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March 2018

HI Conference: Humanities to the Rescue, An Evening with Margaret Atwood

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Center for the Arts Mainstage,

BUY TICKETS The Humanities Institute is pleased to announce renowned author Margaret Atwood, as the 2017-18 Eileen Silvers Visiting Professor in the Humanities. Recipient of the Booker Prize, Arthur C. Clarke Award, Governor General’s Award, the PEN Pinter Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Book Critics Circle (2017), Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty volumes of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and children’s literature. Deeply engaged with history and prophetic about…

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Humanities to the Rescue: Environmental Film Festival

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - March 12 @ 9:30 pm
To Be Announced,

SAVE-THE-DATES Location and speaker details forthcoming. This festival showcases work by five documentary filmmakers who have tried in very different ways to spark environmental activism. What works and what doesn’t? Curated by UB Professor Adam Rome, Department of History Saturday, March 10 3:00 pm | The Age of Stupid Dir. Franny Armstrong (2014), 1 hr. 29 mins. http://www.spannerfilms.net/films/ageofstupid Synopsis: The Age of Stupid stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In The Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects, Brassed Off) as a…

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