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

10/17/14

The thick weeds and ungainly overgrowth of urban wilds are not usually mentioned in the same breath as the manicured lawns and trimmed shrubs of formal gardens, but these disturbed landscapes have qualities and value that are illuminated through an audio art piece produced by a University at Buffalo professor and a Harvard researcher.

10/13/14

Co-creators Despina Stratigakos and Kelly Hayes McAlonie will be in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23 to reflect on how the gender debate in the profession has changed.

event poster showing a black-and-white drawn brain
10/8/14

The beloved event series, launched in 2009, kicks off a new season in October.

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.