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The National Endowment for the Arts has honored Rebekah Maggor, assistant professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, with a Literature Fellowship in Translation.

Six of the world’s most promising early-career scholars are recipients of the inaugural three-year Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Deadlines are approaching for College of Arts and Sciences faculty and grad students to express interest and submit proposals for the Cornell University Library’s Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences.

Events this week include a free public talk about the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore; “Ad Astra” and more at Cornell Cinema; and a staff forum hosted by the Division of Human Resources.

Internationally known artist and writer Stephen Poleskie, who taught art at Cornell for 32 years, died Dec. 21 in Ithaca. He was 81.

Thelma Schoonmaker ’61 has been nominated for an Academy Award for her film editing work on Netflix movie “The Irishman,” marking the eighth Oscar nomination for the three-time winner. 

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The American Labor Museum will celebrate fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union labeling efforts in the U.S. by hosting “Union Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century.”

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Soraya Nadia McDonald, cultural critic for The Undefeated, a website exploring the intersection of race, sports and culture, has been named winner of the 2019-20 Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism.

Kate Manne, associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, has won the 2019 American Philosophical Association’s Book Prize for her first book, “Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny.”