Spring 2014 Events - Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2014


Parades, Flags, Carnivals and Riots

Dr. Dominic Bryan is Director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Queens University, Belfast, is the Chair of Diversity Challenges and the former Chair of Democratic Dialogue

Friday, January 24; 12:00 Noon
Baker Hall 154R (RSVP required)


Trans-Q Television!

Suzie Silver (creator/producer) and Scott Andrew (producer) present a frisky account of TQTV and screen highlights from upcoming episodes.

Tuesday, February 11; 4:30 PM
Studio for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111


Allá in the Mix: Listening Like a Sonidero

Josh Kun (USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism) Will explore contemporary musical practices of mobile Mexican DJ sound systems, or sonidos

Monday, February 17; 4:30 PM
Porter Hall 100


Divas, Darlings, and Dames: Women in Broadway Musicals of the 1960's

Stacy Wolf, (Princeton University) will explore how the performance of femininity on Broadway conversed with U.S. culture in the mid-1960s.

Thursday, February 27; 4:30 PM
Porter Hall 100

Anonymous and the Craftiness of Craft and the Trickiness of Trickery

Gabriella Coleman, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, Department of Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University

Monday, March 24; 4:30 PM
Porter Hall 100

Lucky After Dark: Gay and Lesbian Night Club Communities in Pittsburgh, PA (1960-1990)

Harrison Apple, Artist-in-Residence, Center for the Arts in Society Pittsburgh Queer History Project

Tuesday, April 29; 4:30 PM
Giant Eagle Auditorium (Baker Hall A51)

May Day: Music and Labor Public Roundtable

Presented by the Listening Spaces Project and Pandemic Pittsburgh

Friday, May 2, 5-6:30PM
Brillobox, 4104 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15224