Valerie Alhart is press officer for humanities and broadcast media, and covers humanities and the arts at the University.
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Kenneth Gross, Renaissance scholar and professor of English at the University of Rochester, will share the 2011-2012 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for his book Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life. Cornell University’s Department of English, which administers the prize, calls it one of the most distinguished in American theater. Endowed by the […]
From rock ‘n’ roll to pop and hip hop, popular music may be, well, popular. But it is rarely understood as a musical form. Now that’s about to change. The new Institute for Popular Music, led by founding director John Covach, will treat the study of popular genres as seriously as classical music.
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.
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.
Do you see what they saw? Speakers explore the link between the observation process in the sciences and the humanities in this series.