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History, music faculty earn Guggenheim fellowships

Two faculty members and three alumni have been named among 175 scholars, artists, writers and scientists receiving Guggenheim fellowships this year.

Artist Ana Teresa Fernández visits campus April 25

Ana Teresa Fernández, an artist whose public art, paintings and films explore the intersections of geopolitical borders and boundaries of identity, will visit campus April 25.

Memorial event to honor Ted Lowi April 21

A memorial commemoration for the late Theodore J. Lowi, the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions Emeritus, will be held Saturday, April 21.

Military historian to speak on populism April 23

Military historian Victor Davis Hanson will deliver the lecture, “Populist Revolt: Everything Old is New Again,” on April 23.

Grant to digitize humanities, social science texts

A grant from the NEH and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund an open access initiative to digitize classic Cornell University Press out-of-print titles.

Nine faculty projects win Internationalizing the Curriculum grants

Nine projects, many multidisciplinary, are receiving grants of approximately $155,000 this year from the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.

New book explores Latin music experimentalism

“Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America,” co-edited by Alejandro Madrid, Cornell professor of music, seeks to broaden the Eurocentric interpretive framework often applied to experimental music.

New novel reflects #MeToo moment

“Birds of Wonder,” a new novel by Cynthia Robinson, addresses sexual violence, porn addiction and sexual tourism.

Essentials

Nobel laureate’s autobiographical play to be presented in staged readings

Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann’s autobiographical play, “Something that Belongs to You,” will given staged reading April 15 and 17.