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.
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.
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.
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.