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Humanities Center Showcases University Authors April 17

3rd annual celebration

3rd annual celebration

April 12, 2018

Event will honor more than 50 scholars who published books in 2017

Article by: Rob Enslin

The Syracuse University Humanities Center will host its third annual Books in the Humanities Reception on Tuesday, April 17, from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center. Free and open to the public, this year’s event features more than 50 books by Syracuse University scholars...

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Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award Reading and Reception

Thomas J. West III

Thomas J. West III

April 9, 2018
Article by Pamela Whiteley McLaughlin Share

A reading and reception celebrating the winner of the annual Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award will take place on Thursday, April 19, at noon in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library. The event is free and open to the public.  Thomas J. West III, a Ph.D. candidate in English in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected to receive this year’s award for the best essay by a graduate student in the humanities at Syracuse University...

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Democratizing Knowledge: Faculty Research in the Humanities

Carol Babiracki

Carol Babiracki

April 8, 2018

Democratization, internationalization rewrite rules of humanistic scholarship

Article by: Rob Enslin

The College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) thrives on transdisciplinary mettle—from Syracuse Symposium’s yearlong survey of “Belonging,” exploring issues of structural and political power, as well as interpersonal relationships, to the Mellon-sponsored Democratizing Knowledge (DK) Summer Institute...

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Laboratories of Change: Faculty Research in the Humanities

Amanda Eubanks Winkler

Amanda Eubanks Winkler

April 7, 2018

From challenging notions of identity to re-imagining nature of research, humanists turn Academy on ear

Article by Rob Enslin

At Syracuse, the confluence of science and the humanities has spawned myriad partnerships. Digital humanities, for one, is a vast academic enterprise, spearheaded by members of the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and Syracuse University Libraries...

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Mapping the Heavens: Faculty Research in the Humanities

Kameshwar C. Wali

Kameshwar C. Wali

April 6, 2018

Scholars debate complicated relationship between science, humanities

Article by Rob Enslin

Since the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) opened its doors in 1871, the humanities have been the bedrock of a Syracuse education...

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Creative Conversations: Faculty Research in the Humanities

Romita Ray

Romita Ray

April 5, 2018

Humanistic research thrives at Syracuse, thanks to collaborations with artists, scientists, engineers, librarians

Article by: Rob Enslin

Last fall, Romita Ray, an art historian in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), launched a series of panel discussions called “Creative Conversations.” Interdisciplinary in scope, the inaugural event focused on the interplay between water and photography to show how science, art and the humanities are tightly interwoven...

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Zine Librarian Headlines Syracuse Symposium April 5-6

Jenna Freedman

Jenna Freedman

April 3, 2018

Zine maker, librarian Jenna Freedman presents lecture, workshop

Article by Rob Enslin

Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong look at “Belonging” with a visit by renowned zine maker and librarian Jenna Freedman A member of Columbia University’s Barnard College, Freedman will headline a lecture and workshop collectively titled “Classification and Language(s) of Belonging,” April 5-6.  On April 5, Freedman will discuss “Zine Librarianship as Critical Practice” from 5:15-6:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (114 Bird Library)...

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