TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 10 / 6–8PM

DECLASSIFYING THE ARCHIVE: Art, Visual Documentation, and Human Rights

Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor, Conference Room (Map)

What has been the impact of declassifying the archive in post-dictatorship Chile, 40 years after the military coup? Discussants: photographer SUSAN MEISELASFRED RITCHIN (Photography and Imaging, NYU), PETER KORNBLUH (National Security Archives); JOSE FALCONI (Art Forum, Harvard). Moderator: DIANA TAYLOR (Director, Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics / Performance Studies, NYU).

CO-SPONSORS: CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES; HEMISPHERIC INSTITUTE; MUSEUM STUDIES; GLOBAL PROGRAMS AT GALLATIN; HISTORY; KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN CENTER.

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Featured image ,Teach Your Parents to Go Online, courtesy of http://www.nipic.com/show/4/141/6813367kfeb76f00.html.

THURSDAY/ SEPTEMBER 12/ 7pm

MCSWEENEY’S NIGHT OF ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES: AN APOCALYPSE VARIETY SHOW

Housing Works Bookstore & Cafe
126 Crosby Street (Map)
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The Revealer will be publishing a review of Lucy Corin’s new book, One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses, in October. Help celebrate its release at Housing Works Bookstore & Cafe with readings from NELLY REIFLER (Elect H. Mouse State Judge), JUSTIN TAYLOR (The Gospel of Anarchy, The Apocalypse Reader), SHELLEY JACKSON, and, of course, LUCY CORIN; music from JULIA WHELDON plus comedy from GEORGE GORDON.

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THURSDAY/ SEPTEMBER 19th/ 5-6:30pm

THE COFFIN QUESTION: On the Materiality of Death and Commemoration at Humanist Funerals

Silver Center
100 Washington Square East, Room 300 (Map)

MATTHEW ENGELKE (Anthropology, London School of Economics)

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

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FRIDAY & SATURDAY/ SEPTEMBER 27th & 28th

RELIGION IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Mediating ‘The Human’ in a Globalizing Asia

Cinema Studies, Michelson Theater
721 Broadway, 6th Floor (Map)

This conference explores religious and ethically-driven digital mediations shaping and shaped by globalization in Asia, from documentary and feature film, to innovations in digital storytelling and online activism.

Please go to the website for more information and a complete schedule.

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Featured image, Teach Your Parents to Go Online, courtesy of: http://www.nipic.com/show/4/141/6813367kfeb76f00.html.