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Scholars to discuss <i>‘Transparent’</i> at first academic conference

Scholars to discuss ‘Transparent’ at first academic conference

February 11, 2016

In December, the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies will host the first-of-its-kind conference on the hit Amazon series Transparent, examining the nexus of sex and gender studies, Jewish studies, American studies, and media studies themes that run through the show.

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Rochester to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

Rochester to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

February 5, 2016

This fall, more than 350 entrepreneurship experts from the United States and abroad will arrive in Rochester for the 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, or GCEC

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‘Adventurous Italians’ theme of Memorial Art Gallery concert

‘Adventurous Italians’ theme of Memorial Art Gallery concert

February 4, 2016

Eastman School of Music’s 10th anniversary celebration of its Italian Baroque Organ — the only one of its kind in North America — continues with a Third Thursday concert.

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There’s a ‘Transparent’ conference

There’s a ‘Transparent’ conference

February 3, 2016

It appears the series is ripe enough for commentary from within academe, too, so much so that the University of Rochester has created an entire symposium dedicated to award-winning show.

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Eastman hosts legendary jazz composer, arranger Bill Holman

Eastman hosts legendary jazz composer, arranger Bill Holman

February 2, 2016

The Grammy Award-winner and National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master will host workshops and perform in concert with Eastman School of Music students beginning February 9.

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Pulitzer Prize winner to speak on Black Lives Matter, persistence of prejudice

Pulitzer Prize winner to speak on Black Lives Matter, persistence of prejudice

January 29, 2016

Journalist and professor Pamela Newkirk will deliver two lectures in February, discussing the case of Ota Benga — a Congolese pygmy who was exhibited across the U.S. at the turn of the century and who later took his own life — and on the media’s coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Institute for Popular Music pays tribute to progressive rock

Institute for Popular Music pays tribute to progressive rock

January 29, 2016

The 2015-2016 “In Performance” concert series continues on Saturday, Feb. 6, with a concert celebrating a genre that Institute for Popular Music director John Covach describes as “often overlooked by rock ‘n’ roll establishments like the Hall of Fame.”

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Comedian, <em>Office</em> co-star B.J. Novak to perform at Winterfest

Comedian, Office co-star B.J. Novak to perform at Winterfest

January 26, 2016

Comedian B.J. Novak, best known for his role on The Office where he also served as a writer and producer, headlines Winterfest on Saturday, Jan. 30.

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‘I Heart Eastman’

‘I Heart Eastman’

January 22, 2016

Students, faculty, and staff participate in the first ever ‘I Heart Eastman’ Day, sharing what they love about the Eastman School of Music, and posting thank-you notes to Eastman alumni. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Interaction between organ, voice topic for 2016 EROI Festival

Interaction between organ, voice topic for 2016 EROI Festival

January 15, 2016

Titled “Breath for Singing: The Organ and the Human Voice,” this October’s Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival features the premiere performance of a new hymn commissioned for the event, plus lectures, master classes, and performances at historic organs across Rochester.

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