The 2019 Mellon Symposium, organized by Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Aniko Szucs, convened a diverse set of scholars to explore how surveillance has been carried out and undermined across national and temporal contexts.
To share her new hand-illustrated cookbook with the community, Sarah Jesup ’20 hosted a salsa-making session in the VCAM Kitchen with help from the Hurford Center’s Student Arts Fund.
A new multi-media exhibition in the VCAM’s Lower Create Space brings together three artists’ work exploring tropical island imagery and its connection with colonialism and empire.
Students in Kimiko Suzuki’s “Advanced Japanese” course took their learning beyond the classroom by collaborating with Philadelphia artists to produce the dyed textiles on display in VCAM.
From exploring Asian/American identities to the ethics of AI, this year’s two John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities student seminars are spurring interdisciplinary conversations about our world today.