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Judith Butler, eminent gender theorist, to give two public lectures

Berkeley's Judith Butler will give two public talks during her first visit as A.D. White Professor-at-Large, Nov. 9-11. (November 1, 2005)

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Writer Edna O'Brien leads secluded, rich life of letters

At a colloquium Oct. 28, Irish writer Edna O'Brien discussed her favorite works and the state of literature today. (November 01, 2005)

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Thelma Schoonmaker '61 to talk movies Nov. 19 at Cornell

Film editor Thelma Schoonmaker '61 will present highlights from her work, including several features and documentaries directed by Martin Scorsese, at Cornell Cinema's Willard Straight Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 19.

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Film 'Love and Diane' inspires symposium on clinical family issues

A former Cornell graduate student's documentary film of an impoverished Brooklyn family is the catalyst for a symposium addressing societal, legal, cultural and clinical issues affecting millions of Americans daily.

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Fellows praise Future of Minority Studies for 'building tram lines across the globe'

Cornell University's FMS summer fellows build 'tram lines across the globe' following a two-week seminar, "Feminist Identities, Global Struggles," and four symposia focused on diversity of gender, income, ethnicity and disability, July 25-Aug. 5. (Aug. 11, 2005)

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Microfilm project preserves war-era Vietnamese newspapers

A large collection of yellowing newsprint documenting Vietnam's war era is being archived for posterity, thanks to cooperative microfilming projects undertaken by Cornell University's Kroch Library and other institutions. (June 20, 2005)

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Author and former nun focuses on the quest to know God in April 14 talk

On April 14, Armstrong, a former Catholic nun who has written numerous books on religion, presented this year's Frederick C. Wood Lecture in Sage Chapel as part of the 75th anniversary of Cornell United Religious Work.

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Celebrated architect Peter Eisenman to 'star' at Cornell reunion, in video, gallery and in person

Internationally renowned architect Peter Eisenman will be on campus to celebrate his 50th reunion at Cornell University this weekend. The winner of numerous architectural awards, Eisenman '54 earned his B.Arch. degree at Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. (June 10, 2004)

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Archaeologist Andrew Ramage strikes gold again with new book

Cornell archaeologist Andrew Ramage was a Harvard University graduate student when he struck gold at an excavation site in Sardis, Turkey, in 1968. Ramage's detective work led to a one-of-a-kind discovery: a gold refinery that belonged to legendary Lydian emperor King Croesus, the world's first "millionaire."