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Podcast examines love and obligation

“Love and the Goddess,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores marriage between girls and a goddess in South India.

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Classics students turn Hercules statue into art installation

Students in the Introduction to Ancient Rome class mounted a display of public art, depicting the choice of Hercules, Nov. 12-16 at the statue of Herakles near the Statler Hotel.

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New podcast offers leadership lessons from ancient history

A new podcast,"Antiquitas: Leaders and Legends of the Ancient World," combines storytelling and scholarship to bring to life the ancient world’s most engaging personalities.

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English professor's play performed in London

The National Theatre London showcased “Magda, Jo, Isabella,” a play co-written by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, associate professor of English, on Nov. 16.

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Things to Do, Nov. 16-30, 2018

Events over the next two weeks include a program by the Cornell Wind Symphony; a performance from Cornell’s Ancient Theater Performance Group; the annual Mini Locally Grown Dance concert; and, of course, a Thanksgiving feast.

How to text like a Sumerian

Jonathan Tenney drew parallels between Sumerian and modern-day communications for Near Eastern studies undergraduates Nov. 1.

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Jonah Goldberg to speak on populism and identity politics

Political analyst Jonah Goldberg will examine divisiveness in U.S. politics and discuss possible solutions in his talk, “Suicide of the West,” Nov. 29.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Johnson details computational art history techniques

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to analyze works of art in his Nov. 9 campus talk.