How Vulnerable are the Humanities?

Master Class with Simon During | Date: 11 April, 2019 | Time: 10:00 – 12:30 | Venue: Utrecht University, Drift | Open to: PhD candidates, (R)MA students | Credits: 1-2,5 ECTS | Contact: Whatsthepoint@uu.nl | Register before: March 15, 2019

Screens and Screams, The Wild and the Weird

Special ‘hors serie’ Seminar of the Film-Philosophy and Cross-Media Seminar on Media Ecologies, Ethics and Affect | Organized in collaboration with MIT, convened by Eugenie Brinkema. With Nadine Boljkovac and Julius Greve | BG1 Turfdraagsterpad 9, room 0016 |  8 February, 3-6 pm.

Aesthetics of Death Workshop

Aesthetics of Death | 14 March 2019 | University Library, Belle van Zuylen room | Workshop organized by Esther Peeren, with Eugenie Brinkema, Cornelia Graebner, Itay Sapir, Nadia de Vries, and Daniel de Zeeuw

Hip Hop, Cop Voice and the Cadence of White Supremacy in the United States

NICA Masterclass with Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever (Binghamton University, SUNY) | Potgieterzaal, University Library (UB), Singel 425, Amsterdam | 10 December 2018, 10:00-12:00 hrs.
During this masterclass, we will discuss how police officers in the United States use a racialized and gendered way of speaking called ‘cop voice’ to provoke fear and extreme forms of compliance from people of colour.

Off the Grid

Call for Papers – Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis 1.2 “Off the Grid” | Please submit your abstract (max 300 words) to submissions@soapboxjournal.com by December 1. The full papers (3000-5000 words) are due February 15. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.