Arts and Culture

News about UB’s arts and humanities programs and related events. (see all topics)

2/20/18

The School of Architecture and Planning is taking Buffalo’s story of place — and its place within it — to the world as an invited exhibitor at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

2/19/18

Zodiaque Dance Ensemble (ZDE) celebrates its 20 Anniversary with COOL HUNTING. Director Jeanne Fornarola’s COOL HUNTING looks at trends in action, in the pursuit of the cutting-edge trends and behaviors in specific groups of people.

2/19/18

The University at Buffalo Arts Collaboratory Healthcare Initiative welcomes visiting artist Jacqueline Donachie from Glasgow, Scotland for two free public film screenings on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday, March 1 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Tickets are free and can be reserved on the Center for the Arts website.

2/16/18

More than 250 performers and volunteers will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with an afternoon-long celebration on Feb. 17 at the UB’s Center for the Arts.

2/14/18

As part of an ongoing review of graduate programs, the UB College of Arts and Sciences has announced a plan to strengthen the English department’s doctoral program and improve the program’s long-term competitiveness.

2/13/18

The UB Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of Western New York will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with a diverse program celebrating Chinese culture on Feb. 17 at UB’s Center for the Arts.

2/7/18

Christopher Romano embarked upon a two-year journey through the manipulation of light and metal as design materials. The result is a signature architectural structure nestled in the shadows of three iconic buildings on Buffalo’s historic East Side.

2/6/18

Innovative sound and visual composer Olivier Pasquet will discuss the architectural and musical contexts of his evolving site-specific piece titled “Lloyd’s Mirror” during its premier on Feb. 12.

2/6/18

Novelist, literary critic and environmental activist Margaret Atwood, author of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which inspired the television series of the same name, will deliver the March 9 “Humanities to the Rescue” keynote address.

1/30/18

Cristanne Miller, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Edward H. Butler Professor of English at UB, has received the MLA’s biennial Prize for a Scholarly Edition for her book, “Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved Them.”