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Anne Frank Project Opening Ceremony

Opening ceremony for three-day conference celebrating the life and wisdom of Anne Frank. Remarks by Drew Kahn, director of the Anne Frank Project, chair and professor of theater; Aaron Podolefsky, president of Buffalo State College; and Pedro Caban, vice provost of diversity, SUNY.  [more…]

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Theater

Student Reading and Sterling Scholarship Award Ceremony

Students from the Buffalo State writing program read from their creative works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.  [more…]

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Poetry |
Literature

Student Reading: An Evening of Poetry and Short Fiction

Students from the Buffalo State writing program read from their creative works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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Poetry |
Literature

Lecture: Chinese Painting: The Figure in Transition

Professor Liu Yan from Capital Normal University in Beijing lectures on "Chinese Painting: The Figure in Transition."  [more…]


10th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Lin Xia Jiang

In this podcast, Lin Xia Jiang, professor, Fine Arts Department, discusses his research project “Chasing Chinese Folk Art.” Jiang and Richard J. Ross, associate professor, Design Department, traveled to four regions in China which reflect  [more…]

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Research

10th Annual Faculty/Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum: Alan M. Delmerico

In this podcast, Alan M. Delmerico, research analyst, Center for Health and Social Research, discusses his research project "Differences in Access to Primary Care Among a Sample of Suicide Cases and Controls in Rural China."  [more…]

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Research

Lecture: Sentiment, Skepticism, and Community in Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

In this podcast, Kenneth Dauber, professor of American literature at the University at Buffalo, presents “Sentiment, Skepticism, and Community in Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  [more…]


Writing Workshop: Author Marsha Norman

In this podcast, Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright/screenwriter Marsha Norman, whose credits include the play 'Night, Mother, the musicals The Secret Garden and The Color Purple, and teleplays for Law and Order: Criminal Intent, conducts a workshop and informal forum.

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Theater

Discussion: Mark Murphy, "Bop for Kerouac"

This discussion focuses on Grammy nominated vocalist Mark Murphy's two recorded tributes to the leader of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac. Discussion facilitated by Chuck Mancuso, professor, Music Department.

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Poetry

Gray Hair Reading Series: Professor George Hole

George Hole, Fine Arts Department chair, former Philosophy and Humanities Department chair, and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, reads poems as part of Just Buffalo Literary Center's Gray Hair Reading Series. [More.]  [more…]

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Poetry

Reading: Lucille Clifton

Poet, children's author, and activist Lucille Clifton came to Buffalo State for a special reading and book signing. This event was sponsored by the English Department, the School of Arts and Humanities, the Equity and Campus Diversity Office, and the Graduate School.

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Literature

Burchfield Penney Art Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The Burchfield Penney Art Center and Buffalo State hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 5, 2008, marking the completion of construction of the Burchfield Penney's new $33 million museum.  [more…]

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Communication

Poetry Reading: Ishmael Reed, Part II

This podcast contains the second half of legendary poet, writer, and activist Ishmael Reed's performance and reading at Buffalo State College.

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Poetry |
Literature

Poetry Reading: Ishmael Reed, Part I

Poet, writer, activist, and legendary literary figure, Ishmael Reed delivers a performance and reading.

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Poetry |
Literature

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Music by Gregory Paul

Musical performance by Gregory Paul. Reading hosted by Lisa Forrest. Podcast recorded and hosted by Dennis Reed.

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Barbara Cole and Douglas Manson

Douglas Manson tells us how his roommate from Romania has been enlisted as a gastrological ally in the War on Terror; and then, Barbara Cole, assuming her “Foxy Moron” persona, addresses the age-old debate: “Who’s cuter—Scott Baio or Jimmy Walker?”  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Susan Leist

Dr. Susan Leist, professor and Writing Program director, English Department, holds a steady mirror to the Male Gaze, detours through France and Appomattox, and does her best to scatter her mother’s ashes in the appropriate direction. Music in this podcast is from local funky folksters Brian Wheat.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Music By Brian Wheat

Poetry reading featuring Susan Leist, professor and writing program director, English Department, musical guest Brian Wheat.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: David Landrey and Gabriel Andrews

