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Remaking Objects in the Classroom and the Museum: A Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion between scholars, curators, and creators including Deborah Krohn (Bard Graduate Center), Jonathan Tavares (Art Institute, Chicago), and Tracy Drier, Distinguished…

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Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture 2024: Mending in the Museum: The Professionalization of Textile Conservation

Since 1990, the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection has proudly sponsored the annual Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture series in honor of Ruth Ketterer Harris, the collection’s first curator. We…

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Phyllis Huffman Fresh Ideas Lecture Series: Ann Coddington

Professor Ann Coddington presents a lecture on the origins and history of the fiber art movement, and how the field of contemporary basketry emerged in the 1960’s. She also discusses her fiber…

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Prioritizing People: Designing as Sociability

Dr. Maria Patsarika and Professor Scott Townsend’s public talk will overview their design research conducted over the last seven years primarily in Greece. With a focus on design and social…

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Shoemaking Artistry, Craftsmanship, History, and Future

Please join us for a conversation between shoemakers Amara Hark-Weber, Jesse Moore, and Sarah Madeleine T. GUERIN, and creative director and senior curator of the Bata Shoe Museum Elizabeth…

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Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture 2023: Shoe Obsessed: Power, Identity, and the Manufacturing of Desire

Fashion is anything but frivolous. This talk will explore the economic and social implications of footwear and how mass production, market fragmentation and the commodification of identities has made…

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Designing the Nick: Public Lecture with Emily Ostertag

Emily Ostertag, 2017 Early Career Alumni Award Winner, will share her journey as a former UW swimmer (‘02-‘06) and School of Human Ecology Interior design graduate (’06 BS,…

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Crafting New Futures Using “Ideas Arrangements Effects”

The Studio proposes that we can redesign systems if we follow a simple premise: “Ideas are embedded in social arrangements, which in turn produce effects.” They offer arrangements as a…

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Social Cinema: Jennifer Boulley, Dana Churness & Mark Schlosberg discuss “River’s End: California’s Latest Water War”

River’s End reveals California’s complex struggle over who gets fresh water, and how moneyed interests game the system. Constant battling over uncertain water supplies heralds an…

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Social Cinema: John E. Peck & Lynn Utesch discuss “Kiss the Ground: Regenerating the World’s Soils to Combat Climate Change"

Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. Using…

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Designers are Critical to Equity & Inclusion

Design is a social art. Designers create the environments for human life – from our physical spaces to the products we depend upon to the information that permeates our lives. It’s a…

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Collaborating Artists Across Borders -Virtual Gallery Walkthrough with Dakota Mace, Carolyn Kallenborn, Roberto Torres Mata and John Hitchcock

Roberto Torres Mata, Dakota Mace, John Hitchcock, and Carolyn Kallenborn will discuss their international interdisciplinary creative collaboration for Intercambios: Art, Stories, & Comunidad.…

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Public Lecture with Sofia Hagström Møller

Swedish artist, Sofia Hagström Møller, will present her artistic work in the field of weaving. Hagström Møller will show images from previous projects that have been important…

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Intergenerational Housing: Novel Definitions of Home and Family

An emerging model of new housing developments is experimenting with mixing older and younger people in one place. Although the two ends of the population spectrum are frequently portrayed as…

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John Bellamy Foster: Marxism, Ecology and Climate Crisis

A lecture one week before the COP26 international summit analyzing the climate emergency and how we can achieve climate justice.John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and professor of…

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Weaving Connections: New Interpretations of Historical American Textile Design

The exhibition Politics at Home: Textiles as American History, in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery, features several woven coverlets from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; these…

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