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Berlant’s America

Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) Department of English & Center for Transcultural Studies jointly present A Lambert Conference Berlant’s America (A Symposium on the Legacies of Lauren Berlant) October 26 & 27, 2023 9:30 am– 5:00 pm Harris 108 Northwestern University, 1881 Sheridan Rd, Evanston,

CEU Summer School: ‘It Takes a Movement’

    IT TAKES A  MOVEMENT Social Mobilization and Rebuilding Democracy   July 3-9, 2023   Organized by The Center for Global Culture and Communication (CGCC),   Central European University (CEU), and the  Center of Transcultural Studies (CTS) — Around the world, democracies are breaking down. Many are being dismantled from within while others face attacks

Questioning The Present: History 4° Celsius

The Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) & the Center for Transcultural Studies Jointly present ‘Questioning the Present: An Online Public Forum on History 4° Celsius: Search for Method in the Age of Anthropocene‘   (Duke University Press, 2020) Ian Baucom (English, Provost, University of Virginia)   In History 4° Celsius Ian Baucom continues his inquiries

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED// 2022 Summer Institute in Rhetoric and Public Culture

2022 Summer Institute in Rhetoric and Public Culture Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 In Person July 18–22, 2022 The deadline for applications is Monday, June 20, 2022 Media Aesthetics IV: The annual Rhetoric and Public Culture Summer Institute at Northwestern University is scheduled to be held on July 18-22, 2022 (with arrival July 17 and departure

Performance Studies Summer Institute 2022 // Call for Applications

The Center for Global Culture and Communication and the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University invite applications from graduate students (MA, MFA, and/or PhD-track) and recent graduates for a 5-day institute exploring performance as creative research. This institute will engage the principles of SoulWork* to explore the sociocultural power of “Ritual, Repetition, and Rehearsal”

Conference on Rhetoric and Politics of Protest and Direct Action, May 19-20, 2022

“Rhetoric and Politics of Protest and Direct Action”  Thursday, May 19, 12-5 p.m. CT TGS Commons, 2122 Sheridan Rd. IL, 60201 Friday, May 20, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Room 3-119 McCormick Foundation Center, 1870 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208 Participants Banu Bargu (History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz) Corey Barnes (Philosophy, University of San

A talk by Veena Das, ‘Slum Acts’

The Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) & the Center for Transcultural Studies Jointly present ‘Slum Acts’ (Polity Press, 2022) Veena Das (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University) Respondents Piergiorgio Donatelli (Philosophy, Sapienza Università di Roma) Sameena Mulla (Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Emory University) Brighupati Singh (Psychiatry, Brown University; Sociology and Anthropology, Ashoka