University of Wisconsin–Madison


2017-2018 Theme

During the 2017-2018 academic year, the CVC is hosting a series of lectures, workshops, and discussions under the umbrella theme of “Worlding: Visual Cultures and the Political.” These events will analyze the visual construction and normalization of the society we live in by studying issues ranging from racial history, immigration and social justice to the understanding of our inner worlds.

Nicholas Mirzoeff
 The Visual Commons #BlackLivesMatter
September 28

Christina Sharpe
 Black. Still. Life.
October 19

Teatro Línea de Sombra
Baños Roma
October 6-11

Affiliate Events

Honor Ford-Smith
Song of the Beloved
September 21


Elvia Rosa Castro
New Cuban Video
November 7