Monday, October 17 from 12-1:30pm, Rachel Caïdor is speaking on the topic “Feminist Work/Activist Spaces” in the Feminist/Queer Praxis series at CSGS. “How are feminist and activist spaces created? What’s the landscape in Chicago?” Rachel is an alumna of the Pink Bloque and an artist, teacher, and activist.
This event is co-sponsored by the Social Media Project.
On November 28 we will also be co-sponsoring an event with the Contemporary Art Workshop. Two artists who work with social media and sexuality, Eijane Janet Lin and Michael Sirianni, will be presenting their work. The Contemporary Art Workshop meets in Cochrane-Woods Art Center, room 156, at 5pm on Mondays.
We also have speakers lined up for winter and spring:
Lisa Nakamura, UIUC (Asian American studies, Communications, and Media and Cinema Studies), author of Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet, among other works. Monday, February 27, at 4:30pm.
Mary Gray, Indiana U (Film and Media Studies, Performance and Ethnography), author, most recently, of Out in the Country: Youth, Media, and Queer Visibility in Rural America. Friday, April 13, at 4:30pm.
More details to follow on each of these upcoming events.