Tag: humanities

Move over, Chaucer, these days poet John Gower is all the rage

Move over, Chaucer, these days poet John Gower is all the rage

June 13, 2014

During the 3rd International Congress of the John Gower Society, scholars will explore the life and work of Gower, a contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer, and one of the major poets during the reign of Richard II.

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Eastman musicians accompany silent film classic

Eastman musicians accompany silent film classic

April 4, 2014

The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc), produced in France in 1928, is presented by the Film/Music Cluster and the Eastman School’s Humanities and Organ Departments.

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3-day series looks at reporting in the ‘post-feminist’ age

3-day series looks at reporting in the ‘post-feminist’ age

March 14, 2014

A three-day film and lecture series looks at the work of female journalists, authors, and filmmakers working to bring attention to stories about motherhood in America, sex and sexuality, reproductive rights, and racial inequality.

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Mellon Foundation Commits $1M to Digital Humanities

Mellon Foundation Commits $1M to Digital Humanities

November 12, 2013

Students from any of Rochester’s four humanities Ph.D. programs—English, history, philosophy, and visual and cultural studies—are invited to apply for admission to the fellowship.

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EVENT: “Jewish Studies Then, Jewish Studies Now”

EVENT: “Jewish Studies Then, Jewish Studies Now”

October 24, 2013

Aaron Hughes will give his first lecture as the Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religion and Classics.

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