Category Archives : New and Noteworthy


Fall 2021 Poetry Fellows Reading: Dec 8

The Arts Research Center will celebrate the 2021 Fall Poetry Fellows with a reading of work created during their fellowship semester. This event will feature undergrad fellows Anastasia Le and Gisselle Medina; graduate fellows Lindsay Choi and Vincente Perez; faculty fellows Ahmad Diab and Jesse Nathan; and community fellows Maurya Kerr and D’mani Thomas, and be […]


Day With(out) Art 2021: Dec 1

The Arts Research Center is proud to partner with Visual AIDS and California College of the Arts for Day With(out) Art 2021 by presenting ENDURING CARE, a video program highlighting strategies of community care within the ongoing HIV epidemic. The program features newly commissioned work by Katherine Cheairs, Cristóbal Guerra, Danny Kilbride, Abdul-Aliy A. Muhammad […]


Camille T. Dungy & Ross Gay: Nov 17

Camille T. Dungy & Ross Gay: Black Nature, Poetry, and Coexistence in conversation with Aya de León and Maurya Kerr Wednesday, November 17th 2021 5:00 – 6:30pm PST Watch the livestream on YouTube here. This event is presented by the Arts Research Center and Engaging the Senses Foundation, and co-sponsored by the Black Studies Collaboratory, […]


Celebrating Cave Canem: Oct 20

Celebrating Cave Canem: Cornelius Eady with Morgan Parker & Cameron Awkward-Rich in conversation with Chiyuma Elliott & Vincente Perez Wednesday, October 20th 2021, from 5:00 – 6:30pm PST Watch the captioned livestream on YouTube here. A review of the event can be found here. This event is presented by the Arts Research Center in partnership […]


Poetry & the Senses Featured in DREAM Magazine

Poetry & the Senses Featured in DREAM Magazine By: Laurie Macfee, August 1, 2021 ARC is thrilled that our partnership with Engaging the Senses Foundation and our Poetry & the Senses initiative is a feature in California Arts Council’s premier new arts & culture magazine, DREAM! From CAC: The annual publication features voices and stories from across the state, […]