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5:00 pm - Dept. of Africana and American Studies: Tops Memorial Lecture, Christina Sharpe, “What Could a Vessel Be?”

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo

The Department of Africana and American Studies presents The Tops Memorial Lecture and welcomes Dr. Christina Sharpe for her talk "What Could a Vessel Be?" Christina Sharpe is a Writer, Professor, and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Black Studies in the Humanities at York University. She is the author of: In the Wake: On […]

6:00 pm - Community Events | Book Launch at Fitz Books, “The Northeast Corridor” by David Alff

Fitz Books 433 Ellicott St, Buffalo

All are welcome to attend a celebration and reading of David Alff's recently published book, The Northeast Corridor, at Fitz Books on Thursday, May 9. The Northeast Corridor is the story of how some crooked train tracks became the fastest railroad in North America and one of the world’s most important infrastructures. It’s about trains, […]

12:00 pm - Science Studies Research Workshop | Talk by James Elliott (Rice University), “How and Why Social Inequities Matter for Climate Resilience”

509 O'Brian Hall North Campus

The UB RENEW Institute and the HI Science Studies Research Workshop will host James Elliott of Rice University for his talk, "How and Why Social Inequities Matter for Climate Resilience”. Despite their global nature, climate change and related hazards are not things we experience “together.” Rather they reveal and exacerbate social inequities that call for […]