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The American Prison: Cruel, But Not Unusual Punishment

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The American Prison: Cruel, But Not Unusual Punishment

22 Oct 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Please join us for a lecture by Robert A. Ferguson, George Edward Woodbury Professor of Law, Literature & Criticism at Columbia University and Author of Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7pm Swan Hall Auditorium University of Rhode Island 60 Upper College Road Kingston, RI Free and open to the public Sponsored by the University of […]

URI’s Visiting Artist to collaborate with students, create art for social change

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URI’s Visiting Artist to collaborate with students, create art for social change

16 Oct 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

German artist Martin Keil’s artistic ventures seek to use art to as an agent of social change toward a more sustainable society. He will discuss his approach to art and his new collaboration with URI art, engineering and communication students in a lecture entitled “Community Investors: Artist Practice as Social Innovation,” on Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. (reception at 5pm) in Swan Hall. […]

Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

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Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

12 Oct 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Assistant Professor of Film/Media Ashish Avikunthak released his third feature-length film this year, Rati Chakravyuh. The film, which took three weeks to write and two days to shoot, is a 102-minute single-shot conversation between six newlywed couples and a priestess. The single, continuous shot gives time precedence over narrative, creating Avikunthak’s trademark “cinema of temporality.” The conversation carries themes of life, death, and religion, as […]

The Structured Self: Facebook and Social Identity

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The Structured Self: Facebook and Social Identity

16 Sep 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Please join us for a brown-bag lunch seminar on Facebook and identity with Angela Cirucci Tuesday, September 16 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm   Davis Hall, Davis 106 (conference room) 10 Lippitt Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA In her recent project, The Structured Self, Angela Cirucci investigates social networking sites’ structural affordances and their influence on identity creation, maintenance, performance, […]

Richman, Jacob

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Richman, Jacob

13 Sep 2014 | by Faculty

Jacob Richman is a mixed-media composer whose work explorers the relationship between sight and sound in live performance and fixed media works. His performance pieces mix live-processed video, music and sound to create unique multimedia settings in which performers and audiences can interact. He is fascinated by what he sees as the interconnectedness of things: […]