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May 2013

The Dark Side of the Digital

May 2, 2013 - Jun 4, 2013
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Conference Website At least since the 1980s, the digital has been the occasion for enthusiastic, often utopian, dreams. In almost every area of human and nonhuman endeavor—finance, consumer culture, technoscience, education, medicine, communication, or the arts—digital technologies have been heralded…

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April 2014

Anthropocene Feminism

Apr 10, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Coined by Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen at the inception of the 21st century, the concept of the Anthropocene postulates a new geological epoch defined by overwhelming human influence upon the earth beginning with the Industrial Revolution in the…

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April 2015

After Extinction

Apr 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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What comes after extinction? In ongoing debates about the Anthropocene, the question of extinction is very much present, in relation both to the anthropogenic Sixth Extinction and to the premediated extinction of humans. Our predominant understanding of extinction today relates…

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May 2016

Landbody: Indigeneity’s Radical Commitments

May 5, 2016 - May 7, 2016
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The C21 conference landbody considers the implications of Native ontologies and epistemologies, emphasizing the animate, living nature of place and the conceptual primacy of connection and locale. Despite colonial incursions, Native communities continue tribal lifeways, constructing and reconstructing systems of…

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February 2017

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Theme: MOSAIC See MIGC Website Keynote talk Jason W. Moore (Sociology, Binghamton University) “Expulsions, Inclusions, and the Double Valence of Violent Abstraction: How Modernity Works Through Nature to Accumulate Capital and Destroy Lives” Friday, February 17 3:30 pm Curtin 175…

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April 2017

The Big No

Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The Center for 21st Century Studies Spring 2017 conference, The Big No, was held April 27-29, 2017. Plenary speakers included Joshua Clover, Katerina Kolozova, François Laruelle, Ariana Reines, and Frank B. Wilderson III. You can find more about the conference, including…

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February 2018

MIGC 2018: Asymmetry

Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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MIGC 2018: Asymmetry

The theme of MIGC 2018 is Asymmetry, and features as keynote speaker Lisa Parks (MIT), a global media scholar whose research focuses on three areas: satellite technologies and media cultures; critical studies of media infrastructures; and media, militarization and surveillance. She…

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May 2018

APPROXIMATELY 800cm3 OF PLA

May 3, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Curtin 175 Deadline for submissions: ASAP                 APPROXIMATELY 800cm3 OF PLA is an exhibition project surveying the current state of 3D imaging by making it as tangible as possible. It…

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Ends of Cinema

May 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - May 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The Center for 21st Century Studies' Spring 2018 conference, "Ends of Cinema," took place on May 3-5. Plenary speakers included Caetlin Benson-Allott (Georgetown), James Leo Cahill (Toronto), Francesco Casetti (Yale), Mary Ann Doane (Berkeley), André Gaudreault (Montreal), Michael Gillespie (City College),…

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January 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Spring Insecurity Conference: Call for Papers Now Open

Jan 15, 2019

NOTE: THE CFP DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, JANUARY 15. We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals for our spring 2019 conference! This year's conference theme is "Insecurity." We are currently seeking papers that address…

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