ADW Professors-at-Large Program announces 2023-24 call for nominations

Cornell faculty members have until Monday, Nov. 27, to submit nominations of distinguished scholars in the areas of arts, life sciences, and social sciences for the A.D. White Professors-at-Large Program.

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‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ author to visit campus Nov. 1

Ecologist, MacArthur “genius grant” winner and bestselling author Robin Wall Kimmerer, who has written about Indigenous people’s relationship with the land, will visit campus on Nov. 1

Humanists have the power and the tools to fight climate change

Humanities scholars have an important role to play in the current political struggle to stave off environmental collapse, according to a new book, “The Activist Humanist: Form and Method in the Climate Crisis,” by professor Caroline Levine.

‘Climate Change Comedy Hour’ on Nov. 2

Environmental historian Aaron Sachs will use a combination of gallows humor, history and silly videos to show how we can shift our attitude about climate change -- and how that shift might help us get to the next stage of climate activism.

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Chinese linguist Tsu-Lin Mei dies at 90

Tsu-Lin Mei, professor emeritus in the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, whose research focused on Chinese historical grammar and historical dialectology, among other areas, died Oct. 14 in Ithaca. He was 90.

Oct. 26 panel focuses on Israel-Palestine conflict

The Department of Near Eastern Studies offers “Understanding Events in Israel – Palestine” from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room G22 of Goldwin Smith Hall.

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Conference highlights humanities projects on the theme of “Crossing”

The Society’s fall conference on Oct. 27 will feature talks by seven multidisciplinary fellows.

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Inquiry through making

Director of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art Oscar Rene Cornejo offers insights into his creative practice, approach to pedagogy, and the college's Bachelor of Fine Arts program he helps to shape and lead.

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Library publishes catalog on Jewish fables

Cornell University Library published the catalog Fables in Jewish Culture: The Jon A. Lindseth Collection, a comprehensive guide to the nearly 400 Jewish fables from around the world that Lindseth entrusted to the library in 2018.

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