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Recent coverage of the Syracuse Humanities Center...

Dissertation, Public Humanities Fellows Advance Student-Centered Research

The Syracuse University Humanities Center is based in the historic Tolley Building. (Tony Shi Photos)

The Syracuse University Humanities Center is based in the historic Tolley Building. (Tony Shi Photos)

November 30, 2018

Cohort illustrates humanities' 'breadth and relevance,' says center director

Article by Rob Enslin

Cognitive experience. Romantic legalism. Educational equality. Authentic writing. These are some of the themes of this year’s research by Dissertation and Public Humanities Fellows in the Syracuse University Humanities Center. Based in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), the Humanities Center offers a range of competitive fellowships supporting graduate research...

Read the full article at A&S News.

Syracuse Symposium Mines Stories of Loss, Transformation

A selection from "Alma," Keisha Scarville's solo show at Light Work.

A selection from "Alma," Keisha Scarville's solo show at Light Work.

October 30, 2018

November lineup spans music, film, photography, veterans' writing

Article by Rob Enslin

Syracuse Symposium, presented by the Humanities Center in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), continues its yearlong look at “Stories” with a rich array of November events. 

They include a mini-residency by photographer Keisha Scarville (Nov. 1-2), a concert by the Society for New Music (Nov. 2), readings by members of the Syracuse Veterans’ Writing Group (Nov. 8); and the screening of a documentary about twin artists Joel-Peter and Jerome Witkin (Nov. 13). 

Read the full article at A&S News.

Syracuse Marks National Arts and Humanities Month: University Celebrates ‘Importance of Culture’ with Events, Activities

October 10, 2018

Article by Rob Enslin

October is National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM), and Syracuse University is marking the occasion with an array of events and activities...

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Humanities Center Announces 2018-19 Syracuse Symposium

September 13, 2018

Public events series explores theme of "Stories"

Article by Rob Enslin

“Stories” is the theme of the 2018-19 Syracuse Symposium, hosted by the Syracuse University Humanities Center in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). Now in its 17th year, the annual public events series explores the humanities through...

Read the full article at A&S News.

NEH Funding Supports Two Syracuse Projects

Glenn Wright and Vivian May

Glenn Wright and Vivian May

April 20, 2018

Article by Renée K. Gadoua

Two Syracuse University projects have received 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awards. Glenn Wright, director of Graduate School Programs, and Vivian May, director of the Humanities Center and professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, received funding to enhance doctoral training for humanities Ph.D.s in ways that prepare them to pursue a wide range of meaningful careers, both within the academy and outside it...

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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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