Reading featuring David Landrey and Gabriel Andrews, with special musical guest Dee Adams.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Carol Townsend and Ryki Zuckerman

Summary: Ryki Zuckerman sates her avocado lust—with a little help from her friends; and Carol Townsend eats pies for science in this delectable June 27, 2007 edition of the Rooftop Poetry Club podcast. Music by Nick Angelo and Jeffrey Dirr.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Mark Lloyd and Michael Tritto

Summary: Local poet Mark Lloyd projects images of singing and smoking film-noir damsels, and retired Buffalo school teacher Michael Tritto explodes the myth of good touch vs. bad touch in this June 20, 2007 edition of the Rooftop Poetry Club podcast. Audio is incomplete due to technical difficulties; sincere apologies to these poets.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Johanna Fisher and Matt Thompson

Summary: Reading featuring Elm Leaves faculty adviser Johanna Fisher, lecturer, English Department, and Matt Thompson. In this podcast, Fisher weighs in on whether poems are journeys, dreams, or dances; and poet Matt Thompson tells us why the I.R.S. has it out for him.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Tom Waters, Sara Ries, and Open Mic

Summary: local humorist Tom Waters registers his dislike for the one-dimensional portrayal of writers in films, the coin-toss of putting on boxer shorts in the dark, Diane Keaton, and...babies. After that, poet Sara Ries reports on abstract women, elastic air, and safety pins. And finally, various Rooftop poets gravitate to the open mic like moths to a simile.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Kristin Dykstra and Rosa Alcalá Part II

Summary: In the second half of this Rooftop Poetry Club reading from March 15, Rosa Alcalá reads a combination of her own work and translations of more latin American poets.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Jennifer Campbell and Open Mic

Buffalo State alumna and ECC North professor Jennifer Campbell reads from her passionate poetry, followed by an open mic with various poets. Lisa Forrest provides the introductions.  [more…]

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Ellis Avery

Poet and novelist Ellis Avery steeps us all in the world of nineteenth-century Kyoto by reading from her new book, The Teahouse Fire, and then answers our burning questions. Lisa Forrest does the introductions. The music for this show is a song by Kingdom Hearts called "Love Hina, Opening Theme."  [more…]

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Poetry

David Lampe's Poetry Collection Donation Ceremony, Poetry Reading

On February 2, David Lampe, a professor at Buffalo State for over 35 years, donated his substantial poetry collection to E. H. Butler Library's Archives and Special Collections. In this podcast, we hear the donation ceremony, followed by short speeches from Buffalo State faculty, and Dr. Lampe's reading from his current and forthcoming books of poems recorded on February 6 at the Barnes & Noble at Buffalo State Bookstore.  [more…]

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Poetry |
Literature

Lecture: Tom Toles and Margaret Sullivan

In this podcast, recorded at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Tom Toles and Buffalo News editor Margaret Sullivan discuss Toles' work and political cartooning in today's media.

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Speeches

Forum: The Great Debate

A forum where professors representing different areas of the liberal arts explained the contributions and value of their disciplines. The panel consisted of representatives from the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences in a discussion intended to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the value of all the liberal arts.

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Community |
Academic |
Historical

Burchfield-Penney Art Center Groundbreaking

On Thursday, August 24, 2006, the Burchfield-Penney Art Center broke ground on its new site. At this historic event, Governor George E. Pataki, Muriel A. Howard, president of Buffalo State College, Mayor Byron Brown, and others discussed the importance of this new facility to the college and to the cultural community at large.


Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Music by Doug Lambert

Doug Lambert plays guitar and sings as part of a recent Rooftop Poetry Club reading. Part 2 of 2 podcasts from this reading. Recorded by Ken Fujiuchi. More information about the Rooftop Poetry Club.

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Community |
Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Charles Bachman and Dennis Reed with Music by Doug Lambert

Charles Bachman and Dennis Reed read selections from their poetry. Doug Lambert plays guitar, Lisa Forrest and Jennifer Ryan conduct the introductions. Part 1 of 2 podcasts from this reading. Recorded by Ken Fujiuchi. More information about the Rooftop Poetry Club.

