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Looking at urban history as a fight for space, power

Thu, 04 Jan 2018

Chicago and Delhi. Rome and Rochester. The students in the 100-level course “The City: Contested Spaces” take a virtual tour of them all, while pondering an overarching question—can people’s lives be reshaped by redesigning urban spaces?


Introductory Painting course turns Rochester waiting rooms into ‘welcome rooms’

Mon, 18 Dec 2017

Students in Heather Layton's classes this year have worked with staff and community members at the Jordan Health Centers to fill these spaces with art.


Engineering students recognized for excelling in humanities

Mon, 18 Dec 2017

Astra Zhang '18, a double major in electrical and computer engineering and in studio arts, and Ivan Suminski '18, a mechanical engineering major who is earning a dual degree in violin performance will share this year's Wells Award.


Finding roots of globalization in Ottoman Empire’s railway

Wed, 13 Dec 2017

In his new book, assistant professor of art history Peter Christensen focuses on infrastructure--railway stations specifically--and their place in architectural history not just as technology, but also as art.


Humanities Center announces public lecture series speakers

Tue, 26 Sep 2017

The Humanities Center has announced its slate of public lecture series speakers for this year’s theme of “memory and forgetting.”


The Humanities Center supports multidisciplinary engagement around literature, history, the arts, and philosophies of cultures past and present.

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