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College Restructures Budget Office

Nov 1, 2018
Andrea Persin directs a three-member team that includes Assistant Director Beth Wagner G'04 and Budget Manager Alissa Strusienski.

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College Appoints First Operations Director

Nov 1, 2018
Matt Kennedy, former COO of Bryn Athyn College, is A&S' inaugural director of operations and administration.

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Syracuse Symposium Mines Stories of Loss, Transformation

Oct 29, 2018
The November lineup spans music, film, photography and nonfiction writing.

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Syracuse Celebrates Halloween with Public Reading of 'Frankenstein'

Oct 18, 2018
The University is part of Frankenreads, an international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's classic.

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Joni Mitchell Biography Hits All the Right Notes

Oct 11, 2018
Professor David Yaffe continues to rake in the hardware for his best-selling biography, "Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell" (Sarah Chrichton Books, 2017).

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Syracuse Marks National Arts and Humanities Month

Oct 9, 2018
The University presents a robust schedule of events during the annual month-long, nationwide celebration.

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Being the Stories We Tell

Oct 2, 2018
A Q&A with organizers of this fall's Syracuse Symposium, whose theme is "Stories."

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College Appoints Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Sep 19, 2018
Kishi Animashaun Ducre, also an associate professor of African American studies, aims to further an intellectual climate of dignity and respect.

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On Storytelling

Sep 18, 2018
A Q&A with professors Tere Paniagua, Roger Hallas and Tula Goenka about their involvement with Syracuse Symposium.

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Meditations on Black Womanhood

Sep 17, 2018
Artist LaToya M. Hobbs addresses notions of beauty and cultural identity in "Salt of the Earth," running at CFAC through Nov. 3.

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Human Rights Film Festival Illuminates Stories of Freedom, Justice

Sep 14, 2018
The 2018-19 Syracuse Symposium continues its "Stories" theme with the 16th annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival.

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College Welcomes Advising, Career Services Directors

Sep 13, 2018
New appointees are Carlota Deseda-Coon G’03, director of advising; Kristen Aust, director of career services; and Kelly Campbell, director of operations.

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Humanities Center Announces 2018-19 Syracuse Symposium

Sep 13, 2018
Annual public events series explores notions of storytelling through lectures, workshops, performances, exhibits and films.

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Arts and Sciences Welcomes Newest Communications Director

Aug 16, 2018
Daeya Malboeuf G'10 previously was executive director of marketing and communications for undergraduate enrollment at Syracuse.

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Fulbright Writing Workshops Offered

Aug 14, 2018
Syracuse University’s Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising will host a series of writing workshop for students planning to apply for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship or Research/Study Award.

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Celebrate the College of Arts & Sciences at Orange Central!

Aug 14, 2018
It's time to register for Orange Central 2018—an exciting weekend of nearly 50 events and programs, including several special events focused within the College of Arts & Sciences.

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A&S Announces Tolley Professorships

Aug 14, 2018
The College of Arts & Sciences announces the consecutive appointments of the William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities. Ken Frieden will hold the appointment for the 2018-2020 term, while Gwendolyn Pough will step into the two-year professorship beginning in 2020.

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LGBT Studies Welcomes New Director

Aug 6, 2018
After six years as associate provost for international education and engagement, Professor Margaret Himley returns to the faculty to head up the LGBT Studies program.

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Band on the Run

Jul 10, 2018
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, based in A&S, recently performed at the Great American Brass Band Festival in Kentucky.

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Tropic of Squalor

Jul 2, 2018
A new book by Peck Professor Mary Karr highlights her irreverent brand of poetic faith.

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Arts and Sciences, Maxwell School Welcomes New Assistant Dean of Student Success

Jun 21, 2018
Steven Schaffling comes from Drexel University to Syracuse and will oversee the newly restructured Advising and Career Services unit benefiting A&S and Maxwell students.

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Art of Resistance and Resilience

Jun 20, 2018
Sascha Scott, associate professor of art and music histories, will spend two months in Santa Fe this summer examining the aesthetics and politics of early 20th-century Pueblo art thanks to a National Endowment for the Humanities summer stipend.

