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Syracuse Philosopher Wins Major Book Award

Dec 23, 2015
Frederick Beiser, professor of philosophy, has been lauded by the "Journal of the History of Philosophy" for his book on Neo-Kantianism.

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Syracuse at Forefront of Creative Industries Management

Dec 18, 2015
The Janklow, Goldring, Audio Arts, and Museum Studies programs combine master’s level theory with hands-on practice.

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Happy Holidays from A&S

Dec 17, 2015
Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season, filled with joy and happiness. May 2016 bring you good health, peace, and prosperity. The "Friday Five" will return on Friday, January 15.

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AMH Professor Teams up with Oberlin Ethnomusicologist on Scholarly Article

Dec 16, 2015
Deborah Justice, the Carole & Alvin I. Schragis Faculty Fellow in the Department of Art & Music Histories, has co-authored an article on the value of diverse perspectives in performance research.

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A&S Graduate Students Bring Philosophy to Syracuse Charter School

Dec 15, 2015
A&S graduate students are using philosophy to teach local middle school students the value of critical thinking.

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‘Tis the Season for ‘Holidays at Hendricks’

Dec 8, 2015
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, based in A&S and directed by James T. Spencer, rang in the holidays with a cast of hundreds.

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Carver Series Presents Novelist Elissa Schappell

Dec 2, 2015
The author of the best-selling "Blueprints for Building Better Girls" closes out the fall Raymond Carver Reading Series on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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Point of Contact’s El Punto Art Studio Awarded 3 Year Grant

Dec 2, 2015
A Joint effort between Point of Contact, La Casita Cultural Center and the Spanish Action League of Upstate New York, El Punto's newly awarded grant will help provide no cost art studio experience for Syracuse kids.

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University Marks 25th Anniversary of ADA

Dec 2, 2015
The campus community came together this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Syracuse Philosopher Awarded German Order of Merit

Dec 1, 2015
Frederick Charles Beiser has been lauded for his lifelong dedication to the teaching and study of German philosophy.

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How to Read the Air

Nov 23, 2015
The Raymond Carver Series continues with the Ethiopian-born writer Dinaw Mengestu and his unique perspectives on life and fiction.

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Happy Thanksgiving from A&S!

Nov 20, 2015
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences reflect on what they are grateful for this holiday season. (VIDEO)

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University Joins in Grand Opening of Ska-nonh Center Nov. 20-21

Nov 19, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences gives voice to Haudenosaunee values through its involvement with a new oral history center.

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Invitation to Dance

Nov 18, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a screening of the award-winning documentary "Invitation to Dance."

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Outlaw Culture Music

Nov 16, 2015
Artist and Scholar, assistant professor James Gordon Williams presents his latest musical work, exploring themes of resistance and liberation.

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Community Folk Art Center to Host Pa’lo Monte Nov. 17

Nov 13, 2015
Ensemble combines African-rooted rhythms of the Dominican Republic and Haiti with contemporary musical styles.

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A Note of Thanks

Nov 11, 2015
Food Services united across campus to collect words of gratitude and respect for our nations veterans. (VIDEO)

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The 2015 Board of Visitors Faculty Panel Discussion

Nov 11, 2015
Faculty from A&S gather for a unique discussion about how the Liberal Arts shaped their careers and lives. (VIDEO)

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Sexual Abuse Survivor, Activist Jennifer Nadler to Speak at Syracuse Nov. 12

Nov 11, 2015
Her visit is part of the National Week of Action campaign at Syracuse University.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Presents Renowned Harvard Art Historian Nov. 17-18

Nov 10, 2015
Jennifer Roberts, an expert on American art from the colonial period to the present, will explore the relationship between social networks and print studies.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Celebrates Cinematic Artistry of Otolith Group Nov. 12

Nov 10, 2015
Films by the acclaimed British arts group will be shown and discussed at the Everson Museum of Art.

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La Casita, Smithsonian Team up for ‘Latinos and Baseball’ Initiative

Nov 6, 2015
The Smithsonian Institution has selected La Casita Cultural Center to participate in a national community collecting initiative, focusing on the social and cultural impact of baseball.

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Sudanese ‘Lost Boy’ John Dau ‘11 to Give Author Reading at Syracuse Nov. 19

Nov 4, 2015
Dau will read from his bestselling memoir, "God Grew Tired of Us" (National Geographic, 2007).

