Recent Projects and Initiatives

Some introductory text about recent projects and initiatives.

China Semester

Gateways to China: A celebration of LEARNING about China’s past and present cultures

Gateways to China LogoThe Fall 2007 China Semester will present a wide variety of opportunities for students, faculty, and staff at the University at Albany, and members of the wider community, to learn and experience more about China and all things Chinese -- geography, food, film, history, art, politics, theater, music, literature, dance, sports --during the Fall 2007 academic semester and with bridges to the future.




ECOLOGIES OF WAR: Life Technologies and Planetary Conflict

Ecologies of War, a second symposium produced by the Department of English and CHATS furthering the Institute on Critical Climate Change in the Humanities (ICCCH), complements a series of events initiated at UAlbany designed to open dialogue on shifts occurring within the environment at large and within various critical theory environments.




CHRONOPOLITICS AND VISUAL CULTURE: Temporal Politics of the Image and Architectural Spaces

Chronopolitics and Visual CultureA Special Symposium on Architecture, Film and Other Visual Cultures. Presented by The Center for Humanities, Arts, and TechnoSciences and The College of Arts and Sciences as part of the Encounter UAlbany Architecture and China theme semester. Inaugural event of the Institute for Critical Climate Change in the Humanities.




Why Mellville Matters Now

Herman Mellville with SunglassesA special symposium centered around the forward thinking works of this local artist, held at Albany Academy in November, 2006.




Architecture at Albany

Architecture at AlbanyA year-long exploration of the built environment at the University at Albany and its surrounding community.




The Technology Plays

The Technology PlaysThe Technology Play Project, which evolved from UAlbany’s HumaniTech* Semester, brought together the University at Albany and one of the region’s preeminent theater companies, Capital Repertory Theater, to explore the impact of technology on humans and modern living.




Institute for Critical Climate Change

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Image of flooded areas showing the affects of climate change