Your research matters to people beyond the university, but it can be difficult to articulate how. This workshop is designed to help you frame your goals and objectives, understand your audience, and put your research in conversation to tel a compelling story. Complimentary lunch is included.
The Laboratory For What’s Possible is a project that tells the story of a fictional telecommunications research center. It is built from salvage and operating in any way possible, in an attempt to reclaim and connect layers of history in an unstable future.
Within the southern region of the United States lies a rural landscape called the Black Belt, a sub-region that was formed through the enforcement of a racially-based exclusionary politics to support an extractive agrarian enterprise and secure power for an elite minority.
The Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science (GTI) is holding its fifth annual colloquium, “The Great Debate: Discussion on Tea and Wine,” which is co-organized with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science (RMI).
Through an analysis of the discourse practices of populist Far Right groups in France, Italy and Belgian Flanders, The Discursive Ecology of Homophobia makes a ground-breaking contribution to our understanding of homophobic discourse.
Aisha Sabatini Sloan is author of the essay collections Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit and The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White. Sloan’s writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film and pop culture.