Bestselling author, curator and Assistant Professor at Harvard University, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, took the stage at SXSWedu 2017 to explore the role of creativity in social justice. Her powerful talk drew from both history and art, conjuring images from the past so that we can reflect on the relationship between art, culture and social justice.
Sarah Elizabeth Lewis
Assistant Professor, Harvard University
SXSWedu 2017 Closing Program: Creativity & Social Justice
What is the role of creativity for justice? What is the purpose of art in a contested democracy? Is creativity important for innovation alone? This talk by Harvard professor Sarah Lewis will look at the history of the arts for the expansion of the notion of citizenship and social justice movements in the United States.