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Humanities Center Events

October 6, 2022

Catholic Women Speak—and Act: Repairing and Reclaiming a Progressive Faith-Based Vision

October 6, 2022 at 5:15pm6:45pm EDT

Bird Library, 114

Hear from two of today’s most insightful and informed advocates and commentators for and about the intersections of faith, progressive values, gender, and social justice in 21st-century America.

Catholic Women Speak—and Act: Repair-ing and Reclaiming a Progressive Faith-Based Vision

October 6, 2022 at 5:15pm6:45pm EDT

Bird Library

Jamie Manson, Queer Feminist and President of Catholics For Choice, and Leslye Colvin, Black Social Justice Champion and co-Chair of the Board of Network: the Catholic Social Justice Lobby, will…

October 7, 2022

Repairing Catholicism: Strategies for the 21st Century

October 7, 2022 at 10:00am11:00am EDT

Tolley Building, 304

Two of today’s most insightful advocates at the intersection of faith, progressive values, gender, and social justice invite participants to discuss strategies and priorities for effective activism.

October 13, 2022

side by side headshots of Aisha Durham and Claudine Taaffe

Storying the Self

October 13, 2022 at 6:30pm8:30pm EDT

Newhouse 3, 434 (I-3 Center)

Claudine Taaffe (Vanderbilt) and Aisha Durham (University of South Florida) lead a digital storytelling workshop on how to discover and express yourself through word- and image-based techniques.

October 19, 2022

Office of Research Awareness: Placing your Book in the Rapidly Changing Academic Publishing Landscape

October 19, 2022 at 10:00am11:30am EDT

Virtual (See event details)

What is open access? What is hybrid open access?–green, gold, or diamond open access? What is an “author processing charge,” and why am I being asked to pay to have my work published? How…

October 24, 2022

Writing for Public Media

October 24, 2022 at 2:00pm3:30pm EDT

Huntington Beard Crouse Hall (HBC), 239

Jennifer Mercieca (Texas A&M) and Ryan Skinnell (San Jose State) share their experiences translating their research in political rhetoric for general and public audiences.

Write to Repair: Restoring Discourse and Democracy

October 24, 2022 at 6:00pm8:00pm EDT

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 001

Jennifer Mercieca (Texas A&M) and Ryan Skinnell (San Jose State) examine where the relationship between discourse and democracy has gone awry and what we can do to restore it.

October 27, 2022

Indigenous Film-making as Environmental Justice

October 27, 2022 at 6:00pm8:15pm EDT

Gateway Center (SUNY ESF)

An Environmental Storytelling Series kicks off with a film screening and conversation with writer/producer/director Jason Corwin (Seneca Nation, Dear Clan).

October 28, 2022

Seneca Storytelling Workshop: A Filmmaker’s Lens

October 28, 2022 at 10:30am12:30pm EDT

Tolley Building, 304

Filmmaker Jason Corwin (Seneca Nation, Deer Clan) leads a community storytelling workshop exploring Seneca storytelling, and the pursuit of environmental justice through media production.

November 3, 2022

It Takes a Village: Recovering Our Children Through Literature & Literacy

November 3, 2022 at 7:00pm9:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Acclaimed poet and author Sapphire, whose best-selling novel Push was the basis for the Academy Award-winning film Precious, speaks about the power of literature and literacy to transform young lives.

November 4, 2022

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: A Craft Discussion with Sapphire

November 4, 2022 at 9:30am11:00am EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Acclaimed poet and author Sapphire talks about how writers can work towards healing when dealing with traumatic material. The session is open to writers of all experience levels and all genres.

November 14, 2022

side-by-side headshots of Jodi Byrd and Ethan Madarieta

Refusing Repair: Conversations on Kinship

November 14, 2022 at 4:00pm6:30pm EST

Bird Library, 114

Join Professors Jodi Byrd (Cornell) and Ethan Madarieta (SU) to create knowledge together through conversations on indigeneity, kinship, refusal, and critiques of repair from Indigenous perspectives.