Tom Pepinsky, a Tisch University Professor in government, will be the inaugural Walter F. LaFeber Professor. The professorship was created thanks to a gift from Andrew H. Tisch ’71 and Ann Rubenstein Tisch.
An original solo performance, “spit fire, drink gasoline (repeat),” created and presented by Levi Wilson ’21, will have its YouTube premiere on March 25 at 7:30 p.m., available to view anytime until April 25. The event includes a Q&A with internationally acclaimed performance artist Tim Miller.
“Shtisel,” an Israeli television series about a family living in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, is an international hit on Netflix. Its director and writer, Yehonathan Indursky, will talk about the series during “The Making of Shtisel,” an online event hosted by Cornell’s Jewish Studies Program on March 24.
Author, attorney and filmmaker Valarie Kaur will be the first speaker in a new series, “Into and Out of the Echo Chambers,” from Cornell United Religious Work. The virtual talk is scheduled for March 22 at 7 p.m.