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Harry Berger, Jr.: “Caterpillage: Small-scale Violence in 17th Century Dutch Still-Life Painting”

Merrill Event Center Merrill Event Center, UC Santa Cruz, Merrill College, Santa Cruz, CA

This talk is about the strange accent on disorder in 17th century Dutch paintings of still life. The still-life genre includes pictures of flowers and food in domestic and outdoor settings. Its focus is on the conflict between an emphasis on order, harmony, and formal beauty, and an emphasis on disorder, damage, and death. I’ll […]

Joy Harjo: “Red Dreams: A Trail Beyond Tears”

Merrill Event Center Merrill Event Center, UC Santa Cruz, Merrill College, Santa Cruz, CA

The American Indian Resource Center will be hosting internationally acclaimed poet/musician/playwright JOY HARJO (Har-joe) on April 21st, 2011, at Merrill College Event Center, from 7-9pm. Harjo will be performing a brand new solo work Red Dreams: A Trail Beyond Tears, blending music, poetry, personal reflection, and cultural histories, accompanied by Grammy-award winning guitarist and producer […]