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Tag: Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies

Why is a 16th-century tradition attracting activists on the Christian right?

Why is a 16th-century tradition attracting activists on the Christian right?

January 3, 2023

Scholar Anna Rosensweig explains how early modern resistance theory is inspiring far-right individuals to defy local, state, and federal laws.

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New award sends humanities graduate students abroad

New award sends humanities graduate students abroad

December 13, 2022

Four Rochester doctoral candidates will research in archives in a dozen countries as recipients of the Meliora Global Scholars grant.

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Digital justice through data dictionaries

Digital justice through data dictionaries

June 8, 2022

A seed grant from the American Council of Learned Societies launches a project that has the River Campus Libraries helping to diversify the digital domain.

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Curtis Award spotlights PhD teaching assistants’ ‘amazing’ efforts during the pandemic

Curtis Award spotlights PhD teaching assistants’ ‘amazing’ efforts during the pandemic

October 14, 2021

The annual award honors the contributions of graduate students in classrooms and laboratories across the University. This year’s recipients come from different disciplines, but share many things in common.

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Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

May 5, 2021

This year, five University of Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty.

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How patents transformed the world of architecture

How patents transformed the world of architecture

April 8, 2021

Associate professor of art history Peter Christensen has been awarded a 2021 Guggenheim fellowship for his project exploring an understudied shift in architectural history.

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An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

September 18, 2020

Students and faculty members adapt to new—and safety-conscious—ways of interacting as teachers, scholars, and researchers.

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A  ‘different kind of wonder’

A ‘different kind of wonder’

May 27, 2020

The European Renaissance’s engagement with the Arctic is a little-known chapter of history but a relevant one today, when the region once again has become a site of anxious attention.

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How do physical spaces help create community?

How do physical spaces help create community?

September 16, 2019

In her highly visual, multi-year project “Fertile Ground,” cultural anthropologist Kathryn Mariner is researching placemaking in the city of Rochester, and her focus on how community is formed is shared by this year’s Humanities Center lectures.

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A ‘model of scholarly possibility’: Remembering Douglas Crimp

A ‘model of scholarly possibility’: Remembering Douglas Crimp

July 23, 2019

An internationally renowned art and cultural critic, theorist, curator, and activist, Rochester professor Douglas Crimp created work important to thinkers across the arts and humanities.

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