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Poetic Operations with micha cárdenas


October 20, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Online

A Latinx woman with short curly hair is smiling and looking off to her right

The Humanities Forum and the Latinx and Hispanic Faculty Association present artist/theorist micha cárdenas, who will speak on Poetic Operations, Trans Ecologies, and Queer Oceans. She will discuss her recent book, Poetic Operations: Trans of Color Art in Digital Media, which considers contemporary digital media, artwork, and poetry to articulate trans of color strategies for safety and survival.

At the University of California, Santa Cruz, cárdenas is associate chair and associate professor, Performance, Play and Design, and associate professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. She also directs the Critical Realities Studio. Her solo and collaborative artworks have been presented in museums, galleries and biennials have been presented internationally. Her book, Poetic Operations, proposes algorithmic analysis as a method for developing a trans of color poetics. She is co-editor of the book series Queer/Trans/Digital at NYU Press, with Amanda Philips and Bo Ruberg.

Admission is free.

Join this event online: https://umbc.webex.com/umbc/j.php?MTID=m5c99151785d94218379fd6084e35bb4e

Webinar number: 2624 000 2626
Webinar password: YSyyUAUc887 (97998282 from phones)

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UMBC is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all students, staff, and visitors. If you would like to request a disability-based accommodation or have questions about this event, please contact us at dreshercenter@umbc.edu.

This event is co-sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities.



October 20, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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