Upcoming Events

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friedl 225, East Campus
All talks take place in room 225 Friedl Building from 1:30-3:00pm Monday, October 15 - Eduardo Kohn Monday, October 22 - James Ferguson Monday, November 26 - Julie Chu
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
We will consider, in the conference, the corpse anthropologically, theoretically, and through the visual and literary arts to engage it as an object of serious inquiry. What does thinking with the corpse enable? And, given the different ways in which corpses are treated, could there be a theory,... Read More »
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
We will consider, in the conference, the corpse anthropologically, theoretically, and through the visual and literary arts to engage it as an object of serious inquiry. What does thinking with the corpse enable? And, given the different ways in which corpses are treated, could there be a theory, or... Read More »
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film: "Future Sound of Mzansi" (Nthato Mokgata+Lebo Rasethaba, 2015, 88 min, South Africa, in English). This documentary aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa's cultural landscape, 20 years into its democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of... Read More »
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film: "Future Sound of Mzansi" (Nthato Mokgata+Lebo Rasethaba, 2015, 88 min, South Africa, in English). This documentary aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa's cultural landscape, 20 years into its democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of... Read More »
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Film screening: Janelle Monáe's "Dirty Computer" + Shorts Program(Andrew Donoho & Chuck Lightning, 2018, 48 min, USA, English, Color, Digital)Janelle Monáe, in conjunction with her album Dirty Computer, has produced an accompanying "emotion picture" (according to her, "a narrative film and... Read More »
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Special presentation of a work-in-progress: "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines"(Kristian Hill, 60 min, USA)Starring Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May and Eddie Fowlkes, "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" tells the lost stories of the underground music scene in 1980's Detroit and how it... Read More »
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:00pm
East Campus Coffeehouse
DJ & concert of afrofuturist bands & techno-utopian narratives - The Afronauts, et al:Curated by Ingrid LaFleur from AFROTOPIA & Negar Mottahedeh at Duke University, the Aural Futures series looks at how electronic music created a foundation in the development of Afrofuturism, how music... Read More »
Saturday, December 1, 2018 (All day)
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
This one-day symposium brings leading scholars and activists in various disciplines and arenas of our contemporary academic and broader world to commemorate and celebrate the contributions of Arif Dirlik (1940 - December 1, 2017) to thought, action, and critique. Organized by a group of former... Read More »