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Humanities Center Fellowships Underscore University Commitment to High-Impact Research

April 26, 2017

Article by Rob Enslin

Every year, the Humanities Center in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a range of highly competitive fellowships to Syracuse University faculty and graduate students. These awards, which directly align with the University’s commitment to high-impact research, encompass semester-long Faculty Fellowships and yearlong Dissertation Fellowships and Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowships.

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Syracuse Symposium to Unveil 'YOU ARE HERE' April 20

A bird's-eye view of Syracuse, NY (c. 1850), engraved by Lewis Bradley, lithographed by D. W. Moody and published by the Smith Brothers of New York. (Courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center.)

A bird's-eye view of Syracuse, NY (c. 1850), engraved by Lewis Bradley, lithographed by D. W. Moody and published by the Smith Brothers of New York. (Courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center.)

April 17, 2017

Article by: Rob Enslin

Syracuse Symposium concludes its yearlong examination of “Place” with an art exhibition of local relevance.

On Thursday, April 20, the Humanities Center and the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) in Syracuse University Libraries will co-host an opening reception for the show “YOU ARE HERE: Expanding the Concept of Place” from 4:30-6 p.m. on the sixth floor of Bird Library.

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School-Based Mindfulness Is the Topic of April 14 Brown Bag Session

April 12, 2017

Article by Kelly Homan Rodoski

The 
Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Contemplative Collaborative will present a brown bag session, “School-Based Mindfulness Interventions for At-Risk Youth,” on Friday, April 14, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 123 of Sims Hall. Joshua Felver, assistant professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, will lead the session.

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Humanities Center Hosts Faculty, Staff Book Reception April 18

April 12, 2017

Article by Rob Enslin

The Syracuse University Humanities Center will host its second annual Books in the Humanities Reception on Tuesday, April 18, from 4:30-6 p.m. Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center.

Free and open to the public, the event will feature books broadly conceived in the humanities and published in 2016 by 37 scholars in 25 academic departments and programs at Syracuse. Many authors will be on hand to sign copies of their work...

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Syracuse Symposium to Host Scholar of Modern Italian Literature April 4-5

Mauro Novelli

Mauro Novelli

March 28, 2017

Article by Rob Enslin

Syracuse Symposium
 continues its yearlong study of “Place” with a visit by a scholar of modern Italian literature.

Mauro Novelli, associate professor of contemporary Italian literature at The University of Milan, will discuss “Places of Resistance: Simulation and Dissimulation in Modern Italian Provincial Literature” on Tuesday, April 4, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (114 Bird Library)...

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Syracuse Symposium to Present Conservation Ecologist Eric Sanderson March 30-31

Eric Sanderson

Eric Sanderson

March 22, 2017

Article by Rob Enslin

Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong look at “Place” with a visit by an expert in ecosystem and landscape ecology.

Eric Sanderson, senior conservation ecologist of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), will present “The Welikia Project: Discovering a Natural Sense of Place in New York City,” on Thursday, March 30, from 4-5:30 p.m. in 100 Falk. The following day, he will lead a workshop titled “Onondaga Lake: Visualizing the Natural/Historical Continuum” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in 304 Tolley..

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