Winter Session 2023 introduces a new world poetry course

Cornell students have until January 3 to enroll in Winter Session's newest offering: Introduction to World Poetry. The online course is led by Alan Scott Weber, a professor of English who teaches humanities at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar. Winter Session Online runs January 3 –20. 2023.

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‘Losing Istanbul’: Personal histories illustrate an empire’s end

In “Losing Istanbul,” Mostafa Minawi gives the reader a street-level understanding of what it was like to live through the final decades of the ailing Ottoman Empire – especially for members of the Arab-Ottoman community of Istanbul.

Alum brings contemporary Indigenous art into the mainstream

David Kimelberg, J.D. ’98, a member of the Seneca Nation, is helping Indigenous artists from around the world achieve recognition through his gallery in Buffalo, New York.

Scholarship fund grows to help more A&S students

The Todd L. Kiplinger '68 Scholarship was established 13 years ago, now it's been expanded.

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Wondering what to read in 2023? A&S faculty offer ideas

We gathered recommendations from faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences for the best books and poetry to read in 2023. We hope you will enjoy them!

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Fictional civilization leaves behind lasting legacy

Cornell University Library has acquired a trove of archival materials documenting the creation of “The Civilization of Llhuros,” a groundbreaking 1972 art exhibit that satirized the tropes of archaeology and anthropology to draw crucial connections between the past and the present, highlighting the challenges all societies face.

Goffe: Collaboration is key to major humanities grants

Two grants, from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation, are supporting a web of collaborative, public-facing humanities projects initiated by Tao Leigh Goffe, assistant professor of Africana studies and feminist, gender and sexuality studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Celebrating Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy's bard of the periphery

A giant in postwar Italian literature and film, this semester's Cornell in Rome students dive deep into Pasolini's cross-disciplinary work as the city celebrates his centenary.

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Laidlaw scholars at Cornell gain global perspectives

The Laidlaw Scholars Program, hosted at Cornell by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, trains early undergraduates in international research and leadership and sends them out into the world for hands-on experiences.

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