On October 1, the Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee hosted the 10th annual Critiquing Culture Conference. It featured six paper panels with contributors from around the U.S. and Canada and a photographic exhibition on “Oppression and Structural Violence” by students and alumni of the American University graduate photography program. Read the article to find more about the conference.
This semester, classes in the Department of History and Art History have examined issues raised in the presidential election from a variety of contexts. Prior Election Day, the public was invited to join in!
Congratulations to Kristin Scott for her new book "The Digital City and Mediated Urban Ecologies". In her book, Scott examines the use of digital technologies and how they function in the urban ecosystem.
The program extends its congratulations to Gyu Tag Lee whose books "The K-Pop Age"and "Globalization and Digitalization of Popular Music" published in South Korea. Read the article to find out more about Gyu Tag Lee and his recently published books.
In this lecture, prolific scholar and sci-fi author, China Miéville, traces the roots of Halloween to the legacy of Gothic Marxism, "a historical materialism sensitive to the marvelous, to the dark moment of revolt" (Michael Löwy).