Past Events

Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Boreth Ly
Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245, UCSC
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Jennifer Peterson
Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - McKenzie Wark
Wed, 01/18/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108, UCSC
Talk by Dr. David Ga'oupu Palaita
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 2:40pm - 3:45pm
Thimann 1 Lecture Hall
Public reception and conversation with photographer Matt Herron and HAVC professor Martin Berger
Thu, 10/27/2016 - 5:00pm
Porter Faculty Gallery, UCSC
Methods of Research in Museum Collection
Thu, 10/27/2016 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 248
Voices in Contemporary Art: Strategies for Interviewing Contemporary Artists
Fri, 10/21/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Tina Takemoto
Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245, UCSC
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Bernard Stiegler
Wed, 10/12/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245, UCSC
HAVC End-of-Year Celebration
Fri, 06/10/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter koi pond courtyard
Celebration of the Arts: Pop-Up Museum
Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Elena Baskin Visual Arts Center
All the Megaron's a Stage: Actors and Audience in Nestor's Palace
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Bridget R. Cooks Lecture
Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter College, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Mary Ann Doane
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245 (UCSC)
Film screening: Saving Mes Aynak
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cowell Fireside Lounge
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Ursula Biemann
Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Wendy Chun
Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Shawn Michelle Smith
Wed, 01/27/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Megan Prelinger
Wed, 01/20/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245 (UCSC)
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Lisa Cartwright
Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Derek Conrad Murray
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Winnie Wong
Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245 (UCSC)
HAVC End-of-Year Celebration
Fri, 06/12/2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter koi pond courtyard
Celebration of the Arts: Pop-Up Museum
Fri, 06/05/2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Elena Baskin Visual Arts Center
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Pamela Lee, "Pattern Recognition, c. 1947"
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Sylvester Ogbechie, "Transcultural Interpretation and the Production of Alterity: Photography, Materiality and Mediation in the Making of 'African Art'"
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
HAVC Pizza Lunch Talk: Stacy Kamehiro
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Porter Room D245
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Anne Anlin Cheng, "Ornament and Law"
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Karen Barad, "Histories of Now: Time Diffractions, Virtuality, and Material Imaginings"
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Hanna Shell
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College Room D245 (UCSC)
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Carolyn Dean, "Seeing Is Not Believing: Colonialist Visuality, Inka Masonry, and the Challenge of Aniconism"
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter Room D245
Guillermo Gómez-Peña performance, DOC/UNDOC
Thu, 11/06/2014 - 8:00pm
DARC Building
Artist Talk by Jennifer González
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:00pm
Sesnon Art Gallery
Cameroonian Philosopher Dr. Ajume Wingo: Africa and the Aesthetics of Democracy
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:00pm
UCSC Digital Arts Research Center (DARC), Room 108
Undocumented Desires
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Charles E. Merrill Lounge
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Elisabeth Cameron “The Perfect Colonial Storm: Atinga and Iconoclasm in Southwestern Nigeria”
Mon, 05/05/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Cécile Whiting “Apocalypse in Paradise: Niki de Saint Phalle in Los Angeles”
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Lucy Walker "Extreme Documentary"
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Nick Mirzoeff and Jennifer González “Militant Research”
Mon, 03/17/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Alexander Galloway "The Cybernetic Hypothesis"
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Donna Haraway “Sympoiesis: Becoming-with in Multispecies Muddles"
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
The Burden of Recollection: Thinking Photography After Foucault—Lecture with John Tagg
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
DARC 230
Porter College Distinguished Visiting Artist Shigeyuki Kihara "Undressing the Pacific: A Mid-Career Survey, 2000-13"
Wed, 10/30/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Kresge Town Hall
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Sheila Sofian "Creative Challenges in the Production of Documentary Animation"
Mon, 10/28/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room D245
