Na’ama Klorman-Eraqi (PhD, ’13) presents at “Art & Activism” conference in The Netherlands

Na’ama Klorman-Eraqi, Art History PhD 2013 and currently affiliated with the Department of Art History at Tel Aviv University (Israel), delivered a talk on “Agitating Public Space: Affective Encounters with Feminist and Punk Cultural Strategies” at the “Art & Activism: Resilience Techniques in Times of Crisis” conference, December 13-15, 2017, at the Research Center for Material Culture, Museum Volkenkunde, in Leiden, The Netherlands. For more information, see https://artandactivismcon.wordpress.com/

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Nancy Um’s essay published in The Mercantile Effect

Nancy Um’s essay, “Aromatics, Stimulants, and their Vessels: The Material Culture and Rites of Merchant Interaction in Eighteenth-Century Mocha,” was just published in The Mercantile Effect: Art and Exchange in the Islamicate World during the 17th and 18th Centuries, edited by Sussan Babaie and Melanie Gibson (London: Gingko Library, 2017)

Border Arts Workshop’s traveling exhibition “La Linea Quebrada/The Broken Line” installed in University Art Museum

The Broken Line/La Linea Quebrada
After thirty years, the Border Arts Workshop’s traveling exhibition La Linea Quebrada/The Broken Line emerges from its silver box to grace the walls of the Binghamton University Art Museum. The recently acquired work, which deals with the experience of the Mexican American border and the border crossing expressions of Chicano/a popular culture, will be on show until January 20, 2018, in an installation curated by History doctoral student, Juanita Rodriguez, who will also deliver two gallery talks on Friday 8 December at 11:00 a.m. and 12 noon.