Advancing Relevant and Impactful Research That ‘Doesn’t Fit in a Box’

This fall, the Corridor marks 15 years in existence and its fifth year into the endowment that provides humanities research support in perpetuity, thanks to an award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Sept. 8, 2023 • Eileen Korey

Courtney Mauldin infuses her scholarly research with a clear purpose: to give Black girls innovative opportunities to dream big and envision futures filled with possibilities. Her involvement wit...

Project Mend Builds Community Through Writing for Those Impacted by the Justice System

An off-shoot of the LLC5 Incarceration and Decarceration Working Group.

May 31, 2023 • SU News Staff

For many years, Patrick W. Berry never told anyone that his father had been incarcerated for much of his life, as had several other members of Berry’s extended family. In fact, he tried not to ...

“Moving Forward”: 10-Minute Performances on the Quad April 13

Performing Identities Across Cultures, a CNY Humanities Corridor Signature Event

April 5, 2023 • Diana Napolitano

“Two minds are better than one,” the saying goes. For many of us, collaboration with colleagues helps us creatively reframe our thinking and better achieve our goals. Likewise, humanities schola...

Uniting the Community in the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Students from Write Out participated in a writing workshop with poet Vievee Francis at the Salt City Market as part of the Environmental Storytelling Series of Central New York. Photo credit: Katie Zilcosky

March 28, 2023 • Dan Bernardi

The Environmental Storytelling Series of CNY brings together faculty, students and local community partners to address the climate crisis through creative outlets. How can everyday people make ...

Encountering Love, Identity and Place-Making with Artist Rina Banerjee

Feb. 14, 2023 • Dan Bernardi

( Photo credit: Lily LeGrange ) While the world comes to terms with the profound impact of a global pandemic, it simultaneously continues to grapple with race, migration and climate change. Romi...

Corridor Opens New Pathways to Participation with Fall Writing Retreat

Nov. 22, 2022 • Diane Drake

When CNY Humanities Corridor Directors received waves of positive feedback from registrants in a 2021 pilot writing program, they knew they had to find a way to sustain the effort as an annual, i...

Developing an Equation for Equitable Mathematics

Professor’s collaborative research draws on social justice issues to improve outcomes in math education

June 28, 2022 • Jay Cox, SU News

Nicole Fonger has always loved math and its challenges. She adheres to the mantra that everyone is a math person, and she’s dedicated to exploring ways to help students at all levels grasp concep...

University of Rochester names new Humanities Center director

Peter Christensen succeeds Joan Shelley Rubin as CNY Humanities Corridor co-director

June 20, 2022 • University of Rochester press release

Peter Christensen , an internationally recognized scholar of architectural history and design, has been named the new Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the University of Rochester’s Huma...

CNY Humanities Corridor introduces new writing retreat initiative

Minnowbrook Conference Center, Blue Mountain Lake

Nov. 30, 2021 • Diane Drake

The Central New York Humanities Corridor expands its impact on research by establishing an annual writing retreat opportunity for tenure-line faculty in the Humanities and related interdiscipline...

Disability advocate Eli Clare to speak on COVID-19

Oct. 22, 2021 • Emily Parsons

Disability justice advocate Eli Clare has been chosen as a Distinguished Visiting Collaborator in the  Central New York Humanities Corridor , and he will be hosted for two virtual talks by the ...