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Arts & Culture

Curating the Bigger Picture: Evan Starling-Davis Approaches Literacy from Multiple Entry Points

Monday, April 5, 2021, By Ellen de Graffenreid

Evan Starling-Davis is a narrative artist, curator and producer. More precisely, he names himself a digital-age “griot”—a term used for traveling poets, musicians and storytellers who maintain a tradition of oral history derived from the African diaspora’s culture and history….

Arts & Culture

Urban Video Project Presents ‘Steffani Jemison: Figure 8’

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, By News Staff

For nearly a decade, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison has been deeply invested in examining the ways knowledge is constructed and legitimized. This interest stems from a fascination with frameworks of interpretation and narration (as well as critical theory), and vernacular…

Health & Society

Black Voters Backed Biden-Harris – What’s Next?

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, By Daryl Lovell

Two Syracuse U. African American Studies professors share insight on why historical priorities of the Black community need to stay at the forefront for the Biden-Harris Administration. Casarae Abdul-Ghani: Biden-Harris will need to deliver on plans, promises Abdul-Ghani, PhD, is an…

Campus & Community

October 2020: Progress on Campus Commitments

Friday, October 30, 2020, By News Staff

Dear Members of the Syracuse University Community: I begin today’s monthly update on our Campus Commitments with an important reminder to participate in the Campus Climate Pulse Survey. If you have already participated, thank you for taking the time to…

Campus & Community

Ibram Kendi to Present Virtual Conversation about Anti-Racism, Critical Social Issues Oct. 21

Thursday, October 1, 2020, By Matt Michael

Ibram X. Kendi, Ph.D., one of America’s foremost historians and leading anti-racist voices, will present a virtual “Community Conversation” about anti-racism and critical social issues that affect all of us on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. Kendi…

Health & Society

Fellowship to Carry On Vision of Advancing Food Justice in Syracuse

Friday, September 4, 2020, By Matt Michael

Jonnell Robinson never had to go very far to find Evan Weissman. They were colleagues, confidants and next-door neighbors, and all Robinson had to do was call for Weissman over her backyard fence. When it came time for the heart-wrenching…

Arts & Culture

18th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival Is Online for 2020

Friday, September 4, 2020, By News Staff

The 18th annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival (SUHRFF) is online from Sept. 24-26 due to COVID-19 restrictions. The film festival is part of Syracuse Symposium 2020-21: FUTURES and is presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center in the…

Campus & Community

Zell Lecture with Magda Matache Examines Centuries of Roma Enslavement and Road to Healing

Monday, March 2, 2020, By Jennifer Russo

Romani justice scholar and activist Margareta (Magda) Matache, director of the Roma program at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, will present the School of Education’s annual Zell Lecture on Tuesday, March 3, at 6 p.m. in…

Campus & Community

Message from Chancellor Syverud

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, By News Staff

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: Just a few hours ago, I returned from Washington, D.C., where I was speaking with students, faculty and alumni at an event co-sponsored by the Lender Center for Social Justice. I went from the airport…

Campus & Community

Students Can Delve into Research, Creative Projects with $5,000 SOURCE Grants; Fall Deadline to Apply Oct. 15

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, By Kathleen Haley

Ohemaa Dixon ’20 is pursuing a passion project, furthering her intellectual growth beyond the classroom—bolstered with a $5,000 grant and support and resources from the University. Dixon, an art photography student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, was…