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Jennifer Ryan and Lisa Forrest

Jennifer Ryan and Lisa Forrest read selections from their poetry. Dennis Reed plays guitar, Peter Ramos conducts the introductions. Recorded by Ken Fujiuchi. More information about the Rooftop Poetry Club.  [more…]

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Poetry |
Community

Poetry Reading: Off the Map Poetry Project

Explore this unique collection of poems inspired by the art of cartography.

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Poetry

Poetry Reading: Gabriel Gudding

Poetry reading featuring Gabriel Gudding, assistant professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Illinois State University. A winner of the Starrett Prize, the Nation Discovery Award, and author of two books: A Defense of Poetry (Pitt Poetry Series, 2002) and Rhode Island Notebook (Dalkey Archive Press, 2008). He serves on the Board of Directors for the internationalist magazine Mandorla: New Writing from the Americans- Nueva Escritura de las Americas.

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Poetry |
Literature

Celebrate Marian Anderson!

A reception at E. H. Butler Library in honor of the great contralto Marian Anderson, featured photographs of the singer, live vocal performances of songs made famous by Ms. Anderson, and memorabilia from her remarkable life.

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Historical

Lecture: The Triumph and Tragedy of Booker T. Washington

Session VII of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York. Filmmaker Avon Kirkland will screen excerpts of his work-in-progress, a film on the legendary Booker T. Washington. Kirkland's feature length documentary, Ralph Ellison: An American Journey, was an official selection for the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, and was broadcast on PBS by the Emmy Award-winning series, American Masters. Musa Abdul Hakim will serve as respondent.


Lunchtime Recital: Pianist Shih-Hsing Chang and Singer Michelle DeBruyn

Pianist Shih-Hsing Chang and singer Michelle DeBruyn performed four song cycles composed by contemporary American women: Catherine Malone Meiburg's Seven Shakespeare Sonnets (finalist, 2004 NATS Art Song Composition Award); Libby Larsen's "Try Me Good King: The Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII", Sally Lamb's Four Whitman Songs, and Lori Laitman's "Days and Nights." Chang and DeBruyn have been performing together since 2001.


Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Open Mic

The January 25 Rooftop Poetry Club open mic night featured poetry by Gabriel Andrews, Trudy Antwi, Lillian Marsh, Irene Sipos, Heather Muir, and Lisa Forrest. For more information about the Rooftop Poetry Club, visit their Web site.

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Community |
Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Carol Patitu and Florine Melnyk

Poetry reading featuring Buffalo State poets Carol Patitu, chair and professor, Student Personnel Administration, and Florine Melnyk.

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Poetry

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Peter Ramos and Michael Kelleher

Poetry reading featuring Peter Ramos (assistant professor, English, Buffalo State College) and Michael Kelleher (artistic director, Just Buffalo Literary Center). Presented by the Rooftop Poetry Club.

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Poetry |
Community

Rooftop Poetry Club Reading: Open Mic

The October 6 Rooftop Poetry Club open mic night featured poetry by Sandra Jardine, Sitsofe Kwaku Agbemenu, Steve Zabaldo, William A. Cragun II, Tim Bryant, Kimberly Davis, Marcus Scott, Gabrielle Bouliane, Trudy Antwi, Allison Minto, and Lisa Forrest. For more information about the Rooftop Poetry Club, visit their Web site.

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Poetry |
Community

The Tempest: The Journey

Kathy Clay, Theater and Design, discusses her research, "The Tempest: The Journey," at the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration.  [more…]


Card Catalog Poetry Project Reading

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Buffalo State College poets were invited to participate in the Card Catalog Poetry Project: a collection of poems written on library catalog cards.  [more…]

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Poetry

Ruben Santiago-Hudson: Question and Answer Session

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, writer of Lackawanna Blues, answers questions from the public in an open forum. Excerpts include Santiago-Hudson on returning to Buffalo, the impact of Lackawanna Blues, and his plans to mount a production of the play in Buffalo next year.

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Theater