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Excellence Personified

May 22, 2018
This year's Humanities Fellows embody the hallmarks of a 21st-century liberal arts education, says Humanities Center Director Vivian May.

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Enshrined in Language

May 16, 2018
More than eight years have passed since German teacher-scholar Gerlinde Sanford died of cancer, but her spirit burns brightly in A&S, thanks to an eponymous annual award.

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Yates-Richard Wins Ford Foundation Fellowship

May 11, 2018
Meina Yates-Richard, assistant professor of English, will use the fellowship to complete research at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Paley Center for Media, both in New York City, and the British Film Institute National Archive in London.

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Mapping the Heavens: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part II)

May 3, 2018
Scholars debate the powerful and sometimes uneasy alliance between science and the humanities.

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Democratizing Knowledge: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part IV)

May 3, 2018
Democratization and internationalization are rewriting the rules of humanistic scholarship.

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Laboratories of Change: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part III)

May 3, 2018
From challenging traditional notions of identity to re-imagining the way research is conducted, humanists are turning the Academy on its ear.

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Creative Conversations: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part I)

May 2, 2018
Humanistic research thrives at Syracuse, thanks to novel collaborations with artists, scientists, engineers and librarians.

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Faculty Research in the Humanities

Apr 25, 2018
An in-depth, four-part series, exploring the nature and value of humanistic research at Syracuse.

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NEH Funding Supports Two Syracuse Projects

Apr 20, 2018
Faculty members will use one of two new National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awards to enhance doctoral training at Syracuse for careers in the humanities.

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Inaugural Digital Humanities Research Symposium set for April 24

Apr 19, 2018
Co-organized by a trio of A&S faculty, the event aims to showcase the wide-ranging, interdisciplinary work being done in the digital space by both undergraduate and graduate students.

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Feminist Education to Feminist Practice

Apr 12, 2018
Event highlights Women’s and Gender Studies alumni experiences

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Humanities Book Reception to Showcase University Authors April 17

Apr 12, 2018
The Humanities Center will present its third annual Books in the Humanities Reception, featuring more than 50 titles by University scholars.

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Syracuse Symposium to Conclude with Visit by Writer, Zen Teacher David R. Loy

Apr 11, 2018
The Boulder native will view various social and ecological issues through the lens of Zen Buddhism.

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Syracuse Symposium Presents Musical, Literary Events April 12-13

Apr 10, 2018
The symposium's yearlong look at "Belonging" continues with singer-songwriter Colleen Kattau G'92 and poets Christine Kitano G'10 and Sean Thomas Dougherty G'00.

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‘Shut Up and Go’

Apr 5, 2018
Internet celebrities Damon Dominique and Joanna Franco will share stories about their global adventures April 11, at Gifford Auditorium in Huntington Beard Crouse Hall.

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CNY Humanities Corridor Establishes Permanent Endowment

Apr 4, 2018
A matching gift from the Mellon Foundation enables Syracuse, Cornell and the University of Rochester to endow the Humanities Corridor in perpetuity.

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Barnard Zine Librarian to Headline Syracuse Symposium April 5-6

Apr 3, 2018
Zine maker and librarian Jenna Freedman will present a lecture and workshop, as part of the symposium's yearlong look at "Belonging."

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Shaming into Brown

Mar 28, 2018
A new book by Spanish professor Stephanie Fetta analyzes scenes of racialization in Latina/o literature.

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Jewish Studies Program Welcomes Renowned Folklore Scholar Gailit Hasan-Rokem April 11

Mar 27, 2018
Jewish folklore expert Galit Hasan-Rokem will discuss “The Narrative Powers of Women & The Failure of Cultural Translation: Alexandria in the Literary Memory of the Rabbis" during the 45th anniversary Rudolph Lecture on April 11.

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Point of Contact to Present Annual ‘Cruel April’ Poetry Series

Mar 23, 2018
The renowned arts organization marks National Poetry Month with readings by a quintet of visiting artists.

