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A provost and his banjo

A provost and his banjo

September 30, 2016

“I don’t play music for a living; I play music to live,” says University Provost and former dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Rob Clark, who will perform during Meliora Weekend.

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Class, symposium explore ‘New Approaches to Poetry and Song’

Class, symposium explore ‘New Approaches to Poetry and Song’

September 28, 2016

In music professor Matthew BaileyShea’s class, students share lyrics from favorite songs, then work to uncover complexities in the text. An upcoming Humanities Center symposium organized by BaileyShea will further explore new ideas about text-music interaction.

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Myths of freedom, American manhood explode in <em>When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder?</em>

Myths of freedom, American manhood explode in When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder?

September 27, 2016

University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program opens its 27th season with Mark Medoff’s Obie Award-winning drama.

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Tales of history, morality highlight Polish Film Festival

Tales of history, morality highlight Polish Film Festival

September 27, 2016

Murder. Adultery. Theft. Those are three of the themes explored in the 2016 Polish Film Festival. Organized by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, the festival is now in its ninth year.

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Award supports book on Ottoman Railway

Award supports book on Ottoman Railway

September 7, 2016

Peter Christensen’s book shows how the late 19th-early 20th century German-designed train stations, bridges, and other structures along the Ottoman Railway show the trademarks of imperialism and elements of emergent nationalism.

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Music in the American Wild wraps up national parks tour

Music in the American Wild wraps up national parks tour

August 24, 2016

What began literally as a walk in the park has turned into a national tour of seven National Park Service sites plus other outdoor venues across the county, to honor the centennial year of the national parks.

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When Ansel Adams came to Rochester

When Ansel Adams came to Rochester

August 24, 2016

As the National Park Service turns 100, many remember photographer Ansel Adams for his iconic images of the American West and Yosemite. But when Adams was hired to photograph the University campus in 1952, he was not yet America’s most well-known photographer.

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Festival highlights historic organs located across Rochester

Festival highlights historic organs located across Rochester

August 9, 2016

Leading organists and musicologists from around the world will come to the Eastman School of Music this fall for the annual Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Festival, focusing this year on “The Organ and the Human Voice.”

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Faculty Artist Series brings renowned artists to local stages

Faculty Artist Series brings renowned artists to local stages

August 9, 2016

The new season of Eastman School of Music recitals give local music lovers the chance to hear talented artists perform on their home turf.

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In Goethe’s novel families, love is all that matters

In Goethe’s novel families, love is all that matters

July 22, 2016

Susan Gustafson’s recently published book examines Johann Goethe’s depiction of family in his literary works, which were cutting-edge compared to the actual state of marriage and family in early 19th-century Germany.

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