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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

Surplus Data 

Surplus Data    Jeffrey Kirkwood (Binghamton University, State University of New York) Leif Weatherby (New York University)   Thursday April 7, 2022  5:30pm Central Time Kresge 1515  Remote participants may register for the hybrid lecture on Zoom   In the time of always-on computing, issues of data extraction and collection, surveillance, and privacy seem to navigate most of

2022 Critical Theory in Critical Times annual series workshop & reading group

The 2022 Critical Theory in Critical Times annual series workshop on April 1 will focus around the work of Nadia Urbinati (Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory, Columbia University) and, in particular, her book Me the People: How Populism Transforms Democracy (Harvard University Press). Nadia Urbinati will discuss this work with four commentators: William Mazzarella (University of Chicago), Paulina Ochoa

Midwest Media Aesthetics Workshop 2: A Graduate Student Conference

Midwest Media Aesthetics Workshop 2: A Graduate Student Conference   A Collaborative Project between Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Michigan On Zoom, Friday, March 11, 2022, 10:30 am to 3 pm Register https://northwestern.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucuigqTsqEtPeWKkB-XAuPYejgfg50NNq

Call for applications: Summer School at Central European University, Hungary

The Center for Global Culture and Communication (CGCC), along with Central European University (CEU) and Center for Transcultural Studies (CTS), is co-sponsoring a week-long summer school titled “Dismantling Democracy from Within.” The summer school will take place on CEU’s Budapest campus from  June 27 to July 2, 2022. For more information on the program, please visit the Summer School’s website. The “Dismantling Democracy from