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Past Events

October 13, 2019

Incriminating Silence: How the Unheard Defendant in 12 Angry Men Speaks to Our Now

October 13, 2019 at 3:45pm5:00pm EDT

Syracuse Stage

Todd A. Berger (College of Law) Sanjay Chhablani (College of Law) All are welcome to this panel discussion scheduled between Sunday performances of 12 Angry Men at Syracuse Stage, focused on…

October 11, 2019

Photography, Race, and Memory

October 11, 2019 at 6:00pm7:30pm EDT

Watson Hall, Theater

In celebration of his exhibition at Light Work, Bundles of Wood, artist Nicola Lo Calzo presents a lecture on his work followed by a conversation with playwright Kyle Bass, discussing issues of…

October 7, 2019

Words and Silence in Spiritual Inquiry: Going Beyond Opinion and Belief

October 7, 2019 at 5:30pm8:30pm EDT

Bird Library, 114

Wildecy Fatima de Jury and Imani Gayle Gillison, Buddhist Teachers of Color in the Insight Meditation Tradition, examine ways of relating to truth, wisdom and knowledge, whether religious or not. …

October 4, 2019

Widening the Circle: Workshop with Robin Wall Kimmerer

October 4, 2019 at 9:30am11:00am EDT

Tolley Building, 304

Presented by: Robin Wall Kimmerer (SUNY ESF) Following her presentation as Kameshwar C. Wali Lecturer in the Sciences and Humanities for 2019, and drawing from her book Braiding Sweetgrass,…

October 3, 2019

Widening the Circle: Indigenous Knowledge on the Personhood of All Beings and Justice for the Land

October 3, 2019 at 4:00pm5:30pm EDT

Bird Library, 114

Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture in the Sciences and Humanities for 2019 Presented by Robin Wall Kimmerer (SUNY ESF) As distinguished guest lecturer for this annual Physics / Humanities Center…

October 1, 2019

Liberating Stories of Resistance Along the U.S./Mexico Border

October 1, 2019 at 5:00pm6:30pm EDT

Sims Hall, 319

Michelle Téllez (University of Arizona) has a long history of grassroots community engagement and activism in multiple social justice projects that draw on critical pedagogy, principles of…

September 29, 2019

Ensemble Parallax

Music and Message│Ensemble Parallax “On the Edge of Silence: Ecstatic Utterances and Inspired Breath”

September 29, 2019 at 4:00pm5:30pm EDT

Hendricks Chapel

Join the ground-breaking and award-winning music and multimedia consort Ensemble Parallax at this week’s Music and Message! This exciting program features a panel discussion (at 3 p.m.) with…

September 27, 2019

Cathy Cassady: Rewriting the Beat Generation

September 27, 2019 at 3:00pm5:00pm EDT

Bird Library

Cathy Cassady will share stories about her mother and father, Carolyn and Neal Cassady, who were key sources of inspiration in novels like Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and Allen Ginsberg’s poetry.…

September 26, 2019

Poster image for the 2019 Human Rights Film Festival

17th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival

September 26, 2019September 29, 2019 EDT

Screening times and locations vary; consult festival website.

Syracuse Symposium proudly supports this annual festival — September 26 – 28 — explores human rights, worldwide, through documentary and fiction films. OPENING NIGHT Thursday,…

September 22, 2019

Sculpting Silence

September 22, 2019 at 3:00pm4:30pm EDT

Newhouse 3, Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium

The Newhouse School and Society for New Music collaborate in presenting this Syracuse Symposium performance of music by Roberto Sierra, Tania Leon, Ryan Chase, Brent Michael Davids, and Douglas…

September 20, 2019

Intersections: Re-Thinking African American Literature and Culture in the 21st Century

September 20, 2019 at 1:00pm4:00pm EDT

Eggers Hall, 010

Marquis Bey (Northwestern University) Chelsea Frazier (Cornell University) William H. Mosley (University of Texas at Austin) Scholars of African American studies, English, and gender/sexuality…

September 13, 2019

Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University

September 13, 2019 at 4:00pm5:30pm EDT

Bird Library, Rm114

Join authors Rick Burton ’80 and Scott Pitoniak ’77 as they discuss their book commemorating Syracuse University’s 150th anniversary. Book signing will be available. Brought to you…

September 11, 2019

Meet Sarah Workman – Humanities Proposal Development Director

September 11, 2019 at 3:30pm5:00pm EDT

Tolley Building, 304

The Humanities Center hosts a coffee hour with Sarah Workman, newly hired to support faculty seeking and applying for research funding, achievement and recognition opportunities. Positioned as part…

August 26, 2019

Since 2010, the Italian photographer Nicola Lo Calzo has traversed Atlantic coastal areas to research buried memories of the African Diaspora. His latest project, Bundles of Wood documents the rich local history of the Underground Railroad in Central New York.

Nicola Lo Calzo: Bundles of Wood

August 26, 2019October 17, 2019 EDT

Light Work

With great pleasure, Light Work presents Bundles of Wood, a solo exhibition by Italian photographer Nicola Lo Calzo. Since 2010, Lo Calzo has traversed Atlantic coastal areas to research buried…

August 6, 2019

Mellon New Directions Fellowship Budget Workshop

August 6, 2019 at 10:00am12:00pm EDT

Tolley Building, 304

Serious interdisciplinary research often requires established scholar-teachers to pursue formal substantive and methodological training in addition to the PhD. New Directions Fellowships assist…

April 17, 2019

Pen and ink

Books in the Humanities Reception

April 17, 2019 at 4:30pm6:00pm EDT

Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center

The Syracuse University Humanities Center presents the fourth annual Books in the Humanities Reception. Free and open to the public, the event features works by more than 60 authors and editors from…

March 27, 2019

Tolley Humanities Building

Workshop: Writing About Improvisation

March 27, 2019 at 9:30am11:30am EDT

Tolley Building, 304

What do improvisers do? How does improvisation function? This workshop seeks a deepened understanding of improvisational languages and examines tensions between form and improvisation.

February 15, 2019

How Do We Know it Works?

February 15, 2019 at 12:30pm2:00pm EST

Sims Hall, 123

Syracuse University authors present their new volume, “Empirical Studies of Contemplative Practices,” and discuss how they research contemplative practice to better illustrate its value.