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“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, SU Arts & Sciences

“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 scholars...

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, SU Arts & Sciences

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 sen...

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

Feb. 14, 2023 • Dan Bernardi, SU Arts & Sciences

( 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. Romita...

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, imm...

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 concepts...

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 Humani...

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 interdisciplines....

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  ...

Disability Justice Advocate Eli Clare is the CNY Humanities Corridor’s 2021 Distinguished Visiting Collaborator

Author and activist Eli Clare

Oct. 19, 2021 • Dan Bernardi

The Syracuse University Humanities Center , in partnership with the Cornell Society for the Humanities , welcomes author and social justice educator, Eli Clare , as a Distinguished Visiting Coll...

“TEXTURES” lecture celebrates the history and art of Black hair

Tameka Ellington (Kent State University) speaks at Cornell University as part of the "Fashion & Social Justice" lecture series.

Sept. 14, 2021 • By Ayesha Chari - Cornell Chronicle

Sonia Clark’s “ Black Hair Flag ” is a striking image. The four-foot-tall cloth art piece is painted with the infamous flag of the Confederacy — but stitched into its fabric are the traditional A...