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January 3rd application for Folger Institute Workshop on “American Regional Shakespeares” IN BUFFALO, April 28th-May1st, 2022

From April 28th through May 1st, 2022 the Folger Institute will sponsor the second of two spring workshops on “American Regional Shakespeares”—on “’Gilding the Guilt’: The Gilded Age, Craft Production, and the Construction of Cultural Capital”—here in Buffalo, where it will take advantage of the outstanding European great books collections and Arts and Craft productions archived […]

November 1, 2021

Humanities Institute Search for New Director Begins

The Humanities Institute at the University at Buffalo is launching a search for a new Director. Beginning in Fall 2022, the new Director will serve a renewable 3-year term, replacing David Castillo, who has served since Fall 2016. The new Director will work with Executive Director, Christina Milletti, and Program Coordinator, Maki Tanigaki, to facilitate […]

October 4, 2021

HI Faculty Fellow Spotlight: Eero Laine

Our second spotlight for the month of April, features Eero Laine whose [Virtual] Scholars@Hallwalls talk, our final session of the 2020-21 academic year, “Entertaining Labor: The Sweaty Theatricality of Mascots and Costumed Characters” takes place on April 23rd at 4pm. Click here to register to attend Eero’s talk. What material(s) sparked your current project that […]

April 12, 2021

HI Faculty Fellow Spotlight: John Fiege

Our spotlight for the month of April, features John Fiege whose [Virtual] Scholars@Hallwalls talk, “Speaking of the Environment: The Ecosphere Podcast” takes place on April 9th at 4pm. Click here to register to attend John’s talk. What material(s) sparked your current project that you are now working on as a faculty fellow? A plethora of […]

March 29, 2021

HI Faculty Fellow Spotlight: Karin Michelson

Our second spotlight for the month of March (because we have two Scholars@Hallwalls this month), features Karin Michelson whose [Virtual] Scholars@Hallwalls talk, “Weaving a grammar of the Onʌyoteʔa·ká· (Oneida) language” takes place on March 26th at 4pm. Click here to register to attend Karin’s talk. What material(s) sparked your current project that you are now […]

March 15, 2021