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The Hurford Humanities Center adds “arts” to its name.

In recognition of the increasingly important role of the arts in the work of the Hurford Humanities Center, the Center has been renamed the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.  And on Friday, December 2, the … Continue reading

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Humanities Center Talk Explores Life, Music of Arthur Russell

The John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center brought Tim Lawrence, the head of the Music Culture: Theory and Production department at the University of East London and Arthur Russell biographer, to campus to discuss Russell’s life and music. Continue reading

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Students Test Telepathy, Singing Ability During Matmos Residency

Last week, experimental, conceptual electronica duo Matmos came to campus for a residency that included an artist talk, a class seminar and a concert, which featured the world premiere of a new chorale that was sung live by students. Continue reading

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Street Art on Campus

Street art took over campus over the weekend. The Humanities Center sponsored a panel on the artform, and renowned artist Gaia painted a mural on James House. Continue reading

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‘Possible Cities’ Opens at Cantor Fitzgerald

Almost 250 people came out for the opening of the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery‘s latest exhibition, Possible Cities: Africa in Photography and Video, on Friday night. The exhibit, which was curated by Ruti Talmor, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and a visiting … Continue reading

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Sex Drive Opens

Sex Drive, a new exhibition that grapples with the conventions that govern sexuality, opened in our Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery last Friday. Despite frosty temperatures and snowfall, the evening’s festivities had the second-highest attendance ever at the gallery (after PROBLEMY, the … Continue reading

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