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To Embrace Failure? A Multi-disciplinary Re-thinking. Panel: Thursdays at Four, Nov. 13, 2014

To Embrace Failure? A Multi-disciplinary Re-thinking. November 13, 2014, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room — 240 Northrop Panel discussion organized by the IAS Collaborative Rehearsing Failure: Brecht’s America. Download: small video, audio, or original. Q&A Download: small video, audio, or original. Our point of departure is the “productive” failure of single authorship and of representation […]

Copyright, Digitization, and the 21st Century Library. Nancy Sims & Scott Spicer, November 7, 2014

Copyright, Digitization, and the 21st Century Library:  A Discussion of the Promises and Perils of Virtual Resources and Streaming Media Friday, November 7th, 2014, at 1:30pm Nicholson 135 A discussion with Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian, and Scott Spicer, Media Outreach and Learning Spaces Librarian Download: audio, small video, or original. As the University […]

Cracks in the Walls: 25 Years After Berlin, organized by Sonja Kuftinec, Nov. 6, 2014

Cracks in the Walls: 25 Years After Berlin Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop On November 9th, 1989 the Berlin Wall cracked open and unleashed a problematic ahistorical narrative of celebratory “re-unification”. This narrative makes less visible contradictions around the wall’s pre-Cold War history as “anti-fascist protection”. Thus, while walls can […]

The Presence of the Past: Memory, Fiction, and the Contemporary Landscape. Thursdays at Four, Oct. 30, 2014

The Presence of the Past: Memory, Fiction, and the Contemporary Landscape October 30, 2014, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop Panel with Mary Relindes Ellis, author of The Bohemian Flats (2014), Catherine Watson, memoir and travel writer, and Scott Vreeland, Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner. Download: small video or original. Q&A Download: small video or original. […]

A Network Grows in the Internet: Feminist Publishing in the Cracks of a Broken System. Carol Stabile, October 28, 2014

A Network Grows in the Internet: Feminist Publishing in the Cracks of a Broken System Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 3:00-4:30pm 125 Nolte Center A talk by Carol Stabile, Journalism/Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Oregon; Editor, The Fembot Collective This talk and Q&A may be viewed upon X500 login. The 2008 market collapse’s impact […]

Case Study House #22 and the Photography of Whiteness. Dianne Harris: Thursdays at Four, Oct. 23, 2014

Framing Los Angeles, 1960: Case Study House #22 and the Photography of Whiteness October 23, 2014, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop Dianne Harris, Director, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities. This presentation may be viewed upon UMN X500 login. The Q&A portion may be viewed here. One of the most famous architectural representations […]