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Denise

Ph.D. in Cultural Studies And Art History · specializes in Art History · 51-60 years old female

"As an educator and cultural scholar, I believe I have the responsibility to expand my students’ awareness toward the wider cultural issues taking place in their communities, and to provide them with substantial knowledge and critical thinking to effectively contribute to their social and cultural environments. My goal is to form cultural producers and active critical thinkers, thinkers who can engage in a more...

"As an educator and cultural scholar, I believe I have the responsibility to expand my students’ awareness toward the wider cultural issues taking place in their communities, and to provide them with substantial knowledge and critical thinking to effectively contribute to their social and cultural environments. My goal is to form cultural producers and active critical thinkers, thinkers who can engage in a multidisciplinary discourse with the local and global communities. I believe that every aspect of one’s life and experience can deeply enrich their field of research and scholarship. My philosophy is to teach students not to be afraid of expressing their ideas, and that thinking is the exciting act of addition and participation, not necessarily leading to closure or to the resolution of an issue. Class discussions should be stimulated as opportunities for expanding critical thought and awareness, and as something that does not end in the classroom. In my classes, I emphasize that learning leads to social, cultural, and ethical responsibility. " less...

Details

fee: $50 (for 60 min)
years of tutoring: 5-10
students tutored: 10-50
travel distance: 20 miles
tutoring method: in-person (not online)
member for: 3 years and 9 months
rating: Green Apple
references: Leif Bergstrom Angel Freiberger Marise Deakin

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Education and Qualifications

school: UC Davis
certified: Denise is a certified tutor

Denise Carvalho is presently the Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Brazilian art exhibition, Cruzamentos, the Brazilian video and film series, the media project Via Brasil, a symposium, and other educational events to be held at the Wexner Center for the Arts in 2013 and 2014. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Carvalho is an artist, art critic, independent curator and scholar who lives and works in the United States. As part of her Mellon fellowship, she will also teach a graduate seminar (Spring 1014) for the Department of the History of Art at the Ohio State University. The seminar titled, 21st-Century Brazilian art and film, will explore works by Brazilian artists and filmmakers featured at the Wexner in its upcoming events. Carvalho’s writing and research examines the relationship between new media, interdisciplinary art, art history and theory. She has a dual degree, Ph.D. in cultural studies and M.A. in art history (with emphasis in critical theory and Brazilian contemporary art), from the University of California at Davis. She also has an M.A. in anthropology from Hunter College, and a B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts. In 2012, she was a fellow in fiction at the Writers Institute at the Graduate Center in New York City, where she wrote short stories and began working on a novel. As an art critic and scholar, Carvalho has published numerous articles and reviews in art magazines and journals, including Art in America, Sculpture, Art Nexus, NKA Journal of African Contemporary Art, Afterimage, and The International Journal of Art and Society, as well as in several artists’ catalogues.

Effort, PA 18330
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Subjects Tutored

Languages
English as 2nd LanguageESL
Portuguese
Art
Drawing-SketchingFine Arts
PaintingStudio Art
World Culture
College
AnthropologyArt History
Creative WritingPhilosophy
Women's Studies
Additional Subjects
Art Theory And Criticism