co-convener of International Partnerships
The impact of racism and sexism on lives, voices and practices that resist and dissent in the context of democratic Art and Culture Institutions (e.g. public galleries, playhouses, funding agencies) forms the central focus of the research; the argument being that a failure to tackle societal concerns and tensions of racism and sexism at an institutional level not only produces sexist and racist patterning and practices within but, significantly, reproduces an institutional culture of white-male-hetero-normative domination that further reduces possibilities for deepening democratic practice and transformation. Tracing genealogies of dissent within institutions and resistance to the institutionalisation process of art and culture, since c.2000, that centres the experiences of black and female and queer artists and practitioners, the research process will recall and reconstruct fragments, voices, in ways that would make us better understand and grapple with struggles relevant to visible and invisible forms of structural violence located in the institutional contexts.
Dynamic Traditions: On the 100th Anniversary of Donaueschinger Musiktage
CHR Doctoral Fellow Lee Walters invited to contribute to Dynamic Traditions , a reader published by Elisa Erkelenz and Katja Heldt around the 100th anniversary of Donaueschinger Musiktage.
The CHR’s Lee Walters Presents at ICGC Brown Bag Series
Join CHR Doctoral Fellow Lee Walters for the University of Minnesota’s Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) Brown Bag Series on 30 April 2021.
Visiting Fellows at Jackman Humanities Institute
Aesthetic Education: A South-North Dialogue