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Syracuse Symposium

2021-2022

Conventions

Welcome to Syracuse Symposium, our annual public events series exploring the humanities through lectures, workshops, performances, exhibits, films, readings, and more.

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Heart of the Barrio / Corazón del Barrio

Sept. 18, 2021, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

19th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival

Sept. 23, 2021, noon - 9 p.m.

19th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival

Sept. 24, 2021, noon - 9 p.m.

19th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival

Sept. 25, 2021, noon - 9 p.m.

Lulu Redux: Scoring Pandora’s Box in the 21st Century

Oct. 7, 2021, 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Defying Convention: A Reading by Poet Terrance Hayes

Oct. 14, 2021, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Convention and Craft: A Conversation with Terrance Hayes

Oct. 15, 2021, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Historical Conventions: How We Got Where We Are

Oct. 18, 2021, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Noli Me Tangere

Oct. 21, 2021, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Pandora Out of the Box: Countering the Conventions of Patriarchy

Nov. 8, 2021, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Pandora’s Box: Deconstructing Conventions in Musical Composition

Nov. 9, 2021, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Current Conventions... and Best Intentions

Nov. 15, 2021, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Folk Conventions/Musical Traditions: Sound, Rhetoric, and Race in the Lomax Archive

Nov. 17, 2021, 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Resounding History: Sound, Rhetoric, and Archival Methods

Nov. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Ordinary Notes: On the (Un)Making of Black Meanings

Dec. 1, 2021, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Futari (Two Persons) Exhibition

Feb. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Breaking Conventions: Examining Our Streets, Culture, and Stories

Feb. 7, 2022, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Artist Talk: Pixy Liao

Feb. 15, 2022, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Method: How the Twentieth Century Learned to Act

Feb. 22, 2022, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Engaging Urban Communities: Rebounding from COVID-19 and the New 'Normal'

Feb. 23, 2022, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Conventions of Care: Photographs and Poetry by the 2021 Narratio Fellows

Feb. 25, 2022, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Disrupting Conventions: Creating a Future with Housing for All

Feb. 28, 2022, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy

March 3, 2022, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

No Words: On the (Un)Making of Black Meanings

March 22, 2022, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Spatial Rhetorics and Multimodal Curation

March 23, 2022, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Drawing Repurposed: Sketching a Path to Self-Reflection and Social Justice

April 12, 2022, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Seeing with the Possibility of Being Changed, Drawing as Meditation: A Hands-On Workshop

April 13, 2022, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

What's on the earth is in the stars; and what's in the stars is on the earth

April 21, 2022, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.