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Podcast explores love in colonial India

“Colonial Love,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, examines what love meant for colonial India’s mixed-race families.

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Political analyst explores America’s divisions in lecture

Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, will explain how America arrived its divisive state in a campus talk Oct. 30.

Creators of exhibit on Guatemalan refugees speak Nov. 9

Creators of an exhibit will photographs and stories of residents of La Gloria, a Guatemalan refugee community of 3,800 people in Chiapas, Mexico, speak Nov. 9 in Rockefeller Hall.

Library study named in honor of Isaac Kramnick

A new space in Olin Library has been dedicated as the Isaac Kramnick Faculty Research Study in honor of the Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government Emeritus.

Speaker series looks at contemporary Japanese thought

The Contemporary Japanese Thought Initiative speaker series kicked off this week, and will continue Oct. 22 with Thomas Lamarre.

Things to Do, Oct. 19-26, 2018

Events this week include music for experimental instruments, whales and chimes; architect and A.D. White professor Brinda Somaya; artist and fashion designer Ruby Chishti; and author Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Political and cultural theorist Bonnie Honig to lecture Oct. 25

Brown University scholar Bonnie Honig will lecture on feminist theory of refusal Oct. 25.

Acting teacher Alison Van Dyke dies at 79

Alison Van Dyke, retired senior lecturer of performing and media arts and part of the Cornell Prison Education Program, died in London Oct. 5 at age 79.

Faculty to share perspectives on Ezra Cornell’s vision

A panel discussion, “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘...Any Person…Any Study’ Means,” will be held Monday, Oct. 29.