Conversation between MFA candidate in Textiles/Design Studies Amanda Thatch and Zoe Cohen, PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies. Cohen will also read “Thrum,” the lyric essay she composed in response to Thatch’s work, and the two will discuss their book.
At the 1-year anniversary of Sofia Hagström Møller’s weaving residency at UW, Nora Renick Rinehart sits down with Hagström Møller in her home studio in Copenhagen, and Marianne Fairbanks (in Madison), to reflect. They share how their plans evolved to suit pandemic limitations.
The new podcast from the Center for Design and Material Culture begins with a focus on WWII-era food planning booklets to examine how people behave, act, and contribute in response to top-down guidance during times of struggle and strife.
Art History and Material Culture student Noah Mapes talks about his experiences during last year’s fellowship, student researcher communities during a pandemic, and his contributions to the project “A Colonial Merchant: The Ledger of William Ramsay.”
From home front efforts during World War II to the statements we make with our COVID masks, the first season of a new podcast from the Center for Design and Material Culture examines a broad range of topics through the prismatic lens of material culture.
The UW–Madison Material Culture Focus Group invites graduate students to apply for a symposium taking place on May 14th, 2021. This is an event by and for graduate students with the goal of connecting individuals with mutual interest(s) in Material Culture.
This spring, the CDMC and the Design Studies Dept. present “Design 2021,” a virtual edition of SoHE’s annual juried student exhibition. UW–Madison students of all majors are invited to submit their best design work generated through Design Studies courses over the past 4 semesters.
A week-long international conference and event series exploring the connections between textile making, domestic space, and local environments, both historically and today. Events accommodated multiple time zones and making communities.
CDMC Conversation between Prof. Meredith A. Bak of Rutgers and SoHE Associate Prof. Heather Kirkorian; Workshop titled “Playful Visions: Children’s Media Culture before Screen Time” led by Bak.
Dr. Sarah Anne Carter reflects on the work of Childhood Studies scholar Dr. Meredith A. Bak and invites everyone to attend Professor Bak’s conversation with Dr. Heather Kirkorian, Faculty Director of SoHE’s Child Development Lab.