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Linguistics Professor Shares Insights at National, International Conferences

Nov 3, 2015
Tej Bhatia, a professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, is a sought-after expert on bilingualism and multiculturalism.

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MLA Past President to Discuss Humanities Advocacy Nov. 6

Oct 28, 2015
The Ray Smith Symposium continues with a lecture by UC Davis Professor Margaret Ferguson.

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Scholarly Detective Work Uncovers Piece by 17th-Century Artist

Oct 27, 2015
Wayne Franits, professor of art history, has discovered a work by Godefridus Schalcken that is part of a major show in Cologne, Germany.

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Mary Karr Next Author in Raymond Carver Reading Series

Oct 27, 2015
The Raymond Carver Reading Series continues with a reading by acclaimed memoirist and poet Mary Karr H'15 on Nov. 4.

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University Hosts Veterans Day Reading Program Nov. 11

Oct 26, 2015
Members of the Syracuse Veterans' Writing Group will read original works of poetry and nonfiction, addressing the enduring effects of war.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Presents Readings by Minnie Bruce Pratt, Martha Collins Nov. 5

Oct 26, 2015
The Humanities Center teams up with the Y Arts Branch for one of the season's top literary events.

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Syracuse Guest Speaker to Discuss Black Westward Migration Nov. 4

Oct 22, 2015
CUNY professor Marta Effinger-Crichlow examines the journeys that black women have undertaken to achieve equality.

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University Hosts Discussion on Women, Scandal, Social Media Oct. 25

Oct 20, 2015
Following the matinee performance of the Syracuse Stage production of Steve Martin's "The Underpants," this event looks at the complicated relationship between the media's portrayal of women and gender bias.

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SU Abroad Course in Lebanon, Jordan Solidifies Transnational Pedagogies, Practices

Oct 14, 2015
"Global Perspectives, Local Contexts" addresses issues of feminism, gender, and sexuality in the Arab World.

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Syracuse Philosopher Publishes Book on Jürgen Habermas

Oct 14, 2015
Kenneth Baynes, professor of philosophy, is the author of a new book about the life and work of German philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas.

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Syracuse Symposium™, SUArt Galleries Present Panel Discussion on Pop Artist James Rosenquist Oct. 22

Oct 14, 2015
Curator Sarah Bancroft moderates an all-star panel discussion about the role of the printmaking workshop in Rosenquist's career and in contemporary art, in general.

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Author Ethan Zuckerman to Deliver Syracuse Symposium™ Keynote Address Oct. 15

Oct 9, 2015
MIT media scholar says "deep skepticism of institutions of power" is forcing people to turn to the Internet to effect change.

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Syracuse, Le Moyne, Redhouse Team up with Sphinx Virtuosi for ‘Diversity in Arts’ Panel Discussion Oct. 15

Oct 8, 2015
Sphinx Virtuosi is the nation's only professional chamber orchestra comprising blacks and Latinos.

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Carver Reading Series Continues with Novelist Daniel Torday Oct. 14

Oct 8, 2015
Syracuse alumnus' latest outing, ‘Last Flight of Poxl West,’ is a critical and commercial success.

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Advising & Career Services Announces 2015-16 'Career Conversations' Lineup

Oct 7, 2015
Resume building, cover-letter writing, and interviewing techniques are some of the topics being covered in this new, five-part series, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 13. The series is open to students of all majors.

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Syracuse Presents Concert by Indian Classical Stars Oct. 10

Oct 5, 2015
Two of today’s leading exponents of Indian classical music, sarodist Arnab Chakrabarty and tablist Shahbaz Hussain, will perform on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in Setnor Auditorium in Syracuse University’s Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public; however, donations of $5 from students (with ID) and $10 from the public are accepted.

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Film & Screen Studies Eye 'Cast Changes' at Syracuse

Oct 1, 2015
As convener of the English department's popular film and screen studies program, Roger Hallas builds on the momentum generated by founder Steven Cohan.

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Democratizing Knowledge Project to Host Planning Retreat for Mellon Summer Institutes

Sep 30, 2015
The Syracuse DK collective will host a planning retreat with colleagues from its institutional partners: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark and Spelman College, the oldest historically Black college for women. They will begin preparing for the group’s inaugural institute, slated to occur at Syracuse in 2016.

