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A Fresh Look at Seventeenth-Century Understanding of Melancholy

Dec 16, 2016
Associate professor of English, Stephanie Shirilian, took top honors in the CNY Book Awards, presented by the Downtown Writers Center.

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Two Minutes with Rob Enslin

Dec 16, 2016
Rob Enslin, communications manager for A&S, riffs on music, art and writing.

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New Book Traces Wikipedia's Origins to 18th-Century Encyclopedia

Dec 13, 2016
Krista Kennedy, associate professor of writing and rhetoric, is the author of "Textual Curation" (The University of South Carolina Press, 2016), offering a comparative study between Wikipedia and an important 18th-century British encyclopedia.

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Rock and a Hard Place

Dec 13, 2016
Recent events at Standing Rock spark new questions about sacredness, the environment and tribal nation sovereignty.

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SUBE Harmonizes with Syracuse Chorale Dec. 10

Dec 7, 2016
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, based in A&S, rings in the holidays with the Syracuse Chorale on Saturday, Dec. 3, at DeWitt Community Church.

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Discussing Philosophical Ethics Without Shouting

Dec 6, 2016
David Sobel, the Irwin and Marjorie Guttag Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy, is co-editor of PEA Soup, a popular blog devoted to philosophy, ethics and academia.

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English Department Establishes Memorial Fellowship

Dec 5, 2016
The Joseph Hughes Memorial Summer Fellowship will support advanced Ph.D. candidates during the dissertation process.

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Digital Religion: 3D Temples, Confession Apps, Virtual Shrines

Nov 29, 2016
John W. Brochert G'13, a Ph.D. student in religion, has designed a course exploring the interface between religious practice and digital technology.

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Mexican Immigration Scholar Gilberto Cárdenas to Visit Syracuse Dec. 1

Nov 29, 2016
Cárdenas has spent more than 40 years exploring the tension between Latino art and politics.

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Live Stream of 30th annual Graduate Symposium from Florence

Nov 28, 2016
Four graduate students in the Syracuse University in Florence Renaissance Art program will present their final research papers via live stream on Dec 1.

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Two Minutes with Jaklin Kornfilt

Nov 23, 2016
A Q&A with the director of the Linguistic Studies and Computational Linguistics programs.

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Music Historian Part of International Shakespeare Project

Nov 23, 2016
Amanda Eubanks Winkler, associate professor of music history and cultures, is using a major grant to study Restoration Shakespeare adaptations.

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A Blueprint for Lithuanian Arts

Nov 23, 2016
Irena Alperyte, a Fulbright scholar from Lithuania, is studying arts and community engagement in the Janklow Arts Leadership Program.

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Stanford’s Carla Shatz to Deliver Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture Dec. 8

Nov 23, 2016
Shatz, professor of biology and of neurobiology at Stanford, is the recipient of the 2016 Kavli Neuroscience Prize.

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Nominees Sought for Strategic Planning Working Groups

Nov 21, 2016
A&S needs your help with developing a five-year strategic plan, focusing on liberal arts excellence.

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A Moral Obligation

Nov 21, 2016
Ahmed Abdel Meguid, assistant professor of religion, reflects on being caught in the middle of the recent failed Turkish coup.

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English Professor Awarded Howard Foundation Fellowship

Nov 17, 2016
Roger Hallas, associate professor of English, is using a Howard Foundation fellowship to complete a book project about the intersection of photography and documentary film.

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A Broader View of Transnational Feminism

Nov 16, 2016
Sheila Ragunathan, a graduate student at Goethe University in Germany, is enrolled in Syracuse's women's & gender studies department.

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University Shines at Statewide TESOL Conference

Nov 15, 2016
Returning to Syracuse for the first time in 12 years, the conference exceeds all expectations.

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'Dominican Music Week' Features Back-to-Back Events

Nov 9, 2016
Sydney Hutchinson, assistant professor of music history and cultures, is organizing a concert by the group Pa’lo Monte (Nov. 15) and a mini-seminar with musicologist Darío Tejeda (Nov. 18).

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University Mourns Loss of Award-Winning Poet Lucia Perillo G'86

Nov 7, 2016
Perillo's work was shaped by her 28-year battle with multiple sclerosis.

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The Tao of the Liberal Arts

Oct 26, 2016
Gerry Greenberg, senior associate dean of A&S and associate professor of Russian and linguistics, plays a leadership role in the Council of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences.

