Projects tagged with 'global'

Spaces of Possibility: Korea and Japan, In, Between, and Beyond the Nation

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. 

Art & Migration in the Age of Globalization

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: Anti-Racist Praxis and the Global University

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.

The Race/Knowledge Project

The Race/Knowledge Project was an interdisciplinary research cluster exploring the contemporary articulations and contradictions of race and culture as they mediate the production of global and local imaginaries within and beyond the university.

Moving Image Research Group

Affiliated with the Moving Images Research Group (MIRG), this graduate interest group provides a platform for students to discuss both images and their various visual representations, as well as methods and models for approaching images in their research.

Human Interactions and Normative Innovations

This research cluster aims to promote the study of different contexts in which normative ideals such as humanity (Salamanca School), rights and citizenship (European Enlightenment), and human rights (Critical Theory) have emerged. This initiative is part of a multi-year project involving colloquia, seminars, international exchanges, and other activities to be developed in partnership with the University of Frankfurt, Germany.

The Race/Knowledge Project: Crossdisciplinary and Community Collaborations as Anti-Racist Praxis

The Race Knowledge Project

The Race/Knowledge Project is dedicated to interrogating the contemporary status of race within what is increasingly understood as the global university and its intricate connections to our local communities.

Performing the Gap

Performing the Gap Graduate Interest Group

At this intersection of the political with the popular, Performing the Gap  fosters a critical examination of performance as a site for conceptualizing contemporary cultural practices, modernity, citizenship, and democracy.

Masculinities: Belief, Being and (Re)Action

Masculinities Crossdisciplinary Research Cluster

The Masculinities research cluster aims to develop a shared understanding of interdisciplinary scholarship in the field and to provide opportunities for participants to develop their own work and perspectives among a community of scholars, as well as space for developing collaborative projects.

Indigenous Encounters

This cluster examines the relationships between Indigenous peoples, knowledge production, political struggle, and conventional modes of scholarship. Through workshops and public lectures, the cluster will explore the role of Indigenous peoples in political and intellectual struggles throughout the world.

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Spaces of Possibility: Korea and Japan, In, Between, and Beyond the Nation

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. 

Migration, Globalization, and the Art of Shinzaburo Takeda

Shinzaburo Takeda, "Bordadoras," oil on canvas, 36x46 in, 2012.

Art and Migration in the Age of Globalization, an art exhibition and symposium taking place this summer at the UW, recognizes the contributions of Shinzaburo Takeda, a Japanese master painter and printmaker who has lived in Mexico for nearly fifty years and trained several generations of Mexican artists, many of them indigenous Zapotecs and Mixtecs. Lauro Flores (American Ethnic Studies) is the project’s organizer and exhibition curator.

Art & Migration in the Age of Globalization

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: Anti-Racist Praxis and the Global University

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.

The Race/Knowledge Project

The Race/Knowledge Project was an interdisciplinary research cluster exploring the contemporary articulations and contradictions of race and culture as they mediate the production of global and local imaginaries within and beyond the university.

Moving Image Research Group

Affiliated with the Moving Images Research Group (MIRG), this graduate interest group provides a platform for students to discuss both images and their various visual representations, as well as methods and models for approaching images in their research.

Human Interactions and Normative Innovations

This research cluster aims to promote the study of different contexts in which normative ideals such as humanity (Salamanca School), rights and citizenship (European Enlightenment), and human rights (Critical Theory) have emerged. This initiative is part of a multi-year project involving colloquia, seminars, international exchanges, and other activities to be developed in partnership with the University of Frankfurt, Germany.

Now Urbanism

Now Urbanism

Now Urbanism, a 2010-2012 John E. Sawyer Seminar in the Study of Comparative Cultures, sought to connect and critically assess the diverse territories of sustainability theory and practice evidenced in multidisciplinary urban scholarship, activism, and policy.

The Race/Knowledge Project: Crossdisciplinary and Community Collaborations as Anti-Racist Praxis

The Race Knowledge Project

The Race/Knowledge Project is dedicated to interrogating the contemporary status of race within what is increasingly understood as the global university and its intricate connections to our local communities.

Performing the Gap

Performing the Gap Graduate Interest Group

At this intersection of the political with the popular, Performing the Gap  fosters a critical examination of performance as a site for conceptualizing contemporary cultural practices, modernity, citizenship, and democracy.

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