A new study – led by archaeologists from Cornell and from the University of Toronto, working in southeastern Turkey – reveals evidence of resilience and even of a flourishing ancient society despite changes in climate.
Caitlín Barrett, associate professor of classics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a National Geographic Explorer after receiving a grant from the National Geographic Society to study daily life in ancient Rome.
In his new book, “Genetic Afterlives,” Noah Tamarkin, assistant professor of anthropology, takes an ethnographic approach to discussing the Lemba, a group living in South Africa with ties to the Jewish diaspora.
Digging deep into family history? Try Cornell University Library. Not only a trove of primary sources for scholarship, the numerous archives of Cornell University Library also can bring back vivid memories and illuminate gaps in personal stories.
As the coronavirus pandemic unfolded, students in Janis Whitlock’s graduate seminar on translational research found themselves in a unique position – being able to participate in a widespread journaling project to record their hopes, fears and routines, chronicling COVID-19’s effects on their daily lives and relationships.
David Bateman, associate professor of government in the College of Arts and Sciences, will moderate “Democracy Contested?” in an online Cornell community forum Oct. 29 with three fellow faculty experts.
Cornell University Library’s annual Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences is funding three projects aimed at conserving fragile, physical artifacts and digitizing them for research and scholarship.