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At the Intersections of Empire: Art, Activism & State Violence

Organizer: Department of Social & Cultural Analysis at NYU
Venue: Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU
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Add to Calendar 02/26/2014 06:30 PM 02/26/2014 08:30 PM America/New_York At the Intersections of Empire: Art, Activism & State Violence More detail: http://apa.nyu.edu/event/at-the-intersections-of-empire-art-activism-state-violence/ Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU, New York, NY, 10003

A panel discussion featuring artists and scholars engaging with the community against militarism, the criminalization of undocumented queer activism, and the effects of US nuclear testing, using art as a tool to re-imagine and highlight the violence of the U.S. state. With Felipe Baeza, Jessica Schwartz, and Miguel Luciano.

Felipe Baeza is a Brooklyn-based activist and artist at the forefront of the immigrant youth movement.

Jessica Schwartz is a Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Columbia University and the co-founder of the Marshallese Educational Initiative, Inc.

Miguel Luciano is a visual artist and smARTpower Program Fellow who has worked in 15 countries around the world to help create community-based art projects.

Co-presented by Asian/Pacific/American Studies & Latino Studies Programs in The Department of Social & Cultural Analysis at NYU,  Native Studies Forum,  Asian Pacific American Student Collective,The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, and DREAM Team @ NYU.