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Vince Carducci: Envisioning Real Utopias in Detroit

  • EMU Student Center, rm. 310 A&B
  • Wed, March 20, 6:30 - 7:35pm

Vince Carducci is Dean of Undergraduate Studies at College for Creative Studies in Detroit and publisher of the blog Motown Review of Art. He combines aesthetics and social science to investigate fields of cultural production and currently studies ways in which aesthetic communities construct what sociologist Eric Olin Wright terms “real utopias.” His essays and reviews have appeared in many publications, from the academic press to alternative weeklies and webzines. These include: Art & Australia, Artforum, Art in America, The Huffington Post, Journal of Consumer Culture, PopMatters, Radical Society, and Sculpture. In 2010, he received a Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellowship for art criticism. He holds a BFA in art practice from Michigan State University and an MA in liberal studies from the New School for Social Research. He is currently completing a PhD in sociology from the New School. His website, Motown Review of Art, can be seen at http://motownreviewofart.blogspot.com.

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