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Keeping Leonard Bernstein alive for the current generation

Keeping Leonard Bernstein alive for the current generation

March 15, 2019

Jamie Bernstein, writer, broadcaster, and narrator, will discuss her father’s legacy as part of a series of events celebrating “Leonard Bernstein and American Musical Theater.”

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Celebrating women’s history

Celebrating women’s history

March 1, 2019

Throughout March, campus organizations are sponsoring art exhibitions, lectures, films, book readings, and performances to celebrate and remember women’s history.

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Be inspired to dance

Be inspired to dance

February 12, 2019

The ninth annual inspireDance Festival features more than 30 events, performances, and master classes covering many dance styles, for newcomers and experienced dancers alike.

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Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

February 5, 2019

Angela Davis will be on campus to discuss “The University’s Role in Educating Students to be Engaged Citizens,” is part of the lecture series Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change.

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Celebrating black history

Celebrating black history

February 1, 2019

Throughout February, sponsors and campus organizations will host lectures, films, performances, family events, and more as students, faculty, and the Rochester community celebrate Black History Month.

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Philosopher Jennifer Lackey on why we’re so apt to believe confessions

Philosopher Jennifer Lackey on why we’re so apt to believe confessions

January 30, 2019

In the latest Humanities Center lecture on evidence and expertise, the director of the Northwestern Prison Education Program discusses how a confession can turn into a miscarriage of justice.

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Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

January 23, 2019

Seven undergraduate students and two Medical Center professors will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards, a 62-year tradition that celebrates exceptional women at the University of Rochester.

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Distinguished Visiting Humanist Hazel Carby dissects race and empire

Distinguished Visiting Humanist Hazel Carby dissects race and empire

January 23, 2019

In a variety of events during her visit to Rochester’s Humanities Center, the Yale historian unravels the complex processes of colonialism while tracing her family history through Jamaica, Wales, and England.

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Symone Sanders to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

Symone Sanders to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

December 7, 2018

Sanders is a political commentator for CNN and served national press secretary for Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 presidential run, the youngest press secretary for a presidential candidate.

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Needlework artist evokes detail of tragic history

Needlework artist evokes detail of tragic history

November 14, 2018

The intricate needlework and fabric panels Esther Nisenthal Krinitz created for her two daughters, simply to record her memories, are the subject of a Memorial Art Gallery exhibit evoking both beauty and tragedy in rich detail.

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