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Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

March 17, 2017

As the University’s anti-racism campaign prepares to host a series of discussions marking the United Nations’ annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, meet the students who help shape the committee’s platform and mission.

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Distinguished Visiting Humanist Wendy Doniger discusses science, religion

Distinguished Visiting Humanist Wendy Doniger discusses science, religion

March 17, 2017

The University of Chicago professor will be in residence from March 22 to 24. A scholar of Hinduism and mythology, her work highlights the “often messy collision of religion, science, and politics,” says Susan B. Anthony Institute director Nora Rubel.

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What would Machiavelli do?

What would Machiavelli do?

March 3, 2017

Christopher Celenza, a professor of classics at Johns Hopkins University, will speak on “Machiavelli: Yesterday and Today” as the keynote speaker of this year’s Ferrari Humanities Symposia on March 7.

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Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit unites campus leaders

Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit unites campus leaders

March 2, 2017

Rochester mayor Lovely Warren will join speakers and activists at the second annual Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit on Friday. The event brings together black student leaders from colleges in the Rochester, Buffalo, and Syracuse areas.

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AIDS Remembrance Quilt resurfaces after 23 years

AIDS Remembrance Quilt resurfaces after 23 years

February 17, 2017

“I knew I had it,” says Linda Dudman of the University Health Service. “I knew it was a very important item to keep, but I never quite knew what to do with it.” Now the 12-foot square panel will be on display through February and finds a new home in River Campus Libraries.

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‘Women’s Voices’ marks 100 years of women’s suffrage

‘Women’s Voices’ marks 100 years of women’s suffrage

February 16, 2017

As part of a year-long celebration of the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York state, the Eastman School of Music and Susan B. Anthony Center are collaborating on a concert featuring the premieres of commissioned works by women composers.

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Conference explores genius of Franz Liszt

Conference explores genius of Franz Liszt

February 15, 2017

In the 19th century, Franz Liszt was a “rock star” who drove female audience members into a frenzy of “Lisztomania.” This March, the Eastman School of Music hosts international symposium of the the world’s most prominent Liszt scholars,

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W. Kamau Bell appearance highlights ‘Color Cannot Divide Us Week’

W. Kamau Bell appearance highlights ‘Color Cannot Divide Us Week’

February 3, 2017

The comedian and CNN host tops a week of events sponsored by the University’s ‘We’re Better Than That’ anti-racism campaign and the Student Programming Board.

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Grammy nominee Tig Notaro to perform at Winterfest

Grammy nominee Tig Notaro to perform at Winterfest

February 1, 2017

The stand-up comedian, storyteller, and writer has been featured in specials on HBO, Netflix, and Showtime, and will perform in Strong Auditorium on Saturday, February 4.

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JACK Quartet returns to Eastman to headline new music concert

JACK Quartet returns to Eastman to headline new music concert

February 1, 2017

The New York City-based JACK Quartet returns to their alma present a concert with OSSIA New Music and Musica Nova celebrating the 20th anniversary of Eastman’s student-run new music collective, OSSIA.

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