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Jazz summit: Artists reunite to discuss SoHo in the 1970s

Innovative artists who collaborated as part of the SoHo creative community in the 1970s reunited to discuss the era at the American Artistic Renaissance Symposium, Sept. 23-24 at Cornell. (Sept. 30, 2008)

Literary scholars, queer theorists shake up the Bard at ShakesQueer symposium

The 'ShakesQueer' symposium brought more than 20 scholars to campus Sept. 25-27 to discuss their work and present bold interpretations of Shakespeare where few before have dared to tread. (Sept. 30, 2008)

The Bard comes out in new and unexpected ways

'ShakesQueer' arrives at Cornell Sept. 26-27 to convince us that the Bard is queerer than we thought, says Professor Ellis Hanson in a Cornell Perspectives piece. (Sept. 25, 2008)

Libraries and the freedom to read

In a letter to the editor, University Librarian Anne Kenney discusses Banned Books Week, Sept. 27-Oct. 4. (Sept. 25, 2008)

Fiction from Epoch to be featured in major anthologies

Four short stories from a recent issue of Epoch, the Cornell literary magazine, have been selected for inclusion in major anthologies. The magazine has a history of promoting new literary talent. (Sept. 24, 2008)

Critic speaks on urban design at Trancik retirement event

Architecture critic Robert Campbell lectured Sept. 12 in honor of Roger Trancik's retirement after 38 years as a Cornell professor of city and regional planning and landscape architecture. (Sept. 23, 2008)

Jazzed about art: American Artistic Renaissance Symposium looks at 1970s creative movement

Jazz greats Henry Threadgill, Stanley Crouch and Charlie Haden, painter Fred Brown and others will gather at Cornell Sept. 22-24 to discuss and recapture the spirit of the SoHo art scene in the 1970s. (Sept. 15, 2008)

'9/11+7' roundtable reflects on implications of the attacks

Professors Barry Strauss, Peter Katzenstein and Matthew Evangelista discuss the implications of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at a roundtable discussion, sponsored by the Peace Studies Program. (Sept. 12, 2008)

A Constitution Day reminder: Seven states say atheists need not apply

Religion has been written in as a qualifying and a disqualifying factor in many states' constitutions throughout U.S. history, write Professors Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore. (Sept. 12, 2008)