The filmmaker and educator looks forward to a day when she can avoid thinking about race. “A look, a comment. You don’t know what someone means, and racial anxiety sets in. Every day, I think about race.”
Rochester will host the U.S. premiere of God Has No Country, a one-man play written and performed by Donal Courtney. The drama tells the story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, who used his Vatican connections to harbor Jews, ultimately saving more than 6,500 lives.
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.
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.”
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.
“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.