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This isn't About the Future: Black Digital Culture Now.
Artist in Conversation: Mickalene Thomas and Derek Conrad Murray
Rights of Nature: The Art and Politics of Earth Jurisprudence
Is it Time to Rethink the Selfie as a Feminist Political Statement?
Derek Conrad Murray at CA College of the Arts
Shop Talk: Desirée Holman With Derek Conrad Murray
Public Talks: Global Climate Justice Today
HAVC Professor T.J. Demos: Director of The Center for Creative Ecologies In the Ecuadoran Amazon, Julio Tiwiram shows diverse elements of a forest pharmacy.  (Video still from Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares)
In the Shadow of COP21: Climate Justice Art-Activism
Assistant Professor Narath: Getty Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
Professor Demos presents "Decolonizing Nature: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology"
HAVC students selected for a year-long internship with UCSC's Institute of the Arts and Sciences
Catalogue co-edited by Christina Hellmich receives award
Sara Blaylock publishes text on German artist's project on her Stasi file in Gradhiva
Kate Korroch (2014 cohort): Close encounters with South-Korean contemporary art
Derek Conrad Murray: The Queer Art that Helped Define Post-Blackness
"Light and Pure: the Templars' New Choir" by Virginia Jansen to be reprinted this fall
Christina Hellmich co-edits major publication on the art of the New Guinea Highlands Book cover image
Ace Lehner Bookshelf published in Art Journal Open
Ace Lehner and Libby Paloma's collaborative project "Chingona Por Vida"
Tatiane Schilaro Santa Rosa publishes essay on Dominican-American artist Joiri Minaya's in the exhibition catalogue The Matter of Photography in the Americas, Stanford University Press, 2018. Joiri Minaya, dominicanwomengooglesearch, 2016. Photos of installation at Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space, Bronx, NY (July 12 - Sept 5, 2016). Photo credit: Stefan Hagen. Courtesy of the artist.
Tatiane Schilaro Santa Rosa curates LAND+BODY=Escape, in New York and Miami Photo of the installation of LAND+BODY=Escape at NARS Foundation, NY (May 2018). Photo Credit: Elisa Gutierrez/NARS Foundation.
Research by Ellen Takata Forthcoming in Innovative Research for Japanese Studies Detail of "Potsdam, 06. 10.1985-Falkenberger Chaussee 13/502, 1092 Berlin-Ost, 07.10.1985," in Furuya Seiichi, Mémoires 1978-1988 (Graz: Edition Camera Austria and Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 1989) p. 89 (research photo by Ellen Takata)
crystal am nelson publishes on Marvel's Black Panther character and the Black Panther Party, in Feminist Media Histories Black Panthers from Sacramento at a Free Huey rally, Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland. Photo by Pirkle Jones, from The Vanguard: A Photographic Essay on the Black Panthers (Boston:Beacon Press, 1968), courtesy UCSC Special Collections and Archives.
LuLing Osofsky Presents a Lyric Alternate Cartography of Wyoming at the 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference in Honolulu, HI Figurines for sale in a Wyoming thrift store, photo by LuLing Osofsky
Gaby Greenlee receives Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellowship to do research in Peru Inka ñusta (cropped); Museo del Inka, Cusco, Peru; oil on canvas
Lorraine Affourtit publishes article in the Journal of Labor and Society Convite popular, 2016 People's Guelaguetza (Oaxaca, Mexico, 2016).
Christina Hellmich co-curates Lisa Reihana in Pursuit of Venus [infected] exhibition
Madison Treece publishes article in Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas Asco, Walking Mural, December 24, 1972. Photograph by Harry Gamboa Jr., Collection of Harry Gamboa Jr.
Madison Treece publishes article in MIT’s Thresholds Journal John Bentham. Exhibition installation view of “Margarita Cabrera: Space in Between,” 2018. Courtesy of the Wellin Museum of Art Hamilton College.
Refract releases a digital symposium: Hauntings and Traces Refract Digital Symposium
Aaron Samuel Mulenga awarded the Coha-Gunderson Prize in Speculative Futures From the Ground Up!Ulubuto, Dimension: 180 x 130cm Medium: Acrylic and Coffee on Canvas Photo courtesy of the artist.
crystal am nelson Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship at Penn State crystal am nelson
Ace Lehner publishes book on Self-Representation Ace Book Cover
Zoe Weldon-Yochim awarded Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Ailsa Mellon Bruce Predoctoral Fellowship for Historians of American Art to Travel Abroad Zoe Weldon-Yochim
Mellon Foundation award to support Visualizing Abolition Director of the Institute of the Arts and Science Rachel Nelson (left), Associate Professor Gina Dent (center), Distinguished Professor Emerita Angela Davis (right).
