GLOBAL SPEED: OTHERWORLDLY
John Jota Leaños
February 22 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Settler Haunting: Phantom Presence in American Memory Artist John Jota Leaños explores the presence of settler colonial haunting and the specters of historical amnesia in the American landscape and psyche. Through the animation of historical narratives and speculative Indigeneity, this talk highlights Leaños’s work on memory, haunting, territory, and history.
April 5 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Bridget R. Cooks is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and the Department of African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on African American artists, Black visual culture, and museum criticism.