DVS News and Events

Latest News

  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar to deliver address at ALANA celebration
    For Patricia Matthew, a UB Distinguished Visiting Scholar (DVS) in the Department of English, the value of the ALANA experience has come full circle.
  • UBNow reports on inaugural cohort of scholars
    “We are excited to welcome these distinguished scholars to UB, who I know will have broad impact on our campus and community, contributing individually and collectively to a dynamic interdisciplinary environment at UB — expanding opportunities for our students and faculty to innovate in their scholarly and creative endeavors, and ultimately, enhancing the success of our students and faculty,” said Provost A. Scott Weber. See campus news article in UBNow.

Upcoming DVS Events

The Sun Rises in the East film logo.

Humanities Institute/Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program Film Series

The film series commemorates the heritage months during the spring semester. 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.

“Lines of Sight” by Crystal Campbell

February 8–July 16

Crystal Campbell.

Crystal Campbell, visiting professor in the Department of Art and 2021-22 Distinguished Visiting Scholar is exhibiting at the Memorial Art Gallery at the University at Rochester.

“Lines of Sight” is on display February 8-July 16, 2023
Media Arts Watch Gallery