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HI Faculty Fellow Spotlight: Tamara Thornton

Each month, we will feature one of the Humanities Institute Faculty Fellows and their answers to a short questionnaire. This month’s featured fellow is Tamara Thornton whose [Virtual] Scholars@Hallwalls talk, “Globes and the Global Imagination in Early America: Objects, Ideas, and People” takes place on Friday, October 23rd at 4pm. What material(s) sparked your current […]

October 19, 2020

2020-21 Humanities Institute Faculty Fellows Announcement

As we look forward to the 2020-21 academic year, there is still much uncertainty, but we are steadfast in our commitment to foster interdisciplinary research in the humanities at UB. With that said, we are proud to announce the UB Humanities Institute Faculty Fellows for 2020-21 and will proceed with presenting the monthly fellows talks […]

June 2, 2020

Spring 2020 HI Events: COVID-19 situation response from the Humanities Institute

Dear Friends of the UB Humanities Institute, In light of the rapidly changing situation responding to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and today’s announcement by Governor Cuomo of the transition to remote learning format for all SUNY and CUNY campuses, the UB Humanities Institute is assessing our Spring 2020 events programming. We will update our web events calendar as […]

March 11, 2020

Leadership changes taking place this summer at the UB Humanities Institute

Libby Otto will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Humanities Institute effective June 30, 2019 to accept a residential Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery in Washington D.C. We are very appreciative for her six years of devoted service. Libby has been […]

August 12, 2019

Kari Winter joins UB Humanities Institute

The UB Humanities Institute welcomes Kari Winter as Interim Executive Director for 2017-2018. Click here to read the full news release which includes a little preview of HI’s programming for the coming year!

July 13, 2017