Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

Tag: event

NPR host Maria Hinojosa to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

NPR host Maria Hinojosa to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

November 30, 2017

The four-time Emmy winner and host of National Public Radio’s Latino USA and PBS’s America By The Numbers will deliver the University’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address on Friday, January 19.

Continue Reading

History under a microscope

History under a microscope

November 13, 2017

The Future(s) of Microhistory symposium brings prominent historians to Rochester to discuss one of the most influential methodologies in their field in the last few decades.

Continue Reading

What makes Pulitzer Prize–winner Laurel Thatcher Ulrich curious?

What makes Pulitzer Prize–winner Laurel Thatcher Ulrich curious?

November 8, 2017

In a 1976 journal article, Ulrich coined a phrase that has become ubiquitous: Well-behaved women seldom make history. The Humanities Center hosts the feminist historian, who will speak about writing and micro-histories.

Continue Reading

Alumni share career advice with humanities majors

Alumni share career advice with humanities majors

November 2, 2017

“I think my studies at Rochester in theater and sociology and in the humanities—I took a lot of English, history, and philosophy—really were the best kind of preparation for work in communication and journalism,” says Charles Kravetz ’74.

Continue Reading

Humanities Center announces public lecture series speakers

Humanities Center announces public lecture series speakers

September 26, 2017

The Humanities Center has announced its slate of public lecture series speakers for this year’s theme of “memory and forgetting.”

Continue Reading

Charlie Norris ’68, NBA star Byron Scott offer leadership tips

Charlie Norris ’68, NBA star Byron Scott offer leadership tips

September 25, 2017

Be humble. Be a good listener. And never be complacent. The co-authors of the book Slam-Dunk Success: Leading From Every Position on Life’s Court, offered these key tips to student athletes while visiting campus.

Continue Reading

Whose heritage do we honor when building—and destroying—monuments?

Whose heritage do we honor when building—and destroying—monuments?

September 25, 2017

What’s the function of a monument? Who should be honored with one—and who gets to decide? Richard Leventhal, a professor of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, will explore these questions in the second annual James Conlon Memorial Lecture.

Continue Reading

Is it reasonable to ‘agree to disagree’?

Is it reasonable to ‘agree to disagree’?

August 31, 2017

When people disagree, and all involved in the discussion believe that theirs is the reasonable position, what’s to be done? That’s a question that underlies a lecture series in September by philosopher Richard Feldman.

Continue Reading

University hosts International Baccalaureate World Student Conference

University hosts International Baccalaureate World Student Conference

August 8, 2017

More than 200 high school students from around the globe visited campus for the sixth annual conference, which this year focused on the theme “Defining and Defying Boundaries.”

Continue Reading

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly to keynote dSports Summit

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly to keynote dSports Summit

July 17, 2017

Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly will speak at UR Medicine’s day-long exploration of the latest developments in sports medicine, technology innovation, data analytics, and research.

Continue Reading