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News about UB’s arts and humanities programs and related events.

9/30/14

Wilson, a director and playwright, has collaborated with artists from Lady Gaga to William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Tom Waits.

9/26/14

Human societies invest color with intense meanings.  Color, like gender, is associated with virtually all aspects of identity:  health, emotions, intelligence, status, class, race, nation, religion, and aesthetic taste.

9/24/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This year the 2014 Annual Friends of the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library Program will host noted scholar, Brandy Schillace, PhD, research associate at the Dittrick Medical History Center and Sages Teaching Fellow at Case Western Reserve University.
9/24/14

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its founding with a spectacular performance of music, dance and opera in honor of the Chinese Moon Festival, as well as the birthday of the esteemed Chinese philosopher Confucius.

9/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – By the end of 1983, the Clash had lost two key members: drummer Nicky “Topper” Headon and guitarist/singer Mick Jones.
9/11/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Attention lifelong learners! In a town well-known for its conferences and festivals, here’s one dedicated to the thousands of migrants — many of them refugees — from all continents who continue to globalize the country, change its face and contribute to the cultural life of Buffalo as they have for 200 years.
8/19/14

The University at Buffalo Humanities Institute has announced the first annual Buffalo Humanities Festival, to be held Sept. 25-26 at Buffalo State College, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

8/14/14

The University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education expands its online services this fall by offering a fully online advanced graduate certificate program in music learning theory, a curriculum that teaches educators how to instruct their students to become better musicians and appreciate music throughout their lives.

8/14/14

The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences and its Humanities Institute has announced the name of its first WBFO-Eileen Silvers Visiting Professor in the Arts and Humanities.

7/28/14

He is the third architect with UB ties chosen for the prestigious honor.