Performance

The DoubleBack: Inquiries in Freedwomen’s Gaze: A site responsive performance and witness-driven conversation

A culminating site investigation of The DoubleBack, this performance is a inquires into the personal and industrial labor of remembering, applying transhistorical solidarity and ritual performance knowledges to play in the holes of the historical archive and build new thing/memory of Phillis, Fanny and Rose Chace.

Lecture

Cultural Heritage Matters: Applications of Analytics for Disseminating Cultural Heritage

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nightingale-Brown House

Dr. Glass and Dr. Olinsky will present an overview of how applied analytics techniques may be used to increase public engagement in cultural heritage. Areas discussed will include segmentation, prediction, text and sentiment analysis and visualization.

“They Tried to Bury Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.”

Nick & Vivi reflecting on Arshile Gorky’s The Artist and His Mother at Whitney Museum of American Art, NYCNick & Vivi reflecting on Arshile Gorky’s The Artist and His Mother at Whitney Museum of American Art, NYCEach winter, soon after welcoming a New Year, my family and friends enter the time of commemoration and remembrance.  On a frigid day of January 14, 1990, my dad and I began our 3-days long vigil at a Moscow airport. We were not alone. We joined a strange community that was united in grief, fear and hope waiting anxiously for each plane arriving from Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

(Distributed February 10, 2016)

Violet Sun (CUHK) reflects on summer practicum: Nourishing body and mind in Providence and beyond

I am Violet Sun, MA graduate in Cultural Management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong—though I myself am actually from Beijing, mainland China. Over the course of this summer, I have gotten to know the lovely city of Providence, working as an intern at Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and staying at the Carriage House apartment in the 200+ year old Nightingale Brown House, right next door to the historic John Brown House.

(Distributed August 19, 2015)

Hannah Duron '15: UPP Teachers Workshop

Last week I had the pleasure of tagging along with Public Humanities Community Fellow Holly Ewald to document and help facilitate her most recent project: the 2015 UPP Arts Teachers Workshop.  The day and a half long program was held in the cheerfully decorated library of the Reservoir Avenue School and attended by some 15 teachers, artists, researchers and scientists with a wide variety of ages, talents and experience.

(Distributed July 22, 2015)
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