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

Welcome Spring 2020 Visiting Scholar Helen J. Bullard!

Please join us in welcoming Helen J. Bullard, who will be joining C21 as a visiting scholar this coming spring semester! Helen is a research-based storyteller and artist, whose practice bridges the arts, sciences, and social sciences to tell stories… Read More

Welcome C21 Photography Fellow Jordy Brazo!

Please join us in welcoming our new Photography Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year, Jordy Brazo! Jordy Brazo is currently working towards his MFA in Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres at the Peck School of the Arts. He creates… Read More

Call for Applications: C21 Faculty Fellows (2020-21)

We are now accepting applications for 2020-21 Faculty Fellows from faculty and academic staff whose research falls under one or more of the Center’s three areas of research in critical, public, or digital humanities. Applications are due Friday, November 22, 2019.

C21 Faculty Fellow Christopher Cantwell Named 2019 Joanne Lazirko Award Winner

Congratulations to current Faculty Fellow Christopher Cantwell for being named 2019’s Joanne Lazirko Award winner! The Lazirko Award is bestowed annually by the Provost’s Office in consultation with CETL in memory of Joanne Lazirko…