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In a letter to the IES Executive Committee on July 15th, 2020, Maria Goula...

Dear Colleagues of the Executive Committee,  With Esra back in IES, our program manager ready to start full time, I am stepping out from the...

IAD Webinar on COVID

COVID-19 has brought untold havoc to every continent. Bread-basket regions are under quarantine, supply chains have slowed or vanished altogether, and...

Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Join IES Director, Esra Akcan, in a relevant discussion regarding the toppling of monuments in Europe.

New Director Sees "Extraordinary Possibilities"

N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba took the helm on July 1 as the Institute for African Development’s director.
Last week, NAFTA’s replacement went into effect. “I think it’s an improvement; just how significant remains to be seen,” said Lance Compa, LASP...
Protests against police violence and racial inequality have spread across the United States, attracting large crowds not only in major cities, but...
“The Trump administration is sure to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration at Cornell Law...
Our robust visiting scholars program is on hold until travel restrictions are lifted.

Sex/gender, reproduction, and metaphors of pathology

Kun Huang, a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature and officer in our EAP Graduate Student Steering committee, writes about "Anti-Blackness" in...
“It’s probably sensible most of the time to believe if the government says now is the time to open up, it might be safe,” says Robert H. Frank, the...