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2nd Annual Robert Creeley Lecture and Celebration of Poetry

March 30 - March 31
Baird Recital Hall, Second Floor,

Jerome McGann On March 30, 5:00 pm, Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor at the U of Virginia and author or editor of over 24 books, will be lecturing on “Reading Poetry”—a reflection tracking key stylistic innovations in poetry that were developed in England and America after 1790 and arguing that

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Conference: Emerging Africas: Versions and Visions

March 31 - April 1

42nd Annual Conference of the New York African Studies Association Hosted by the University at Buffalo. Full schedule and location information forthcoming. Roundtable Discussion: Immigration, Diversity, and America’s Shifting Priorities March 31 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm | Student Union Theater This roundtable will discuss the impact of Trump administration policies on refugees, immigrants,

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Symposium: “Jews and Melancholia”

March 30 @ 9:00 am - March 31 @ 2:00 pm
708 Clemens Hall,

The connection between Jews and melancholia is a long-standing one in Western thought and culture, and is grounded in religious, medical, astrological, artistic, literary, and philosophical traditions that extend all the way to antiquity. The association begins in late Roman antiquity, when the Jewish Sabbath was identified with the worship of Saturn, the planet of

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1:00 pm

UB Poetics: Graduate Student Symposium and Poetry Reading

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Poetry Collection, 420 Capen Hall,

A lecture by James Maynard, Curator UB Poetry Collection Graduate Student Symposium Open Poetry Reading: all are invited to read their favorite poem—whether of their own composition or by someone else.

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3:45 pm

Roundtable Discussion: Immigration, Diversity, and America’s Shifting Priorities

March 31 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Student Union Theater,

This roundtable will discuss the impact of Trump administration policies on refugees, immigrants, and international students in Buffalo. Participants will include: Myron Glick, Director, Jericho Road Community Health Center Anna Ireland, Jericho Road Community Health Center​ Fidele Nlemvo Menavanza, Staff Paralegal, Center for Elder Law & Justice Ellen Dussourd, Assistant Vice Provost and Director, International

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4:00 pm
Free

Humanities NY Public Graduate Fellows @ Partnership for the Public Good

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Partnership for the Public Good, 617 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Please join the UB Humanities Institute for presentations by our 2016-2017 Humanities New York Public Graduate Fellows: John Marsland and Laticia McNaughton. This FREE and open to the public event will be held in downtown Buffalo's historic Market Arcade building (617 Main Street) at the Partnership for the Public Good. Light fare and refreshments will

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