Christina Ayson Plank CART project: More than their Labor: Sites of Manong Labor and Leisure in the Pajaro Valley “Picnic in the Fields,” Watsonville is in the Heart Digital Archive, accessed September 14, 2021,
Katie Ligmond CART project: Viva los Libros Page from Codex Espangliensis: from Columbus to Border Control by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Enrique Chagoya, and Felicia Rice. 1998. Photograph by author. Book in UCSC Special Collections, call number: Z239.M68 1998.
Ace Lehner guest edits the first-ever issue of ART JOURNAL dedicated to trans visual culture Art Journal Cover Image
Brinker Ferguson awarded American Institute of Conservation "National Heritage Responder" fellow for her work on Climate Change and Cultural Heritage at Dartmouth College Brinker Ferguson graduation day
Surge Afrofuturism: Searching for Freedom with the Afronauts w/ Larry Achiampong, Nuotama Frances Bodomo, Aaron Samuel Mulenga (from left to right) Larry Achiampong, Nuotama Frances Bodomo, and Aaron Samuel Mulenga
MIT Press has just published Parallel Public: Experimental Art in Late East Germany by Sara Blaylock (Visual Studies PhD 2017) Sara Blaylock Book Cover
Zoe Weldon-Yochim presents at the Fourth Annual Getty Graduate Symposium The Getty Research Institute
Prof. Stacy Kamehiro edits a special issue of Pacific Arts (the journal of the Pacific Arts Association) Pacific Arts vol. 22 Cover
Matthew Harrison Tedford's essay published in Feminist Media Histories Matthew Harrison Tedford
Michelle Yee appointed Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University Michelle Yee
Ace Lehner accepts Assistant Professor Position at the University of Vermont Ace Lehner performing Barbershop: The Art of Queer Failure, social practice, installation (2019-ongoing), image courtesy of the Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Maggie Wander hired at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Digital rendering of the new Oceania galleries in the Michael C. Rockefeller Wing, copyright: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Alum crystal am nelson accepts tenure-track position at CU Boulder crystal am nelson
Amber Hickey joins the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga as Assistant Professor of Art History Amber Hickey discussing the process of banner making at a “Propaganda Party” organized in the context of their Activist Art course at Colby College (Waterville, Maine.
Jordan Reznick awarded Getty/NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship Jordan Reznick
Zoe Weldon-Yochim awarded Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce/ ACLS Predoctoral Fellowships Zoe Weldon-Yochim
Tenga Tenga; Can I Help You Carry Your Load? Tenga Tenga
Using digital tools to understand Late Antique architecture Maureen McGuire participating in the Immersive Global Middle Ages program
Jordan Reznick’s article "Through the Guillotine Mirror: Claude Cahun’s Theory of Trans against the Void,” published in Art Journal Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, Untitled, ca. 1920, gelatin silver print, 8⅜ x 4⅞ in. (21.0 x 12.4 cm). Jersey Heritage Collections, St. Helier, Jersey (artwork © Claude Cahun; photograph provided by the Jersey Heritage Collections)
Refract: An Open Access Visual Studies Journal publishes its fifth volume, "Sensing Place" Refract Vol. 5 Cover
Refract: An Open Access Visual Studies Journal Publishes a Supplementary Issue, "Imagining the Future of Digital Publishing" Refract Vol. 5 Issue 2 Cover
Maureen McGuire, Ph.D. Candidate Participates in Podcasting the Humanities Maureen’s in-home podcasting “studio".
Jeppe Ugelvig receives UCHRI grant for establishing UC Fashion Working Group Photo: Courtesy of Ignacio Gatica
National Endowment for the Humanities honors Watsonville Is In The Heart with a prestigious $75,000 project grant Members of the WIITH team looking at photographs and documents housed in UCSC Special Collections. Center, Christina Ayson Plank (WIITH head curator and digital archive co-director). Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta
Kristen Laciste accepts Assistant Professor position at SUNY, Fashion Institute of Technology Kristen Laciste outside FIT campus.
Alex Moore and Tatiane Santa Rosa join the UCSC Institute of the Arts and Sciences Team Visual Studies students and alumni at the Institute for Arts & Sciences (IAS), UC Santa Cruz, 2023. Courtesy of IAS. Photo: Anne Martinete
Zoe Weldon-Yochim served as the 2022-23 Douglass Foundation Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Zoe Weldon-Yochim presenting “Fighter Jets and Fallout: Attending to Militarized Western Shoshone Lands and Diverse Multi-Being Assemblages in Jack Malotte’s The End,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s McEvoy Auditorium. Photo: Amelia Goerlitz.
Sara Blaylock Wins WCGS Book Prize Waterloo Centre for German Studies Book Prize