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Questioning the Present: The Populist Century

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 The Populist Century’ (Polity Press, 2021) Pierre Rosanvallon (Modern and Contemporary Political History, Collège de France) At a time when the words and slogans of the left

Anand Patwardhan: A Retrospective

Center for Global Culture and Communication (An initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) In collaboration with: Race, Caste, and Colorism Project, (Sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Affairs) Block Cinema, MFA in Documentary Media Program, The Hoffman Visiting Artist Program. Presents Anand Patwardhan: A Retrospective Film screenings and conversations with Anand Patwardhan, India’s

Feminist Performance Protests in Latin America

The Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) Presents an installment of the Rhetoric and Politics of Protest and Social Mobilization (RPPSM) Workshop Series: ‘Feminist Performance Protests in Latin America‘    Marcela Fuentes (Performance Studies, Northwestern University) María Inés La Greca (Visiting Scholar from National University of Tres de Febrero, Argentina) Thursday,

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

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