Humanities Events

October 25, 2019

Perspectives Symposium

October 25, 2019

White Hall, 275

Perspectives: Centers, Margins, Boundaries The one-day symposium explores the complex relationships between centers and peripheral spaces, as well as boundaries and borders that define our world and…

October 29, 2019

‘Cripping’ Graphic Medicine: Psychiatric Disability, ‘Crip’ Culture, and the Health Humanities

October 29, 2019 at 4:00pm6:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Elizabeth J. Donaldson (NYIT) Donaldson, who teaches courses in bioethics and American literature and directs a minor in Medical Humanities, draws lines between Graphic Medicine, Disability Studies,…

October 30, 2019

Elizabeth J. Donaldson

Drawing Out the Public Sphere: A Workshop on ‘Cripping’ Graphic Medicine

October 30, 2019 at 10:00am12:00pm

Tolley Building, 304

This symposium and workshop, in the emerging cross-disciplinary field of Graphic Medicine, engages Syracuse University’s and SUNY Upstate Medical University’s constituents in collaboration by…

November 1, 2019

Speaking Truths Unspoken: New Directions and New Voices in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

November 1, 2019 at 1:00pm4:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Regina Mills (Texas A&M University) The Department of English hosts Mills for a session of research presentations and roundtable discussion with scholars in ethnic studies. All are welcome to…

November 8, 2019

Grief, Healing, and Creative Possibilities

November 8, 2019 at 10:00am12:00pm

Maxwell Hall, Auditorium

Holly Greenberg (Syracuse University VPA) DJ Hellerman (Everson Museum of Art) Brian Konkol (Syracuse University Hendricks Chapel) Mary Murray (Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute) Presented…

December 5, 2019

What You Have Heard Is True: A Reading by Carolyn Forché

December 5, 2019 at 7:00pm9:00pm

YMCA Downtown Writers Center, 340 Montgomery Street

Acclaimed poet Carolyn Forché reads from her works of poetry and non-fiction, as part of the Humanities Center’s Syracuse Symposium on “silence.” All are welcome to this free event…

December 6, 2019

Against Silence: The Vital Work of Telling

December 6, 2019 at 9:00am11:00am

Tolley Building, 304

Featured as part of the Humanities Center’s Syracuse Symposium on “silence,” Carolyn Forché leads a writer’s workshop on poetry and witness. Space is limited: please RSVP…

February 18, 2020

The Perfect Victim: Why American Culture Prefers Dead (White) Girls

February 18, 2020 at 5:30pm7:00pm

Newhouse 3, Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium

Pop culture writer, Alice Bolin, talks about her book, Dead Girls: Surviving an American Obsession as part of this year’s Syracuse Symposium on “silence.”