School of Arts and Humanities

The Dean’s Award: School of Arts and Humanities Honors Our Artists and Celebrates the Bronx

March 31, 2014 4:55 pm School of Arts and Humanities

On Thursday, April 24, Lehman College will award Michael Bacon, John Corigliano, Pregones Theater, and Esmeralda Santiago for their contributions and commitment to improving the cultural life of the Bronx.

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The Power of Speech: Researchers at Lehman Work with Stroke Survivors

March 21, 2014 9:34 am Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

Some say talk is cheap, but for Professor Mira Goral who studies aphasia, an acquired communication disorder, talk is everything. According to the National Aphasia Association, aphasia affects one million Americans, with some 100,000 acquiring it each year.

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Three Families, Three Decades: Beryl Goldberg’s Portraits from Burkino Faso, West Africa on Exhibit at Leonard Lief Library

March 4, 2014 2:47 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Art Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities, Women's Studies Program

In a celebration of Women’s History Month, Lehman College presents the groundbreaking photographs of Beryl Goldberg, on display throughout March in Leonard Lief Library.

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“Conjured”: Distinguished Professor of Music John Corigliano Wins Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo

January 27, 2014 3:00 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Albany Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Corigliano’s Conjurer—Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra with soloist Dame Evelyn Glennie and conductor David Alan Miller won for Best Classical Instrumental Solo.

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Pump “Down” the Volume: Professor Sandra Levey and NYC to Address Noise and Hearing Loss

December 9, 2013 1:00 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Affairs, Students, Urban Male Leadership Program, Women's Studies Program

A total of 196 individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds participated. The final analysis showed that young iPod users and African-Americans listening to rap or hip hop did indeed listen the loudest and were more likely to exceed recommended listening times.

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CNN’s Rose Arce: The One Story Journalist and Teacher Elaine Rivera Never Told Was Her Own

December 7, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

When my friend Elaine Rivera died, it felt almost like the end of a fireworks show, when the smoke hangs in the air and crowds walk slowly home. The fun was over in a flash. Elaine was the life of the party, the girl who urged you to stay for just one more drink, a journalist who could splash life into a good story. She was also, as it turned out, an alcoholic whose drinking was so severe it corroded her liver until it just stopped working.

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“I Will Not Compromise with My Conscience”: The Legacy of Herbert H. Lehman

December 3, 2013 12:33 pm History Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Fifty years ago, on December 5, 1963, Herbert H. Lehman passed away unexpectedly as he was preparing to travel to Washington, D.C., to receive the new Presidential Medal of Freedom the next day. The 50th anniversary of Lehman’s death is an occasion to look back at the life and legacy of this great statesman and humanitarian for whom Lehman College is named.

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CUNY TV Debuts New ‘Irish Writers in America’ Series

November 26, 2013 12:40 pm CUNY Institute for Irish American Studies, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

There’s a new CUNY TV series that explores the works of twenty-three leading contemporary Irish and Irish-American authors of fiction, memoir, journalism, poetry, humor, and drama.

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Lehman College Kicks Off Three-Day Jazz Festival Nov. 20-22

November 11, 2013 9:39 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Students

The Festival brings together middle and high school jazz bands, vocal jazz groups, and Latin jazz ensembles from the area for an impressive three-day jam session.

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Lehman Welcomes Talented and Accomplished New Faculty for 2013 – 2014

November 9, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Research, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences

This September, Lehman welcomed twenty new faculty members and nearly 3,000 new students—one of the College’s strongest incoming class in two decades.

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Prestigious Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship Program Seeks New Candidates

October 30, 2013 5:04 pm School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, Student Affairs, Students

“This is a superb opportunity for our students because JK Watson provides exposure to a broad spectrum of advantages and benefits at a level of sophistication otherwise rarely available to them,” says Professor Gary Schwartz.

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Newsmax: William Harcourt-Smith Weighs in on New Findings on Early Human Ancestors

October 18, 2013 3:14 pm Anthropology Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The finding likely won’t change expert’s views on species diversity, where two groups are heavily entrenched said William Harcourt-Smith, an assistant professor at Lehman College and a research associate in the American Museum of Natural History’s Division of Paleontology.

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