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  • October 2017

    Thu, October 05, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Treasure Room (adjoining Lam Square)

    Orhan Pamuk Reading Group

    Rush Rhees Library and the Humanities Center are co-sponsoring a reading group, to be led by Prof. Sevinç Türkkan of Religion & Classics.  The group will read and discuss Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence, a novel about memory, love and loss in Istanbul in the mid-1970s.

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  • Thu, October 12, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Treasure Room (adjoining Lam Square)

    Orhan Pamuk Reading Group

    Rush Rhees Library and the Humanities Center are co-sponsoring a reading group, to be led by Prof. Sevinç Türkkan of Religion & Classics.  The group will read and discuss Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence, a novel about memory, love and loss in Istanbul in the mid-1970s.

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  • Thu, October 19, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Treasure Room (adjoining Lam Square)

    Orhan Pamuk Reading Group

    Rush Rhees Library and the Humanities Center are co-sponsoring a reading group, to be led by Prof. Sevinç Türkkan of Religion & Classics.  The group will read and discuss Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence, a novel about memory, love and loss in Istanbul in the mid-1970s.

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  • Thu, October 19, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Rossell Hope Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library (4th Floor)

    Gower, Berthelette, and Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture

    R. F. Yeager

    Join us on the 30th anniversary of the Rossell Hope Robbins Library to celebrate the acquisition of a rare 1554 edition of John Gower’s Confessio Amantis. The Robbins Library has long been a center for the study of Gower, and this purchase brings into our collection the primary means by which centuries of writers and readers encountered the 14th century poet. We will commemorate the event with an exhibit in the Robbins Library, highlighting the 1554 edition and related books from Rare Books and Special Collections, as well as a public lecture sequence on Oct. 19 and 20. 

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  • Fri, October 20, 2017
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Rossell Hope Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library (4th Floor)

    Presenting Gower in Print and on Stage

    Mimi E. Ensley

    Join us on the 30th anniversary of the Rossell Hope Robbins Library to celebrate the acquisition of a rare 1554 edition of John Gower’s Confessio Amantis. The Robbins Library has long been a center for the study of Gower, and this purchase brings into our collection the primary means by which centuries of writers and readers encountered the 14th century poet. We will commemorate the event with an exhibit in the Robbins Library, highlighting the 1554 edition and related books from Rare Books and Special Collections, as well as a public lecture sequence on Oct. 19 and 20. 

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  • Mon, October 23, 2017
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

    Neilly Series lecture: Dave Chisholm

    Dave Chisholm, author of Instrumental

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  • Thu, October 26, 2017
    5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

    The Prophetic Tradition And The Civil Rights Movement: How Can We Respond To Antisemitism And The Rise Of White Nationalism?

    Susannah Heschel

    THE PHILIP S. BERNSTEIN LECTURE IN JEWISH STUDIES 2017

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  • Thu, October 26, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Humanities Center Conference Room D

    English Department Ford Lecture

    Rita Copeland

    "The Rhetorical Life of Emotions"

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  • Mon, October 30, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Humanities Center lounge

    Victorian Reading Group

    Elizabeth Gaskell’s Gothic Tales

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  • November 2017

    Wed, November 01, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    K-307 (3-6408), URMC

    Physician Assisted Suicide in New York State: Reflections of a Catholic Physician

    Thomas M. Carroll, MD, PhD

    INTERDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL ETHICS NOON CONFERENCE

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  • Wed, November 01, 2017
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

    Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize Ceremony and Reading

    The University of Rochester is delighted to announce that Elizabeth Poliner, author of the novel As Close To Us as Breathing (2016), is the winner of this year's Janet Heininger Kafka Prize for fiction by an American woman writer. Join us for a reading from her novel, a Q&A session, and a book signing on November 2nd, 2017.

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  • Thu, November 09, 2017
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

    Neilly Series lecture: Brit Bennett

    Brit Bennett, author of The Mothers

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  • Fri, November 10, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    K-207 (2-6408), URMC

    Social Justice and Health Care: Some Philosophical Considerations

    William FitzPatrick, PhD

    MEDICAL HUMANITIES NOON CONFERENCE

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  • Tue, November 14, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Humanities Center Conference Room D

    Two Icons Lecture

    Zanele Muholi presents "Visual Activism: Photography, Identity, and Community Work"

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  • Thu, November 30, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library

    Plutzik Reading Series

    James Longenbach

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  • February 2018

    Thu, February 15, 2018
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

    Neilly Series lecture: Carl Zimmer

    Carl Zimmer, author of A Planet of Viruses

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  • March 2018

    Fri, March 09, 2018
    Rochester Institute of Technology

    The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp)

    * Friday the 9th will be the main (un)conference. 

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  • Tue, March 13, 2018
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

    Neilly Series lecture: Garrard Conley

    Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased: A Memoir

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  • April 2018

    Wed, April 11, 2018
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Humanities Center Conference Room D

    Seward Stories

    At Seward Stories 2018, students from the the Seward Family Digital Archive will present new research and project updates. Cassandra Good, the Associate Editor of the James Monroe Papers and Assistant Professor of History at Marymount University, will be the event's keynote speaker. Professor Good is the author of Founding Friendships, and she will share insight about the history of friendships.

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