Monthly Archives: March 2017

President Stenger’s Message to the Campus Community

We support this important message and offer it here to ensure broad access. Binghamton University strongly denounces all incidents of harassment, intimidation and racism and remains steadfast in its commitment to being a diverse, inclusive and welcoming campus. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Shell-fish, or the Influence of Diet on Procreation

Today we venture to western France in the novelette, Shell-Fish (subtitled Or the Influence of Diet on Procreation) by the French author Émile Zola. The story centers around Monsieur Chabre, a forty-five year old “retired grain merchant with a big fortune,” … Continue reading

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IASH Fellows Speaker Series: “Penance as Medicine: Intersecting Genres in Early Medieval Thought”

Meg Leja, assistant professor of history, will speak on “Penance as Medicine: Intersecting Genres in Early Medieval Thought“at noon Wednesday, March 29, in LN-1106, the IASH Conference Room. This paper interrogates parallels between the treatment of physical and moral pollution … Continue reading

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VizCult presentation to focus on North Korean movie

Join us for the next VizCult lecture of our Spring 2017 series, to be held at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in FA-258. Immanuel Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University, with … Continue reading

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Call for campus poets: Improve your Chemistry with Poetry event

Campus poets are invited to recite their original work at this new event, presented by the staff in the Science Library. Poems about science are encouraged, but are not required. All skill/experience levels welcome. Roster space is limited–poet contributors are encouraged to … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Blog: University’s Mascot Lineup Throughout the Years

Posted by Samantha Schoenfeld on March 23, 2017 For nearly seventeen years, Binghamton students have been filled with Bearcat pride. Today students can attend basketball games with a guarantee of seeing Baxter and the BU Zoo. However, if you attended … Continue reading

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The Life and Afterlife of Tahirih: Eastern and Western Perspectives

In honor of Women’s History Month and the bicentenary of the birth of the noted poet, scholar and martyr, Qurrat al-‘Ayn Tahirih (1817/8 – 1852), “the first Iranian woman to preach equality of the sexes and religious freedom” (Encyclopedia of … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Theatre Day with Max Reinhardt

Today we celebrate World Theatre Day! And who better to celebrate with than the incomparable Max Reinhardt whose spectacular, theatrical productions played a leading role in establishing the director as the key figure in theatrical production and an artistic coordinator whose … Continue reading

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Technology Petting Zoo, Part 1

Join librarians Julia Glauberman, instructional outreach, and Stephanie Hess, electronic resources, for this introductory workshop on data visualization across disciplines. Attendees will be provided a brief overview of several software tools and techniques used for data visualization and will gain … Continue reading

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From Cradle to Grave: A lecture on life-cycle rituals in Ancient China

What is ritual (Li) in traditional China? “Li” in Chinese does not have an equivalent translation in English. As a key concept in ancient Chinese politics and culture, a ritual is too abstract and complicated to define without the situational … Continue reading

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