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Talks

January 28, 2022

Research Talk: Using Data Science to Understand Online Hate with Megan Squire

January 28, 2022 at 12:00pm1:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

In this talk, Dr. Megan Squire will explain how she uses data science to understand complex socio-technical phenomena such as extremist group membership and the spread of dangerous propaganda.

February 1, 2022

Photo of Dr. Chrisy Xiyu Du. She has cropped black hair with glasses.

Physics Colloquium: Programming Interaction and Assembly with Magnetic Handshake Materials

February 1, 2022 at 3:30pm5:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

The Department of Physics is pleased to welcome Dr. Chrisy Xiyu Du for a virtual colloquia presentation. Dr. Chrisy Xiyu Du is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Brenner Group at the Harvard School of…

February 8, 2022

Physics Colloquium: Systematic manipulation of disorder for extraordinary functionality in materials

February 8, 2022 at 3:30pm5:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

The Department of Physics is pleased to welcome Dr. Varda F. Hagh for a virtual colloquia presentation. Dr. Varda F. Hagh is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the James Franck Institute at the University of…

February 10, 2022

Physics Colloquium: Microrobots with electrically programmable shapes

February 10, 2022 at 3:30pm5:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Abstract Could we design intelligent microrobots that fold itself, shift their shapes and interact with biology on the scale of cellular organisms? In this talk, I will first introduce the world…

February 15, 2022

artist pixy liao

Artist Talk: Pixy Liao

February 15, 2022 at 6:00pm7:30pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Pixy Liao (Brooklyn, NY) Artist Pixy Liao presents a Zoom webinar describing her work in photography, video, sculpture and music. Liao is interested in what happens when a man and woman flip the…

February 17, 2022

Night scene outside with a woman in blue clothing standing in front of a white van, handcuffed

Women’s Incarceration and Prison Reform Priorities Panel and Reception

February 17, 2022 at 5:30pm7:30pm EST

Slocum Hall, 214

Join us for a Bond, Schoeneck & King Series on Race and Justice in Central New York  panel discussion on the intersectionality of gender, race, and incarceration followed by a reception at the…

February 18, 2022

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Political Memory and the Aesthetics of Care with Mihaela Mihai

February 18, 2022 at 10:00am11:45am EST

Virtual (See event details)

In this ‘author-meets-readers’ seminar, Mihaela Mihai will focus on the topic of her new book Political Memory and the Aesthetics of Care: The Art of Complicity and Resistance (Stanford…

Rural landscape with a cotton field and a woman wearing a bonnet in the foreground picking cotton

Reckonings Gallery Talk

February 18, 2022 at 12:15pm1:00pm EST

Syracuse University Art Museum, Shaffer Art Building

Join guest curators and incoming M.A. students in art history and Art History Associate Professor Sascha Scott for a gallery talk on the current exhibition Reckonings: American Art and the Slow…

Is Free Speech Killing Democracy?

February 18, 2022 at 4:00pm5:30pm EST

Maxwell Hall, Maxwell Auditorium

The State of Democracy Lecture Series welcomes Jacob Mchangama, founder and executive director of Justitia, Denmark’s first judicial think tank. He is also the host and narrator of the podcast,…

February 22, 2022

Portrait of a dark skin tone woman wiht long curly reddish brown hair wearing a white shirt over a black shirt

Artist Talk: Kreshonna Keane

February 22, 2022 at 12:15pm1:00pm EST

Syracuse University Art Museum

Kreshonna Keane is a portrait photographer and director based in New York City. The Bronx native uses her work to portray juxtapositions between her subjects and the environment; meanwhile,…

Isaac Butler

The Method: How the 20th Century Learned to Act

February 22, 2022 at 5:30pm7:00pm EST

Newhouse 3, Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium

Author and journalist Isaac Butler explores how the "The Method" approach to stage performance in the early 20th century revolutionized the art and created a new template for the emerging film format.

March 25, 2022

Sports and Resistance in the U.S.

March 25, 2022 at 4:00pm5:30pm EDT

Maxwell Hall, Maxwell Auditorium

The State of Democracy Lecture Series will present Dave Zirin, Sports Editor for The Nation, a progressive magazine dedicated to politics and culture. Zirin writes a blog for the magazine named Edge…

April 14, 2022

The Department of Anthropology Presents: Loss and Memory: Marking Death in Pandemic Time

April 14, 2022 at 3:30pm4:30pm EDT

Eggers Hall, 204 Maxwell Hall

As the death toll in the United States surpasses the three-quarter million mark and public health officials warn of yet another wave—the country’s fifth to date—the question of how to…

April 29, 2022

MAP Colloquium with Professor Meena Krishnamurthy

April 29, 2022 at 4:00pm6:00pm EDT

Hall of Languages, 500

Syracuse Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Group invites you to a talk by Professor Meena Krishnamurthy from Queen's University, Ontario.  The talk will be followed by a one-hour Q&A period.