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2015 Archive

December 14, 2015

Presentation: Scientific Advances Surrounding Daguerreotype

The presentation takes place from 7–8 p.m. in Rush Rhees Library's Hawkins-Carlson Room. It will be led by Nicholas Bigelow, Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics; Ralph Wiegandt, visiting research scientist and conservator; and Jim Kuhn, the Joseph N. Lambert and Harold B. Schleifer Director of the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation.

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December 3–5, 9–13, 2015

International Theatre Program presents Yerma by Federico García Lorca

The University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program will explore one woman’s struggle against the status quo. Written in 1934, the play chronicles a time in which women were expected to bear children. The inability to fulfill this expectation leads the protagonist to commit a crime with tragic consequences.

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November 19, 2015

2015–16 Plutzik Reading Series Presents Maud Casey

Maud Casey is the author of three novels, The Shape of Things to Come (a New York Times Notable Book), Genealogy, and The Man Who Walked Away, as well as a collection of stories titled Drastic. Casey's reading is at 5 p.m. in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library.

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October 14, 2015

2015 Morgan Lecture explores Native American water rights in the Everglades

Anthropologist Jessica Cattelino will give the 53rd annual Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture, “The Cultural Politics of Water in the Everglades and Beyond,” which explores the human story of the ongoing Everglades restoration project that began over a half-century ago.

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October 9, 2015

Annual Stanton/Anthony conversations event to focus on domestic violence and health

In order to better understand domestic violence and its long-lasting effects on people and the communities in which they live, the University of Rochester’s Susan B. Anthony Center will focus its 2015 Stanton/Anthony luncheon and conversations event on the widely discussed topic.

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October 8–10, 14–17, 2015

International Theatre Program presents Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas

The University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program kicks off its 26th season with a rare stage production of Dylan Thomas’ play, Under Milk Wood. Originally written for radio in the 1950s as a “play for voices,” Under Milk Wood was the only play Thomas ever completed.

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September 17–26, 2015

Rochester on the Fringe: Your guide to University performers at this year's Fringe Festival

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni from across the University—including the After Hours student a capella ensemble above—will participate in the 2015 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival in downtown Rochester.

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September 2, 2015

Cultural critic Gerald Early to discuss race, community at Humanities Center inaugural lecture

On Thursday, September 24, the University of Rochester will celebrate the opening of its Humanities Center with an inaugural talk by Gerald Early, a leading authority on race and American culture.

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Launched in 2011 by Arielle Friedlander ‘11 as a part of her Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year project, the inspireDANCE festival was created to give members of the community a chance to learn, teach, and perform alongside faculty and students at the University of Rochester.

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