Home

Calendar

Filter

Search
FEATURED EVENTS
FILTER EVENTS Clear all filters
FILTER RESULTS
Mar 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Save to My Events

Museums have never been mere containers for objects, nor should they be. How might we draw strength from existing institutions to enable vibrant futures? How can we expand the communities who feel a sense of belonging within and around museums? What must we confront and transform to make this possible? Join the artists, curators, historians, educators, and thinkers who are asking, "What Can Museums Become?" Keynote speakers include Johanna Burton, Director of the Wexner Center for the Arts ...

Mar 5, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Save to My Events

The opening keynote lecture for the "What Can Museums Become?" Obermann Humanities Symposium will be given by Johanna Burton, Director, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University (Columbus, OH). Museums have never been mere containers for objects, nor should they be. How might we draw strength from existing institutions to enable vibrant futures? How can we expand the communities who feel a sense of belonging within and around museums? What must we confront and transform to make this...

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Save to My Events

Friday's keynote lecture for the "What Can Museums Become?" Obermann Humanities Symposium will be given by Amelia Jones, Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor and Robert A. Day Professor and Vice Dean of Research at the Roski School of Art and Design, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA). Museums have never been mere containers for objects, nor should they be. How might we draw strength from existing institutions to enable vibrant futures? How can we expand the c...

Mar 7, 2020

Mar 7, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Save to My Events

This keynote lecture for the "What Can Museums Become?" Obermann Humanities Symposium will be given by Michelle Kuo, Marlene Hess Curator, Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY).  Museums have never been mere containers for objects, nor should they be. How might we draw strength from existing institutions to enable vibrant futures? How can we expand the communities who feel a sense of belonging within and around museums? What must we confront and transform to make this possible? Join the artis...

Mar 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Save to My Events

Please join us for this free, public Obermann Conversation about attention and focus. We are living in the age of distractability. Understanding how our brains attend and focus, as well as what we can do to cultivate attention is necessary for our effectiveness and happiness.  Shawn Vecera's (Psychological and Brain Sciences) overarching work attempts to understand the basic yet complex mechanisms of attention and perception. An example of his lab’s ongoing work pertains to situations in wh...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

All Day

Save to My Events

After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Human...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

All Day

Save to My Events

In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

All Day

Save to My Events

In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

Save to My Events

In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...