DVS News and Events

Latest News

  • 2023-2024 Distinguished Visiting Scholars Announced
    Ten highly accomplished scholars and artists will come to UB this fall as members of the newest cohort of the year-long Distinguished Visiting Scholars (DVS) program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Their work will help elucidate social inequality and advance social justice within the university and Buffalo community.
  • Mitchell joins UB as Distinguished Visiting Scholar
    Nineteenth-century French historian Robin Mitchell will join the Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences, as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar for the 2022-23 academic year.
  • DVS Director Announced
    A message from Dean Robin Schulze: I am pleased to share with you that, after an extensive search, Donte McFadden, PhD, has accepted our offer to serve as Director of the Distinguished Visiting Scholars, effective September 6, 2022.

Upcoming Events

Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program Events

The scholars host events, activities and speakers.

Humanities Institute/Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program Film Series

The film series commemorates the heritage months during the fall and spring semesters. The series will showcase short and feature-length films by filmmakers of those identities and communities. For at least two of the screenings, filmmakers will be present to talk directly with the audience.