Calendar of Events

Spring 2014 (ARCHIVED)

Friday, January 24, 2014
Rob Nixon (English, UW-Madison)
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Ian Baucom (English, Duke)
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History 4°C: Search for a Method
a lecture
2:00 pm Curtin 368
Cosponsored with the English Department's Program in Literature and Cultural Theory

Friday, February 7, 2014
Ian Baucom (English, Duke)
Postcolonial Method and Anthropocene Time
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 175

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
Background reading: Ian Baucom, "Cicero's Ghost: The Atlantic, the Enemy, and the Laws of War"
Friday, February 14, 2014
C21 Open Planning Meeting
Mel Y. Chen (Gender and Women's Studies, UC-Berkeley)
Keynote lecture: Temporal Politics, Scholarship, and the Protean "Posthuman"
Friday, February 21
3:30 pm, Curtin 175

Graduate Student Presentations
Thursday, February 20
3:00 - 5:00 pm, Curtin 118

Friday, February 21
8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Curtin 175, 368
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Microlights, 2541 N Bremen St

Saturday, February 22
8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Curtin 175, 118, 368
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Allium, 2101 N Prospect Ave

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MIGC 2014 program
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Elena Gorfinkel (2013-14 C21 Fellow, Art History)
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Unacting: Notes on the Performing Body in Moving Image History
a lecture
6:30 pm INOVA Gallery
2155 N Prospect Ave
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Jonathan Freedman (English, University of Michigan)
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Transformations of a Jewish Princess: Salomé and the Remaking of the Jewish Female Body
a lecture
7:30 pm Congregation Sinai
8223 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point

Part of the Art & Conflict: Ashkenaz and Beyond series of lectures, art exhibits, performances, and film and television screenings
Cosponsored with the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies
Friday, March 7, 2014
Jonathan Freedman (English, University of Michigan)
The Figural Jew and the Undecidability of Art: From Sartre to Proust to the Coen Brothers and Back Again
a lecture
3:00 pm Curtin 118  Note the early start time!

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
For discussion: Jonathan Freedman, "Strether Through the Looking Glass: The Ambassadors and the Culture of Optical Illusion" (work in progress)
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A Symposium
Thursday, March 13, 5:00-9:00 pm, Merrill Hall 131
Friday, March 14, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Merrill Hall 131

FREE for UWM students and ACDFA attendees
$35 one day | $50 both days
All proceeds to the Ed Burgess Legacy Scholarship Fund
Cosponsored with UWM's Dance Department in the Peck School of the Arts and the College of Health Sciences
April 2-4, 2014
Mendi + Keith Obadike
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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series
a lecture
Wednesday, April 2
7:00 pm Arts Center Lecture Hall
Cosponsored with the Peck School of the Arts (PSOA)

BodyLock
a performance for music and voice
Thursday, April 3
Time TBD INOVA Gallery
2155 N Prospect Ave
Cosponsored with the Peck School of the Arts (PSOA)

American Cypher
a multimedia art exhibit
April 4 - May 18
INOVA Gallery
2155 N Prospect Ave
Cosponsored with the Peck School of the Arts (PSOA)
April 4-10, 2014
36th Annual Latin American Film Series
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36th Annual Latin American Film Series
UWM Union Theatre
2200 E Kenwood Ave
Admission is free
Cosponsored with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Friday, April 4, 2014
Stefan Helmreich (Anthropology, MIT)
The Water Next Time: Changing Wavescapes in the Anthropocene
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
April 10-12, 2014
Anthropocene Feminism
A C21 Conference
Plenary speakers: Stacy Alaimo (English, University of Texas at Arlington); Claire Colebrook (English, Penn State); Myra J. Hird (Environmental Studies, Queen’s University, Canada); Natalie Jeremijenko (Art, Art Education, NYU); Elizabeth A. Povinelli (Anthropology, Columbia); Juliana Spahr (English, Mills College)

Thursday, April 10
1:00 - 3:00 pm, Curtin 175 | Registration (free)
3:00 - 6:30 pm, Curtin 175

Friday, April 11
8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Curtin 175 and adjacent classrooms

Saturday, April 12
8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Curtin 175 and adjacent classrooms
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Kia Ng
An introduction to research on gesture visualization and sonification, augmenting performance/learning spaces with motion analysis technologies
3:00 pm, UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab
E272 Second Floor, East Wing, Golda Meir Library
Cosponsored with UWM's Digital Arts and Culture program
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Program (PDF)
a colloquium
2:00 - 7:30 pm, Curtin 175
Cosponsored with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Chris Newfield (English, UC-Santa Barbara)
The Humanities in the Post-Capitalist University
3:30 pm Curtin 175

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon, Curtin 939
All C21 events are free and open to the public
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