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Catherine Opie on bearing witness

Photographer Catherine Opie shares thoughts on a new piece from a body of work-in-progress and photographic practice as a mode of looking at the world in the moment. 

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In honor of May Day, ‘Di Linke’ conference videos available online

The archives of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order (JPFO), which flourished for two decades before the Cold War, are now housed at Cornell’s Kheel Center, Catherwood Library. Videos from a December 2020 conference focused on the archives are now available online.

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A&S students win prestigious Truman, Goldwater scholarships

Three students in the College of Arts & Sciences have been honored with Harry Truman and Barry Goldwater scholarships.

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Yiddish to fulfill A&S language requirement

This fall, Cornell's new Yiddish program is setting its sights higher, riding a generational trend in interest and changing attitudes towards the language.

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Martínez-Matsuda wins award for “Migrant Citizenship” book

ILR associate professor’s book lauded as “stunningly original study” by the Organization of American Historians.

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‘Rational Rules’ book examines how we learn morals

Shaun Nichols proposes in his new book “Rational Rules: Towards a Theory of Moral Learning” that statistical learning can help answer a wide range of questions about moral thought.

'Poet of witness' Carolyn Forché to read on April 29

The Spring 2021 Zalaznick Reading Series culminates with a reading by poet, memoirist, translator, and human rights advocate Carolyn Forché on Thursday, April 29.

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Chusid, Segade, Warke discuss queer / queering spaces

CRP chair and associate professor Jeffrey Chusid, assistant professor of art Alexandro Segade, and associate professor of architecture Val Warke on how queer cultures occupy, redefine, and transform spaces ranging from personal to public.

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Time and sanctuary: Writing program shapes promising voices

Graduates of the Creative Writing Program follow in the footsteps of the program’s Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, best-selling authors and influential faculty.