Exhibition ‘Minority’ at the VU

The Fitting In/Standing Out project invites you to visit the exhibition entitled ‘Minority’. This exhibition shows pictures of the daily life of minorities in and from the Middle East and North Africa, made by Karin Schuitema, Fatima Abbadi, Bernice Siewe, and Tineke Rooijakkers. Focusing on everyday life, these images shed a new light on the complexity… Read More Exhibition ‘Minority’ at the VU

Kunstlicht Call for Papers – Mediated Imaginations

In 1980, Kunstlicht was founded as a journal for visual art, visual culture, and architecture. The journal is affiliated with the VU University Amsterdam, but operates from an independent foundation managed by some of our students and alumni. It has been a platform for academic publications by art, architectural, and cultural historians and each issue deals with a… Read More Kunstlicht Call for Papers – Mediated Imaginations

Judith Butler, Amelia Jones, Achille Mbembe, and many more, at the VU

by Katja Kwastek Next week, 5-7 April 2017, our big international conference ‘Critical Theory in the Humanities: Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler,’ will take place.  Together with colleagues from philosophy (Wouter Goris, Annemie Halsema) and literature studies (Roel van den Oever), we organized this conference to encourage discussion amongst scholars from various disciplines… Read More Judith Butler, Amelia Jones, Achille Mbembe, and many more, at the VU