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Syracuse Hosts Lecture by Renowned Disability Scholar, Author Lennard J. Davis

Sep 29, 2015
Lennard J. Davis, a leading disability scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act on Monday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. in Room 004 in Bird Library.

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An Interview with Milton Lecturer William Deresiewicz

Sep 28, 2015
William Deresiewicz, best-selling author and this fall's Milton Lecturer in A&S, discusses the value of a liberal arts education. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Receives Major Grant from Japan Foundation

Sep 28, 2015
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics has received a four-year, $190,540 grant, designed to expand its Japanese Language Program.

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Carver Series Presents Renowned Poet Tom Sleigh Sept. 30

Sep 25, 2015
The author of eight books of poetry, including "Station Zed" (Graywolf Press, 2015), Sleigh is Syracuse’s Leonard and Elise Elman Visiting Writer.

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Students Invited to Learn about Career Opportunities in Art

Sep 25, 2015
The Department of Art and Music Histories (AMH) in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Sotheby’s Institute of Art (SIA), and SUArt Galleries are co-presenting an information session about professional opportunities in the art world on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Shaffer Art Building.

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Famed South African Photographer to Visit Syracuse Sept. 28

Sep 24, 2015
Iconic South African photographer Cedric Nunn will visit Syracuse University to promote his new book, Unsettled: The 100 Year War of Resistance by Xhosa Against Boer and British (Archipelago Books, 2015).

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La Casita Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Baseball Exhibit (VIDEO)

Sep 23, 2015
Running through Friday, Dec. 11, “Béisbol at the Heart of Our Latino Communities” features baseball memorabilia from youth programs to professional teams. (VIDEO)

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Prospective Law Students Invited to Participate in 'Law Week 2015'

Sep 23, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences will host "Law Week 2015," a five-day initiative designed to prepare Syracuse undergraduates for admission to law school.

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Big Data, Big Challenges

Sep 22, 2015
The science of social communication networks is explored during the 2015 Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture.

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Publisher of ‘National Catholic Reporter’ to Deliver Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 5

Sep 22, 2015
On the heels of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, Thomas C. Fox, publisher of the National Catholic Reporter (NCR), will deliver the Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture in Catholic Theology and Religion in Society at Syracuse University.

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Janklow Program, Seattle Art Museum Launch ‘Competitive Fellowship Program’

Sep 18, 2015
Fourteen-month fellowship offers traditional coursework and field-based learning in arts leadership.

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Point of Contact Marks 40th Anniversary with Fall Events

Sep 14, 2015
Celebrations include "Continuum," an exhibition of POC's permanent contemporary art collection.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Presents Human Rights Film Festival Sept. 24-26

Sep 14, 2015
Now in its 13th year, the acclaimed festival explores the symposium's theme of "Networks."

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Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

Sep 11, 2015
The vast social networks of the Early Modern Era come to life during upcoming Syracuse Symposium lecture.

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Interested in The Renée Crown University Honors Program?

Sep 9, 2015
High-achieving students are invited to apply for spring admission into Syracuse's prestigious Honors Program. (VIDEO)

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Author Stephen Kuusisto Opens Carver Series at Syracuse Sept. 16

Sep 9, 2015
Stephen Kuusisto, director of The Renée Crown University Honors Program, is also an accomplished poet, essayist, and memoirist.

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Author Tobias Wolff to Receive National Medal of Arts Sept. 10

Sep 8, 2015
The former Syracuse professor will be recognized by President Obama at a special White House ceremony.

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University Mourns Loss of Singer, Actor Theodore Bikel

Sep 8, 2015
Remembered for his stage work in "The Sound of Music" and "Fiddler on the Roof," Bikel spent part of the final act of his career helping A&S.

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Shiptown: North Indian Lives Between Rural and Urban

Sep 8, 2015
Ann Grodzins Gold, the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Anthropology and professor of religion, is working on an ethnographic study of a North Indian market town.

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Arts Leader Ruby Lerner Kicks Off Syracuse Symposium™ Sept. 10

Sep 1, 2015
Ruby Lerner, president and executive director of Creative Capital, will examine the role of "Networks" in cultural philanthropy.

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Syracuse Hosts International Philosophy Conference Sept. 18-20

Aug 31, 2015
Philosophers, scholars, and researchers converge on campus for Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy.

