust Education’ workshop that she facilitated at the Third Int’l Conference on the Holocaust & Education, Int’l School for Holocaust Education, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, April 2002).
/ College class tour from Evergreen State College, see description listing, above. [*His name is written Ho Feng Shan in Wikipedia; the USHMM, Washington, D.C. writes his name as Feng-Shan Ho].