In a new book, Professor Parisa Vaziri explores how Iranian cinema preserves the legacy of Indian Ocean slavery. Vaziri said she wrote to “discard the tired clichés that have traditionally haunted the scholarly literature on Indian Ocean slavery.”
Engaging middle-school students in brief mindfulness exercises could boost their reading performance – and could offer an effective intervention to help youth from historically minoritized backgrounds, according to a new Cornell study.
Writer Vladimir Nabokov’s deep interest in and connection to the natural world and his cross-pollinating interests in the sciences and the arts were the focus of a new seminar, “Nabokov, Naturally,” taught in fall 2023.
A symposium led by the Department of Communication brought together more than 100 scholars, students and community members to discuss topics such as histories of media and propaganda, content moderation on social media, public opinion as freedom of expression, and how freedom of expression relates to our other core values and responsibilities as a university.
Kristen J. Warner, an associate professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, says movies with predominately Black casts and zealous fanbases aren’t often considered to be a part of the cult canon, but should be.