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La Casita Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Aug 31, 2015
“Béisbol at the Heart of Our Latino Communities” is the subject of a major exhibition at La Casita, Sept. 15-Dec. 11.

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Syracuse Announces Fall Carver Reading Series

Aug 25, 2015
Sponsored by the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, the Carver Series brings 12-14 prominent writers to campus each year.

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In the Driver’s Seat

Aug 25, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences has launched a new and improved Office of Advising & Career Services. Our 20-plus-member team is uniquely qualified to help you in a variety of areas, including career exploration, major and minor degree completion, and pre-law and pre-health advising. To find out how we can help you, visit http://CASAdvising.syr.edu.

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Teaching the World

Aug 18, 2015
Syracuse University is chosen for the 8th consecutive year to host international Fulbright Orientation program

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Syracuse Symposium™ Announces ‘Networks’ Theme, Fall Lineup

Aug 18, 2015
The popular fall series begins with a lecture by nationally renowned arts leader Ruby Lerner on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in Watson Theatre in the Robert B. Menschel Media Center.

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A Celebration of Science

Aug 13, 2015
More than 80 students presented results of their summer research projects at the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program's annual poster session.

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Janklow Program Takes National Stage

Aug 7, 2015
Mark Nerenhausen, founding director and professor of practice of the Janklow Program, was invited to speak at the Americans for the Arts’ prestigious leadership roundtable, whose theme this year is “The Arts and Tourism: Transforming America’s Communities.”

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Global to Local

Aug 5, 2015
The Writing Center, operated by The Writing Program in A&S, provides individualized instruction in all aspects—and genres—of writing.

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From Battlefield to Bookworm

Aug 3, 2015
The new Warrior-Scholar Project prepares U.S. veterans for life on campus. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Philosophers Celebrate 10th Anniversary of SPAWN Series

Jul 17, 2015
Organizer Robert Van Gulick says it will be like a reunion, but with a new group of young scholars 'added in.'

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‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Author to Deliver Fall Milton Lecture

Jul 14, 2015
William Deresiewicz, a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning essayist, and critic, will deliver this fall’s Milton First-Year Lecture on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium

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Syracuse Launches Fellowship Program with Florida Grand Opera

Jun 30, 2015
One Janklow Program student will be selected for a two-year fellowship, involving coursework at the University and a paid internship at FGO.

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Ethical Merit

Jun 26, 2015
On the heels of earning a Ph.D. in philosophy, Amy Massoud G'15 learns her work will appear in the acclaimed journal "Ethics."

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Pitchers at an Exhibition

Jun 24, 2015
La Casita Cultural Center seeks submissions for an upcoming exhibition on Latinos in baseball.

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Vivian May Appointed Director of Syracuse University Humanities Center

Jun 17, 2015
The women's & gender studies scholar is lauded for her visionary and strategic leadership.

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Syracuse Professor Publishes Book on Well-Being

Jun 10, 2015
Ben Bradley, the Allan and Anita Sutton Distinguished Chair of Philosophy, is the author of a new book titled "Well-Being" (Polity Press, 2015). It’s Bradley’s third book project.

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Syracuse Instructor Publishes Book of Poems

Jun 2, 2015
"Psalter: The Agnostic's Book of Common Curiosities" (Tiger Bark Press, 2015) is Georgia Popoff's third collection of poetry and fourth book in print.

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Syracuse Professor Recognized for Contributions to Latina/o Studies

Jun 1, 2015
Silvio Torres-Saillant, professor of English and Latino-Latin American Studies, is the recipient of the 2015 Frank Bonilla Public Intellectual Award.

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The College of Arts and Sciences’ Convocation 2015

May 9, 2015
Dean Karin Ruhlandt imparts words of encouragement to the College of Arts and Sciences' Class of 2015

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University Shines at Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference

May 5, 2015
"Syracuse was all over the program," says Steven Cohan, Dean’s Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and SCMS president elect.

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Syracuse Professor Appointed Editor of Writing & Rhetoric Series

May 4, 2015
Teacher-author-activist Steve Parks will oversee the acclaimed "Studies in Writing and Rhetoric" series, published by the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

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WGS Faculty Recognized for ‘Timely, Relevant’ Scholarship

Apr 29, 2015
Vivian May, associate professor and chair of women's & gender studies, praises her colleagues for challenging "interconnected systems of oppression in work."

