Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James gives free reading Oct. 12

Award-winning Jamaican historical novelist and educator Marlon James, author of “A Brief History of Seven Killings,” will read from and discusses his work Oct. 12 in Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall.

Cornell, Ithaca College students spread word on Latina/o resources

Cornell and Ithaca College students have joined forces with community members to celebrate Latinx Heritage month with an art exhibit opening Oct. 6.

‘My Atlantis Complex’ podcast explores ‘What Makes Us Human’

Historian Aaron Sachs finds sense in the theater of the absurd in “My Atlantis Complex,” the newest episode in the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series.

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Cornell Commitment interns reflect on summer experiences

About 30 students from the Cornell Commitment office – Meinig scholars, Rawlings research scholars and Cornell Tradition fellows – presented posters and panel discussions Sept. 27.

Research African-American history Oct. 18

Learn about African-American history from the people who made it by using an archive of thousands of hours of video interviews, Oct. 18

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Mathematician to examine gerrymandering solutions in Kieval Lecture

Mathematician Moon Duchin of Tufts University will discuss how mathematicians can contribute to the redistricting process Oct. 5.

Environmental Humanities Lecture Series begins Oct. 4

The 2017-18 Environmental Humanities Lecture Series will bring to campus four pioneering scholars in the environmental humanities.

Judy Hart’s fight for women’s rights – and a park

Judy Hart '63 is founding superintendent of the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York.

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Things to Do, Sept. 29-Oct. 6, 2017

Events this week include Cornell Orchards' Apple Spectacular, a student-made film reflecting on service in Thailand; the Cornell Orchestras playing jazz with special guests; MFA students reading poetry and fiction; and lectures on law and technology, global child welfare and the Middle East.