Reception - Charles Griffin Farr: Formal Complexity
Wed, 10/09/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Sesnon Gallery, Porter College
End of Year Celebration 2013
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter College
The Murals of Bonampak: The Spectacle of the Late Maya Court presented by Mary Miller
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 6:00pm
Media Theater (M110), Theater Arts Center (UCSC)
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Karen Beckman: “What Cinema Is and Isn't: Animating the Cinéfils”
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Esther Gabara: "A Museological Bermuda Triangle: Coloniality in Contemporary Spanish Exhibition Practices"
Mon, 05/06/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Julia Bryan-Wilson: Places of the Spectator: West Hollywood and Queer Video in the 1980's
Mon, 02/04/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Regina Longo: “Remobilizing Moving Image Archives: The Case of the Arkivi Qendror Shteteror i Filmit (Albanian National Film Archives)”
Mon, 01/28/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Allyson Nadia Field: “Uplift Cinema: African American Filmmaking North and South, 1909-1915”
Mon, 01/14/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - James Clifford: "Repatriation and Second Life: Return of the Masks to Kodiak Alaska"
Mon, 11/19/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Steven Nelson, "Out of Place: Migration and Nostalgia in Ousmane Sembène's "Black Girl"
Mon, 11/05/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
HAVC Fall Meet-and-Greet
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Koi Pond
HAVC Fall Orientation
Tue, 09/25/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Porter 245
Megan Barrett: Curator for Kerr Hall Lobby
Thu, 06/28/2012
HAVC End of Year Celebration
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter College
Oscar Moreno: Irwin Scholar! Work exhibited 5/23-6/17 in the Sesnon Gallery
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 5:00pm - Sun, 06/17/2012 - 7:00pm
Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery
HAVC Town Hall Meeting
Wed, 05/16/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
McHenry Library Classroom 1262
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Trinh T. Minh-ha Forces and Forms: "Where the Road is Alive"
Mon, 04/16/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building
2012 Arts Dean's Lecture Series
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 6:00pm - Thu, 05/31/2012 - 6:00pm
Media Theater (UCSC)
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Amelia Jones "Seeing Differently: The Trace of the Subject in Contemporary Art"
Mon, 04/09/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building
Arts Dean's Faculty Research Presentation: HAVC Professor and Chair Martin Berger on The Invisibility of Emmett Till
Thu, 03/15/2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dark Lab, Digital Arts Research Center (DARC), UCSC
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Helga Tawil-Souri "Visual Conflict of and in Palestine-Israel "
Mon, 03/05/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Digital Natives and the Myth of the Revolution: Questioning the Radical Potential of Citizen Action
Mon, 03/05/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Porter 245
A talk by Derek Conrad Murray: "David Huffman: On the Mythopoetics of Racial Trauma"
Tue, 02/28/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bay Tree Cervantes & Velasquez Room
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium: Hagi Kenaan "What makes an Image Ethical?"
Mon, 02/27/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building
TALES OF THE WARIA filmmaker Kathy Huang in person
Mon, 02/13/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications 150
Graduate School Workshop
Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Porter 245
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Leigh Raiford "Imprisoned in an Luminous Glare: Photography and the African-American Freedom Struggle"
Mon, 01/30/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Room 139 (UCSC)
"Radio Science" with John Mowitt
Tue, 01/10/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 210
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium - Caren Kaplan "The Visual Culture of Stealth: Interpretation and Deception in Militarized Aeromobility"
Mon, 11/14/2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Communications Building, Room 139 (UCSC)
“Visual Representations of the Chinese in Cuba: Racial Subjectivity and Triangulation” with Gema R. Guevara (Department of Languages and Literature, University of Utah)
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Charles E. Merill Lounge (Merrill College)
“Of Words and Flowers: Adorning the Body of God in Tamil Hinduism” with Archana Venkatesan (Department of Comparative Literature and Religious Studies, UC Davis)
Mon, 11/07/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
College 8, Room 240
Suzanne Stroebe and Caitlin Rueter: A Feminist Tea Party: Tea Dance
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Museum of Art and History
"Performing Race at the Victorian Freak Show" with Nadja Durbach
Wed, 10/26/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 210
“In the Opium Den” with Anthony W. Lee (Department of Art History, Mount Holyoke College)
Tue, 10/25/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 210
UCSC Preview Day - Come check out the HAVC Program!
