The renowned José Limón Dance Company, with UMass Dancers, presents Limón's The Exiles and Choreographic Offering, as well as a new work by David Dorfman.
Please join us for a projection of the internationally acclaimed movie Intouchables (in French with English subtitles) on Tuesday November 13 starting at 6:30 PM in Herter Hall 301.
Pizza and refreshments will be provided.
Film screening and discussion with the director, Erez Pery.
(Based on the autobiography of the Auschwitz camp commander, Rudolf Höss)
Tuesday, November 6 10am-1pm
Film Studies Screening Room, Integrative Learning Center (ILC S404). The event is free and open to the public.
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies; Amesbury Endowment for Polish Language, Literature, and Culture; Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies; German and Scandinavian Studies.
In this collection of critical studies co-edited by Stephanie Shonekan, contributors draw from ethnographic research and personal encounters to illustrate how scholarly research of, approaches to, and teaching about the role of music in the Black Lives Matter movement can contribute to public awareness of the social, economic, political, scientific, and other forms of injustices in our society. Black Lives Matter and Music provokes us to examine how we teach, how we conduct research, and ultimately, how we should think about the ways that black struggle, liberation, and identity ha
Professor Rusert is a finalist for the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for her first book, Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture (New York University Press).
See additional information about the American Studies Association Awards Ceremony here.
For more information about Vuong or his work, please visit his faculty page.
Conference to Celebrate Publication Anniversary of Ground Breaking Volume in Analytic Feminism at MIT
We are pleased to announce “Minds of Our Own,” a conference celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of A Mind of One’s Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity, a groundbreaking collection of essays in analytic feminism, edited by Louise Antony and Charlotte Witt.
Although the Russian icon is rooted in Russian Orthodox Christian religious ceremonies, it appears in every corner of Russian culture. From monasteries to works of literature, sanctuary walls to Soviet films, avant-garde canvasses to private homes, the Russian icon has functioned not only as a keeper and illustrator of dogmatic theology and a model for a way of life—but also as a catalyst for new artistic visions. How do we read these mysterious icons? What lurks behind those holy faces? How do icons transform us and how do artists transform them?
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