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Fine Arts Library service to be interrupted May 20-Aug. 5

In preparation for the Aug. 5 opening of the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, selected fine arts materials will not be available from May 20 to Aug. 5. Library patrons are asked to plan ahead and borrow needed materials in advance of this service interruption.

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Things to Do, April 19-26, 2019

Events include a screening of “On the Basis of Sex” by Cornell Cinema, a free estate planning clinic, an exhibition of work by a student artist at the Seneca Place office building downtown, a panel discussion as part of the Cornell University Press sesquicentennial celebration, and a “Chats in the Stacks” book talk with English professor Daniel Schwarz.

Lecturer featured in Amazon docuseries

Amazon Prime’s new docuseries, ‘‘The Luckiest Guys on the Lower East Side,” features Elissa Sampson, lecturer in the Jewish Studies Program.

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Daylong ‘Odyssey’ event to feature community, campus readers

“Arts Unplugged,” sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, will kick off April 26 with “The Odyssey in Ithaca,” a community reading of a new translation of Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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Milstein program celebrated as its students make first trip to Cornell Tech

The Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, which offers selected undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences a specialized curriculum to prepare them as leaders in an increasingly digital world, was celebrated April 12 at a ribbon-cutting at Cornell Tech.

Things to Do, April 12-19, 2019

Events include “The Spring Quartet” jazz concert, the Centrally Isolated Film Festival, an homage to the Caffe Cino at the Schwartz Center’s Black Box Theatre, three Ithaca premieres from Cornell Cinema and a reading from award-winning poet Claudia Rankine.

Alumna’s film screening to include Q&A with Holocaust survivor

Price Arana ’87 will be on campus April 22 to host a 5:15 p.m. screening of her directorial film debut, “An Undeniable Voice,” in Milstein Hall’s Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium.

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Roman tragedy to be staged in original Latin

On April 21 and 24 Cornell classics students will stage the ancient Seneca play “Troades” in the original Latin, demonstrating the power of Seneca’s language and the vigor of Cornell’s living Latin program.

‘Historian of water’ looks at Southeast Asia in podcast

“Water Connections,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences, explores the critical role oceans have played in Southeast Asia.

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