Washington University’s Adrienne Davis and Raven Maragh-Lloyd will take part in a panel discussion, co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity, about the historic legacy of Ebony and Jet magazines Feb. 17 at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.
Writing to his brother, G’Ra Asim reflects on building his own identity while navigating Blackness, masculinity, and young adulthood—all through wry social commentary and music/pop culture critique How does one approach Blackness, masculinity, otherness, and the perils of young adulthood? For G’Ra Asim, punk music offers an outlet to express himself freely. As his younger […]
Jeffrey Zacks, professor in Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine, will explain how and why television and movies can have such strong effects on our brains in a Mirowitz Center online program Feb. 2.
How do you navigate a career as an entertainment designer while maintaining a sense of self-worth and value in the various off-ramps and sidestreets you may choose to take on the journey? “The Art of Scenic Design” provides an in-depth look at the scenic design process for young designers as well as creative entrepreneurs seeking to nurture […]
Secret military experiments. A television star turned health-care activist. The yearslong battle to remove a Confederate statue in New Orleans. This month, the Film & Media Studies program in Arts & Sciences will screen more than 20 films as part of the 2021 St. Louis International Film Festival.
“Women of color, Black and Asian women in particular, have rarely been treated with dignity or nuance in the Bond series,” writes film scholar Colin Burnett. Whether that changes, with the Oct. 8 release of “No Time to Die,” the 25th Bond installment from Eon Productions, remains to be seen. But the films’ poor collective record belies how “writers in other official Bond media, especially comics and novels, have been tipping the gender and racial imbalance for some time.”
Kevin Johnson has worked for more than a decade to compile statistics from the Negro Leagues, ultimately helping them secure some long-awaited Major League recognition.
Rebecca Wanzo, professor and chair of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences, has won two major awards in the field of comic book studies.
The characters of Final Fantasy VI stay with us, but why? In this book, Deken argues its due to the game’s amazing score.
Mike is a hedgehog living in the town of Happy Rivers. He delivers items all over town, but sometimes gets mixed up! Early readers will be delighted by the funny results of Mike’s mistakes that he is always sure to fix.