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Architect Peter Robinson creates, protects Black spaces

The visiting critic discusses the importance of social design shaped by community partnerships, and a collaboration with AAP students and Black high schoolers in Brooklyn.

Cornell celebrates Morrison with colloquium, reading, film

The College of Arts and Sciences will continue its celebration of the life of Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55, with a slate of activities this spring, starting with a “Toni Morrison at 90” colloquium to honor Morrison’s 90th birthday on Feb. 18.

Trustees approve new Department of Literatures in English

Changing the name of the Department of English to the Department of Literatures in English better reflects the world and the department’s diverse fields of study, faculty members say.

NEH grants Cornell $750K to develop ‘Freedom’ database

The grant will support development of the database, which collects and compiles fugitive slave advertisements from 18th- and 19th-century U.S. newspapers.

New research grants support Ithaca-area communities

Cornell faculty and students are teaming up with community partners in Tompkins County to address opioid use, increase food security, build a greener construction industry and share stories of Ithaca’s Black history pioneers.

Manne to give Society for the Humanities talk on male entitlement

On Feb. 19, Kate Manne will give the Society for the Humanities Annual Invitational Lecture. Her talk is titled, “He Said, She Listened: Mansplaining, Gaslighting, and Epistemic Entitlement.”

New ILR courses on racial inequality offered

“Advancing Racial Equity in Organizations” and “Race and the America Labor Market in Historical Perspective” begin this semester.

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New course empowers students to address diversity in STEM

The seminar explores the ways in which women, people of color and others have been marginalized in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and how to address exclusion.

CTI online course on diverse classroom honored

An online course offered by the Center for Teaching Innovation to support instructors in designing and sustaining inclusive learning environments has been recognized by a national higher-education organization.