News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Diversity

Berette S. Macaulay Exhibits at Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam

Berette S. Macaulay (Cultural Studies, '20) is a featured artist in the exhibition Back in the Day is our Future, part of the Melkweg Expo in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 29 through December 5, 2021. Curated by Jessy Koeiman, Back in the Day is our Future amplifies Black voices who manifest resistance by ...

November 22, 2021

Dan Berger: “SNCC’s Unruly Internationalism”

Writing in Boston Review, IAS faculty member Dan Berger published an article on the global imagination of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The legendary civil rights organization formed in 1960 and recently had a 60th anniversary conference. Yet while many remember the organization's role in confronting Jim Crow ...

November 17, 2021

Anida Yoeu Ali: Red Chador rises again

A chador is a full-body gown worn by some Muslim women, but the Red Chador, created by IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali, is more than just a garment. It is an artistic expression that depicts to the public what it means to be a Muslim, a woman and a performer in an age of heightened Islamophobia. ...

November 8, 2021

Alka Kurian remote-directs Tasveer South Asian Litfest

IAS faculty member Alka Kurian, currently on a Fulbright research trip to Morocco, remote-directed Tasveer's South Asian Litfest TSAL 2021. The festival was enabled thanks to a combination of technology – Zoom, Elevent, Slack, WhatsApp, FaceTime, and YouTube – and the tireless behind-the-scenes work of Tasveer staff and volunteers scattered across the world who ...

November 1, 2021