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New book explores Latin music experimentalism

“Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America,” co-edited by Alejandro Madrid, Cornell professor of music, seeks to broaden the Eurocentric interpretive framework often applied to experimental music.

New novel reflects #MeToo moment

“Birds of Wonder,” a new novel by Cynthia Robinson, addresses sexual violence, porn addiction and sexual tourism.

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Nobel laureate’s autobiographical play to be presented in staged readings

Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann’s autobiographical play, “Something that Belongs to You,” will given staged reading April 15 and 17.

Things to Do, April 6-13, 2018

Event this week include the annual Vet College Open House, a series of Spanish-language "city films," Southeast Asian Language Week, a debate on free speech and the return of the Farmers' Market at Cornell.

Students, faculty reflect on lessons from Wynton Marsalis' visit

A.D. White Professor-at-Large Wynton Marsalis spent a week on campus mentoring and performing with students, offering insights on jazz and a variety of topics, and interacting with local youths.  

Dissident Bangladeshi writer visits Ithaca April 8-May 9

Writer Raad Rahman, a human rights advocate from Bangladesh, will be in Ithaca from April 8 to May 9 as a writer-in-residence with Ithaca City of Asylum.

Speaker addresses roots of fascism in Europe April 11

Political theorist Eleni Varikas will speak on “The Colonial Genealogies of Fascisms in Europe” on campus April 11.

Undergrad starts ‘Hate Has No Home Here’ campaign

Lucia Rodriguez '20 has brought the 'Hate Has No Home Here' campaign to Cornell from her native Chicago.

Robert Kleinberg to talk card games, patterns, computation April 20

The math department will host a talk by Robert Kleinberg who will speak on a variety of math topics April 20 at 4:30 p.m. in Gates Hall Auditorium in celebration of Math Awareness Month.