Feb 07
Room 212, University Club Building
432 E. Campus Mall
11:00 AM Black Arts + Data Futures

Walter Kitundu

MacArthur Genius Fellow and Lecturer, Art Institute of Chicago
Natural Science: an Intimate Research Salon Discussing Nature, Sculpture, and Turntable Art

MacArthur Genius Fellow Walter Kitundu will discuss his work as a disruptor-educator, teaching students from the sciences, humanities, and arts how to build 21st-century instruments using “pre-modern” techniques and values. This talk will be an intimate discussion and presage his 5pm talk for the Art Department's Visiting Artist Colloquium

RSVP to rroyston@wisc.edu

The BADF is a collective of faculty, staff, graduate students and researchers engaging with historical and strategic techniques of African/diasporic resilience that move beyond the states of crisis. These discussions are open to like-minded interdisciplinary scholars, willing to collaborate and dialog in an intimate environment.

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops

Merrill Kaplan

Viking Myth and Symbolism in Modern Racist Discourses
English, Ohio State University
Feb 22
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Hagen Room 150
800 University Avenue
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Thinking Race: Migration, Representation, Appropriation in the Middle Ages and Beyond

Merrill Kaplan

Old Norse Pasts and White Authenticities
English, Ohio State University
Feb 22
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L150
800 University Avenue
4:00 PM THINKING RACE: MIGRATION, REPRESENTATION, APPROPRIATION IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND BEYOND

Monica Haller

Visiting Artist Colloquium and Lunch
Artist, Writer, and Educator
Apr 10
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
800 University Avenue
5:00 PM Terra Incognita Art Series