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Wisconsin Public Radio KUWS “Final Edition” on Diversity in the Media

IAS collaborative convener and 2012-2013 advisory board member David Beard, Hmong Today editor Wameng Moua and Native Media Consultant Pam Belgarde discuss how different cultures and races are covered in the media on the Wisconsin Public Radio program “Final Edition.” Wisconsin Public Radio 91.3 KUWS Listen to the program here. Moua and Belgarde were part […]

Institute for Advanced Study and River Life to participate in Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes project “Integrating the Humanities Across National Boundaries,” funded by the A.W. Mellon Foundation

February 2, 2013Sharon FischlowitzNews0

A.W. Mellon Foundation Grant to the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes Integrating the Humanities Across National Boundaries The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) a three-year grant of $1.2 million for Integrating the Humanities Across National Boundaries, an initiative designed to foster new forms of collaborative […]

Sraman Mukherjee – 2013 SSRC Post-Doctoral Fellow

January 17, 2013Jeff HartmanNews0

Sraman Mukherjee has been awarded a 2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Transregional Research: Inter-Asian Contexts and Connections by the Social Science Research Council.  In residence at the IAS and in the Department of Art History, Dr. Mukherjee will be working on a project titled “Secular Heritage, Sacred Reclamations: Archaeology, Buddhist Revival and Circulation of Relics in South and […]

The Stranger Stranger Supper Series

January 12, 2013Jeff HartmanNews0

Rachel Jendrzejewski (yen-shzay-EFF-skee) is an interdisciplinary artist, currently based in Minneapolis as a Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center. She has written, performed and otherwise collaborated on performance, film, music, and public art projects throughout the U.S. and internationally.  She conducted an interview with the Bat of Minerva last year and will be participating in a Thursdays […]

A Conversation with the Performance and Social Justice Collaborative, September 1, 2012

Conveners Ananya Chatterjea, Jigna Desai, and Rose Brewer IAS staff writer Amir Hussain sat down with professor, dancer, and choreographer Ananya Chatterjea in the Dept. of Theatre Arts and Dance to speak about her most recent performance, “Moreechika,” and the work of the Performance and Social Justice Collaborative. Amir Hussain: Can you speak about Moreechika? […]

A Conversation with the Black Environmental Thought Collaborative, August 15, 2012

Black Environmental Thought Collaborative Conveners Rose Brewer and Seitu Jones IAS staff writer Amir Hussain met with Professor Rose Brewer of African American & African Studies, and co-convener of the Black Environmental Thought Collaborative, to learn about the work of the collaborative and the BET Conference. Amir Hussain: Can you speak about your role in […]