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 …

Medieval Studies Lecture | Painting the Plasticity of the Virgin’s Healing Plants

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

Painting the Plasticity of the Virgin’s Healing Plants: Grünewald’s Heller Altarpiece in Frankfurt’s Dominican Church Professor Gregory Bryda (Barnard College, Columbia University) In Matthias Grünewald’s altarpiece for Jakob Heller in Frankfurt’s Dominican Church, a patron …

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. …