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Disability Studies Trailblazer Susan Schweik in Residence March 19-30

Mar 16, 2018
Schweik, a professor and dean at the University of California, Berkeley, will serve as the 2018 Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities.

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Faculty, Alumni Headline Good Friday Concert March 30

Mar 14, 2018
Members of the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Setnor School of Music and Department of Drama will perform Théodore Dubois’ “The Seven Last Words of Christ" at DeWitt Community Church.

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College of Arts and Sciences Appoints Director of Pre-Health Advising

Mar 7, 2018
Lauren L. O’Neil will report to the assistant dean for student success and focus on advising and supporting students interested in pursuing careers in the health-related professions.

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Experimental Filmmakers to Headline Syracuse Symposium March 8

Mar 1, 2018
American and Danish filmmakers Keren Shavit and Eva Marie Rødbro will explore notions of "Belonging" in their hybrid, interactive documentaries.

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Doing Time, Writing Lives

Feb 26, 2018
A new book by Patrick Berry, assistant professor and chair of the writing and rhetoric program, makes the case for college-in-prison programs.

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Acclaimed Jazz, R&B Singer Tracy Hamlin to Visit Syracuse Feb. 25-26

Feb 16, 2018
The Baltimore native will headline a panel discussion and vocal master class, as part of Syracuse Symposium's yearlong look at "Belonging."

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Cold War Harmony

Feb 14, 2018
Ethnomusicologist Sydney Hutchinson will travel to Berlin next year as a Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellow to explore the relationship between East Germany and Cuba during the Cold War-era.

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Purple Reign

Feb 8, 2018
James Gordon Williams, assistant professor of African American studies, considers the life, music and legacy of Prince.

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Syracuse Symposium to Host Chilean Theater Company Feb. 12-16

Feb 7, 2018
Teatro La María, one of Santiago's reigning independent theater companies, will explore notions of "Belonging" through performances and panel discussions.

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Syracuse Symposium to Host Disability, Transformative Justice Organizer Feb. 7-8

Jan 31, 2018
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, who combines storytelling with social activism, will address the symposium's theme of "Belonging."

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College Unveils Academic Strategic Plan

Jan 31, 2018
A&S Dean Karin Ruhlandt praises the document as a "roadmap for the future."

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Eastman Museum Pianist to Discuss Music, Film in Silent Era Feb. 7

Jan 30, 2018
Philip Carli is a world-renowned silent-film accompanist, composer, conductor and scholar.

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Road to Oz Leads to Russia

Jan 26, 2018
A new book by Russian Language associate professor, Erika Haber, explores and contrasts two versions of a childhood classic that took her from Chittenango to Moscow.

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Performance Discussion series Music and Activism launches Jan. 31

Jan 24, 2018
Local hip-hop, folk music, spoken word and Latin American music performers set the stage for the upcoming Music and Activism series throughout the spring semester.

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Hip-Hop Professor, Rapper A.D. Carson to Visit Syracuse for Black History Month Feb. 5

Jan 24, 2018
Carson, a faculty member at the University of Virginia, will examine hip-hop as a cultural movement and an emergent field of academic study.

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Humanities Center, Syracuse Stage Present Panel Discussion on Mental Health, Sense of Belonging Jan. 28

Jan 23, 2018
Syracuse Stage's Kyle Bass curates a discussion on the complex relationship between one's mental health and sense of well-being.

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Humanities Center Dissertation Fellows to Discuss Research Jan. 26

Jan 22, 2018
Maria Carson and Thomas J. (T.J.) West III—Ph.D. candidates in religion and English, respectively—will give overviews of their dissertations.

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Alumnus Wins Inaugural Poetry Prize

Jan 18, 2018
Grady Chambers G’15 is the winner of the inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Prize for his manuscript “North American Stadiums.”

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‘Paris Noir’ Information Session to be Held Jan. 23

Jan 16, 2018
Students wishing to learning more about the influence and dynamics of Black culture, literature and experience in Paris, past and present, are invited to attend an information session about the “Paris Noir” study abroad program.