Fiber and Material Studies at SAIC

Made possible by the generous support of the William Bronson and Grayce Slovett Mitchell Lectureship in Fiber and Material Studies.

All lectures will be live captioned by CART. For additional access requests, including ASL interpretation or audio description, visit

For more information, email FMS Chair, Lisa Vinebaum

Click here for more details on all upcoming lectures.

Click here for details on all 2020-2021 lectures.

Tuesday, October 26th (4:00-5:15pm CST)
ELNAZ JAVANI: Shaping space
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Wednesday, November 3rd (4:15-5:45pm CST)
ALIPIO MELO, DANITZA WILLKA, AND MARIA JOSÉ MURILLO: NOQANCHIS AWAQKUNA Nosotrxs lxs tejedorxs / We The Weavers: Indigenous Andean Weaving as World-Making and Resistance
Join on Zoom/Únase en Zoom/Huñunakuy “ZOOMpi”

Tuesday, November 16th (4:00-5:15pm CST)
AMY YOES: Stages and Locations

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