Category Archives: 2016-2017

Meehan Crist: Wednesday, May 31st from 11:30-1pm in Purce Hall 1

Meehan Crist is writer-in-residence in Biological Sciences at Columbia University. Previously she was editor-at-large at Nautilus and reviews editor at the Believer. Her work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Lapham’s Quarterly, Tin House, New Republic, … Continue reading

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Dawn Cerny: Wednesday, May 24th from 11:30-1:00 pm in Purce Hall1

Dawn Cerny is a multidisciplinary  artist based in Seattle. Her recent works on paper and in sculpture examine the formal articulation of value and power—or lack thereof—through everyday gestures, bodily postures, and personal aesthetic choices.  Cerny’s monochromatic sculptural works also … Continue reading

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Jordan Abel: Wednesday, May 10th from 11:30-1:00 pm in Purce Hall 1

Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer from BC. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser University where his research concentrates on the intersection between Digital Humanities and Indigenous Literary Studies. Abel’s creative work has recently been anthologized in … Continue reading

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Gregg Horowitz is Professor of Philosophy at Pratt. He writes on aesthetics, the philosophy of art, theories of art history, psychoanalysis, and political theory. His publications include the books Sustaining Loss: Art and Mournful Life (Stanford, 2001) and The Wake of … Continue reading

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Margot Quan Knight: Wednesday, April 26, from 11:30 to 1:00 pm in Purce Hall 1

Margot Quan Knight‘s photography and video work has been featured in over 70 international publications and exhibited around the world, including solo shows at GAS Art Gallery, (Turin, Italy), 911 Media Arts Center, (Seattle, W.A.), and California State University (Chico, CA) … Continue reading

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RESCHEDULED for fall 2017 Thalia Field‘s work lives at the crossroads of prose, essay, poetry, even theater. Her collections include Point and Line; Bird Lovers, Backyard; A Prank of Georges; Ululu (Clown Schrapnel); and Incarnate: Story Material. Thalia Field is 3rd generation from the Hyde Park … Continue reading

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Dr. Lina Aguirre presents Trends in Latin American Experimental Animation: Wednesday, February 22nd from 11:30 to 1:00 pm in Purce Hall 1

A vibrant selection of contemporary experimental animation from filmmakers in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Peru.  Curated by the Moebius Animación collaborative, these 16 short films produced between 2007 and 2014 represent an effort to map trends … Continue reading

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Alexis Pauline Gumbs: February 15th from 11:30-1:00 pm in Purce Hall 1

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, multi-disciplinary artist, scholar, activist and this year’s Evan’s Chair at The Evergreen State College.  As an educator, Alexis Pauline Gumbs walks in the legacy of black lady school teachers in post-slavery communities who offered sacred educational space to the … Continue reading

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Dawn Lundy Martin: Week 4 – February 1st from 11:30-1:00pm in Lecture Hall 1

Dawn Lundy Martin is a poet, essayist, and conceptual video artist. She is the author of three books of poems and three chapbooks, including most recently, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books 2015) and Good Stock Strange Blood (forthcoming from … Continue reading

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Jeffry Mitchell Identifying himself as a “gay folk artist,” Jeffry Mitchell creates work that deals largely with dualities. Using a variety of materials and methods, including ceramics, printmaking, and drawing, Mitchell manages to juxtapose seemingly disparate ideas into beautiful, fragile, … Continue reading

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