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Lecture examines racism, sexism, class in Trump-era elections

Political scientist Brian Schaffner will examine the divisions widened by Trump’s presidential campaign and presidency and their impact on American politics, Nov. 12.

Things to Do, Nov. 9-16, 2018

Events this week include Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain in the Cornell Concert Series at Bailey Hall; a conversation with hip-hop artist, activist and scholar Akua Naru; and "Green Book" and "The Ancient Law" at Cornell Cinema.

Hip-hop and basketball icon shows documentary at Cornell

Bobbito Garcia's autobiographical documentary “Rock Rubber 45s” played Nov. 6 in the Africana Studies and Research Center auditorium.

Youth, authority figures at odds in 'The Awakening of Spring'

“The Awakening of Spring,” Nov. 9-17 at the Schwartz Center, examines the complicated relationships between young people and adults, historically and in the modern world.

Forum to examine sustainability and nonhuman primates

In “Apes and Sustainability,” a forum on Nov. 15, activists, scholars, scientists and humanists will explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Carrying out Ezra Cornell’s vision in teaching, research, practices

Faculty members discussed “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘…Any Person …Any Study’ Means” Oct. 30.

The Hill is alive with the sound of jazz

Two students who specialize in jazz have received honors for their musical talent and research: Cosimo L. Fabrizio ’22 and Colin Hancock ’19.

Exhibit commemorates women’s right to vote

As voters make their voices heard on Election Day, a new online exhibit looks back at a time when casting a ballot, in itself, was a triumphant feat for women.

Atkinson Forum Nov. 9-10 to examine American monuments

Historians, conservationists, architects and planners will discuss the cultural, historical, design and planning issues that arise around the creation of public memorials Nov. 9-10 at the Atkinson Forum in American Studies symposium, “Place, Memory, and the Public Monument.”