Funded Projects

The CNY Humanities Corridor brings together over 3,500 faculty, students, staff, and community members annually through collaborative research activities and events. For the full listing, please see their website (

Below is a sample of the Spring 2020 Corridor events at New York Six institutions.

Thinking Emptiness: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt – (open to the public)

Journalist Chris Hedges will give a lecture, and the working group will host an exploration of socio-spatial emptiness, (re)construction of place, and work to re-create identity and belongingness. At Colgate University on February 24, 2020.

Presentation and Performance on the Evolution of the African-American Spiritual

This event will feature a guest presentation and performance by Dr. Stephen Spinelli and Tamara Acosta (Cornell University) for students in a course on African-American music. At Hamilton College on January 28, 2020.

The Principles and Praxis of a Black Feminist DH Practice – (open to the public)

Catherine Knight Steele (University of Maryland) will give a talk focusing on the interrelationship between race, gender, and media, particularly on African American culture and discourse in traditional and new media. At Hobart and William Smith Colleges on February 27, 2020.