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3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

February 2019

Book Lecture: Jane Gallop (English, UWM)

February 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for a lecture by Jane Gallop, who will read from her new book Sexuality, Disability, and Aging: Queer Temporalities of the Phallus (Duke, 2019). Jane Gallop is a Distinguished Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the English department…

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Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

February 15 - February 16
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This year's Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference will take place on February 15 and 16 in Curtin 175 (plus an offsite welcome event and creative showcase). MIGC is organized entirely by graduate students at UWM, who collectively decide on an annual…

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March 2019

Power and Gendered Labor in the Academy: A Half-Day Symposium

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Please join us for a half-day symposium that will explore issues of labor, power, precarity, and academic stardom, particularly with regard to the uneven ways power and labor operate in universities. This afternoon event will feature a keynote by Carol…

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Nicholas Mirzoeff: The World of Statues: Mobility, Whiteness and the Infrastructures of Race

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Jeannette Ehlers, The Gaze (2018) Please join us for a lecture by Nicholas Mirzoeff called "The World of Statues: Mobility, Whiteness and the Infrastructures of Race." In this presentation, Mirzoeff will consider what Frantz Fanon called the colonial "world of statues.”…

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April 2019

Bending the Archive: Zines, Archiving, and the Digital Humanities

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Please join us for a roundtable discussion featuring Jenna Freedman (Barnard Library, NYC), Milo Miller (UWM and the Queer Zine Archive Project), and Lane Hall (English, UWM). Zines are non-commercial publications made by ordinary people using a variety of techniques including…

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Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing in Conversation: “Unblocking Attachment Sites for Living in the Plantationocene”

April 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Please join us for a conversation with Donna Haraway (Emerita, UC - Santa Cruz) and Anna Tsing (Anthropology, UC - Santa Cruz). Exploring the arts of living on a damaged planet, Tsing and Haraway join in conversation about living and dying in…

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May 2019

Insecurity Conference

May 2 - May 4
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This conference proposes the concept of “insecurity” as one of the governing logics of economic, political, and social life in the West at the end of the second decade of the 21st century. Insecurity picks up on, and challenges, several…

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