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'SUPrise Advise

Oct 26, 2016
A&S students can find out the status of their core requirements by visiting pop-up tables around campus.

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The Metaphysics of Identity

Oct 26, 2016
Philosophy Professor André Gallois ponders ideas of persistence and change in his latest book.

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English Department to Host Undergraduate Open House Nov. 2



Oct 21, 2016
Students are invited to find out about English and Textual Studies, one of A&S' most versatile degrees.

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Syracuse Symposium to Host Mohawk Artist Alan Michelson Nov. 1-2

Oct 21, 2016
Michelson is a Mohawk member of the Six Nations of the Grand River and an award-winning artist.

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Syracuse to Host Black Lives Matter Panel Discussion Nov. 9

Oct 20, 2016
The Department of African American Studies will examine the effect of the modern civil rights movement on art, history and literature.

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Women’s & Gender Studies to Host Alumni Panel Discussion Oct. 20

Oct 17, 2016
Brittany Brathwaite '13 and Erin Carhart '14, employees of KIMBRITIVE and Planned Parenthood, respectively, will discuss what you can do with a WGS degree.

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Democratizing Knowledge

Oct 17, 2016
The Mellon-funded DK Summer Institute focuses on knowledge production to create a more "just academy."

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Author Nancy Sherman to read from her book "Afterwar" on October 14

Oct 11, 2016
The Syracuse University Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition will explore the aftermath of war during it's popular Nonfiction Reading Series.

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From Battlefield to Classroom

Oct 10, 2016
About a dozen military veterans from around the country spent a week at Syracuse University this summer learning critical college skills with the Warrior Scholar Project. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Symposium Invites People to Discover USC Visual History Archive Oct. 10

Oct 5, 2016
USC's online database features interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.

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Education Activist Jonathan Mooney to Deliver Milton Lecture Oct. 19

Oct 5, 2016
Mooney is the co-author of the best-selling "Learning Outside the Lines" (Touchstone, 2000), and is co-founder of the Project Eye-to-Eye.

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Kal Alston Appointed Interim Executive Director of Community Folk Art Center

Oct 5, 2016
"Alston will usher CFAC into a new era of educational and cultural discovery," Dean Ruhlandt says.

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Skä•noñh Center Hosts Wooden Stick Festival Oct. 8

Oct 5, 2016
The Skä•noñh—Great Law of Peace Center celebrates the history and legacy of lacrosse, as it was played more than a thousand years ago by the Haudenosaunee.

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North Indian Musicians, USC Visual Historian Part of Syracuse Symposium Lineup, Oct. 4-14

Oct 3, 2016
Syracuse Symposium continues yearlong exploration of "Place" with lectures, workshops, readings and concerts.

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Religion Professor Explores Ancient Christian Practice

Oct 3, 2016
Virginia Burrus, professor of religion, has spent the last year as part of the Poetics of Christian Performance research group at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem.

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The Perfect Existence

Sep 30, 2016
Friends and colleagues remember Pedro Cuperman, Argentine scholar and founder of Point of Contact, who died at age 80.

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Black & Banned!

Sep 29, 2016
Bird Library hosted the fifth annual Black & Banned Campus Read-In, part of Banned Books Week. Featured were selections by African American authors that frequently have been banned or challenged. VIDEO

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CNY Humanities Corridor, Mellon Foundation Mark 10 Years Together

Sep 28, 2016
Lubin House in New York City hosted a celebration of one of the academic humanities' most successful partnerships.

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Acclaimed Novelist Dana Spiotta to Read at YMCA Arts Branch Sept. 30

Sep 21, 2016
Spiotta, associate professor of English, hits literary pay dirt with her latest novel, "Innocents and Others" (Scribner, 2016).

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“What Are Nuns Really Up To?”

Sep 16, 2016
Sandra Schneiders, Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif., will deliver this year's Borgognoni Lecture on Monday, Oct. 10, in Maxwell Auditorium.

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Anthony Davis to Address Music, Social Justice Sept. 26

Sep 16, 2016
Renowned composer and experimental pianist Anthony Davis will discuss "Opera and Black Lives Matter: Music and Social Justice," as part of the 2016 African American Studies Colloquium.

