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Arts and Culture

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

4/24/14

On May 21, the University at Buffalo Department of English will present a free public reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis from his new collection, “Another Reason,” at the Jacobs Executive Development Center, 672 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

4/18/14

Every year, 1,500 to 2,000 refugees and asylum-seekers come to Buffalo, one of the top refugee resettlement areas in the United States, driven by social and political upheaval, war, economic and agricultural distress, and poverty. To explore these challenges and develop models for exemplary refugee health care systems, the University at Buffalo will sponsor Buffalo’s first collaborative Refugee Health Summit 2014 on April 24.

4/18/14

The collections relate to the Cold War, and Buffalo's Polish history

4/16/14

Deborah Reed-Danahay, PhD, of Buffalo, professor of anthropology at the University at Buffalo, has received a 2014 summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of Research Programs to complete the draft manuscript of her fifth book.

4/15/14

Carla Mazzio, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University at Buffalo Department of English, has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2014-15 for her book-in-progress, “The Trouble With Numbers: The Drama of Mathematics in the Age of Shakespeare.”

4/14/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Hal Langfur, PhD, associate professor of history at the University at Buffalo, has published for more than a decade on indigenous Brazilian groups faced with colonization and armed subjugation by the Portuguese, as well as on the mythologies that grew up around their cultures.

4/10/14

Data Mine, Data Yours: That’s the theme of the next Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, during which artists, performers and a mathematician will discuss the influence of big data on society.

4/8/14

The Exhibit X Fiction Series sponsored by the University at Buffalo Department of English will present a free public reading of “I’d Like,” the first translated work by award-winning Greek novelist and short story writer Amanda Michalopoulou at 7 p.m. on April 10 at Hallwalls Cinema, 341 Delaware Ave. 

4/7/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. — For two years, the University at Buffalo Signature Series has celebrated UB’s legacy of innovation and distinction in arts and letters with presentations by distinguished figures in theater, music and visual art.

Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia, two young men, standing in front of a metal wall
4/4/14

The Architizer A+ Awards competition in which UB architects competed attracts entries from dozens of countries.