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Thursday, March 9 • 9:30am - 1:00pm
Transgressing Aesthetic Identity Rules

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This workshop will have you learning how to counter the transmission of cultural norms in visual culture while tackling issues of symbolic violence, fragmentation, rigid gender roles, consumerism and ethnocentrism.

Led by Patricia Soley-Beltran, this workshop is called Self By (Counter)Design. Transgressing Aesthetic Identity Rules.

Open to students, faculty and staff, participants will have the opportunity to imagine new ways of thinking, feeling, and desiring through a revision of the etymology of aesthetics.

Participants will also review ways that identity norms are being transgressed in art, fashion and social activism.

Snacks will be provided.


Speakers
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Dr. Patricia Soley-Beltran

Patrícia Soley-Beltran holds a PhD in Sociology of Gender (University of Edinburgh) and an MA in Cultural History (University of Aberdeen). She has been awarded with the 43rd Anagrama Essay Prize for her book ¡Divinas! Modelos, poder y mentiras (Anagrama, Barcelona 2015), the I María Luz Morales Prize for Gender aware Journalism for the paper “Política eres tú” (El País Semanal, Especial... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 9:30am - 1:00pm
Irving K Barber Centre House of Learning

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