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Arts and Culture

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

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.

7/25/14
Plato’s Academy North Tonawanda Campus (PANTC) reading group and the UB Department of Philosophy will present their second annual conference, “Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine,” Aug. 1 and 2 at UB.
7/23/14

Few people have influenced and supported the Buffalo music community more than Cameron Baird (1905-1960), the elder son of a Buffalo industrial family considered by many the city’s “undersung hero of good music.”

7/22/14

“East Los High,” the trailblazing, addictive and hugely popular Hulu original series, uses a range of digital media platforms to involve its audience in the lives, scandals and emotional traumas of Latino students attending a fictional high school in East Los Angeles, California, and communication experts say it works on both the entertainment and educational levels.

7/15/14

MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, again has been recognized by the international design community.

6/23/14

Arabella Lyon, PhD, professor of English and director of the Center for Excellence in Writing at the University at Buffalo, has received the 2014 Book Award from the Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) for the best work in rhetorical study published in 2013.