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How can digital technologies transform the edition and publication of original texts? What if we start thinking of “the book” as something that goes beyond ink-on-paper? Can we imagine a new kind of book that extends into cyberspace where annotation can grow organically? Where links to other works, background information, images and sounds can be stored in great profusion? Where texts can be made available simultaneously in creative web displays, eBook formats, and hard copy print-on-demand versions?
New Geographies of Feminist Art is an international conference that addresses the practice, circulation, and cross-cultural significance of feminist art from Asia.
Convergence on Poetics queries the current understanding and practice of poetics within writing communities and the academy. The conference consists of keynote panels, poetics postings, and author performances. All events will be scheduled singularly, so that a conversation of the whole can address, in the words of George Oppen, “the meaning / Of being numerous.”
This conference brings together researchers and practitioners from a wide variety of academic disciplines including law, philosophy, communications, information studies, and social policy to consider questions on information technology, intellectual property, privacy, and freedom of speech.
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.
This symposium brings together scholars to address environmental issues in a global and collaborative cross-disciplinary framework that highlights the humanistic dimension of environmental study.
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.
Queer + Public + Performance engaged the intersection of queer scholarship, performance, art, and technologies to mobilize queer and allied scholars, teachers, artists, and activists in cross-disciplinary, cross-platform public cultural and intellectual work.