Come on In
"Come on In": Online Exhibition Curated By Critical Studies Students
Critical Studies students at the Caldera Art Center
The MA in Critical Studies students recently had the opportunity to spend time in the serene landscape of the Caldera Art Center near Sisters, Oregon.
The Care Reader
This curated digital reader accompanies November's 2020 PNCA Graduate Symposium: “Forms of Care: Building the Worlds We Need.” It offers podcasts, webinars, articles and more to empower our community as work to find creative ways of sustaining, nourishing, and caring for our world.
Critical Studies Student-Led Discussion Series
Leading up to the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies annual two-day symposium on November 20-21, graduate students from the MA in Critical Studies program will host a series of conversations that are open to all who want to participate. This year discussions on November 12, 16, and 18 will focus on the symposium theme, “Forms of Care: Building the Worlds We Need.”
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exhibit dates: October 15 - December 18
online exhibition | pnca.willamette.edu/gallery
panel discussion: Saturday October 17, 6pm
The values of the Critical Studies program are fundamentally rooted in Critical Pedagogy and principles of equity and social justice. We strive to create change and cultivate leadership within ourselves and our students.
Critical Students Student Presentations 2020
Three Critical Studies dual degree students are presenting their research the first two weeks of May.
Dr. Sloane McNulty presents "Debt & Parasites: On Viral Ethics"
Dr. Sloane McNulty presents "Debt & Parasites: On Viral Ethics" for Critical studies students via zoom
What’s in a Label?
Current MA in Critical Studies candidate Krista Anara Cibis will present at the Lewis & Clark College Gender Symposium Thursday, March 12, 9;30am
Graduate Lecture Series: Legacy Russell
MFA in Visual Studies, The Center for Contemporary Art & Culture and the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition are excited to welcome curator, writer and artist Legacy Russell for a lecture on her work and practice as part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Spring 2020 Lecture Series.
Feb 5 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM in the PNCA Mediatheque
Priority deadline February 1st!
Priority application deadline for Fall 2020 is February 1st. Guaranteed entrance scholarships for all accepted students.
Caldera Writing Retreat
The Critical Studies class of 2020 recently spent a week at Caldera for a writing retreat!
Graduate Symposium on Art and Environmental Justice
Join us November 22 + 23, PNCA’s Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies will host a free, two-day interdisciplinary symposium to promote dialog on the interplay of environmentalism, social justice, design, education, and the arts!!
Open Studios 2019! Saturday, November 9th
Please join the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at our Annual Open Studios, November 9th, 5:00-9:00pm!
November 6, 2019: Lecture by Emi Koyama
November 6, 2019: Lecture by Emi Koyama
PNCA’s MA in Critical Studies Program in partnership with PICA, is proud to present a free public lecture by Emi Koyama, a multi-issue social justice activist, writer, and rogue intellectual, on November 6th, 6:30pm.
"Better Than Nothing" the work of MA Critical Studies/MFA Visual Studies candidate Krista Anara Cibis, in the PNCA 157 Gallery
Now on view in the PNCA 157 Gallery: Better Than Nothing, the work of MA Critical Studies/MFA Visual Studies candidate Krista Anara Cibis!!
Applications for Fall 2020 open now!
Pacific Northwest College of Art is now accepting graduate applications for Fall 2020! Applications are available online and the priority deadline is February 1, 2020 for all of our programs!!
The Critical Studies Program is pleased to announce guest scholar, Michael Stone-Richards, recently the recipient of a Warhol Foundation Grant, will be teaching a Graduate Seminar in the upcoming Fall Term!!
2019 Visiting Scholar: Emi Koyama
Wednesday, November 6:30pm in the Mediatheque
The MA in Critical Studies program in collaboration with the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art is excited to welcome Emi Koyama to present a public lecture on her work and research as part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series.
Emi Koyama is a multi-issue social justice activist, writer, and rogue intellectual. Emi often writes and speaks out about feminism, sexual and domestic violence, sex work/trade and trafficking, queer and trans liberation, intersex and disability issues, among others.
Free and open to the public. ASL interpretation provided.
2019 Visiting Scholar: Dr. Sami Schalk
Dr. Sami Schalk will be a visiting scholar in the Critical Studies program for the upcoming Fall 2019 semester
Macarena Gómez-Barris to Keynote 2019 Graduate Symposium
Macarena Gómez-Barris to keynote PNCA's 2019 Graduate Symposium
Her lecture is Friday, November 22, from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Mediatheque
CS Alum, Sean Yeager, presents at International Conference on Narrative
Recent Critical Studies alum, Sean Yeager, just presented their research on Assata Shakur's autobiography at the 2019 International Conference on Narrative in Pamplona, Spain.
Graduating Masters Students
Many congratulations to the first graduating class of the MA in Critical Studies program! Having completed their thesis projects, the members of our graduating cohort are stepping out into the world.
MA Students Propose Thesis Projects
This week, the first year MA candidates and dual MA/MFA students in the Critical Studies program proposed their thesis topics. We are very excited to have a cohort which will be covering such a wide variety of topics.
Ellena Basada selected for Fulbright Award to Germany
Class of '19 Critical Studies MA Candidate, Ellena Basada, has been selected for a Fulbright award to Germany
Follow Ellena on Twitter: @vaginihilism
Call for Proposals: Art and Environmental Justice
Call for Proposals: Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies 2019 Graduate Symposium on Art and Environmental Justice