Latest Past Events

Religion as a Creative Context: A cross-disciplinary conversation with CARI Fellows Brandon Colvin and Merinda Simmons

Maxwell Hall 420 Stadium Drive, Tuscaloosa

Religious Studies scholar Merinda Simmons and filmmaker Brandon Colvin use the latter's new film, THE WORLD DROPS DEAD, and a handful of other cinematic texts to explore and articulate how religious practices, spaces, relationships, and perspectives provide unique and powerful contexts for narrative filmmaking. Brandon Colvin Merinda Simmons    


Maxwell Hall 420 Stadium Drive, Tuscaloosa

Join CARI for CoffeeLab, a series of open house events for UA faculty and staff interested in interdisciplinary collaborative arts research. Learn more about the initiative, meet CARI Faculty Fellows, discuss your research ideas and learn what others are working on during these informal gatherings in Maxwell Hall.

Time, Land, Mystery, Memory, Humor and Hope: A Performative Talk and Conversation with Ann Carlson

Maxwell Hall 420 Stadium Drive, Tuscaloosa

Ann Carlson is an interdisciplinary artist whose work borrows from the disciplines of dance and performance as well as visual, conceptual and social art practices. Her work as a whole is engaged with flattening traditional hierarchies, and throwing off the guardrails of who gets access to the contemporary dance/art experiences. She is the recipient of many awards for her work, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Dance Project Award, and a Creative Capital Award. Working with more questions than answers, [...]