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Campbell Lecture Series to feature prominent LGBT historian, author George Chauncey
George Chauncey, a professor at Yale University, author and one of the nation's foremost experts on American LGBT history, will headline the Campbell Lecture Series April 3-5. »
Historian Brinkley wins Grammy
Rice University history professor Douglas Brinkley won a Grammy Award Feb. 12 in the Large Jazz Ensemble category for producing the Ted Nash Big Band album “President Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom.” »
Rice Theatre in collaboration with the Moody Center for the Arts to present 'Proof' March 1-5, 2017
Rice University Theatre Program and the Moody Center for the Arts will present "Proof" by David Auburn, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play in 2001. »
Trump's executive order pits Muslims against Christians
Professor Ussama Makdisi contributed an commentary to the Dallas Morning News regarding Donald Trump's imposed ban on refugees.  Read more>> »
Rice Media Center's 'Willful Wondering' exhibit a dreamland
“Willful Wondering,” a new exhibit by Pennsylvania artist Patricia Bellan-Gillen in the Rice Media Center Gallery, invites guests to explore a dreamland while being fully awake. »
Rice U. lecture series to explore creativity
Three national experts on creativity, innovation and psychology will discuss “Creativity Up Close” as part of a new free public lecture series at Rice University Jan. 24, Feb. 28 and March 21. »
Is humanism really humane?
Cary Wolfe, the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English, is interviewed about his views on humanism. The New York Times, http://nyti.ms/2i8Xbtz. »
Chao Center's Liu Distinguished Visitor Series at Rice to highlight Taiwan's National Palace Museum
Two scholars and museum curators will discuss the history and impact of Taiwan’s National Palace Museum as part of the Chao Center for Asian Studies’ Liu Distinguished Visitor Series at Rice University Jan. 11. The museum has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks — one of the largest collections of its type in the world. »
Rice panel to examine the rise of populist movements
A panel of Rice University faculty members will examine the recent rise of populist movements in constitutional democracies in Europe and the United States at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy, November 29. »
Humans, Machines and the Future of Work
 What will we do in a world in which machines are making machines? That is one of the many questions experts in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities sought to explore at the 10th De Lange Conference at Rice Dec. 5-6.   What will we do in a world in which machines are making machines? That is one of the many questions experts in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities sought to explore at the 10th De Lange Conference at Rice Dec. 5-6. - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2016/12/12/humans-machines-and-the-future-of-work-2/#sthash.qItNdkl7.dpufWhat will we do in a world in which machines are making machines? That is one of the many questions experts in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities sought to explore at the 10th De Lange Conference at Rice Dec. 5-6. - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2016/12/12/humans-machines-and-the-future-of-work-2/#sthash.qItNdkl7.dpuf »
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