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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EVENT: Anthony Center and Wegmans LPGA Host “Conversation with Champions”

EVENT: Anthony Center and Wegmans LPGA Host “Conversation with Champions”

June 3, 2013

The annual luncheon and panel discussion features LPGA pros Morgan Pressel, Lexi Thompson, Lydia Ko, Nicole Castrale, and is moderated by Gail Graham.

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Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

May 15, 2013

A diverse group of 12 student films were presented at the 8th annual Gollin Film Festival on May 1, with the top three films winning $1,000 in cash prizes.

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10 Questions with John Covach

10 Questions with John Covach

May 13, 2013

With the launch of Professor John Covach’s History of Rock course, the University of Rochester makes it first foray into Massive Open Online Courses.

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Krasznahorkai and Stănescu Win 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

Krasznahorkai and Stănescu Win 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

May 7, 2013

This year’s event was part of “Literary Mews,” a new component of the PEN World Voices Festival organized by the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.

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Trustee Endows English Professorship

April 22, 2013

“It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be able to contribute in my small way to a department that enriched my life,” said Hilfiker. “I am a very proud and grateful alumnus.”

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<em>The Glass Menagerie</em> opens April 25

The Glass Menagerie opens April 25

April 19, 2013

A powerful and moving drama, the play follows its iconic characters—the dreamer, Tom Wingfield, his crippled sister, Laura, and their overbearing mother, Amanda—as they deal with the disillusionment of the past and attempt to escape to a better future.

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2013 Best Translated Book Award Finalists Announced

April 11, 2013

A testament to the diversity of books available to English readers, the lists of finalists include poets from China, Romania, and Macedonia, and prose writers from Djibouti, Russia, Iran, and Argentina

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EVENT: Musicians from The Doors, Barenaked Ladies Come to Campus

EVENT: Musicians from The Doors, Barenaked Ladies Come to Campus

April 10, 2013

Both talks are part of the IPM’s new “In Conversation” series which explores the lives of popular recording artists and their creative process.

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EVENT: Ferrari Humanities Symposia: Reformations in Western Thought

EVENT: Ferrari Humanities Symposia: Reformations in Western Thought

April 4, 2013

Titled “Reformations in Western Thought,” the 2013 installment of the Ferrari Humanities Symposia looks at many of the advances associated with the Protestant Reformation.

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EVENT: Community Celebrates Day of Brass

March 22, 2013

Participants will take part in free workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and rehearsals. A final festival performance and a special show by Prime Time Brass begins at 3 p.m.

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