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Arts in Science; Science in Arts

Apr 28, 2015
Sam Gorovitz, professor of philosophy and former dean of the College, proves his artistic mettle with this breathtaking collection of original photographs and sculptures.

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Syracuse Professors to Receive Graduate Teaching Awards

Apr 27, 2015
Lois Agnew will be awarded the William Wasserstrom Prize for the Teaching of Graduate Students; Horace Campbell, the Prize for Excellence in Master’s Level Teaching.

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Syracuse Art Historian Publishes Book on Vermeer

Apr 15, 2015
Wayne Franits, professor of art & music histories, is the author of "Vermeer" (Phaidon Press, 2015), a book about the great 17th-century Dutch painter.

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Carver Reading Series Concludes with Poet Ishion Hutchinson April 22

Apr 15, 2015
The Jamaican-born poet is known for his award-winning collection, 'Far District.

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Syracuse Hosts Author/Musician Rita Indiana, Filmmaker Noelia Quintero April 23-24

Apr 13, 2015
The Humanities Center's Spring Symposia series concludes with a mini-residency by Indiana and Quintero. Partners in life and work, they will address issues of contemporary Caribbean identity.

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British Literary Scholar, Theorist Evan Gottlieb to Visit Syracuse April 16-17

Apr 13, 2015
The Department of English in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host Evan Gottlieb, a leading British literary scholar, on April 16-17.

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A&S, SU Abroad Reopen 'Paris Noir' Application Period

Apr 7, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences and SU Abroad are reopening the application period for one of the University's most revered study abroad experiences: 'Paris Noir.'

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CNY Humanities Corridor Programs Continue Collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities

Apr 6, 2015
Central New York Humanities Corridor continues its collaborations with the New York Council for the Humanities through two initiatives aimed at engaging the community with humanities scholarship

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Syracuse Humanities Center Presents Medical Anthropologist Joseph Alter April 16-17

Apr 3, 2015
University of Pittsburgh professor is known for his groundbreaking study of Nature Cure in contemporary India.

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Jazz Icon Randy Weston to Headline Inaugural John L. Johnson Lecture Series April 16

Apr 1, 2015
The Department of African American Studies will honor its founder, John L. Johnson, with a special daylong program.

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Zeitgeist of Opportunity

Apr 1, 2015
A&S professor will share the stage with interdisciplinary filmmaker Cauleen Smith, April 7, and legendary pianist Randy Weston,

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A Tireless Pursuit

Mar 31, 2015
On the eve of her retirement, Syracuse Professor Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo ponders her life and legacy—and her next move.

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Syracuse University’s Writing Program to Host Notre Dame’s John Duffy

Mar 31, 2015
The “Reimagining Student Writers” series presented by the Writing Program in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences will continue this week with a guest lecture by the University of Notre Dame’s John Duffy. Weeks also has been nominated as a University Scholar, one of Syracuse's highest undergraduate awards, and is one of the College's most decorated seniors.

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Longtime Arts & Sciences Spanish Instructor Publishes New Book

Mar 27, 2015
Antonio Casale, a longtime Spanish instructor in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences is the author of his fourth novel, titled Winds of Love.

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Acclaimed Poet Ron Padgett Headlines Carver Reading Series April 1

Mar 25, 2015
Former New York School poet has had a recent string of hits, including "Collected Poems" (2013) and "How Long" (2011).

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Filmmaker Dorit Naaman G'95 Returns to Syracuse to Explore 'Identity Politics' April 8-9

Mar 25, 2015
Naaman will present her film 'DIAdocuMEntARY: A Piece in My Puzzle' (2004) on Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Kittredge Auditorium. The following day, she will participate in an HC Mini-Seminar at 11:30 a.m. in room 304 of the Tolley Humanities Building.

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Syracuse Honors Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo with Major Celebration April 2-3

Mar 20, 2015
More than 150 people from around the world are gathering for a series of scholarly presentations, roundtable discussions, and performances.

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Syracuse Humanities Center Explores 'Hoodoo' Spirituality March 23

Mar 20, 2015
Professor Arthur Flowers is joined by scholars and practitioners for an afternoon of music, dance, and discussion.

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E.C. Osondu G'07 Returns to Syracuse for Carver Reading Series March 25

Mar 20, 2015
Renowned fiction writer won Africa's top literary prize after graduating from Syracuse.

