Race in Digital Space

MIT Building E51 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Cyberspace has been represented as a race-blind environment, yet our everyday encounters with race have consequences--both "inside and outside the box."

Race, Politics and American Media

MIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

The election of an African-American president in Nov. 2008 has been hailed as a transforming event. But has Obama's ascension transformed anything?

Race and Representation after 9/11

MIT Building 2, Room 105 182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

What kind of popular culture is made in the context of war? How do notions of civil rights shift in a post-Civil Rights era?

Coco Fusco: “A Performance Approach to Primate Politics”

MIT Media Lab, Room 633 75 Amherst St., Cambridge, MA

Coco Fusco New York-based interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco will consider the critical responses to the original Planet of the Apes films, focusing in particular on the interpretation of the films as critiques of American race relations during the 1960's and '70's. She will also discuss her interest in exploring the strategies used in […]