AAP department of art announces unique new image text M.F.A.

A new interdisciplinary, low-residency graduate program welcomes new faculty integrating critical engagement and creative practices across image and text.

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MLK's 1960s visits to Cornell still resonate today

Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic visits to Cornell on Nov. 13, 1960, and April 14, 1961, came at a pivotal point in his life and in American political and social history.

Traverso wins Italian literature award for nonfiction

“Rivoluzione 1789-1989” has also been published in English, French and Spanish, with translations to follow in German, Portuguese, Greek, Korean and other languages.

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Mellon grants $1M to deepen and improve Freedom on the Move

Freedom on the Move is a collective digital history archive of “runaway slave” advertisements published in North American newspapers in the 18th and 19th centuries.

First-years share their transformational journeys ... so far

Hear from four first-year students talking about their journey at Cornell.

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Freedom on the Move project inspires music performances

A Cornell-based database of “runaway ads” placed by enslavers in 18th- and 19th-century U.S. newspapers was the starting point for a new song cycle entitled “Songs in Flight” that will premiere Jan. 12 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Paul Hyams, expert on medieval law, dies at 82

Paul R. Hyams, professor emeritus of history in the College of Arts and Sciences and a leading scholar of the history and practice of law in the Middle Ages, died Dec. 4 of lymphoma in Oxford, England. He was 82.

AAP professor and art chair Paul Ramírez Jonas to create work for the National Mall

The new public art initiative Beyond Granite invites artists to explore what it means to imagine, build, live, and grow with monuments.

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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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