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WGS Professors Reap National, International Honors

Mar 16, 2015
The Women's & Gender Studies department continues to impress at home and abroad with cutting-edge feminist scholarship and research.

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Syracuse Humanities Center Celebrates Black Queer Studies March 18-19

Mar 16, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia continues with two days of performances and lectures examining the deep layers of black masculinities and queer methodology.

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Syracuse, Le Moyne to Address Faith-Based Labor Organizing April 10-11

Mar 13, 2015
Scholars and practitioners from around the globe will converge on Central New York to discuss the religious and ethical implications of faith-based labor organizing.

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'Friday Five' to Return March 20, A&S Seeks Story Submissions

Mar 11, 2015
For some, Spring Break is a welcome respite--the chance to relax and recharge. For others, it's a hectic week of research, travel, and catch-up. Regardless, all of us are heading into one of the busiest times of the year. We in the communications office remind you to keep sending us your news story ideas. The more information (and advance notice) we have about student and faculty honors, awards, publications, and events, the better we can serve you. To learn more, visit us at asnews.syr.edu. Thank you very much.

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Syracuse Professor Recognized by Council of Writing Program Administrators

Mar 6, 2015
Tony Scott wins awards for article on large-scale writing assessment.

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Religion Faculty Earn Top Honors

Mar 3, 2015
Professors Lloyd, Burrus, and Gold show their mettle with major research fellowships.

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Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series to Conclude with "Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice"

Mar 3, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia will conclude on Friday, March 6 with the final installment of its three-part Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series titled, "Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice.” The event begins at 12 p.m. in room 123 in Sims Hall.

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Humanities Center Continues Spring Symposia with Lecture on Social Networks March 4

Feb 26, 2015
Gesa E. Kirsch, professor of English and director of the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley University, will discuss “The Power of Social Networks: Rhetorical Agency and Civic Activism Among 19th-Century Women Physicians” on Wednesday, March 4, at 2:15 p.m. in The Killian Room (500) in the Hall of Languages.

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Literary, Cultural Critic Mark Edmundson to Speak at Syracuse March 2

Feb 26, 2015
Mark Edmundson, professor of English at The University of Virginia, will present a public lecture titled “Self and Soul: In Defense of Ideals” on Monday, March 2, at 4 p.m. in room 204 in Maxwell Hall.

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Central New York Humanities Corridor Seminar: John Kani on South African Theater Under and After Apartheid

Feb 26, 2015
Central New York Humanities Corridor Seminar: John Kani on South African Theater Under and After Apartheid

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University Honors Minnie Bruce Pratt Feb. 26

Feb 24, 2015
A professor in both The Writing Program and Department of Women's & Gender Studies, Pratt is retiring in June, after a high-profile decade at Syracuse.

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A Place to Celebrate and Learn

Feb 19, 2015
Librarian Angela Williams reflects on one of the University's most prized possessions: the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. (Video)

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The Business of the Backbeat

Feb 19, 2015
Drummer Jason Sutter took time out from touring to give Syracuse students an insightful, backstage look at the rock industry. (VIDEO)

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Karin Ruhlandt Appointed Dean of Arts and Sciences

Feb 19, 2015
Syracuse University Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy has selected Karin Ruhlandt dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Spring Symposia Explores Link Between Religion, Sexuality Feb. 27

Feb 18, 2015
Syracuse professor William Robert joins colleagues from UNC Charlotte and Wesleyan University for a daylong discussion about redefining religion.

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Syracuse English Department to Host Bloomsbury Editor Lea Beresford Feb. 23

Feb 17, 2015
Lea Beresford, editor at Bloomsbury USA, will speak on Monday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in The Killian Room (500) of the Hall of Languages. The event is sponsored by the Department of English and is open to all Syracuse students.

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Professor Sanford Sternlicht G’62 Publishes Book on Iconic Playwright August Wilson

Feb 16, 2015
Sternlicht will read from and discuss his new book as part of the Humanities Center Library series on March 25.

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Syracuse Carver Series Continues with Poet Bridget Lowe G'09 Feb. 25

Feb 16, 2015
Alumna is known for her acclaimed debut, 'At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky' (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2013).

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Cathryn Newton Appointed a Provost’s Faculty Fellow

Feb 11, 2015
Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy recently appointed Cathryn Newton, dean emerita and professor of Earth sciences and of interdisciplinary sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, to serve as a Provost’s Faculty Fellow.

