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Professor Benjamin Kahan to Give Two Lectures Today in Clemens Hall

November 23, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Today, November 23rd at 2:30pm 606 Clemens (UB North Campus) The Department of Art, the Queer Studies Research Workshop, the Modernisms Workshop, and the Leslie Lohman Queer Art Lecture Series invited lecturer Benjamin Kahan will give a talk entitled  “Ray Johnson’s Anti-Archive: Blackface, Sadomasochism, and the Racial and Sexual Imagination of Pop Art.” His essay reconsiders Read More

Hear Professor Otto Speak Today at UB Humanities Institute’s 10th Anniversary Event

November 2, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Fall 2015 is the tenth anniversary of the founding of UB’s Humanities Institute. On Monday, November 2nd, from 2:00-4:00pm in Clemens 306, Humanities Institute officers past and present, including Department of Art Professor Elizabeth Otto, will participate in a roundtable discussion on a range of topics: this history and achievements of HI in its first Read More

W. Dustin Parrott to Read Dissertation Excerpts at Upcoming Queer Studies Research Workshop

February 5, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

The Queer Studies Research Workshop presents: W. Dustin Parrott: Is the Rectum a Womb? Bug-Chasing and New Futures: Queer Theory and the Death of a Way of Life 5:00pm Wednesday February 25, 2015 606 Clemens Hall Queer theorists have been at odds over the so-called antisocial thesis seemingly since Leo Bersani inaugurated the concept in his Read More

Professor Jonathan Katz on “Art, Sex, and the Sixties” – Lecture at Hallwalls September 19th

September 10, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

On Friday September 19 at 4pm, Professor Jonathan Katz will be the next speaker in the Humanities Institute’s Scholars@Hallwalls lecture series. He will present a talk on “Art, Sex, and the Sixties.” Scholars@Hallwalls is a series in which HI Faculty Fellows present their research to an interdisciplinary audience. The lectures are held at Hallwalls Contemporary Read More

Emerging Practices Research Forum, Spring 2013

January 28, 2013  by: Dom

EP Research Forum

You are invited to join the Emerging Practices [EP] research forum this spring for a series of conversations (beginning Friday, February 1, 2013) featuring visiting theorists, curators, and practitioners working across domains and methodologies, each concerned with the role of technology in socio-cultural production. Each speaker will present their work in a short lecture, to be Read More

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