Historian will talk race, democracy, inequality and criminal justice Oct. 19

Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad will deliver the Reuben A. and Cheryl Casselberry Munday Distinguished Lecture Oct. 19.

Contemporary bard to present ancient ‘Odyssey’ in music

Joe Goodkin will perform an original musical adaptation of Homer’s “The Odyssey” for solo acoustic guitar and voice Oct. 24.

Things to Do, Oct. 13-20, 2017

Events this week include a lecture on research by NPR science correspondent Richard Harris, documentaries about Syria and Mongolia, classical Indian dance and a book talk on “The Economy of Hope.”

Journalist to speak on ‘Harbingers and Echoes of the Shoah’ Oct. 17

Journalist Andrea Pitzer, author of “One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps,” will speak on this phenomenon Oct. 17.

Art film, Philip Glass Ensemble come to Atkinson Forum Nov. 3

Cornell Cinema and the Atkinson Forum in American Studies will present “Koyaanisqatsi” Nov. 3 in Bailey Hall, with a performance of the original score by the Philip Glass Ensemble.

New humanities podcast: ‘Disability and the Human Experience’

Susanne Bruyere spotlights our diverse ways of being human in “Disability and the Human Experience,” the new “What Makes Us Human?” podcast.

Essentials

Student delegates to attend Clinton Global Initiative conference

Fourteen Cornell student delegates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference Oct. 13-15 in Boston.

Things to Do, Oct. 6-13, 2017

Events this week include the Cornell Maple Program Open House, President Pollack's first address to staff, a residency by musician Latif Bolat, and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" in Sage Chapel.

Art intervenes at Minns Garden

More than 70 Environmental and Sustainability Sciences majors turned Minns Garden into an ephemeral art gallery Sept. 29.