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Cherríe Moraga to Serve as Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor Feb. 20-March 3

Cherríe Moraga

Cherríe Moraga

February 16, 2017

Article by Rob Enslin

Cherríe Moraga
—a prominent figure in Chicana, feminist, queer and indigenous activism, art and scholarship—is participating in a two-week residency at Syracuse.

Moraga is this year’s Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities. In this capacity, she will headline a dozen lectures, performances and dialogues on campus from Monday, Feb. 20, to Friday, March 3. All events are free and open to the public...

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Marcelle Haddix to Examine Healing Power of Writing Feb. 17

February 14, 2017

Professor will discuss writing practices of urban youth within, beyond school contexts

Article by: Rob Enslin

The healing power of writing is the subject of an upcoming “Brown Bag” event, co-sponsored by the Humanities Center and the Contemplative Collaborative.   

Marcelle Haddix, Dean’s Associate Professor and chair of the Reading & Language Arts (RLA) Department in the School of Education (SOE), will discuss “Writing Our Lives as a Space of Healing in Troubling Times” on Friday, Feb. 17, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in 123 Sims Hall... 

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Syracuse Symposium Announces Spring Schedule

February 6, 2017
Series resumes yearlong study of ‘Place’ with public events, activities

Article by: Rob Enslin

Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong examination of “Place” with events through the end of April. The schedule includes nearly a dozen lectures, workshops, exhibitions and performances. 

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Vivian May, Visionary Humanist

January 10, 2017

Article by: Rob Enslin

Humanities Center director an expert on black feminist educator Anna Julia Cooper

The director of the Humanities Center is bringing national distinction to Syracuse University, thanks to a recent flurry of scholarly activity. 

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