Valerie Alhart

Valerie Alhart is press officer for humanities and broadcast media, and covers humanities and the arts at the University.

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Celebrate International Home Movie Day

Celebrate International Home Movie Day

October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Free and open to the public, the event provides an opportunity for communities to experience these personal records of the past and learn how to preserve them for the future.

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Does “Obamacare” Go Too Far – Or Not Far Enough?

October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sponsored annually by the University’s Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership, the event brings together leaders to explore social hurdles women face as they seek to lead in business, academia, and government.

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Italian Actor Mario Pirovano to Debut Play for American Audience

October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The workshop is for both experienced and amateur thespians. The play will be performed in the sanctuary of the Interfaith Chapel at 7:30 p.m. on the same day.

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Ubu Roi Establishes a Reign of Comic Terror at Todd Theatre

Ubu Roi Establishes a Reign of Comic Terror at Todd Theatre

October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Visual Cultural Studies Graduate Students Travel Globe Through Summer Fellowships

Visual Cultural Studies Graduate Students Travel Globe Through Summer Fellowships

October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Rochester Hosts International Conference for Literary Translators

Rochester Hosts International Conference for Literary Translators

October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Amy Waldman Wins Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction

Amy Waldman Wins Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction

September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Excitement Builds as Fringe Festival Opens

Excitement Builds as Fringe Festival Opens

September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Cerulli Appointed Director of Anthony Center

Cerulli Appointed Director of Anthony Center

September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catherine Cerulli, an academic and legal leader with more than two decades of commitment to battling domestic violence and victimization, has been named director of the University’s Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership.

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Professor Wins Latin American Studies Association Book Award

Professor Wins Latin American Studies Association Book Award

August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

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,

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