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16 Upperclassmen Selected to Prestigious Leadership Program

Feb 10, 2015
More than a dozen Syracuse University students have earned full scholarships to participate in the 2015 Dulye Leadership Experience, a highly selective, professional development program that only a handful of upperclassmen experience each year.

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Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series Continues with "Learning to Be Present: Mindfulness Practices for Writing, Research, and Creativity"

Feb 9, 2015
The Humanities Center's Spring Symposia continues Friday, Feb. 13, with the next installment in its three-part series about mindfulness and contemplative practices.

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Women’s Studies Pioneer Rosi Braidotti to Speak at Syracuse Feb. 12-13

Feb 4, 2015
Rosi Braidotti, an acclaimed scholar, will visit Syracuse University and Cornell University as part of her weeklong residency in Central New York. Braidotti's Syracuse seminar is part of the 2015 Spring Symposia, presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center.

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Carver Reading Series Continues with Novelist Jenny Offill Feb. 11

Feb 4, 2015
Author of ‘Dept. of Speculation’ is Syracuse’s Len and Elise Elman Visiting Writer.

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Drummer for Smash Mouth, Marilyn Manson, and Foreigner to Present Three-Part Series at Syracuse Feb. 10-11

Feb 4, 2015
Jason Sutter, a highly-regarded drummer will present a three-part series at Syracuse on Feb. 10-11. The series, which is free and open to the public, will include a drum workshop, lecture, and Q&A session.

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Learning to the Beat

Feb 4, 2015
Students in Professor Carol Babiracki’s "Introduction to World Music" class were treated to a vibrant African drumming and dance workshop by world-renowned dancer, singer, and drummer Biboti Ouikahilo. (Video/Photos)

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Recognitions Roll in for LLL Faculty

Jan 28, 2015
Success comes in droves for members of Syracuse University’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. An unprecedented six professors have been elected to top positions at three of the world’s leading language organizations.

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Women’s and Gender Studies Chair Vivian May Publishes New Book

Jan 27, 2015
On the heels of being elected president of the National Women’s Studies Association, Vivian May, associate professor and chair of women’s and gender studies, has just published her latest book, "Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries" (Routledge, 2015).

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Jonathan Dee Kicks Off Spring Carver Reading Series January 28

Jan 27, 2015
Jonathan Dee is the inaugural author in Syracuse University’s spring 2015 Raymond Carver Reading Series at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, in Gifford Auditorium.

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Syracuse’s Carver Reading Series Announces Spring Lineup

Jan 21, 2015
The Spring 2015 Raymond Carver Reading Series, presented by the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, kicked off earlier this week with author Jonathan Dee. Jenny Offill, Syracuse’s inaugural Leonard and Elise Elman Visiting Writer, will be the next featured author on Wed., Feb. 11.

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Literary historian Gordon Hutner to speak at Syracuse Jan. 22-23

Jan 21, 2015
The renowned University of Illinois English professor will present a lecture on the 21st-century American novel and a how-to workshop on scholarly articles.

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2015 Spring Symposia

Jan 16, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center recently announced the lineup for its 2015 Spring Symposia. The popular series features two-dozen lectures, workshops, performances, and screenings.

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Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series to Kick Off Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia

Jan 15, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia will kick off on Friday, January 16 with the first installment of a three-part Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series titled, “Practicing Presence: Mindfulness Practices for Teaching and Learning.”

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Syracuse professor examines 200 years of Western American art

Jan 15, 2015
Pioneer documentarian known for ‘Gimme Shelter,’ ‘Grey Gardens’

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Syracuse Professor to deliver keynote address at MLK celebration in Geneva, NY

Jan 14, 2015
Silvio Torres-Saillant will discuss the importance of peaceful coexistence as the keynote speaker of the Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Memorial in Geneva, NY.

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Syracuse Professor to Discuss ‘Cultural Entrepreneurship’ at Rochester Symposium Jan. 14

Jan 6, 2015
Mark Nerenhausen joins SoHarlem’s Janet Rodriguez for daylong program

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Art Historians Make History at Syracuse

Jan 3, 2015
Professors Luis Castañeda and Sascha Scott (both of the Department of Art and Music Histories) make authorial debuts with art books on ’68 Olympics and Native cultures, respectively.