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Apr
15
2020

POSTPONED: Book Workshop, "Death's Futurity: A Visual Culture of Death in Black Radical Politics" with Sampada Aranke

CANCELLED

When: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central

Where: Crowe Hall, 1-132, 1860 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sarah Peters   847.491.3864

Group: Critical Theory

Co-Sponsor: 150 Years of Women

Category: Academic

Description:

This book workshop is postponed to a future date. Please reach out to Sarah Peters at sarah.mcginley@northwestern.edu for more information. Thank you!

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Join us for a book workshop with Sampada Aranke (Assistant Professor in the Art History, Theory, Criticism Department at School of the Art Institute Chicago).

Death's Futurity: A Visual Culture of Death in Black Radical Politics

The workshop format will include introduction and discussion from Professor Aranke, responses to each chapter from graduate student groups and faculty responses and discussion. 

*In preparation for the workshop, the forthcoming book manuscript will be available. To RSVP and receive a copy of the manuscript, please contact Sarah Peters (sarah.mcginley@northwestern.edu). If you would like to participate as a graduate respondant, please contact Le'ah Kaplan (LeahKaplan2024@u.northwestern.edu).

Sampada Aranke (PhD, Performance Studies) is an Assistant Professor in the Art History, Theory, Criticism Department at School of the Art Institute Chicago. Her research interests include performance theories of embodiment, visual culture, and black cultural and aesthetic theory. Her work has been published in e-flux, Artforum, Art Journal, Periscope: Social Text Online, Equid Novi: African Journalism Studies, and Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Online Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine. She has written catalogue essays for Sadie Barnette, Faith Ringgold, Rashid Johnson, Kambui Olujimi, Sable Elyse Smith, and Zachary Fabri.

Sponsored by Critical Theory Cluster, Weinberg College Dean's Collective Funds for Critical Race Studies and Black Arts Initiative

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