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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Growing World’s Largest Collection of AIDS Posters

Growing World’s Largest Collection of AIDS Posters

November 29, 2012

To mark World AIDS Day on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, more than 1,000 new posters from one of the world’s largest AIDS education poster collections have been digitized and put online by archivists at the University of Rochester.

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Poet Jennifer Grotz Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

Poet Jennifer Grotz Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

November 7, 2012

Grotz’s second selection of poems, The Needle, “is one of the most affecting poetic explorations of locale and loss that I know,” says English department chair John Michael.

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Project Explores Role of Observation in the Arts and Sciences

Project Explores Role of Observation in the Arts and Sciences

November 7, 2012

Do you see what they saw? Speakers explore the link between the observation process in the sciences and the humanities in this series.

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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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