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Humanities Institute to Hold Open House

By Sue Wuetcher

Release Date: March 8, 2007

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- UB's Humanities Institute will hold its annual open house from 4-6 p.m. March 20 in the Special Collections Research Room, 420 Capen Hall, North Campus.

Robert Daly, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, will speak on "Why We Have to Read This Stuff, and Worse Yet, Think About It: New Work on the Practical Value of Literature and Even Theory."

The Humanities Institute open house provides a forum for lifelong learners, students, alumni, friends from the community and faculty to come together to enjoy presentations by distinguished humanities' scholars, spirited discussion and refreshments.

For more information, call 645-2711 or go to http://www.humanitiesinstitute.buffalo.edu/.