Sponsored Conferences

Conference Audience

Each year, the Cultures and Texts Faculty Advisory Committee sponsors several larger conferences. These interdisciplinary conferences in the humanities bring in scholars at the regional, national, and international level. They are one way in which Cultures and Texts is encouraging new research and conversations at UB.

Upcoming Conferences - Spring 2012

Early Modern Masculinities:

Organized by Amy Graves Monroe, Christian Flaugh and Paola Ugolini (Romance Language and Literatures). March, 2012.

The Annual Meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG):

Organized by Peter Biehl (Anthropology). March 17-20.  Website.

Sponsored Conferences - Spring 2011

 “Realizing Europe: The Lisbon Treaty in Perspective.”

Organized by Deborah Reed-Danahay (Anthropology), Michael Halberstam (Law School); and Vasiliki Neofotistos (Anthropology). April 28-29, 2011.  [Event Website]

“Ineffably Urban: Interdisciplinary Takes on Buffalo.”

Organized by Ruth Bereson (Arts Management); Miriam Paeslack (Visual Studies and Arts Management); Camilo Trumper (American Studies) and Jordan Geiger (Architecture). April 30, 2011. [News Release]

“The Pub, the Street, and the Medicine Cabinet,”

The 6th International Conference of Alcohol and Drugs. Organized by David Herzberg (History), with Michael Bozarth (Psychology) and Steven Wear (Medicine/Center for Clinical Ethics). June 23-26. [News Release]

Sponsored Conferences - Fall 2010

Knowledge in the Making: “Ways of Knowing: Art, Science, Epistemology.”

Organized by Carla Mazzio and Graham Hammill (English) on behalf of the Early Modern Studies Research Workshop at UB and supported in part by the Humanities Institute; the Departments of History, English, and Comparative Literature; among others. September 30-October 1, 2010.

The Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Organized by Erik Seeman (History), Ruth Mack (English), and Liana Vardi (History). October 21-23, 2010. [Event Flyer]

“Entertainment and Industrialization: A Symposium on the Transatlantic Entertainment Industry, from the Eighteenth- to the Twenty-First-Centuries.”

Organized by Andrew Stott, David Schmid, and William Solomon (English). September 24, 2010