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Syracuse Symposium Begins Yearlong Examination of ‘Place’

Sep 14, 2016
Opening events include a concert by Mande Strings (Sept. 20), a lecture by youth activist Shawn Ginwright (Sept. 21) and a symposium and print fair devoted to contemporary printmaking (Sept. 23-25).

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Human Rights Film Festival Announces Lineup

Sep 8, 2016
The Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival returns for its 14th year, showcasing the work of several international filmmakers.

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2016-17 Syracuse Symposium Addresses Questions of 'Place'

Sep 6, 2016
The Syracuse University Humanities Center highlights the interdisciplinary contributions of key scholars, artists, authors and performers.

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La Casita to Host ‘¡Familia!’ and Latino Baseball Exhibits, Baseball Panel Discussion Sept. 15-16

Aug 31, 2016
Special guests include former Major League players Carlos Baerga and Cándido “Candy” Maldonado.

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Professor Awarded Inaugural Fellowship at Western Sydney University

Aug 2, 2016
Gregg Lambert, Dean's Professor of the Humanities and director of The CNY Humanities Corridor, is part of the inaugural class of Western Sydney University's College of Fellows.

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Alumni Win Awards for Scholarly Writing

Jul 6, 2016
Graduates of the Composition and Cultural Rhetoric Doctoral Program are being lauded for writing-pedagogy excellence.

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Professor Accepts Yearlong Appointment at University of Ghana

Jun 30, 2016
Horace Campbell, professor of African American studies and political science, will occupy the Kwame Nkrumah Chair in Ghana's Institute of African Studies.

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Sight and Sound in Renaissance and Baroque Europe

Jun 20, 2016
Gary Radke, professor emeritus of art history, and Amanda Winkler, associate professor of music history & cultures, lead a week-long seminar on Renaissance and Baroque culture at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

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Professor Sheds Light on Origins of Jewish Fiction

Jun 17, 2016
A new book by Ken Frieden, the B.G. Rudolph Professor of Jewish Studies, examines the link between the Hebrew revival and Jewish travel literature.

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Summer Networking Opportunities Extended

Jun 15, 2016
A&S students can make the most of their summer break visiting with various alumni all over the country for invaluable job shadowing and coffee chats.

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Remember the Artist

Jun 3, 2016
Samuel Gorovitz, professor of philosophy and former dean of A&S, addresses students at Upstate Medical University's 2016 Commencement.

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Fulbright Program Sends Students, Alumni to Sites Around the World

May 26, 2016
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has announced their research grant and English Teaching Assistant Program (ETA) recipients for the 2016 academic year, which includes several A&S students.

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Congratulations, Graduates!

May 16, 2016
A&S and the Maxwell School celebrated the conferment of degrees to undergraduates in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences on Saturday, May 14, in the Carrier Dome. (VIDEO)

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2016 Spring Convocation

May 5, 2016
A&S and the Maxwell School will co-host a celebratory Convocation on Saturday, May 14, to individually recognize each undergraduate degree candidate and to present special awards.

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College of Arts and Sciences Appoints New Undergraduate Recruiting Director

May 4, 2016
Dennis "Denny" Nicholson will draw on 25 years of experience to elevate A&S' recruitment and enrollment goals for prospective and admitted students.

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A Seat at the Table

May 2, 2016
The Janklow Arts Leadership Program and Skaneateles Festival co-hosted a roundtable discussion, featuring leaders of some of New York State's largest arts organizations, to examine the growing importance of cultural tourism.

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Two A&S Professors to Receive Top Awards for Teaching excellence

Apr 28, 2016
Professors Ramesh Raina and Sascha Scott will be honored at this spring's advancement ceremonies for their outstanding work with graduate level students.

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Syracuse Professor to Receive SUNY Honorary Degree May 22

Apr 27, 2016
Samuel Gorovitz, professor of philosophy and former dean of A&S, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree, in recognition of his contributions to medical science.

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Alumni Networking over Break

Apr 26, 2016
A&S students can make the most of their summer break visiting with various alumni all over the country for invaluable job shadowing and coffee chats. (VIDEO)

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Kenneth Baynes Appointed Tolley Professor in Humanities

Apr 25, 2016
The acclaimed professor of philosophy and political science will spend the next two years exploring the theme of "Identity/Identities."

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Humanities Center Examines Issues of 'Broad Societal Concern'

Apr 20, 2016
Upcoming events include presentations by Barefoot College’s "Bunker" Roy and Meagan Fallone, in conjunction with Earth Day.

