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2019-2020: Silence

Silence

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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Intersections: Re-Thinking African American Literature and Culture in the 21st Century

Sept. 20, 2019, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Sculpting Silence

Sept. 22, 2019, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

17th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival

Sept. 26, 2019, 7 p.m. - Sept. 28, 2019, 9 p.m.

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

Sept. 27, 2019, 6 p.m. - Sept. 26, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

Words from a Bear

Sept. 27, 2019, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Everything Must Fall

Sept. 28, 2019, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Silence of Others

Sept. 28, 2019, 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The Sweet Requiem

Sept. 28, 2019, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

On the Edge of Silence: Ecstatic Utterances and Inspired Breath

Sept. 29, 2019, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Words and Silence in Spiritual Inquiry: Going Beyond Opinion and Belief

Oct. 7, 2019, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Photography, Race, Memory, and the African Diaspora

Oct. 11, 2019, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Incriminating Silence: How the Unheard Defendant in 12 Angry Men Speaks to Our Now

Oct. 13, 2019, 3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.

'Cripping' Graphic Medicine: Psychiatric Disability, 'Crip' Culture, and the Health Humanities

Oct. 29, 2019, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Drawing Out the Public Sphere: A Workshop on 'Cripping' Graphic Medicine

Oct. 30, 2019, 10 a.m. - noon

Speaking Truths Unspoken: New Directions and New Voices in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Nov. 1, 2019, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Grief, Healing, and Creative Possibilities

Nov. 8, 2019, 10 a.m. - noon

TitBits: Breast Cancer Stories [REVISED DATES!]

Nov. 9, 2019, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

TitBits: Breast Cancer Stories [REVISED DATES!]

Nov. 10, 2019, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

What You Have Heard Is True: A Reading by Carolyn Forché

Dec. 5, 2019, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Against Silence: The Vital Work of Telling

Dec. 6, 2019, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Graphic Medicine: Can Comics Improve Our Health?

Jan. 23, 2020, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Cultivating Care: A Graphic Medicine Workshop

Jan. 24, 2020, 10 a.m. - noon

Intertwined Journeys

Jan. 24, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

When I has my likeness took: Black Subjects and the Modernization of Photography

Jan. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

CANCELLED: The Perfect Victim... Author Alice Bolin

Feb. 18, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Black Music and Black Power in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter

Feb. 19, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Black Composer as Jali: Composition, Improvisation, and the Afrikan Epic

Feb. 20, 2020, noon - 2 p.m.

Visibly Hidden: Exploring Queer Masculinities in 1950s Popular Music

March 2, 2020, 3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Concert by The American Spiritual Ensemble

March 8, 2020, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Mother Music: How African-American Spirituals Shaped American Musical Styles

March 10, 2020, 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

LIVESTREAM-ONLY: Lift Every Voice and Sing!

March 11, 2020, 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

CANCELED: Tracing Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape

March 26, 2020, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

CANCELED: Narrating Personal, Familial, and Historical Silences

March 27, 2020, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

CANCELED: Political Listening: The Forensic Turn in Art and Architecture

March 27, 2020, 5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

CANCELED: Seeing Drawing as Meditation

March 30, 2020, 10:30 a.m. - noon

CANCELED: Seeing, Drawing, Silence

March 30, 2020, 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

CANCELED: Avalokiteshvara Sand Mandala Begins

April 23, 2020, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

CANCELED: Avalokiteshvara Sand Mandala on display

April 23, 2020, 10 a.m. - April 29, 2020, 1 p.m.

CANCELED: Muslim Spaces, Jewish Pasts: Genealogies of the Split Arab / Jew Figure

April 23, 2020, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

CANCELED: Avalokiteshvara Sand Mandala Ends

April 29, 2020, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.