Scholars Cornel West and Robert P. George discussed “Truth-Seeking, Democracy, and Freedom of Thought and Expression” Sept. 9 in the fourth meeting of Civil Discourse: The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series.
Most of the members of Cornell’s Class of 2023 were infants when the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 occurred. This fall,20 of them are exploring that time period in a new class, “Afterlives of 9-11.”
A yearlong celebration of Cornell's women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism and advocacy on campus is planned "to stimulate intellectual debate in a manner that advances social change."
Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will give the Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture on Sept. 9 at 5 pm.