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August 2019

HI Faculty External Grant Writing Workshop

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1032 Clemens Hall

Click here to RSVP On August 30—the first Friday of the fall semester—the Humanities Institute will once again host a workshop to support faculty members’ applications for external grants and fellowships. The HI's External Grant Writing Workshop is specifically designed to help faculty improve their applications by learning strategies from an experienced grant writer and evaluator, by exchanging ideas with other grant seekers, and—if they choose to pre-circulate draft application materials—by receiving specific feedback from peers. Please feel free to…

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September 2019

Scholars@Hallwalls: Michael Rembis, “‘A fact was no less a fact because it was told by a crazy person’: Popular Responses to 19th Century Asylums”

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY United States
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Join us at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center for our ninth year of Faculty Fellows talks! This lecture series brings current UB humanities research out into the community – with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. Free and open to the public. Michael Rembis, Associate Professor, History and Director, UB Center for Disability Studies, 2019-20 OVPRED/HI Public Humanities Faculty Fellow. Photo by Doug Levere. In this presentation, Rembis contemplates the role of mad people and their allies in protesting asylums in the…

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2019 Buffalo Humanities Festival: DEMOCRACY–Of the people? By the people? For the people?

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - September 21 @ 6:30 pm
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Visit the Buffalo Humanities Festival website for full details and ticket information. Around the world the (re)emergence of nationalism, authoritarianism, and fundamentalism has given rise to a crisis of democracy. Whose voices are being heard? Whose voices are you listening to? What guides your voice? The 2019 Buffalo Humanities Festival tackles the current crisis of democracy and the reclaiming of a democratic future through a collective reinvestment in community conversations. Thursday | Sept. 19 | 6:30pm | Asbury Hall at…

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