Calendar of Events

Fall 2013

Saturday, September 7, 2013
INOVA Presents:
An Artist Talk with Steve Rowell
Responding: Richard Grusin (C21 director) and Jennifer Johung (C21 fellow)
2:00 pm, INOVA Institute of Visual Arts
2155 N Prospect Ave
Reception follows
Friday, September 13, 2013
Graduate Student Welcome Meeting
11:00 am, Curtin 939 (includes bagels)

C21 Fellows Presentations and Open House
2012-13 C21 Fellows: Blaine Neufeld, Ted Martin, Anika Wilson
2:00 pm, Curtin 118

C21 Open House | Meet New C21 Deputy Director Emily Clark
3:30 pm, Curtin 939
Friday, September 27, 2013
Cannon Schmitt (English, University of Toronto)
Technical Maturity in Robert Louis Stevenson
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
Saturday, September 28, 2013
MFF 2013: State of Cinema Keynote Address
Cosponsor image
With Staff members of The Dissolve
a panel discussion
1:00 pm Colectivo Coffee (formerly Alterra)
2211 N Prospect Ave
Free and open to the public

Screening of Brian De Palma's Blow Out
4:00 pm, Oriental Theatre
2230 N Farwell Ave
Ticket required!
Friday, October 11, 2013
José van Dijck (Comparative Media Studies, University of Amsterdam)
Social Media and the Culture of Connectivity
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
Friday, October 18, 2013
Robert Markley (English, University of Illinois)
Mapping the Great Lakes: Computational Analysis and Climate History, 1680-1850
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Film Screening: Valencia
Cosponsored event
Part of the 2013 Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival (October 17-20)
3:00 pm UWM Union Theatre
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Friday, November 1, 2013
Irene Klaver (Philosophy, University of North Texas)
Meander Model Meme: River as Bridge
3:30 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Paul Edwards (School of Information, History, University of Michigan)
Code, Community, and Trust in Climate Science
3:30 pm Curtin 175
With the Social Studies of Information Research Group (SSIRG) in the School of Information Studies (SOIS), and UWM's Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) program

Open Discussion with Paul Edwards
"Institutionalizing Science and Technology Studies within Interdisciplinary Environments"
Friday, November 8
9:00 - 11:00 am, Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library, 2 East
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Josefine Ørum Fokdal (Architecture, Berlin University of Technology)
Cosponsored event
From Local Action to Global Networks:
Changing Power Relations in Housing Processes in the Global South
4:00 pm Arts Center Lecture Hall
(eastern edge of the Arts complex near Mitchell Hall)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Peggy Ahwesh (Film, Bard College)
Cosponsored event
Film Screening and Discussion
7:00 pm UWM Union Theatre
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Friday, November 15, 2013
C21 Feminist Theory Research Workshop
Discussion: Mel Y. Chen, Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering and Queer Affect
Introduction, and chapters 1–3 (pp 1–126)
12 noon Curtin 939
Friday, November 22, 2013
Casey Martinson (Anti-Mining Activist)
Cosponsored event
Great Lakes Mining Resistance
7:00 pm Curtin 175
Friday, December 6, 2013
C21 Feminist Theory Research Workshop
Discussion: Mel Y. Chen, Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering and Queer Affect
Chapters 4–6 + afterword (pp 127–238)
12 noon Curtin 939
Friday, December 6, 2013
C21 Open Planning Meeting
CANCELLED!   CANCELLED!
Will be rescheduled in the Spring 2014 semester

2014-15 Theme: Humanities Futures
3:30 pm Curtin 118
Monday, December 9, 2013
Film screening: My Perestroika (2010)
Cosponsored event
With a talk by director Robin Hessman
7:00 pm UWM Union Theatre
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
All events are free and open to the public
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