Lectures, workshops, and regular meetings at the Engagement Lab @ Emerson College facilitate thought and creative processes towards developing both the individual and collective, chorus-like voice.

Students at Emerson College engaged in a workshop on “citizenship” in Professor Magda Romanska’s class on intercultural collaborations.

Past events

ANTI-COVID Initiative γνωρίΖΩ 
January 9, 2021  

12:00 – 13:00pm 
The initiative aims at establishing common ground on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workshop with Becky Dennison Sakellariou 
June 10, 2019 

4:00 – 5:30pm 
Presented by Citizen TALES and the Advanced Training in Greek Poetry Translation and Performance Workshop. Members were joined by Becky Dennison Sakellariou for an evening of poetry and translation.

Lecture with Zenovia Toloudi and Nista Kommattan 
May 6, 2019  

6:00 – 7:30pm 
TALES hosted guest speakers Zenovia Toloudi and Nista Kommattan.

Workshop with Emily Baeza and Isaiah Frisbie
April 16, 2019  

6:00 – 8:00pm 
Members attended a workshop on identity led by two members of the CMAP 2018-19 cohort.

Discussion and assessment of work 
April 6, 2019  

6:00 – 7:30pm 
Members each presented their workflow for assessment. The group reflected on the process and its outcomes both individually and as a collective. Decisions were made about the continuation of the project.

The White Card reading 
March 16, 2019  

6:00 – 7:30pm 
Claudia Rankine’s 2018 play The White Card was read and discussed.

Play and the Machines with Miguel Sicart
February 25, 2019  

6:00 – 7:30pm 
Members attended a talk at Mahindra Humanities Center given by Miguel Sicart on the creative aspect of play and its ethical implications. Relevant tasks were assigned to discuss at the following meeting.

Discussion and assessment of work  
February 19, 2019  

6:00 – 7:30pm 
The Citizen TALES blog was discussed, including the idea to create individual blogs for each member to better represent a Greek chorus. Participants (both immediate and remote) in the collective were finalized.

Participatory Methods Workshop with artist Elisa G. Hamilton 
February 4, 2019  

6:15 – 7:30pm 
Members were given tools to rethink their own voice and encouraged to represent it in their favorite medium. The session has been documented.
Members of Citizen TALES and the CMAP cohort during a workshop led by socially-engaged artist Elisa G. Hamilton.
Still from Miguel Sicart’s talk at Mahindra Humanities Center.
Poet Becky Dennison Sakellariou at our June 10 Citizen TALES meeting.