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Humanities Events

February 11, 2021

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Choices, Careers and Living Black History

February 11, 2021 at 5:00pm6:00pm EST

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Pioneering Black women scholars and institution builders discuss their innovative work, transformative advocacy, and the centering of Black women’s lives, resistance, and intellectual contributions.

February 24, 2021

In the Bush: Writings by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

February 24, 2021 at 4:00pm5:30pm EST

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Join discussion of selected readings by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson—an indigenous writer, musician and scholar—to include the article, “Land as Pedagogy,” and the forthcoming…

February 26, 2021

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Strategies for Academic Success: Know Your Value/s – BIPOC Focused

February 26, 2021 at 11:30am1:30pm EST

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Explore what values inspire you and drive your work in this workshop led by P. Gabrielle Foreman, intended specifically for BIPOC faculty, staff, and administrators at Syracuse University.

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Resettling: A Film Screening and Conversation with the 2020-21 Narratio Fellows

February 26, 2021 at 6:00pm8:00pm EST

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Young local refugees screen and discuss their short autobiographical films about their day-to-day lives in the contexts of resettlement, the pandemic, and of global movements for racial justice.…

March 4, 2021

Biidaaban: Indigenous Knowledges, Resistance, and Resilience

March 4, 2021 at 4:00pm5:30pm EST

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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Amanda Strong answer your questions about the film Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes) — a short film screened during the session — maple sugaring, Indigenous…

March 5, 2021

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Strategies for Academic Success: Know Your Value/s

March 5, 2021 at 11:30am1:30pm EST

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P. Gabrielle Foreman offers a professional development workshop covering values-based approaches to work, professional mission statements and more, for SU faculty, academic staff and administrators.

March 19, 2021

NEH Regional Grant-Writing Workshop

March 19, 2021 at 10:00am11:30am EDT

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In this virtual workshop, program officers from the NEH Division of Education will provide an overview of NEH grant opportunities, a review of sample applications to discuss application-writing…

March 23, 2021

On the Future of New Plays

March 23, 2021 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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This panel discussion explores approaches to creativity in pandemic times. How do artists envision and write for the future?

March 25, 2021

The Future of Teaching is… Visual!

March 25, 2021 at 5:00pm6:30pm EDT

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Join an interdisciplinary discussion about the non-verbal / non-narrative communication present in art, through observation, analysis, historical context, emotional and aesthetic appeal.

April 5, 2021

Using Art for Transformative Teaching (Spring Workshop)

April 5, 2021 at 10:00am12:00pm EDT

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Donna Gustafson (Rutgers University) joins Syracuse University Art Museum director Vanja Malloy to lead a workshop exploring innovative ways of using art for teaching across disciplines.

April 9, 2021

Syracuse MAP: Virtual Talk with Ishani Maitra

April 9, 2021 at 4:00pm6:00pm EDT

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Syracuse Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Group invites you to a virtual talk with Professor Ishani Maitra from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The talk will be followed by a question and…

April 16, 2021

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Why Didn’t We Know?! Seven Decades of 19th-Century Black Political Organizing

April 16, 2021 at 2:00pm3:30pm EDT

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Contributors to "The Colored Conventions Movement: Black Organizing in the Nineteenth Century" join Gabrielle Foreman to discuss the first edited collection about seven decades of Black-led activism.

Anbar Lecture with John Corvino

April 16, 2021 at 4:00pm6:00pm EDT

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The Department of Philosophy welcomes Professor John Corvino from Wayne State University for a virtual talk as part of our annual Anbar Lecture Series. *Date is tentative.

April 23, 2021

Philosophy Colloquium with Sharon Street

April 23, 2021 at 4:00pm6:00pm EDT

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The Philosophy Department’s Women and Gender Minorities Group welcomes Professor Sharon Street from New York University for a virtual talk.  The talk will be followed by a one-hour Q&A…