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February 2019

Haudenosaunee/Native American Studies Research Workshop: Improving Indigenous Student Inclusion in Higher Education with Dr. Shelly Lowe and Dr. Stephanie Waterman

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
10 Capen Hall

Please join us for a public presentation and discussion on Improving Indigenous Student Inclusion in Higher Education. Internationally recognized Indigenous experts, Dr. Shelly Lowe and Dr. Stephanie Waterman will share their research and insights on ways we can advance much needed improvements in supporting Indigenous Inclusion at UB. When: Friday, February 22, 10am-11:30am Where: 10 Capen, UB North Campus Dr. Shelly Lowe (Diné/Executive Director, Harvard Native American Program) and Dr. Stephanie Waterman (Onondaga/Associate Professor of Higher Education, OISE) are co-editors…

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Humanities Night at Torn Space Theater: “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie”

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Torn Space, 612 Fillmore Avenue
Buffalo, 14212
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$20

      The UB Humanities Institute invites you to join for Humanities Night at Torn Space Theater with a special pre-show interview/discussion with Dan Shanahan by UB Assistant Professor Ariel Nereson (Theatre & Dance). The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Written by John Cassavetes | Directed by Dan Shanahan Original Stage Adaptation by Torn Space Theater Discounted Humanities Night Price: $20 To reserve tickets, please email huminst@buffalo.edu indicating the number of tickets you wish to reserve. Ticket payments (cash…

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Digital Dialogues featuring Jeff Good (Linguistics) and Nikolaus Wasmoen (English)

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
6 Norton Hall

Save the date! The Digital Dialogues series highlights ongoing digital scholarship across campus by faculty, staff, and students, bridging the disciplines to spark conversations on creating and using digital tools in higher education, both in and outside of the classroom. The series is hosted by the UB Libraries and organized by Heidi Dodson and Rachel Starry, the libraries' postdoctoral fellows. All are welcome; please join us for the conversation!

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March 2019

Scholars@Hallwalls: Adam Rome, “Partly Green: The Past and Future of Sustainable Business”

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY United States
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Adam Rome, Professor of History and HI Faculty Fellow Can capitalism become green without fundamental changes in the rules of the marketplace? The last 30 years has been a revealing test of the limits of corporate sustainability initiatives. In the United States, no major environmental legislation has passed since 1990, yet many businesses have worked hard to become greener. How successful have their efforts been? What has driven change, and what has stood in the way? The answers to those…

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Humanities to the Rescue: An Evening with Molly Crabapple

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Diefendorf Hall 147 – South Campus,

Illustration from Brothers of the Gun by Molly Crabapple, courtesy of the artist Through her illustrated journalism, painting, and collaborations with cultural/political influencers such as Jay Z, Matt Taibbi, and Spike Jonze, Molly Crabapple tackles the injustices of our time with an arsenal of weapons comprised of pens, brushes, and words. Her work has taken her to Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, The United Arab Emirates, Spain, Greece, Guantanamo Bay, and recently Port Isabel in South Texas where she encountered numerous challenges…

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New Faculty Seminar: Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah, “Planning the Postcolony: Planning Dilemma within Africa’s Plural Legal Land System”

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
830 Clemens Hall, University at Buffalo
Buffalo,
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Free

This talk presents initial findings from an ongoing project on postcolonial planning and land tenure dilemmas in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA). The work interrogates how plural legal land systems support or constrain practices used to declare areas of value, zones of exception, and property ownership for development purposes. Discussing findings from case studies in Ghana, this talk invites conversations about both the seemingly ‘schizophrenic’ development conditions (e.g. informal settlements) and possible antidotes to the increasingly commodified, plural legal land system in…

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Digital Dialogues featuring Molly Poremski and Stacy Person (UB Libraries Digital Collections)

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
130 Abbott Hall – South Campus

Save the date! The Digital Dialogues series highlights ongoing digital scholarship across campus by faculty, staff, and students, bridging the disciplines to spark conversations on creating and using digital tools in higher education, both in and outside of the classroom. The series is hosted by the UB Libraries and organized by Heidi Dodson and Rachel Starry, the libraries' postdoctoral fellows. All are welcome; please join us for the conversation!

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Early Modern Research Workshop: Howard G. Brown, “Mass Violence and New Media: Psychological Responses in France, 1550-1880”

March 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
280 Park Hall

The Early Modern Research Workshop presents: Howard G. Brown, Binghamton University (SUNY) 2:00-3:00pm | Park 545: Conversation with Graduate Students 3:30-5:00pm | Park 280: “Mass Violence and New Media: Psychological Responses in France, 1550-1880” Abstract: New visual and textual media, ranging from pamphlets and woodblock prints in the sixteenth century to illustrated newspapers and collodion photography in the nineteenth century, depicted personal suffering caused by various episodes of mass violence in France between the French Wars of Religion and the Paris…

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Scholars@Hallwalls: Charles L. Davis, II, “The Spatial Allegories of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie Style Architecture”

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY United States
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Charles L. Davis, II, Assistant Professor of Architecture and OVPRED/HI Public Humanities Faculty Fellow This presentation examines the racial politics of space that were manifest by Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision of a Prairie Style architecture. While the American prairie was spatially defined by the wide-open spaces that inspired the horizontal massing and flowing interior spaces of this style, it was also the site of a dramatic social struggle between white settlers and non-white natives competing for land. Davis argues that…

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April 2019

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop Lecture: Yanoula Athanassakis, “Animals and the Anthropocene: the more-than-human world in environmental literature”

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
To Be Announced

Yanoula Athanassakis (NYU, Environmental Humanities Initiative), will deliver a lecture, “Animals and the Anthropocene: the more-than-human world in environmental literature”." We are also excited for Yanoula's visit affording us opportunities to learn from a vital member of another active environmental humanities reasearch workshop, to help for our future planning.

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