Valerie Alhart is press officer for humanities and broadcast media, and covers humanities and the arts at the University.
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The University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program opens its 2012-2013 season at Todd Theatre with one of the theatre world’s most controversial plays and most unforgettable characters.
Glogower, Golonu, Guzmán, and Marr are among a larger group of visual and cultural studies doctoral students who span six years of study and received artist’s residencies, fellowships, invitations to symposia, and travel awards this summer.
Co-hosted by Open Letter Books, the University of Rochester’s literary publishing house dedicated to publishing translated literature, the conference consists of roundtables, workshops, readings, and a film screening at Rochester’s Little Theatre.
The annual award will be given for Waldman’s post 9/11 novel, The Submission, which has received national acclaim. As part of the award ceremony, Waldman will give a reading from the novel and there will be a book signing and reception after the event.
The Vanessa Mangione Quartet (above) — all graduates of the Eastman School of Music — are among the performers at Rochester’s first-ever Fringe Festival, which opened on Wednesday. University students, faculty, and alumni are among the more than 200 performances scheduled for the five-day fest.
Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish-American literature, has won the 2011 book award in the humanities for her book Documents in Crisis: Nonfiction Literatures in Twentieth Century Mexico,
The new building is designed to be a hub at the cross-section of the study of arts, sciences, and engineering on campus.