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Slought encourages dialogue and relationships through social and cultural programs.
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In Philadelphia
Sep 24, 2016

A conference and film program exploring the construction of race and racialized identities in Eurasia

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Sep 27, 2016

A conversation and film screening exploring the motif of hell and purgatory in modern Irish culture and politics

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In the World
Sep 07, 2016

A series of programs that brings the Erasures project back to the communities most directly affected by the issues it raises

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Oct 28, 2016

The Institute for the Humanities and MOCAD joins Slought and the John Cage Trust in reviving John Cage's "How To Get Started" (1989) for the first time in the Midwest

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Advocacy Blog

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In Philadelphia
May 19, 2016

MK Asante, the acclaimed author of Buck, speaks with Lorene Cary and young adults about safety, agency, and the power of language.

In the World
Jul 07, 2016

An interview with artist Fazal Sheikh about dispossession and the loss of memory and identity following the the Arab-Israeli War of 1948

In the Cloud
Aug 08, 2015

Alanna Rebbeck reflects on the invisibility of "slow violence" and how cultural institutions can visualize a new aesthetic of resistance.