Location: The Playhouse Theatre (MAC 205)
Dr. Sampada Aranke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her research interests include performance theories of embodiment, visual culture, and black cultural and aesthetic theory. Her work has been published in e-flux, Artforum, Art Journal, Equid Novi: African Journalism Studies, and Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Online Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. She has written catalogue essays for Sadie Barnette, Kambui Olujimi, and Zachary Fabri. She is currently working on her book manuscript entitled Death's Futurity: The Visual Culture of Death in Black Radical Politics.
This event is free and open to the public.