CVC Lecture | Romina Paula: Seeing, Hearing, Speaking

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L150 800 University Avenue, Madison, WI

“Seeing, Hearing, Speaking: Rendering Life through Images and Words” I began acting in theater and in film, and writing fiction. Then I began to write plays and direct them. Together with a group of artists, …

CVC Workshop | Romina Paula: Language’s Migration

UClub Room 212 432 East Campus Mall, Madison

“Language’s Migration” Based on the concept of the migration of languages, this workshop seeks to reflect on a project in which an idea is translated/ transposed/made to migrate from one language to another, interrogating in …

CVC Screening & Discussion | Melissa DuPrey & Miranda González: “Brujaja”

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L150 800 University Avenue, Madison, WI

Screening and Discussion “Brujaja” Brujaja tells the story of Ifé, an accidental witch, who, after living above her mother’s botánica her whole life, finally finds her purpose by tapping into her ancestral power to fight the larger fight …

CVC Workshop | Samhita Sunya: Visual Cultures in Transregional Contexts

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Workshop: “Visual Cultures in Transregional Contexts” In contrast to “world” or “transnational,” what does “transregional” offer as a frame of analysis in cultural histories and in accounts of the present? This interactive workshop invites attendees …

CVC Lecture | Kareem Khubchandani: Aunty Aesthetics, or More Ways to be an Aunty

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L150 800 University Avenue, Madison, WI

Lecture: “Aunty Aesthetics, or More Ways to be an Aunty” South Asian aunties in public culture are figures bound to horror, hunger, and humor. They are known to be terrifying figures, domineering and difficult, overbearing to younger generations. …