Skip to main content

News

Read the Latest News

New Director Sees "Extraordinary Possibilities"

N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba took the helm on July 1 as the Institute for African Development’s director.
“The Trump administration is sure to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration at Cornell Law...
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...
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...
"I'm not a privacy absolutist," says Ifeoma Ajunwa, IAD faculty member and assistant employment law professor at Cornell University in the US. "But we...
Throughout modern history, the emergence of movements making powerful demands for justice have opened up the possibility for profound social...
“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...
"Especially given that [Chinese leader] Xi Jinping has reasserted the role of Marxism in education and official ideology, the state wants to keep a...