Category Archives : ARC Past Events


Poetry & the Senses Spring 2021 Fellows Reading: May 10

Poetry & the SensesSpring 2021 Fellows Reading Monday, May 10th 2021 4:30-6:00pm PDT This event took place on the ARC YouTube Channel. Watch the video recording here. The Arts Research Center celebrated the 2021 Spring Poetry Fellows with a reading featuring: reelaviolette botts-ward, Vethea Cole, Elizabeth Feng, Sara Mumolo, Ramona Naddaff, Ken Ueno, Noah Warren, and Maw […]


Poetry & the Senses: April 2021

In the continued changing times surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, ARC took the idea of a poetry festival and spread it out over a semester, online. The theme for Poetry & the Senses during spring of 2021 has been emerge/ncy, and extended into the idea of voices we want to carry with us in imperiled times. […]


Poetry Reading featuring Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Natalie Diaz, and Aja Monet: April 26

Monday, April 26, 2021  4:30-6:00pm PDT This event took place on ARC YouTube Channel. Watch the video recording here. This event was funded by Engaging the Senses Foundation and co-sponsored by the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs, the Center for Race & Gender, and the Department of Ethnic Studies. Special Note: The Arts Research […]


emerge/ncy [maps]: poetry reading with Safia Elhillo, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Craig Santos Perez: Feb 23

emerge/ncy: [maps] poetry reading featuring Safia Elhillo, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Craig Santos Perez Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021  4:00-5:30pm PST This event took place on the ARC YouTube Channel. Watch the video recording here. This event was funded by Engaging the Senses Foundation, and co-sponsored by the departments of English, Ethnic Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies, […]


Poetry & the Senses Fellows’ Reading: Dec 9

Poetry & the Senses Fellows’ Reading Wednesday December 9, 2020, 5:00-6:30 PST This reading took place online. Find the full recording here. The Arts Research Center celebrated the 2020 Poetry Fellows with a year-end reading featuring: Menat Allah El Attma, Nathalie Khankan, Gracia Mwamba, Rusty Morrison, Beth Piatote, Jared Robinson, Alex Saum-Pascual, and Jenif(f)er Tamayo. […]


Danez Smith and Patricia Smith: Dec 3

Danez Smith and Patricia Smith | Readings + Conversation Thursday, December 3, 2020, 5:00-6:30 PST This event took place online. Find the full recording here. Danez Smith and Patricia Smith had a joint reading and conversation. This reading was generously funded by the Engaging the Senses Foundation, and was part of ARC’s ongoing Poetry and the […]


Visual Activism: Day With(out) Art: Nov 30

Day With(out) Art 2020: TRANSMISSIONS Monday, November 30  This event took place online. Find the full recording here. The Arts Research Center was proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2020 by presenting TRANSMISSIONS, a program of six new videos considering the impact of HIV and AIDS beyond the United States. The video […]


Visual Activism: Ajuan Mance: Nov 24

Ajuan Mance: 1001 Black MenTuesday, November 2411:30-12:30pm PST This reading took place online.Find the full recording here. Ajuan Mance is a Professor of English at Mills College and a lifelong artist and writer. She holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. In both her scholarly writing and […]


Visual Activism: Histories of Dance: Nov 12

Histories of Dance Julia Bryan-Wilson and Olivia Ardui in conversation with Thomas Lax Museu de Arte de São Paulo Thursday, November 12 4:00-5:30pm PST This event took place online.Find the full recording here. The event is live & true captioned. This conversation celebrated the publication of the exhibition catalog for the show “Histories of Dance,” curated […]