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11:00 am

“‘As from a voyage rich with merchandise’: Returns from the Folger Institute”

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Poetry Collection, 420 Capen Hall

A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of UB's Membership in the Folger Institute Symposium Schedule 11:00-11:30: Introduction and welcome Barbara Bono, UB Folger representative Jim Swan, UB Folger Institute initiator Robin Schulze, UB Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences 11:30-12:30: "'Purchased by the weight': The Color of Suits in The Merchant of Venice" Olga […]

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12:00 pm

New Faculty Seminar: Stephanie Schmidt

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
830 Clemens Hall, University at Buffalo

González de Eslava’s Christian Allegory of the Gran Chichimeca: Reimagining the Ancestral North in New Spain The Fifth Spiritual and Sacramental Colloquy of Fernán González de Eslava is a Christian allegorical drama set in New Spain of the 1570s. This play about Spanish attempts to fortify the northern frontier incorporates striking elements of indigenous lore. […]

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8:00 pm

Just Buffalo Literary Center BABEL with Dave Eggers

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

DAVE EGGERS is the author of ten books, including most recently Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?, The Circle, and A Hologram For The King, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He is the founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco […]

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