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Call for Proposals: Live Streaming Symposium: Communities of Play

View as PDF The Serious Play/Digital Cultures Collaboratory invites proposals for an online symposium on live streaming of games and other performative media. Presentations will be made by video and ideally will involve elements of unscripted or improvised performance. Contributions… Read More

New Fellow Book: Caroline Seymour-Jorn’s Creating Spaces of Hope

Congratulations to former C21 Faculty Fellow Caroline Seymour-Jorn (French, Italian, and Comparative Literature) on the recent publication of her new book, Creating Spaces of Hope: Young Artists and the New Imagination in Egypt (American University in Cairo Press, 2020). Caroline… Read More

New Fellow Book: Gabriel Menotti and Virginia Crisp’s Practices of Projection

Congratulations to 2017-18 Visiting Fulbright Scholar Gabriel Menotti (Queen’s University) on a new collection co-edited with Virginia Crisp (King’s College, London)! The new book, Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies (Oxford, 2020) features chapters from Amanda Egbe, Ian Goode, Stefania… Read More

Announcing our 2020-21 Faculty Fellows

Please join us in welcoming five UW-Milwaukee Faculty Fellows and one UW System Fellow to the Center for 21st Century Studies in our 2020-21 cohort. Ivan Ascher is an associate professor of political science at UW-Milwaukee and is the author of… Read More

Black Lives Matter Solidarity Statements at UWM

The Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) has for more than 50 years been committed to fostering innovative research at the intersection of the humanities, arts and sciences and supporting University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty and graduate students. In keeping with… Read More

Call for 2020-21 Graduate Fellows Now Open

The call for 2020-21 Graduate Fellows (PDF) is now open! C21 employs three part-time graduate fellows (doctoral candidates) whose studies align with our interests in critical, digital, and public humanities. Employment includes salary plus tuition remission. A C21 graduate fellowship… Read More

C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh Awarded a 2020-2021 Berggruen Fellowship

Congratulations to current C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh for being selected for a 2020-2021 Berggruen Fellowship! The Berggruen Fellowship is administrated by the University of Southern California’s Berggruen Institute and is designed to “support inquiries that bring multicultural and interdisciplinary… Read More

New Book: Former Fellow Elana Levine’s Her Stories Available Now

book cover for Her StoriesElana Levine, one of C21’s 2018-19 Faculty Fellows, has a new book from Duke University Press. Levine worked on the new book, Her Stories: Daytime Soap Opera and US Television History, during her time at the Center.

Courtney Baker and MKE Film’s Black Lens’ Black History Month Series

Courtney Baker (UC-Riverside) will be visiting C21 in February during Milwaukee Film/Black Lens’ Black History Month series. The Black Lens program will feature screenings and discussions with local and national black filmmakers throughout February, starting with a showcase of short films… Read More

MIGC Submission Deadline Extended (Dec 15)

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC) has extended its deadline for submissions to December 15th. Now’s your chance to turn that seminar paper or creative piece into a conference presentation! For more information on the theme and submission process, please… Read More