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Deadline to apply for Klarman postdoc fellowship is Oct. 15

Applications are being accepted through Oct. 15 for the second cohort of the Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowship program, in the College of Arts and Sciences.

World Economic Forum features history professor’s analysis

The World Economic Forum’s Strategic Intelligence website has tapped Nicholas Mulder, assistant professor of history, to share his expertise in geo-economics.

Mettler explores threats to US democracy in new book

In “Four Threats,” a new book co-authored by government professor Suzanne Mettler, the authors not only assert that history repeats itself – they also identify the underlying causes of democracy destabilization.

Male entitlement hurts women, Manne writes in new book

Kate Manne, an associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, tackles male entitlement in her second book, “Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women,” released Aug. 11.

Paniccioli’s vast hip-hop photo archive launches online

Cornell University Library has launched the Ernie Paniccioli Photo Archive, a digital collection chronicling hip-hop music and culture from the 1980s to the mid-2000s.

(Virtual) Things to Do, July 31-Aug. 21, 2020

Virtual events at Cornell include a lecture on challenges endangering freshwater fish, an conference on worker and community concerns in safely returning to work in New York City, an international linguistics meeting and an introduction to religious and spiritual life on campus.

Professor earns Emmy nod for ‘Words From a Bear’

Jeffrey Palmer, assistant professor of performing and media arts, has been nominated for an Emmy award for his film, “N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear,” as a part of PBS’ “American Masters” series.

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Rural Humanities initiative to focus on Black lives

The Rural Humanities initiative has chosen “Rural Black Lives” as its theme for 2020-21, and its projects and programming will concentrate on the visibility of Black lives in rural central and western New York state.

Literary scholar Jonathan Culler elected to British Academy

Jonathan Culler, the Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, has been elected to membership in the British Academy.