Alexis Soloski, a theater critic for The New York Times, has been named winner of the 2020-21 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. The award is presented by the English departments of Cornell, Princeton and Yale.
History professor emerita Mary Beth Norton will discuss her book, “1774: The Long Year of Revolution,” in the next “Book Breaks” discussion, Jan. 31, hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
In the fall, Cornell Cinema offered several films with ties to courses being taught on campus; this spring, the cinema will continue to offer a wide variety of films with course connections. Virtual screenings begin in February.
Archivists, curators and librarians are finding virtual ways to help faculty members teach, using gems from Cornell University Library’s rare collections, from medieval texts on parchment to punk show flyers.
Signale, a partnership between Cornell University Press, Cornell University Library and faculty members in German studies, is celebrating both its 10th year as sustainable model for scholarly publication and a new director.
The 14th annual Soup & Hope speaker series – this year on Zoom – is open to the public and features speakers and stories of hope. The series’ six talks will be on Thursdays through April 8, all beginning at 12:15 p.m.
Changes make the curriculum easier for students to navigate, simplify the graduation requirements and expand student opportunities for interdisciplinary work and faculty opportunities for innovative teaching.