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Community Folk Art Center to Present Ben Williams April 22

Apr 19, 2016
The Grammy Award-winning bassist will headline CFAC's "Evening of Jazz and Wine."

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Saints, Cyborgs, Monsters

Apr 18, 2016
John W. Borchert G'13, a Ph.D. student in religion, has designed a course that looks at religion, technology, and practices of embodiment.

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Syracuse Professor Using German Fellowship to Study Religion, Senses

Apr 15, 2016
James Watts, professor of religion, is completing a visiting fellowship at Ruhr University in Germany, where he has been studying the interaction between religion and the senses.

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Linguist Profile: Jaklin Kornfilt

Apr 14, 2016
Jaklin Kornfilt, professor of linguistics in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, credits her success to a multilingual upbringing, luck, and early-morning classes.

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El Fénix de España

Apr 13, 2016
Spanish playwright, Lope de Vega, will be the focus of a daylong symposium on April 22 at Syracuse

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El Fénix de España

Apr 13, 2016
The great 17th-century Spanish playwright Lope de Vega is the focus of a daylong symposium at Syracuse on Friday, April 22.

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Humanities Center Ends Year on High Note

Apr 13, 2016
The Syracuse University Humanities Center wraps up its spring series with presentations by social entrepreneurs "Bunker" Roy and Meagan Fallone and multimedia artist Saya Woolfalk.

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Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy, Meagan Fallone to Visit Central New York April 21-22

Apr 7, 2016
Known for their work with Barefoot College in Northern India, Sanjit "Bunker" Roy and Meagan Fallone discuss how to empower communities toward self-sufficiency.

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Rising from the Rubble

Apr 1, 2016
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, chief curator of the POLIN Museum in Warsaw, is delivering the B.G. Rudolph Lecture on Monday, April 11.

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A Global Journey Through the Arts

Mar 31, 2016
British-Nigerian singer Ola Onabulé gave a lecture-recital on campus, as part of the Humanities Center's spring lineup. (VIDEO)

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Christen Brandt ’10 Uses Media, Mentoring to Create Opportunities for Girls

Mar 24, 2016
The former magazine journalist is being honored for her work with She's the First, which raises money for scholarships for girls in low-income countries.

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Syracuse Professor Eyes New Books, International Humanities Appointment

Mar 22, 2016
"Keeping busy is the key to happiness," says Gregg Lambert, Dean's Professor of the Humanities and director of The Central New York Humanities Corridor.

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Syracuse Professor Eyes New Books, International Humanities Appointment

Mar 22, 2016
"Keeping busy is the key to happiness," says Gregg Lambert, Dean's Professor of the Humanities and director of The Central New York Humanities Corridor.

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La Casita Celebrates 'Diversity in Reading' in April

Mar 18, 2016
La Casita Cultural Center is presenting a variety of events, designed to raise awareness of and support for its bilingual library.

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Humanities Center to Host Dinner-Workshop on ‘Urban Acupuncture’ March 24

Mar 17, 2016
Students in Marilyn Higgins and Anne Mosher's GEO 500 course will present ideas for revitalizing Syracuse neighborhoods.

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Beauty, Performance and Sexual Identitiy

Mar 17, 2016
Visiting author and scholar, Jennifer Tyburczy will reflect on her new book, “Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display” on March 24.

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Graduate Religion Conference Encourages Unexpected Encounters

Mar 17, 2016
Pamela Klassen, an expert in the anthropology of religion at the University of Toronto, is this year's keynote speaker.

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Laura Freixas to Serve as Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in Humanities March 29-April 8

Mar 16, 2016
Freixas, an acclaimed author, scholar, and teacher, is one of the most important feminist voices in Spanish literature.

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Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Mar 10, 2016
Kwame Dixon, assistant professor of African American studies, offers a compelling look at the political activism of Afro-Brazilians.

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The Psychology of Robots

Mar 9, 2016
A new cognitive science course, taught by Michael Kalish, professor of psychology, enables students to use robots to study the foundations of information processing. (VIDEO)

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Singer Ola Onabulé, Hip-Hop Activist Harry Allen to Visit Syracuse March 22-23

Mar 9, 2016
The Syracuse University Humanities Center will present a lecture-recital by British-Nigerian singer and record executive Ola Onabulé, followed by a discussion with Harry Allen about his involvement with the acclaimed hip-hop group Public Enemy.

