cosponsored event

Exhibit Opening: "Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams"

Exhibit opening and reception in Lane Hall Gallery. Fran Antmann’s photographs, taken in Guatemala over a period from 2006 to 2017, evoke the life and culture of the indigenous communities that live along the shores of Lake Atitlán.

Sexual Harassment in the Academy - A Fall 2018 Panel Discussion Series

Save the dates for Sexual Harassment in the Academy: A Panel Discussion Series, featuring conversations and reflections on a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Digital Queers: LGBTQ Representations in Contemporary Television

This symposium brings together global scholars, activists, and media producers who address contemporary representations of LGBTQ people on television. How have queer images changed in the past ten years? What difference do new distribution channels -- YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime -- make to sexual diversity in shows? How does LGBTQ television content migrate around the globe? And what are the ongoing limits of queer representation?

NEW PRODUCTION CULTURES
4 - 5:30 PM

Aymar Jean Christian, Northwestern University

Eve Ng, Ohio University

Vibrancy of Silence - Film Screening

 Screening of documentary film that highlights the creative achievements of six Sub-Saharan African women in various intellectual and artistic fields. The director and producer will provide comments.

From Black Lives Matter to the White Power Presidency: Race and Class in the Trump Era

Research talk by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, Princeton University, and author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016).

14: A Night of Teatro and Dialogue

This original play, written and directed, by Assistant Professor José Casas is inspired by a true-life event in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert near Yuma, AZ, resulting in 14 dying of dehydration. 

Afro-Cuban Concert and Dance Party featuring Yissy García & Bandancha

Free Afro-Cuban Concert and Dance Party featuring Yissy García & Bandancha

Chelsea Manning: A Conversation with Heather Dewey-Hagborg

Penny Stamps Speaker Series talk with Chelsea Manning and artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg

Making Postcolonial Bodies: Tales from An"Other" Enlightenment

Banu Subramaniam (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) explores how science and religion come together in in contemporary Hindu nationalism