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April 2018

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Shelly Streeby, “Doing Justice to the Archive: Climate Change in the Octavia E. Butler Papers​”

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
306 Clemens Hall

Shelly Streeby (UCSD, Literature / Ethnic Studies) will present a lecture, “Doing Justice to the Archive: Climate Change in the Octavia E. Butler Papers​." We look very much forward to seeing many of you there.

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A Folger Institute “Transcribathon”

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Digital Composition Lab of the Center for Excellence in Writing (128 Capen in the Silverman Library)

Location: The Digital Composition Lab of the Center for Excellence in Writing, 128 Capen, inside The Silverman Library Training in digital transcription, with an emphasis on early modern texts, by paleographer Sarah Powell from the Folger Shakespeare Library Stay the day, stop by for an hour or two, or just look in on the Lab and the action! Sponsored by The UB Experiential Learning Network, The Center for Excellence in Writing, The Digital Composition Lab, The UB Early Modern Research…

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Humanities Institute Spring Book Celebration: Recent Publications by HI Faculty Fellows

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
904 Clemens

You are cordially invited to join the UB Humanities Institute for a celebration of recent publications by HI Faculty Fellows. David Alff (Department of English, 2014-15 HI Fellow), Wreckage of Intentions: Projects in British Culture, 1660-1730 Jaume Franquesa (Department of Anthropology, 2016-17 HI Fellow), Power Struggles: Dignity, Value, and the Renewable Energy Frontier in Spain Jennifer Gaynor (Research Fellow - Baldy Center for Law, 2011-12 HI Fellow), Intertidal History in Island Southeast Asia: Submerged Genealogy and the Legacy of Coastal…

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Symposium: Curating Place

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UB Anderson Gallery, 1 Martha Jackson Pl
Buffalo, NY 14214 United States
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Free

The Curating Place Symposium considers contemporary approaches to curating in three distinct situations, the European and state funded art institution, the American non-profit museum, and the University museum. The discussion will include three curators that work in such institutions who will discuss their goals and challenges within these particular spaces. Considering how exhibitions are influenced by the institutional context, which they are conceived for, this discussion will trace various practices of curating in the field today. Through three short presentations…

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Queer Studies Research Workshop: David Getsy, “On Being a Public Artist with AIDS in 80s America: Scott Burton and Conformational Masking”

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY United States
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Rescheduled from April 5. Free and open to the public. "On Being a Public Artist with AIDS in 1980s America :Scott Burton, Sculpture, and Conformational Masking" One of the most prominent sculptors of the 1980s, Scott Burton’s (1939-1989) functional, participatory works were welcomed into public spaces and museum collections during the decade. These sculptures were built upon his previous work in performance art and its queer engagements with themes of social and personal space. In this lecture, David Getsy will…

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Alison Des Forges International Symposium: “China in Africa: Global Perspectives”

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
120 Clemens Hall

In recent years, China has been playing increasingly active roles in Africa. The Chinese claim that they are dedicated to the economic development and social welfare of the countries where they are working, but some critics assert that they are behaving very much in the manner of Europeans and Americans, who too often have exploited the human and material resources of Africa to their own benefit and with little positive impact on Africa. This symposium will examine the Chinese record…

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Alison Des Forges International Symposium: China in Africa: Global Perspectives

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
120 Clemens Hall
Free

The Alison L. Des Forges Memorial Committee invites you to an International Symposium: China in Africa: Global Perspectives

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Queers Studies Research Workshop: Master class with David Getsy, “Beyond Visibility: Transgender Methods, Queer Methods, and the Case of Abstraction in Art History”

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1032 Clemens Hall

A master class/seminar will be held with David Getsy. There is a set of readings to be read in advance of the workshop (all short). Please use the following links to access the readings or download a PDF of the David Getsy Seminar Readings (warning: this is a 10.5 MB file): Required Readings Excerpts Preface and “Introduction: ‘New’ Genders and Sculpture in the 1960s,” in Abstract Bodies: Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender (Yale University Press, 2015). PAGES…

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Performance Research Workshop: Nadine George-Graves, “Brothers’ Keepers: Notes from a Black Dance Dramaturg”

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
knox 110

“Brothers’ Keepers: Notes from a Black Dance Dramaturg” Nadine George-Graves (UC San Diego) Brother(hood) Dance! is an interdisciplinary duo that seeks to inform its audiences on the socio-political and environmental injustices from a global perspective, bringing clarity to the same-gender-loving African-American experience in the 21st century. Brother(hood) Dance! was formed in April 2014 as a duo that research, create and perform dances of freedom by Orlando Zane Hunter, Jr. and Ricarrdo Valentine. Descriptions of recent work below. how to survive…

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Seminar (1 of 3): Bracha L. Ettinger, “Memory’s Wound is a Space With-in. Depthspace and Carriance Beyond Abstraction versus Empathy.”

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UB Anderson Gallery, 1 Martha Jackson Pl
Buffalo, NY 14214 United States
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The Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis & Culture, in partnership with the Creative Arts Initiative & the University at Buffalo Art Galleries, presents: BRACHA L. ETTINGER MEMORY’S WOUND IS A SPACE WITH-IN. DEPTHSPACE AND CARRIANCE BEYOND ABSTRACTION VERSUS EMPATHY. A THREE-PART SEMINAR Thursday, April 26 Thursday, May 3 Thursday, May 10 2:00 - 5:00 pm | UB Anderson Gallery 1 Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214 Free and open to all students and the public For more information, contact:…

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