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Lance Heidig, inspiring librarian and curator, dies at 64

Lance Heidig, an outreach and instruction librarian at the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, died April 6 at his home in Ithaca. He was 64.

Teaching assistant award winners encourage new perspectives on learning

The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) has selected doctoral students Giulia Andreoni and Vasilis Charisopoulos as recipients of the 2020-2021 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

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Roundtable to track authoritarian trends across Southeast Asia

In Authoritarianism and Democratic Backsliding in Southeast Asia – a virtual roundtable on April 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET – panelists will discuss how rising authoritarianism is reshaping politics in Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

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Award recipient builds Migrations community at Cornell

Migrations postdoctoral fellow Eleanor Paynter received the International Studies Association’s 2021 Lynne Rienner Publishers Award for Best Dissertation in Human Rights. Since arriving at Cornell last summer, Paynter has raised Migrations’ visibility on campus and beyond.

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Susan Choi, National Book Award winner, to read on April 22

Novelist Susan Choi, MFA ’95, whose novel "Trust Fall" won the 2019 National Book Award, will read from her New Yorker story "Flashlight" during a virtual event on April 22.

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‘Asiamnesia’ tackles racial stereotypes in entertainment industry

“Asiamnesia,” being presented online April 15-17 by the Department of Performing and Media Arts, explores the stereotypes that plague Asian/Asian American actresses throughout their careers, but also celebrates their versatility and endurance.

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Lennon publishes doubleheader of new fantastical fiction

J. Robert Lennon, professor of Literatures in English, has written a fantastical novel about memory and trauma, and a collection of short stories that explores the absurd side of life.

Kennedy recognized by Renaissance Society of America

The Renaissance Society of America has given William J. Kennedy its Paul Oskar Kristeller Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring “a lifetime of uncompromising devotion to the highest standard of scholarship accompanied by exceptional achievement in Renaissance studies.”

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Klarman fellow bridges divide between math and philosophy

James Walsh will spend three years tapping into Cornell’s robust resources in the field of logic, combining the precision and methods of math with the interests of philosophy.