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Returning to Stuart Hall: Dialogue, Critique, Practice

WIRED (Women Investigating Race, Ethnicity, and Difference) has planned a series of events in 2014-15 to honor the life and work of Stuart Hall (1932-2014), a public intellectual whose commitments to interdisciplinary dialogue and social justice resonate with our mission.

Performance Studies Research Group

The Performance Studies Research Group draws together scholars from various disciplines to read and discuss foundational and new work in Performance Studies. We also host quarterly talks by leading scholars from US and international universities.

Surveillance & Privacy: Art, Law, and Social Practice

Henry Art Gallery, in collaboration with the Center for Digital Arts & Experimental Media (DXARTS), will host Surveillance & Privacy: Art, Law, and Social Practice, a multi-day symposium focusing on the response of artists and cultural institutions to issues related to privacy and surveillance. Examining historical attitudes, contemporary perspectives, and prognostications about the future of privacy, the symposium will explore how changes in technology, law, and social practices intermingle and impact public perceptions and cultural behavior. Among the works featured for analysis during the symposium is the Henry’s interactive art installation Sanctum, created by UW DXARTS professors and artists James Coupe and Juan Pampin and installed on the museum’s façade.

Palestine and the Public Sphere

This research cluster facilitates critical and crossdisciplinary conversation and activities concerning the cultural, political, and economic situation of Palestine as it is framed and engaged in the academic and public spheres.

Moving Image Research Group

The Moving Image Research Group (MIRG)'s graduate interest group brings together students from a variety of departments focused on the study of moving images, including narrative and documentary film as well as television and new

The Lake Union Laboratory: Curating Collaborative Urban Research in the Digital Realm

This collaboration studio grant supports a cross-disciplinary team exploring the potential for digital platforms and tools to generate new transdisciplinary knowledges in and of urbanism and cities.

Environmental Humanities

The Environmental Humanities are a scholarly pursuit concerned with the interpretation of human records (library and archival sources), artistic documents (literature, art works, films, musical scores, etc.), forms of cultural exp

Histories and Futures of Reading

Histories and Futures of Reading is an interdisciplinary lecture and colloquium series in manuscript, print, and digital cultures organized in conjunction with the Textual Studies Program's three-year plan for curricular revision

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age explores emergent modes of creative public scholarship.

The Postcolonial Animal: Nature/Culture/Empire

Following scholarship on intersectionality, a particularly powerful analytic tool for understanding identity formation and experience, we argue that species can be added to—and can intersect with—gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality, to better understand how vectors of power and privilege are formed and how we might start to shift them in the direction of greater social justice.

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