From the NEH: “In this highly competitive funding cycle, NEH funded fourteen percent of the Summer Stipend proposals that it received.” Handley’s “application was selected for support after completing a rigorous three-step review process.”
The Center for Artistic Activism’s Unstoppable Voters program views creative risk-taking as an opportunity for engaging civic dialogue. Each year, the program supports fellows in carrying out projects that mobilize voters and confront “anti-voter attacks.” C21’s Director, Anne Basting, has… Read more
Led by C21 Director Anne Basting with Marquette faculty Andrew Kim and Sarah Wadsworth – the Story Experience Program received the President and Chancellor’s Challenge award to address poverty. Learn more about the program and other funded projects in this… Read more
Alannah Ray has been part of C21’s programming cohort for the upcoming 2024 symposia, Trust the Vote. This year, Alannah is one of the 2022 Unstoppable Voters Fellows. Read her spotlight on the Unstoppable Voters website here!
Duke University’s How Artists Work, Now series is focusing on collaboration in the fields of art and health. Basting will be presenting on her award-winning Timeslips project, which brings meaning & purpose into the lives of elders through creative engagement…. Read more
The All-In Conference brings together scholars, students, community members, artists, and activists to exchange stories and share strategies for building trusting relationships for collaborative research and social change. Anne Basting will be presenting Can a Humanities Center Co-Create? Expounding upon… Read more
C21 Director Anne Basting talking about C21’s Lonely No More! Program and the results of our participatory research project survey on WPR’s Central Time with Rob Ferrett. The discussion featured some discussion about our roundtables, podcast, and book club alongside… Read more
C21 Advisory Committee member Anne Bonds and C21 Faculty Fellow Derek Handley talked about their project, “Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County,” on WUWM’s Curious Campus on February 17th. Take a listen to the 30-minute episode here!
Former C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh (Sociology, UWM) has a new piece featured in Noema! The piece, “Citizenship is a Myth,” speaks to the crisis of citizenship that informs the Trumpian politics of membership (and all such politics from India… Read more
Our call for 2021-22 UW System Fellows is now open! Applications are due Monday, March 1, 2021. Each year the Center constitutes a group of UWM Faculty Fellows, as well as an external System Fellow, to contribute to C21’s mission… Read more