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Call For Papers

Gaby Schreiber Industrial/Interior Designer (1916-1991).

Photographer: Bee & Watson, 1948.

Design Council Archive, University of Brighton Design Archives.

FASHIONING PROFESSIONALS

a symposium on the historical and contemporary representation of cultural and creative professions… 370 more words

Call For Papers

Snapshots of cultural heritage in contemporary Kenya

I’m delighted to be working with Lotte and her research team again.  I have worked on Lotte’s projects since 2008, in particular creating an archive of all the photographs taken in the course of research – both by me, the researchers and Kenyan contacts.  772 more words

Culture

Feminist Dialogues: bell hooks' Interviews at The New School

In preparation for bell hooks’ visit to Purdue next week, I’ve posted links here to two of her recent interviews, part of her current (and second) residency at The New School. 424 more words

Videos

broad city, lady friendships, and the general weirdness of young adulthood

Like just about everyone else in their mid-20s who doesn’t live in a hermetically sealed bubble, I often feel like my life is an endless barrage of chaotic weirdness. 796 more words

Pop Culture

(Unofficial) Bolivian election results

The results are still unofficial, because several precincts have to re-vote next week. But Bolivian media has already projected the next legislature based on the current results: And it looks like MAS did indeed win a 2/3 supermajority necessary for constitutional revisions (such as to allow Morales to run for yet another, fourth term). 307 more words

Elections

We All Do It and We Need to Stop

You see an article drawing comparisons between the New Hampshire #pumpkinfest, where drunk and violent college kids destroyed property for no reason, and the protests in Ferguson, MO, sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teen, and the thoughts start swirling in your head. 263 more words

Funny

Exhibiting What?

In the midst of data based information a recursive question has been spinning around among museum lovers: what does it mean “exhibiting” when any kind of “representable” thing of this world is accessed through the ubiquitous medium of the Internet? 322 more words

Society