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Wang helps formerly jailed chess hustlers get back on board

Emily Wang '20 is helping chess hustlers in New York City's Washington Square Park market themselves as chess teachers.

Things to Do, Oct. 5-12, 2018

Events this week include the DeeDee Arrison Concert for the Animals, President Martha E. Pollack’s annual address to staff, pianist Gloria Cheng’s “Garlands for Steven Stucky,” and a Science Cabaret on human survival.

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

Milstein students get a glimpse of artist Xu Bing’s character

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity were treated to a special Q&A session Sept. 26 with Chinese artist and A.D. White Professor-at-Large Xu Bing.

Acclimate or die: Book examines disease in the British Empire

Historian Suman Seth's new book looks at how disease and race were conceived of in the 18th century British empire.

Theater scholar examines critical reception of religion on Broadway

A scholar will analyze how the American theater represents religion in a University Lecture Oct. 17.

Conference explores migration, celebrates Wason Collection centennial

More than a hundred scholars and librarians from 12 countries celebrated the centennial of the Wason Collection at the seventh International Conference of the World Confederation of Institutes for Libraries and Libraries for Chinese Overseas Studies, Sept. 27–28.

Things to Do, Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2018

Events this week include the 2018 CCA Biennial; a celebration of Finger Lakes cider on campus; exiled writer Kanchana Ugbabe; '70s political satires and Czech puppet films at Cornell Cinema; and book talks on social media and Indian migration.

NYC wedding planner organizes couples’ big day

From the time she was 13 when she planned a family reunion, to her Cornell days when she organized most of the events for two student groups, Funmi Dosunmu ’12 said she has always planned social events.

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