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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

Now Available! Lecture by Muriel Hasbun

Now available on our Vimeo page! Public Lecture by Muriel Hasbun, the 2021-2022 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist. This lecture was in conjunction with the 2021-2020 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist Exhibition, “Seismic Traces” on view at the Douglass Library from September 1, 2021-April 8, 2022. Virtual exhibit available here: Watch LECTURE Here

Art as Activism student exhibit opens April 21

The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce, I WELCOME CHANGE but sometimes I wish I could change back, an exhibit of art projects about creating community by students from the Art as Activism House, part of Douglass Residential College’s Global Village at Rutgers University. The exhibit will be on … Read More

Video available! Art Talk and Art+Feminism Wikithon

The Walsh Gallery and the Walsh Library hosted Seton Hall’s third Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in March 2022 where attendees learned how to edit and create Wikipedia pages for artists who are women, gender diverse, and/or people of color. The goal of the workshop is to amplify the voices of artists and cultural workers who are … Read More

Emma Oslé reviews Muriel Hasbun: Seismic Traces

Lost and Found: Unearthing the Echoes of Muriel Hasbun’s Seismic Traces April 5, 2022 Written By Emma Oslé Migration, forced dislocation, and issues of diaspora are no strange concepts to Latinx communities in the United States. Through the lenses of loss, reclamation, and preservation, Muriel Hasbun’s current exhibition (at Rutgers University), Muriel Hasbun: Seismic Traces, … Read More