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Author of ‘Behold the Dreamers’ lectures Sept. 13

Novelist and short story writer Imbolo Mbue will speak on campus Thursday, Sept. 13, as part of the Dyson School’s Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series.

Things to Do, Sept. 7-14, 2018

Events this week include a concert by jazz faculty, lectures on dangers to American democracy and the search for happiness, surrealist portrait photography on display and vocal music in the Cornell Concert Series.

Moore, Kramnick explore atheism in America in new book

Professors Emeriti Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore explore atheism in American public life in their new book, “Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic.”

South and Southeast Asia Programs named National Resource Centers

The South Asia Program and Southeast Asia Program received more than $3.9 million in Title VI grants under the federal National Resource Centers and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships programs.

'RBG' premieres on Labor Day on CNN

"RGB," the documentary on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, airs Monday, Sept. 3 on CNN.

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Things to Do, Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 2018

Events this week include CU Downtown on the Ithaca Commons, "Nuclear Visions" at Cornell Cinema, the Farmers' Market at Cornell, a fall opening reception at the Johnson Museum, and a book talk on refugee policy with María Cristina García.

New exhibit finds art in unusual places

A new exhibit of large-format photographs in a style artists Iftikhar Dadi and Elizabeth Dadi call "tilism" runs through Sept. 26.

Field research leads to surprising results for historian

Historian Mostafa Minawi spent seven months in Sudan, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Somalia and Djibouti, tracking down details for his new book. The most surprising thing he found, he said, was how alive that history is in some areas.

Book traces influence of Southern white politicians on the US

A new book reveals the influence of Southern white supremacists on national public policy from Reconstruction to the New Deal to today.