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URCAD: 23nd Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day

Interdisciplinary
URCAD: 23nd Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
Wednesday, April 24
Various locations
Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) features research, scholarship, and creative work carried out by UMBC undergraduates. Student work is shared through oral presentations, posters, artistic exhibits, performances, and film. (Click heading for full description.)

Black Culture in the Digital Age with DeRay Mckesson

Humanities
Black Culture in the Digital Age
with DeRay Mckesson
Thursday, April 25, 4:30 p.m.
Dance Cube
Performing Arts and Humanities Building

DeRay Mckesson will discuss his recent book, On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, a meditation on resistance, justice, and freedom. The discussion will be led by students participating in the Black Culture in the Digital Age course within the UMBC Department of English. (Click heading for full description.)

Rosemary Garland-Thomson

“Building a World that Includes Disability”

Humanities Forum
“Building a World that Includes Disability”
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, professor of English and bioethics, disability studies scholar, Emory University
Tuesday, April 30, 5:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

What would a world be like if it fully welcomed and included people with disabilities? This lecture shows how the new field of disability studies brings forward the history, culture, politics, aesthetics, and ethics of disability and people living with disabilities. (Click heading for full description.)

Dan Bailey

“Seeing the Unseen Landscape”

Humanities Forum — Lipitz Lecture
“Seeing the Unseen Landscape”
Dan Bailey, professor of visual arts
Wednesday, May 8, 4 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

In this talk, Dan Bailey considers human scale, perception, and natural landscape, which are central to his current work on long-duration photography of landscapes and a reconstruction of Baltimore’s geographic past. (Click heading for full description.)