An essay written by Professor Renee Alexander Craft, which includes an excerpt from the novel based on her ethnographic research in Panama, was recently published in a special issue of Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society focused on Blackness and Tourism. The essay title is “Between the Devil and the Deep […]...
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At noon on Wednesday, March 15th, Howard Lemuel Craft discussed his new play, The Miraculous and the Mundane, on “The State of Things” on WUNC. The play opens March 23 at Manbites Dog Theater and closes on April 1. Directed by Joseph Megel and produced in association with StreetSigns Center, this amazing workshop production stars Trevor Johnson, Lakeisha Coffey, Ron McGill, and […]...
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Professor Tony Perucci’s article “The Poetics of Ruptural Performance” has been published in Culture Jamming: Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance through NYU Press. Read the book summary, table of context, and introduction here.  ...
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Department chair, Dr. Patricia Parker, will be the moderator for the Triangle Women in STEM panel and luncheon, to be held on Thursday, March 2nd from 10:45 a.m. to noon at the UNC Clean Tech Summit. The Triangle Women in STEM is a network of women from the North Carolina Triangle area. Their goal is […]...
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As the principle investigators, Professor Cori Dauber and Director Mark Robinson are excited about the “project to create a series of sophisticated videos and other materials to counteract [extremist] propaganda that targets young people” that will be funded by the Homeland Security Grant. Learn more details here....
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Professor Monahan’s article “Regulating belonging: surveillance, inequality, and the cultural production of abjection” was published in the Journal of Cultural Economy. ABSTRACT “Conditions of abjection are increasingly viewed as problems to be managed with surveillance. Across disparate domains, bodies that challenge normalized constructions of responsible neoliberal citizenship are categorized, monitored, policed, and exclud...
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On February 7th, our Department chair, Dr. Patricia Parker, participated in a panel for a colloquium on Black Feminism sponsored by The Department of African, African American & Diaspora Studies (AAAD). The colloquium, entitled “The Urgency of Black Feminism in Times of Crisis and Change,” “[examined] the relevance and significance of black feminist thought and […]...
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Professor Tony Perucci has received two grants to support his research into contemporary European performance and the rise of far-right nationalism in the Netherlands, Estonia and Germany.  A grant from the Center for Global Initiatives will support the presentation of his paper, “Politics is Interested in You: The Performance Interventions of Christoph Schlingensief, NO99 and […]...
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An audio art piece, created by Mark Robinson, the Multimedia Lab Director and Lecturer for the Department of Communication, has been solicited and will be featured in an art show at the Distillery Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts....
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