Exhibition highlights overlooked colonial Latin American art

“Colonial Crossings: Art, Identity, and Belief in the Spanish Americas,” opening July 20 at the Johnson Museum, brings a nuanced view to a complicated period in Latin American art, and it is doing so with the help of student curators.

Cornell crafts multifaceted game studies program

The field of game studies is growing at Cornell, including an expanded set of classes, workshops and symposia and a growing library collection of games.

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Forte/Piano Summer Academy returns to Cornell

The July 30-Aug. 3 experience for young artists will culminate with a series of concerts, presentations and roundtable discussions featuring distinguished performing artists, teachers and “rising stars."

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Child care workers built movement to raise pay, include more families

In the early 1990s, labor activists responded to the exploitation of waged child care workers by dissolving the usual labor divisions between workplace and home, according to a new account of the movement by a Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow.

Art, stories, and tours celebrate plants and the Black experience

“Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience” returns for its third and final year at Cornell Botanic Gardens. 

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Pinkonomics Podcast covers women in the economy

The Pinkonomics Podcast explores “the economics of womanhood, with perspectives from philosophy, economics, sociology, and law.”

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How girls fare when only a son will do

A new study has found that in 60 middle- and low-income countries, husbands are far more likely to want more sons, while wives are more likely to want more daughters, an equal numbers of boys and girls or have no preference.

CTI announces winners of the Cornelia Ye Award for excellence in graduate teaching

Doctoral candidates Judith Tauber (Romance studies) and Amanda Domingues (science and technology studies) are the 2023-2024 recipients of the Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

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Almonds, pottery and wood help date famed Kyrenia shipwreck

The Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory identified the likeliest timeline of the Hellenistic-era ship's sinking as between 296-271 BCE, with a strong probability it occurred between 286-272 BCE.