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Collective Yearning Fall 2022 Events & Videos

Join us for a series of events this fall semester highlighting the exhibition, Collective Yearning: Black Women Artists from the Zimmerli Art Museum! Opening with a SAS Scarlet Speakers Series lecture by Dr. Amber Wiley on September 20, there will also be events with Rutgers alumnae Stephanie A. Johnson-Cunningham (Museum Hue), Heather Hart (Mason Gross) … Read More

Opens Sept 6! Collective Yearning: Black Women Artists from the Zimmerli Art Museum

Featuring prints, photographs, and multimedia artworks, this exhibition is the first time the university has conducted a comprehensive and methodical review of its holdings of art by Black women artists. Many of the artists have ties to New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia, ranging from canonical figures such as Rutgers faculty and artists Emma … Read More

Institute for Women’s Leadership statement: Roe v. Wade

After almost fifty years, the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade eliminates the constitutional right to an abortion. As an institute that strives to increase awareness of the critical importance of women’s rights and progress to equality, we are processing many emotions in the wake of this shattering news. In New … Read More

Art as Activism catalog

DRC Global Village Annual Student Exhibitions highlight artworks produced by students in the Global Village at Douglass Residential College. The Global Village is a Living-Learning Community that seeks to develop language skills, intercultural appreciation, global awareness, and a sense of community among students at Douglass Residential College. In this unique residential environment, students live together … Read More

Now Available! Lecture by Hana Janečková

Hana Janečková: Toxic Contingencies – Now on Vimeo! Watch here: This lecture considers the notions of toxicity, trace and contamination in the work of artists Anicka Yi, Serina Tarkhanian and Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucia Tkáčová, who all use their own bodily fluids in their artistic processes.

New Release! Rejoinder Issue 7: Trauma

Rejoinder is an online journal published by the Institute for Research on Women (IRW) at Rutgers University in partnership with The Feminist Art Project, a program of the Rutgers Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities. What does it mean to speak of trauma? The word is one that has meaning across academic disciplines, … Read More

Tatiana Flores wins 2022 Best Essay prize from the Latin American Studies Association

Congratulations to Tatiana Flores, CWAH director and Professor in the Departments of Latino and Caribbean Studies and Art History on receiving the 2022 Best Essay prize from the Visual Culture Section of the Latin American Studies Association for her 2021 essay “‘Latinidad is Cancelled’: Confronting an Anti-Black Construct”. The article may be accessed here. A … Read More

Lecture by Hana Janečková | 2021-22 Fulbright Visiting Scholar

Curator and art historian Hana Janečková’s CWAH 2021-22 Fulbright Visiting Scholar lecture on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, Toxic Contingencies, examines the notion of alliance in multispecies arrangements as a future-orientated ecofeminist project. Exploring recent artworks which use the artist’s bodily waste in participative methods of working with the audience, Janečková traces the political potential of … Read More

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