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Ghosh to lead Cornell’s Society for the Humanities

Durba Ghosh, incoming director, with Paul Fleming, outgoing director.

May 15, 2024 • Kate Blackwood , Cornell A&S Communications

Durba Ghosh, professor of history in the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, will become the Taylor Family Director of the Society for the Humanities, starting on January 1, 2025. Rec...

From Proposal to Publication: CNY Humanities Corridor Nurtures Faculty Scholarship

May 3, 2024 • Kerrie Marshall, SU Arts & Sciences

2023-24’s supportive initiatives included first-ever campus visit from NEH official Claudia Kinkela, Minnowbrook writing retreat, panel discussion on open-access publishing and workshop to jumpstar...

Symposium to Explore Significance of 18th-Century Philosopher’s Essay on Perpetual Peace in Today’s World

April 17, 2024 • Kathleen Haley, SU News

Philosopher Immanuel Kant’s 1795 essay “Toward Perpetual Peace” still holds significant relevance even now more than two centuries after it was first published. With ongoing wars across the globe, ...

CODE^SHIFT Symposium highlights intersectionality of immigrant identities, advocates for inclusive counternarratives

April 8, 2024 • Nicole Cheah, Digital Journalism Undergraduate

The second installment of CODE^SHIFT's annual Symposium took place on Friday, April 5, 2024 at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications. This year's sympos...

Exploring girlhoods, Black scholars connect, imagine and heal

Dec. 19, 2023 • Caitlin Hayes, Cornell Chronicle

Jamila Walida Simon, M.S. ’10, grew up in a time and place where children were expected to be largely seen and not heard; as an adult, she wanted to correct that, providing space for Black girls to...

Open Access Book Publishing

In Conversation with University of California, University of Michigan, and MIT Presses

Dec. 18, 2023 • Aimee Germain

On Dec. 14, 2023, the CNY Humanities Corridor, the Syracuse University Office of Research, and the Syracuse University Libraries hosted a conversation with four academic press librarians: Amy Ha...

Corridor Writing Retreat Supports Faculty Research

Three years of bolstering faculty research through an Adirondack retreat on Blue Mountain Lake

Nov. 21, 2023 • Aimee Germain

As afternoon sun poked through the clouds on a brisk fall day at the Minnowbrook Conference Center in Blue Mountain Lake, NY, I jumped up and grabbed my camera to snap some photos of the gorgeous l...

Cornell Celebrates 15 Years at the Heart of CNY Humanities Corridor

Sept. 28, 2023 • Kate Blackwood, Cornell A&S Publications

On Nov. 13, 2022, Bailey Hall filled with the resonant debut of “A Place That Is Yours,” a piece of music written by Catherine Likhuta in memory of composer and professor Steven Stucky. Likhuta was...

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, SU News

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 with ...

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 th...