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Jewish Studies Program holds two NYC events in 2018

The Jewish Studies Program and the Center for Jewish History in New York City will present events Jan. 8 and March 28, 2018.

Composer Roberto Sierra wins top Spanish prize

Roberto Sierra, professor of music, has been awarded Spain's Tomás Luis de Victoria Prize, the highest honor given in Spain to a composer.

Government alumnus takes on the system

Ethan Felder ’09 isn’t shy about standing up for what he believes in – even if that means literally standing up in front of a crowd of 1,000 people at a Queens neighborhood rally.


Things to Do, Dec. 15, 2017-Jan. 19, 2018

Events in December and January include fall exhibitions ending at the Johnson Museum, "A Christmas Carol" at Hangar Theatre, a Twelfth Night celebration and a panel on patent and intellectual property law.

Philosopher’s new book examines fundamental things

In “Making Things Up,” philosopher Karen Bennett tackles how fundamental things determine or generate less fundamental things.

Of mice, men and medieval fun

Readings of ancient poems and sagas at the annual Festival of Medieval Readings Dec. 4 were not lost in translation.

Diet books open a window into the American soul

In “Diet and the Disease of Civilization,” historian Adrienne Rose Bitar asks, what if diet books worked like literature?

Andy Sheng ’20 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

Andy Sheng ’20 won the 14th annual Cornell Concerto Competition, Dec. 10 in Barnes Hall, with a Beethoven piano concerto. A physics, math and music major, he will perform the piece with the Cornell Symphony Orchestra in March.

Roger Moseley wins musicology book award

Roger Moseley, associate professor of music, won the Otto Kinkeldey Award for “Keys to Play: Music as a Ludic Medium from Apollo to Nintendo.”