Tactics and dissonance: bending social relations towards justice, through art

Editors: Christina Sinding and Elysée Nouvet (McMaster University) in collaboration with A.C.C.E.S.S. (Arts@Centered, Community@Engaged, Social Sciences) This special issue of InTensions begins from the claim that the arts (or specific art forms, or artworks) have a particular capacity to facilitate just and ethical social relations. Such claims typically rest on ideas about identification @ that art enables […]

Film screening and Talkback with Director: Vincent Who?

When:  MONDAY Oct 27th, 2014 @ 7-8:45 pm Location:  Chester New Hall B107 for Information contact: nouvete@mcmaster.ca FREE! ALL WECOME   Vincent Chin was a 27-year-old Chinese-American who was beaten to death with a baseball bat by two white Detroit autoworkers who mistook him for being Japanese – and thus, in their minds, responsible for the loss of […]