Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

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  • We They poster layered images of building, portrait of face and person standing with arm up, wearing shirt that says "post gender"

    We They exhibition collaboration between Arts Politics Professor Pato Hebert and Alumn Anooj Bhandari

    Monday, Mar 19, 2018

    Collaboration between Pato Hebert, Hetrick-Martin Institute, Anooj Bhandari and groups of young queer people of color from HMI and NYU

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    Arts Politics Students visit Portals Exhibition at Urban Justice Center

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018

    Arts Politics MA students were given a tour of "Portals" by artist/ curator Shani Jamila at Center for Urban Justice as part of their Fieldwork course.

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  • Professors Hentyle Yapp and Pato Hebert Present at College Art Association Conference

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018

    Dr. Hentyle Yapp presented at the "Race and Deleuze: Representation, Affect, Art" session and Pato Hebert shared at the Mid America College Art Assocation's "Fear of the Uknown" presentation.

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    Kathy Engel featured in Ghost Fishing: An eco-justice Anthology

    Friday, Mar 2, 2018

    Two poems from Kathy Engel appear in Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology

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  • Professor Anna Deavere Smith's 'Notes From the Field' Premieres on HBO

    Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

    Professor Anna Deavere Smith's acclaimed show, Notes from the Field premiered on HBO on February 24th. It focuses on about criminal justice and the school to prison pipeline.

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    Professor Anna Deavere Smith in Conversation with Valerie Jarrett moderated by Van Jones

    Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

    Anna Deavere Smith will be in conversation with former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett moderated by CNN's Van Jones at the 92nd St. Y to discuss Smith's play Notes from the Field which has been adapted to the screen for HBO out late February

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  • Sun Print of flower all in blue with project title in white text

    Pato Hebert commissioned by LACMA to create art with L.A. Family Housing Residents

    Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

    LACMA commissioned artist Professor (Pato) Hebert to guide residents from Palo Verde Apartments, an LAFH permanent housing facility, to collaboratively develop a zine. They chose to create an advocacy tool that would inspire homeless people to seek permanent housing.

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    Three Point Stance: Embodying the Politics and Pleasures of Football and Basketball

    Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

    This conversation will examine the materiality and aesthetic forms of football and basketball to address the paradoxical mixture of elegance, ferocity, normative masculinity, highly ritualized style, racial identity, and trauma that characterize both games

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  • Quoted text from Poem overlaid image of football players kneeling on sideline of field

    Watch: Who Will Kneel for You?: Artists Speak Out on the NFL Protest

    Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

    A chorus of artists recite “To Kneel” by Kathy Engel in support of the 2018 NFL protest and the right to dissent against racist police violence.

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