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Arab Future Trippings and Algorithmic Vision

Arab Future Trippings and Algorithmic Vision Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Whether studying, designing or using algorithms, researchers need to understand how their questions intersect with the logics of automation and scale underpinning networked, computational platforms. In this […]

“The Women Are Coming”: Gendered Spaces of Protest

April 27, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

“The Women Are Coming”: Gendered Spaces of Protest Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public

Memory Works: Documenting Legacies of a ‘Forgotten War’

Memory Works: Documenting Legacies of a ‘Forgotten War’ Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. Filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem screens three short films that touch on the legacies of the Korean War from the perspective of a divided family, […]

The Future of the Meme: #Iranelection, Activism, Social Media. January 28, 2016

The Future of the Meme: #Iranelection, Activism, Social Media Thursday, January 28, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. A look at the contexts for the first long-trending global hashtag #iranelection reveals the contours of an emerging ecology of social protest in 2009. […]

Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism. Richa Nagar, December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014IASEvents1

Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism December 5, 2014, 1:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop Richa Nagar, Gender Women and Sexuality, U of M, reads from her book Muddying the Waters (2014). Download: audio, small video, or original. In Muddying the Waters, Richa Nagar embarks on an eloquent and moving exploration of the […]

thinking making living Gallery Opening and Public Reception. September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014IASEvents0

thinking making living Gallery Opening and Public Reception Friday, September 12, 2014, at 6:00 – 9:00 pm Katherine E. Nash Gallery, E201 Regis Center for Art thinking making living is a group exhibition and series of related public programs, organized by a curatorial team that includes members of the IAS Engaged Art in the Social […]

Rhoda Gilman, Minnesota Historian, February 24, 2014

Download: audio, small video, or original. Rhoda R. Gilman is a cage-rattler, a founding member of Women Historians of the Midwest, and a former Green Party candidate for Minnesota’s lieutenant governor. Her latest book, Stand Up! The Story of Minnesota’s Protest Tradition (Minnesota Historical Society Press), covers 150 years of the state’s protest tradition. She […]

Mary Beth Stein, Catholic Reformist, on Her Life and Work, August 2013

Available for download as audio, podcast video, or original. Mary Beth Stein is a former adjunct theology teacher at St. Catherine’s University, and an activist involved with the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform. In this interview, she talks about her life and work.

April 26, 2012: Occupy Wall Street – Discussion with Karen Ho and Hannah Chadeayne Appel

Karen Ho and Hannah Chadeayne Appel examine the Occupy Wall Street movement. Karen Ho is Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, and author of Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street. Hannah Appel is an anthropologist, currently a postdoctoral fellow with the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. She has been participating in the […]

Indonesian filmmaker Gotot Prakosa discusses Kantata Takwa and the art of making experimental and independent film

After screening a selection of his short works and excerpts of Kantata Takwa, filmmaker Gotot Prakosa discusses his work, his experimental aesthetics, and the conditions of working in Indonesia since the 1970s. Known as Indonesia’s first independent, avant garde filmmaker, Prakosa has produced numerous short films and experimental animations, as well as documentaries and feature […]

Activism and Scholarship, Becoming a Feminist Historian

Sara Evans is a Regents Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at the University of Minnesota, where she specializes in gender analysis, family history, and American women’s history. Among other works, she is the author of Personal Politics: The Roots of Women’s Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left (Knopf, 1980), Born for Liberty: […]

“What Can History Do?”: A talk by Ruth J. Abram, October 5, 2009

October 5, 2009IASEvents, Video and Audio0

This talk can also be downloaded as an audio file (.mp3 – 42.0 MB). Historian and social activist Ruth J. Abram will give a personal account of why and how she founded the Lower East Side Tenement Museum located in Manhattan. The formation and subsequent growth of the museum was a multi-disciplinary undertaking propelled by the work of […]

The 1969 Morrill Hall Takeover: University of Minnesota Veteran Activists Reflect on Black Bodies in Resistance, November 12, 2008

November 12, 2008IASEvents, Video and Audio0

This roundtable discussion will be one of several events leading up to the fortieth anniversary of the peaceful protest efforts that forced the University to establish a Black Studies unit on campus. The panelists will examine several competing narratives about the events surrounding the January 15, 1969 occupation of Morrill Hall. Organized by Walt Jacobs, […]

Sense and Sensibilities: Exploring the Origins of the Global ‘Anti-Biotech’ Movement – A presentation by Rachel Schurman and William Munro, October 30, 2008

October 30, 2008IASEvents, Video and Audio0

Rachel Schurman will discuss her research on social activism and genetic engineering. Schurman is a professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. William Munro is a professor of Political Science at Illinois Wesleyan University. Cosponsored by the Department of Sociology Question and Answer Session

“Be(com)ing Ally Activists of GLBT People: Stories from the Inside-Out”: A presentation by Matt Eichler, 4/23/08

April 23, 2008IASEvents0

Matt Eichler is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Work and Human Resource Education Department specializing in Adult Education. Matt’s dissertation research is about the experience of straight ally activists of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Using an in-depth conversational interview style, Matt interviewed a number of ally activists about what it was like for […]

GLBT Colloquium: Aniruddha Dutta discusses lower-class GLBT activism in India, 12/5/07

December 5, 2007IASEvents0

The QGPA-Schochet GLBT Colloquia Series are opportunities for scholars working on aspects of GLBT studies to come together, share works in progress, and have in-depth discussions on issues of theory and methodology with relevance across disciplinary boundaries. This Colloquium will explore the intersections of sexual identity and class in India. Aniruddha Dutta, a MacArthur Fellow […]

“Beyond Marriage: Building New Alliances Around the Politics of Sexuality”: A talk with Lisa Duggan, 3/31/07

“Beyond Marriage: Building New Alliances around the Politics of Sexuality” will analyze the motivations of the group of intellectuals, activists, and artists that have come together to broaden the agenda of GLBT political movements via the formation of the activist network BeyondMarriage.org. Duggan will discuss efforts to reframe the narrow terms of the marriage debate […]

Sara Evans, March 2007

Sara Evans is a McKnight Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, where she specializes in gender analysis, family history, and American women’s history. Among other works, she is the author of Personal Politics: The Roots of Women’s Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left (Knopf, 1980), Born for Liberty: A History […]

Jeff Halper, March 2007

The interview can also be downloaded as a video podcast (129.9 MB) or as an audio file (.mp3 – 56 MB). Jeff Halper is the co-founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions which challenges and resists the Israeli policy of demolishing Palestinian homes. He has been a peace and human rights activist for more than three decades and was nominated […]

Dinkytown Histories: Multiple Stories, Multiple Meanings, 12/15/06

December 15, 2006IASEvents0

This fall, undergraduate students in the University of Minnesota’s Public History course (HIST 3001) partnered with Dinkytown residents, activists, businesses, and artists, to create major collaborative projects of historic interpretation. The resulting projects, to be open for public display starting on December 15th, reflect the diverse interests of area businesses, artists, students, and community members, […]

“To Be Fluent in Each Other’s Narratives: Surplus Populations and Queer of Color Activism”: A Talk by Roderick Ferguson, 12/8/06

Roderick Ferguson is an Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. This workshop is part of the IAS Global Sexualities Research Collaborative. Co-sponsored by the Workshop on the Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

Mary Vaughan, Retired Teacher, on Prison, 2004

Available for download as: audio, original. Mary Vaughan, retired elementary school teacher and nun, talks to Peter Shea about her activities of protest and civil disobedience, shortly after her sentencing to 24 months of probation after crossing the property line at the School of the Americas in Ft. Benning, Georgia. She recalls her first decision […]