Judith Peraino, professor of music, won a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research artist Andy Warhol’s influence on pop and rock musicians in the 1970s, including David Bowie and Lou Reed.
Historian Josef Konvitz ’67 will explore and compare trends in tolerance in France and the United States in a digital talk on March 15, focusing on questions of interfaith relations and public leadership that transcend national borders.
Celebrating the author’s work and the community-building tradition of African American quilt-making, the Toni Morrison Quilting Project kicks off on Feb. 22, noon to 1:30 p.m., with a virtual quilting traditions workshop, featuring Ithaca-based fiber artist Heather Stewart.
A podcast launched this semester by the Society for the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, provides a space for humanities scholars to share ideas virtually, keeping cross-disciplinary dialogue going even during pandemic conditions and extending the reach of these conversations beyond Cornell.
Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors,” will give the Class of 1945 Lecture, part of the Cornell Botanic Gardens Lecture Series, on Feb. 25.