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Deborah Starr, associate professor of modern Arabic and Hebrew Literature and Film, will take part in a film screening and discussion on writer Jacqueline Kahanoff, Feb. 18 at Cornell Cinema.

Events at Cornell this week include music and dance documentaries, Japanese drumming in Bailey Hall, a celebration of Beethoven and a black fashion exhibit.

Faculty and students from Cornell departments teaching design studios and design thinking will exchange ideas to foster connections between fields and strengthen pedagogy at the inaugural Design@Cornell Roundtable Feb. 14.

Aspiring film directors must outperform peers with similar experience to build reputations and advance their careers, according to a study co-authored by Heeyon Kim, assistant professor of strategy in the School of Hotel Administration.

Professor of practice Jon McKenzie is helping area students see the possibilities in making media, from info comics to video, to tell stories about real issues in their lives and in their communities.

Benjamin Anderson's monograph “Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art” has been awarded the 2020 Karen Gould Prize in Art History from the Medieval Academy of America.

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Seventy-five years after the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, close to 200 people gathered in Ithaca to explore the continuing question of the role moral courage plays in confronting hate.

A Yiddish program at Cornell launched in fall 2019 with Elementary Yiddish I and continues in the spring 2020 with Elementary Yiddish II.

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Maria Cristina Garcia, from the College of Arts and Sciences, and Anthony Burrow, from the College of Human Ecology, have won the inaugural Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service Through Diversity.

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