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Seeking applications for three College Fellow positions in Media Practice

April 10, 2020

The Division of Arts and Humanities at Harvard is seeking applications for three College Fellow positions in media practice. The College Fellows will work individually and collectively to advance media practice, art, and the public humanities across the Division. Each College Fellow will have a departmental appointment, with one College Fellow appointed in each of the following units: the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies, the Department of Comparative Literature, and the undergraduate concentration in Theater, Dance and Media.

Teaching duties will include one course...

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Valerie Werder

Valerie Werder’s first novel is the winner of the 2019 Fence Modern Prize in Prose

February 5, 2020

Valerie Werder, a first-year PhD student in Film and Visual Studies, is the winner of the 2019 Fence Modern Prize in Prose for her autofiction novel, Thieves. Werder has previously published short fiction in BOMB and staged theatrical performances at Participant Inc, New York, and Artspace, New Haven. Thieves will be her first book, and will be published in fall 2021.... Read more about Valerie Werder’s first novel is the winner of the 2019 Fence Modern Prize in Prose

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Island of the Hungry Ghosts,"distributed by Keisha Knight’s Sentient.Art.Film, is nominated for a 2020 Independent Spirit Award

November 22, 2019
FVS G2 doctoral candidate Keisha Knight founded Sentient.Art.Film in 2018 as an intervention into the infrastructure of film circulation. Sentient.Art.Film’s first theatrical release, “Island of the Hungry Ghosts,” a hybrid documentary about migration, has been nominated for Best Documentary at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards. More information about the nomination here. More information about Sentient.Art....
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Bruno

Giuliana Bruno is the recipient of a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA).

November 18, 2019

Giuliana Bruno is the recipient of a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA).

Previous recipients of this honor include literary scholars Stephen Greenblatt and Susan Stewart, the philosopher Gianni Vattimo, and the artists Julie Mehretu and Alfredo Jaar.

An official ceremony will be held on January 11, 2020 at Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, a venerable Museum and Cultural Center in Mexico City, founded in 1588 and the birthplace of modern muralism, hosting speeches of foreign presidents and cultural...

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