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Humanities Center Examines Continued Relevance of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ March 9

Mar 3, 2016
Kevin Maillard, a professor in the Syracuse University College of Law, will discuss why Harper Lee's classic novel is still essential reading, 56 years after its publication.

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Conference Honors 16th-Century Artist, Architect Giorgio Vasari

Mar 1, 2016
The Florence Graduate Program in Renaissance Art, based in the Department of Art & Music Histories, is co-organizing a conference in Italy to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Vasari's renovation of Santa Croce.

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Humanities Center Announces March Lineup

Feb 29, 2016
Guest speakers include hip-hop activist and Public Enemy associate Harry Allen, Spanish novelist Laura Freixas, and cultural theorist Cary Wolfe.

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‘Father of Posthumanism’ to Serve as CNY Humanities Corridor Visiting Collaborator

Feb 29, 2016
Cary Wolfe, the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English and director of the Center for Critical and Cultural Theory at Rice University, headlines three public events, March 9-11.

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Legendary Feminist Gloria Joseph to Visit Syracuse Feb. 29

Feb 23, 2016
The former Cornell professor and administrator has spent more than 60 years addressing the injustices of racism, sexism, and homophobia.

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Network with A&S Alumni over Spring Break

Feb 18, 2016
A new program in Advising & Career Services enables students to interact with alumni nationwide via face-to-face, phone, or Skype.

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Humanities Center Closes out Month with High-Profile Events

Feb 17, 2016
The lineup features ethnomusicologist Jonathan Dueck (Feb. 22), social activist Alicia Garza (Feb. 23), digital humanist Lori Emerson (Feb. 25-26), and black feminist Gloria Joseph (Feb. 29).

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Feminist Scholar Awarded Guest Professorship in Germany

Feb 5, 2016
Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Distinguished Professor and chair of women's & gender studies, recently taught at Goethe University in Frankfurt.

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Lineup Announced for 2016 Spring Carver Reading Series

Feb 3, 2016
This semester's readers are authors Dana Spiotta, Joy Williams, and Colum McCann; and poets JoEllen Kwiatek '80, Brian Turner, and Roger Reeves.

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La Casita Presents Annual ‘Music of the Heart’ Concert Feb. 13

Feb 3, 2016
Symphoria violinist Sara Silva G'07 and SU:VPA guitarist Kenneth Meyer join the FourteGuitar ensemble for a "musical Valentine."

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Humanities Center Presents Renowned ‘Information Designer’ Feb. 10-11

Feb 2, 2016
Clay Spinuzzi, who teaches writing and rhetoric at The University of Texas at Austin, examines how information circulates in contemporary workplace environments.

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Humanities Center Presents ‘Earth, Water, Woman’ Feb. 6

Jan 27, 2016
A documentary about community reforestation is being shown at CFAC's Caribbean Cinematic Festival, with support from the Humanities Center.

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Humanities Center Announces ‘Ambitious’ Spring Lineup

Jan 26, 2016
The series begins Friday, Jan. 29, with an information session on Public Humanities Fellowships and a moderated discussion about mindfulness as a form of social justice.

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Reconstructing 'Shakespeare’s Songbook'

Jan 25, 2016
The Department of Art & Music Histories marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a two-week residency by renowned musicologist Ross Duffin.

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Shakespeare in Our Time

Jan 21, 2016
Dympna Callaghan, the William Safire Professor of Modern Letters, has spent the past year traveling the globe, teaching and writing about the Bard of Avon.

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New Book Focuses on Life, Career of Syracuse Poet Philip Booth

Jan 20, 2016
Booth was a professor and poet-in-residence in the English department from 1966 to 1986.

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A Spot of Tea

Jan 14, 2016
Romita Ray, associate professor of art history, embarks on a yearlong research fellowship, in support of an upcoming book about the visual cultures of tea consumption in India.

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Georgia on Her Mind

Jan 8, 2016
Law school, volunteerism, and mentorships keep Coronat alumna Na'Tasha Webb-Prather '11 on the go.

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Perpetual Peace Project Expands Global Footprint

Jan 6, 2016
A multinational initiative, co-founded by the Syracuse University Humanities Center, moves its base of operations to Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

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An Afternoon in Special Collections

Jan 4, 2016
Professor Samuel Gorovitz reflects on a recent field trip with his Honors students to the Special Collections Research Center in Bird Library.