Rose Mary Allen: Oral History and Postcolonial Feminism

Lecture and workshop, 2 EC, March 27-31 | The workshop and lecture by Dr. Rose Mary Allen will focus on the specific challenges and potentials of oral history-based research in relation to the study of the lived experiences of subjects and groups who have faced discrimination, silencing, and systemic injustices. How can oral history access unspeakable, painful memories and experiences, where language fails? She will highlight the importance of artistic and cultural articulations (music, poetry, dance, performance, ritual) as complementary to spoken narratives

Herschel Farbman: Sports and Corporate Capitalism

Leiden MAP lectures, February 22 | Herschel Farbman (UC Irvine) elaborates a critical commentary on the process by which the sportstalking fan, often troped ironically as player, figuratively extends the physical game far beyond the highly restricted limits of the field of play proper, forging, in the process, the lingua franca of advanced corporate capitalism

Ayanna Dozier: The Counter-Poetics of Beyoncé’s Lemonade

April 10-11, Masterclass and lecture, 1 EC | Beyoncé’s Lemonade (2016) uses the rich diasporic pool of Black cultural production to signify liberation, as a “self-making” act, through resistant performance in the audiovisual form. This master class and talk will analyze the staging, performance, and use of Black cultural production made in Lemonade as a pedagogical tool for resisting colonial spaces and domination

Leiden Lectures in Media | Arts | Politics

Lecture Series, every third Wednesday | With upcoming speakers Herschel Farbman, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, and Daniela Agostinho

PhD Work in Progress

CFP, PhD workshop June 9, 2017 | We’d like to invite all NICA PhD members for our ‘Work in Progress’ meeting on Friday, June 9, 2017. The idea is simply for PhD researchers to share a sample of their own work in progress, with joint discussion and feedback to follow. Feel free to present work that’s genuinely in process: fledgling, under way, unfinished, partial, fragmentary, patchy, stuck

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