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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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The stories we tell: How narratives can make (or break) us

Kacie Lucchini Butcher, Director of the Public History Project, joined the UW Design Community event on May 17 to share her insight into the planning and design process that culminated in the Sifting…

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Gabe Winant: In the Crucible of Care: Deindustrialization and the Rise of the Care Economy

Gabriel Winant is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America, which…

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Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture 2019: Come to your Senses! Understanding Arts Everywhere … and the Arts of Yoruba People in Particular

Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture 2019: Come to your Senses! Understanding Arts Everywhere … and the Arts of Yoruba People in ParticularHenry John Drewal (Emeritus Professor in African Art,…

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Jamie Allinson - Class, History and Nation: Neil Davidson's Engagement with Nationalism

Neil Davidson was one of the great Marxist intellectuals of modern Scotland, who tragically passed away in 2020. This lecture will explore his writing on the topic of nationalism, a topic that…

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2nd Annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium

The Center for Design and Material Culture is pleased to host the second annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium on Tuesday, August 24 at 10AM. This fellowship program, in…

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Reckoning With Our History: UW-Madison’s History of Discrimination and Resistance

Uncovering and giving voice to the histories of discrimination and resistance on our campus is difficult work, revealing uncomfortable truths while taking stories of hate and violence out of the…

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CDMC Conversation Series: “Beth Lipman’s House Album”, a Short Film by Atesh Atici

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4:30pm CST The CDMC hosted a conversation around Beth Lipman’s House Album, a short film by Atesh Atici playing in the Milwaukee Film Festival. The film explores…

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Toni Gilpin: “‘We’re Not Going to Be Second Class Citizens in the South’: the Radical, Interracial Organizing Model of the Farm Equipment Workers in Louisville, Kentucky“

The second in a series of two lectures from Toni Gilpin, given for the Havens Wright Center Spring 2021 Visiting Scholar Program. Toni Gilpin is a labor historian, writer, and activist who holds a…

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Toni Gilpin: “Class Collaboration or Class War? The Battle to Define Profit, Progress, and the Purpose of Unionism in the 20th Century Labor Movement”

The first in a series of two lectures from Toni Gilpin, given for the Havens Wright Center Spring 2021 Visiting Scholar Program. Toni Gilpin is a labor historian, writer, and activist who holds a…

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Robin D. G. Kelley: “Where do We Go From Here?: Abolition or Fascism"

The third in a series of three lectures from Professor Robin D. G. Kelley given at the Havens Wright Center Spring 2021 Visiting Scholar Program. Robin D. G. Kelley is Distinguished Professor of…

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Robin D.G. Kelley: “Count All Women’s Lives!”: Abolition Feminism vs Racial Femicide”

The second in a series of three lectures from Professor Robin D. G. Kelley given for the Havens Wright Center Spring 2021 Visiting Scholar Program. Robin D. G. Kelley is Distinguished Professor of…

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Robin D. G. Kelley: “The Price of the Ticket: Making a Killing in Cincinnati”

The first in a series of three lectures from Professor Robin D. G. Kelley given at the Havens Wright Center Spring 2021 Visiting Scholar Program.Robin D. G. Kelley is Distinguished Professor of…

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CDMC Conversation Series: Annette Becker

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 12:00pm CT Annette Becker is a fashion historian and arts educator whose work focuses on accessible material culture studies. She currently serves as the director of…

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CDMC Conversation Series: PJ Carlino and Nastaran Shishegar

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00pm CT PJ Carlino is a design educator and design historian. His scholarship decodes the history embedded in industrially produced products with a particular focus on…

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CDMC Conversation Series: Shirley Wajda

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 12:00pm CT Shirley Wajda, Executive Director of the Enfield Shaker Museum, converses with CDMC Visiting Executive Director, Sarah Anne Carter. The two discuss the…

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