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Archive Captures 40 Years of the Gay Rights

Archive Captures 40 Years of the Gay Rights

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the University of Rochester’s Gay Liberation Front launched the Empty Closet in 1971, they knew that distributing a newspaper advocating “the freedom to love” same-sex partners was a radical act.

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Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink

October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The mission of “If Music Be the Food…” is to increase awareness and support for the hungry in the community through classical music performances of the highest caliber.

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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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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents Britten’s ‘The Rape of Lucretia’

October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Set in and around Rome at the end of the Etruscan period, the story opens with military men discussing the unfaithfulness of military wives.

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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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Composer Dominick Argento to Endow Professorship

September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

In honor of Argento, who received his Ph.D. in composition at Eastman in 1958, the endowed position will be named the Dominick J. Argento Professor.

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