Tag: humanities

Mellon Foundation grant to support Humanities Corridor endowment

October 29, 2014

Founded in 2006, the Central New York Humanities Corridor is an interdisciplinary collaboration among research institutions and liberal arts colleges focused on enhancing scholarship in the humanities. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has committed a matching grant of $500,000 to the University of Rochester, which will establish an endowment for the University’s continued partnership.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Greenblatt speaks at humanities symposia

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Greenblatt speaks at humanities symposia

October 15, 2014

One of the world’s most celebrated scholars in the humanities, Stephen Greenblatt will visit the University to lecture and participate in workshops with the campus community. Greenblatt will give a public talk for the University’s Ferrari Humanities Symposia on Thursday, Oct. 30 based on ideas introduced in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern.

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Eastman School and UR combining opera and comic books

Eastman School and UR combining opera and comic books

October 7, 2014

A series of events called “The Veils of Salomé,” at both the University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music, studies the intersections between religion, the arts, and gender over the centuries.

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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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