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114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

January 2020

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“My Beautiful Stutter” Screening and Discussion

Thursday, January 23, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

My Beautiful Stutter is the powerful and inspirational story of five kids who enter experimental, interactive and arts-based programs at The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY). After a lifetime of bullying and stigmatization, some have found themselves close to suicide, others enter SAY withdrawn and fearful, exhausted and defeated from fluency training and the pressure to not stutter or remain silent. Over the course of a year, we witness the incredible transformation that happens when these young people of…

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November 2019

CANCELLED: My Beautiful Stutter Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States
My Beautiful Stutter poster

In light of events on campus, we are postponing the planned screening of My Beautiful Stutter. We encourage those who were planning to attend to support students at the Barnes Center, or use the time to fight hate and promote inclusion in the way they feel safest. My Beautiful Stutter is the powerful and inspirational story of five kids who enter experimental, interactive and arts-based programs at The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY). After a lifetime of bullying and…

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Who is Afraid of 1619?

Friday, November 1, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Presented by the Africa Initiative Talk by Professor Edward E. Baptist, Department of History at Cornell University & author of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 315-443-4302. Sponsored by African American Studies, Teaching & Leadership, Reading & Language Arts, and the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

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April 2019

The Answer is Culture: A Roundtable Discussion About Arts, Activism and Cultural Policy

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Part of the Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Humanities. Panel featuring Kal Alston, Cultural Foundation of Education.

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February 2018

Music, Identity, and Belonging

Monday, February 26, 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center Featuring Tracy Hamlin - Singer, songwriter Kal Alston (moderator) - Cultural Foundations of Education, CFAC Theo Cateforis - Art & Music Histories Jeff Welcher - SU Vocal Jazz Ensemble Renowned jazz and R&B singer, songwriter, recording artist, producer and music entrepreneur, Tracy Hamlin joins this panel of scholars in conversation to explore connections between music and identity, reflect on how music can promote social/cultural understanding, and to examine how music draws on diverse…

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October 2015

10 Years of the Spector/Warren Fellowship (Orange Central)

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

A discussion on the future of Holocaust Education with Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation. Since 2006, The Spector/Warren Fellowship for Future Educators has helped future teachers bring the lessons of the Holocaust into the classroom. More than 180 alumni and faculty have participated in this program presented by the School of Education and the Holocaust Museum Houston, with support from the Spector Family Foundation.

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