Release Date: September 16, 2013
BUFFALO, N.Y. — This fall, the Humanities Institute (HI) at the University at Buffalo will again present its signature annual discussion series, Scholars@Hallwalls, dedicated to research and scholarship in the humanities in Western New York.
All talks will be held at 4 p.m. at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., on the dates below, and are free and open to the UB and Western New York communities.
The series was established to connect UB humanities scholars with the community through presentations by HI Faculty Fellows who discuss their cutting-edge research in terms that are clear to people in other disciplines and outside academia.
The events are casual and social, as well as intellectual. Audience members are invited to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine as they discuss with the presenters such issues as the effects of 9/11 on literature and the importance of the biography in history.
Throughout the year, the series will feature eight provocative and award-winning humanities scholars. The four fall speakers are:
To learn more about the upcoming events through the Humanities Institute, visit humanitiesinstitute.buffalo.edu.
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