Sound, light artists to lead celebration of Cornell Biennial

The Cornell Council for the Arts launches a celebration of its fifth Cornell Biennial – the largest and most international yet – with exhibition tours, performances and a full day of artist panels, Sept. 15-17.

Report shows near-total erasure of Armenian heritage sites

Cornell's Caucasus Heritage Watch compiled decades of high-resolution satellite imagery to document the complete destruction of Armenian cultural heritage in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.

A.D. White Professors are named; fall visits announced

An acclaimed historian of the Caribbean and a multidisciplinary professor of the built environment have been appointed the newest A.D. White Professors-at-Large. Three full visits and three “mini” visits are planned for this semester.

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Student’s research focuses on Indigenous agriculture system

The movement involves not only re-establishing heritage foods, but also bolstering the systems that sustain them: irrigation and land access, for instance.

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Community read launches Society for the Humanities’ ‘Repair’ theme

Cornell’s Society for the Humanities will kick off its 2022-23 theme of “Repair” with a community read of “The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫɁ People in the Cayuga Lake Region. A Brief History” by Kurt Jordan, associate professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Lectures to unearth stories ‘that don’t get told’ in classical scholarship

Oxford scholar Constanze Güthenke will bring to light untold stories of classical scholarship during the 2022 Townsend Lectures Sept. 7, 9, and 12.

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Exhibit calls for textile art

An upcoming Mann Library exhibit seeks eye-catching and thought-provoking pieces from fiber and textile artists of all stripes.

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The Great Separation: Why American Politics Is Coming Apart at the Seams

Megan McArdle, opinion columnist for the Washington Post, will discuss increasingly divided American life and politics in a Sept. 14 lecture.

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Reporters discuss history of “land grab” universities in press freedom lecture

Journalist Tristan Ahtone and historian Robert Lee will talk about how Indigenous land expropriated by the 1862 Morrill Act is the foundation of the land-grant university system in the 2022 Kops Lecture.

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