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Shawkat Toorawa's remarkable publishing year

A combination of hard work, revisions of earlier writings, coincidence and swift turnarounds in publication led to Shawkat Toorawa's remarkable coup of four books in one academic year (November 01, 2005)

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)

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)

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.

Powerhouse speakers address issue of socio-economic diversity

Achieving genuine diversity -- both of race and class -- remains one of the major challenges in the field of higher education in the 21st century. That challenge was addressed from a variety of perspectives during a powerhouse symposium in July that featured five current and former university presidents and a Stanford scholar. (Aug. 11, 2005)

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)

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)

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.

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)