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Artist in residence explores black cultural identity

February 6, 2013

Faisal Abdu’Allah, an internationally acclaimed British artist whose iconographic images of power, race, masculinity, violence, and faith challenge the values and ideologies society attaches to those images, is the The Arts Institute and the Department of Art History’s Spring 2013 Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence.

Retired administrator joins words and art in new exhibits

December 13, 2012

After retiring in 1994 as associate dean in the College of Letters & Science, Blair Mathews has maintained his connection with the university through a variety of channels. Now, as a poet, Mathews brings a different kind of work back to campus.

UW prof’s award-winning ‘Slow Violence’ gives voice to global struggle

October 18, 2012

The cover of Rob Nixon's new book features black smoke, drifting across a dreary cityscape.

Getting Real III explores hip-hop pedagogy, performance and culture

September 20, 2012

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) has partnered with several New York-based educational institutions to offer a dual-location hip-hop education lecture series via videoconferencing through Dec. 10.