This graduate study group fosters a critical examination of performance as a site for conceptualizing contemporary cultural practices, modernity, citizenship, and democracy via discussions among graduate students, faculty, community performers, an
Affiliated with the Moving Images Research Group (MIRG), MIRG-GIG aims to bring together graduate students from diverse departments interested in the study of moving images, including film, television, or new media.
This conference interrogates the nature of the economic by elucidating the workings of economy and imaginations of the economic in its strangeness and alterity. It invites participants to contemplate the strange in relation to economy in all its forms.
Spaces of Possibility is a working conference on contemporary Korea and Japan that seeks to closely consider new kinds of cultural and social spaces that have begun to appear in the wake of the Asian economic crisis of the late 1990s.
This exhibition and symposium recognizes the contributions of Shinzaburo Takeda, a Japanese master painter, printmaker, and professor of art who has lived in Mexico for nearly fifty years and has trained several generations of Mexican artists, many of them indigenous Zapotecs and Mixtecs, at University of Oaxaca.
The Race/Knowledge Project considered the contemporary status of race within what the "global" university. The contours of this year-long research program included public lectures, roundtables, study groups, and a symposium centered on how "anti-racist praxis" might negotiate the discourses of the colorblind, multicultural university.
The Race/Knowledge Project was an interdisciplinary research cluster exploring the contemporary articulations and contradictions of race and culture as they mediate the production of global and local imaginaries within and beyond the university.
Affiliated with the Moving Images Research Group (MIRG), this graduate interest group provides a platform for students to discuss both images and their various visual representations, as well as methods and models for approaching images in their research.