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Hassan honored for elevating the study of global modern art

Salah Hassan, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences in Africana Studies, has been elected as the 2021 Distinguished Scholar by the College Art Association for his scholarship and curatorial work, which have been deeply formative in bringing recognition to the study of modern and contemporary African and African diaspora art.

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Alumnus shares public health messages through comic illustrations

What began as a class project exploring a fraught period of Ithaca history has transformed into a COVID-related comic, “Reflections," telling the story of Ithaca’s typhoid epidemic of 1903, that Leo Levy ’20, hopes can reach people with a lesson from the past and an accessible message about public health.

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Library service interruptions and updates

Cornell University Library urges patrons to plan ahead of upcoming, temporary service interruptions.

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‘Playful uncertainty’ apparent in new poetry by Charlie Green

In “Feral Ornamentals,” Literatures in English senior lecturer Charlie Green finds whimsy in uncertainty and humor in the “terrifying,” creating new poems with a fact-based look at the natural world and a sense of exploration through process.

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Panel examines how artificial intelligence influences politics, policy

“Policy, Politics and Ethics of the Coming AI Revolution,” an Arts Unplugged webinar, will explore the impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) and technology on our current political system and reflect on ethical concerns for the future, hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Nyabola to speak at Race and Racism Across Borders event

Writer, activist and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola will discuss her upcoming book as part of Global Cornell’s Race and Racism across Borders webinar on April 12 at 11:00 a.m. Following the dialogue, Cornell students will present their original prose, poems and visual art.

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DJs, Linnaeus and plantation history

Tao Leigh Goffe understands a hidden side of Caribbean history by using unconventional archives of sound, taste and other sensorial data.

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Webinar explores issues for Southeast Asian refugee communities in U.S.

A webinar organized by Cornell Asian American Studies Program will bring together three scholars of refugee studies to explore humanitarian and other efforts that have formed following U.S. wars in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

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Dean announces transitions on Arts & Sciences leadership team

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences, has announced transitions in the College’s senior leadership team that will take place on July 1.

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