Sat, 10/15/2011 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
HAVC Meet-and-Greet
Wed, 10/05/2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Porter College
Fall Orientation
Wed, 09/21/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Porter 245
HAVC End of the Year Party
Wed, 06/01/2011 - 8:00am - Fri, 06/10/2011 - 4:00pm
Porter College
Alexander Lowery Virtual Exhibition
Sat, 05/28/2011 - 9:00am - Sun, 07/17/2011 - 12:50am
Online
UCSC Student Exhibition: Our Threads of Allegiance
Sat, 05/28/2011 - 9:00am - Sun, 07/17/2011 - 5:00pm
Museum of Art and History
HAVC and F&DM Spring Colloquium - Faye Ginsburg "Screening Disabilities: Visual Fields, Public Culture and the Atypical Mind in the 21st Century"
Mon, 05/16/2011 - 6:00pm - Wed, 05/16/2012 - 8:00pm
Porter 245
HAVC Town Hall Meeting
Wed, 05/11/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
David Pendleton "Reasons to Believe In This World, or Responsibilities of a Film Programmer."
Mon, 05/02/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter College, Room D245
Pasolini's Body: New Direction in Pasolini Scholarship
Fri, 04/29/2011 - Sat, 04/30/2011
Cowell College Conference Room
Pasolini's Body: New Direction in Pasolini Scholarship
Fri, 04/29/2011 - Sat, 04/30/2011
Cowell College Conference Room
Harry Berger "Caterpillage: Small-scale violence in 17th-century Dutch Still-Life Painting"
Thu, 04/21/2011 - 7:00pm
Music Recital Hall
W.J.T. Mitchell "Seeing Maddness: Insanity, Media, and Visual Culture"
Mon, 04/18/2011 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Digital Arts Research Center
The Glitter Emergency
Thu, 03/17/2011 - 7:00pm
First Congregational Church
Martin Ramirez: An American Outsider, A Mexica-Latino or a Transitional Migrant Artist
Mon, 02/14/2011 - 10:00am
Charles E. Merrill Lounge
50Faggots
Wed, 02/02/2011 - 8:00pm - Thu, 02/03/2011 - 8:00pm
Colloquium Series: Daniela Sandler" Living Projects"
Wed, 11/03/2010 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Hummanities 210
Arts Colloquim: Kara Keeling "Musical Speech and the Digital Regime of the Image"
Mon, 10/25/2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter 245
So You Want To Be an Architect?
Wed, 10/20/2010 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter College D245
History of Art and Visual Culture Fall Orientation
Tue, 09/21/2010 - 10:00am
Porter 245
Continuall Harvest: A Celebration of the Ongoing Career of Harry Berger, Jr.
Thu, 05/20/2010 - 1:00pm
Cowell College Conference Room, UCSC
The Task of the Curator: Translation, Intervention, & Innovation in Exhibitory Practice
Fri, 05/14/2010 - 8:00am - Sat, 05/15/2010 - 5:00pm
Humanities 210
Mission Muralismo: A Street Art San Francisco
Wed, 05/05/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cervantes and Velasquez Rm. Bay Tree Book Bldg.
Openign of the Digital Arts Research Center
Thu, 04/29/2010 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Arts Research Center
Library of Maps: A collaborative project by Moira Roth, Sobodan Dan Paich and Dennis Letbetter
Wed, 01/27/2010 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Porter Faculty Gallery UCSC
The Museum Strikes Back
Fri, 11/06/2009 - 9:30am - Sat, 11/07/2009 - 5:00pm
New Faculty Member Daniela Sandler
Visual and Performance Studies Events
New Book Release: A Culture of Stone by Carolyn Dean
We are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest faculty member Assistant Professor Derek C. Murray.
HAVC Summer orientation
Michele Jennings: Spring Intern at the Corcoran Gallery!
Visual & Media Cultures Colloquia - sponsored by History of Art & Visual Culture and Film & Digital Media
Communications Buliding
Sam Montero: summer intern at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC!
HAVC Writing Tutors - Spring Quarter 2012
Summer Orientation
Porter 245
In Memory of Clare Wedding - History of Art and Visual Culture Class of 2009
Dean's and Chancellor's Award recipient - Maggie Wander
Madeline Carruthers: Summer intern at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco
Dean's Award recipient Michele Jennings