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September 2021

Latinx Heritage at the Intersections of Culture and Crisis: Prof. Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba, “HipHop, Violence, and Queer Latinx Identity”

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

“Latinx Heritage at the Intersections of Culture and Crisis,”  is a series of Zoom conversations in honor of Latinx Heritage Month (September 15-October 15). The website can be opened here: https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/romance-languages-literatures/news-events/recent-news/LatinxHeritageattheIntersectionsofCultureandCrisis.html The first session is Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 4:00pm. Prof. Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba (University of Texas, Austin) will speak on “HipHop, Violence, and Queer Latinx Identity.” Preregistration link can be found on the website. The purpose of the series is to put prominent scholars in direct contact with communities…

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DSSN workshop: “DH 101 for Graduate Students (& other beginners!)”

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

September 23, 1:00-3:00: Sarah Handley-Cousins: "DH 101 for Graduate Students (& other beginners!)" - online only So you've heard the term and seen the hype, but what actually is digital humanities? In this virtual workshop designed for graduate students (and other beginners!) we'll provide an accessible introduction to the digital humanities from its origins and definitions to the potential it holds for the future of research in the humanities. We'll leave time for questions and discussion, and then plan to follow up with programming designed…

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Latinx Heritage at the Intersections of Culture and Crisis : “Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Professor Larry LaFountain-Stokes Department of Romance Languages and Literatures University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Click here for details and registration info.

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October 2021

Science Studies Research Workshop: A Tour of “Lake Sturgeons’ Guide to Surviving the Anthropocene” with Media Artist Anna Scime

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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This artist-guided event will explore Lake Sturgeons' Guide for Surviving the Anthropocene (LSGFSA), an experimental media artwork created by Anna Scime from nine years of research and fieldwork collaborations with scientists working in biology, geology and ecology. The work consists of a series of short video essays and interrelated multimedia installations that examine history, art, culture, and language through an ecological lens. Observational, reflexive and poetic displays flow together to create a dialogic portrait of the threatened Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser…

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Latinx Heritage at the Intersections of Culture and Crisis: Policing, Puerto Rico, and Crisis

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Associate Professor Marisol LeBrón Feminist Studies Department University of California, Santa Cruz Click here for details and registration info.

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LGBTQ FSA Brown Bag Conversation: “Becoming with Queer/Trans Video Games,” Dr. Cody Mejeur (Media Study)

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
240 Student Union

Gather with members of the LGBTQ FSA in the Intercultural and Diversity Center for an informal informational talk, Q&A and conversation with Dr. Cody Mejur, visiting assistant professor with the Department of Media Study. Video games are a powerful and growing entertainment medium and many queer and trans folks play, create, and share games related to their identities and communities. Cody Mejeur will share their own history with games from playing them, to studying them, to making them, followed by…

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DSSN presents David Castillo: “Un-Deceptions: A Cervantine Take on Truth in the Disinformation Age.”

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online

While disinformation may be as old as humanity, spreading lies is exponentially easier in our media environment. At its core, the vulnerability of the “information market” stems from the blind trust that the market itself enjoys as the neutral guarantor of democratic freedoms, particularly at a time when “market values” have come to govern just about every aspect of our lives. The very notion that the market (whether the market of goods or the market of information) is a level…

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Queer Studies Research Workshop *Work in Progress* talk, “Refusing Erasure: Nugent, Fire!!, and the Legacies of Queer Harlem,” Sam King-Shaw (GGS)

October 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
1004 Clemens Hall

https://fb.me/e/778MTLEoj First-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies Sam King-Shaw has been selected as a 2021 Portz Scholar by the National Collegiate Honors Council.  Their thesis, "Refusing Erasure: Nugent, Fire!!, and the Legacies of Queer Harlem," was nominated for this award as the best honors thesis of its year at Washington State University, and has been chosen as one of four papers to be delivered at a plenary of the NCHC Annual Conference this fall. This…

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Social Justice Praxis Works-in-Progress Series: Barbara Bono, “Peace of the City’s ‘Shakespeare Comes to 716’ and Reparative Theater”

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom

"Peace of the City’s ‘Shakespeare Comes to 716’ and Reparative Theater" Barbara Bono Associate Professor Emerita, English and Global Gender and Sexuality Studies Barbara Bono is Associate Professor Emerita of English and Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  She is a specialist in the literature of Shakespeare and his contemporaries; the author of Literary Transvaluation: From Vergilian Epic to Shakespearean Tragicomedy and numerous articles on literature and the sex-gender system; and has…

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2021 Victor E. Reichert Robert Frost Event: Setsuko Yokoyama, “Difference, #slowDH, and the Poetics of Robert Frost Tapes”

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom

Please join us for the Poetry Collection’s Seventh Victor E. Reichert Robert Frost Event. Featuring a virtual talk by Setsuko Yokoyama titled “Difference, #slowDH, and the Poetics of Robert Frost Tapes.” Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:00 – 8:00 pm EDT Via Zoom For registration and more information: library.buffalo.edu/pl/reichertfrost This event is funded by the Jonathan F. Reichert Fund to Support the Victor E. Reichert Robert Frost Collection and co-sponsored by the UB Digital Scholarship Studio and Network. Setsuko Yokoyama is…

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