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3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

March 2019

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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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 on April 17 at 3:30pm for a conversation with Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing from UC - Santa Cruz about exploring the arts of living on a damaged planet.

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Women Film Pioneers Symposium

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for our Women Film Pioneers Symposium on April 19! This half-day event is scheduled in conjunction with three programs of films by early women directors at the Oriental Theatre on Friday night, Saturday afternoon, and Saturday night, organized…

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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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Insecurity Conference

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 key concepts of 21st century studies, especially “precarity,” “securitization,” and “resilience.”

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Teresa Mangum: Imagining an Alt-Alt-Ac Degree (Public Humanities PhD Collaboratory)

May 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Teresa MangumJoin our Public Humanities PhD Collaboratory in welcoming Teresa Mangum for her talk, "What Would a Humanities PhD Look Like for Students Who Do NOT Want to Be Professors? Imagining an Alt-Alt-Ac Degree." Mangum's talk will consider the relationship(s) between the humanities and public life, the role of a humanities PhD within and beyond the academy, and options for PhD students going into non-academic fields.

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