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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

3:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, Room 404

Talk by Dina Siddiqi

In Bangladesh, as elsewhere today, bodies marked Muslim are constitutive sites of feminist and other politics. The figure of the female garment worker – tasked with saving the national economy through her public, visible labor – has emerged as an especially dense site of debate and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Willard Straight Theatre, Willard Straight Hall Theater

Featuring a post-screening panel discussion panel discussing indigenous rights in the Brazil US and will follow the film and includes the film’s producers Will Miller, Renata Marques Leitao (College of Human Ecology), and Eric T. Cheyfitz (American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program).

Check out the…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for European Studies

4:45 pm

Toboggan Lodge

For the Islamist-nationalist circles in Turkey, the conquest of Istanbul on May 29, 1453 is a significant triumph inherited from the magnificent times of the Ottoman Empire, and believed to denote the founding moment of the Turkish nation. In this research, the Islamist-nationalist rhetoric of the Ottoman conquest…

Institute for European Studies

5:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Memorably born during debates about what to do with the King, the left/right divide was not the only opposition, nor indeed the most dominant, available at the time. The Terror, for instance, opposed the Mountain to the Plane or the Marais: the Mountain was composed of radical Jacobin deputies who dominated the…

Southeast Asia Program

3:45 pm

Snee Hall, 2146

Bio:
Jenny's work is driven by interests in environmental conservation and development in the tropics; intersections of data infrastructure and land governance; human health impacts of ecological change; global food and agriculture systems; the financialization of land; and the role of scientific…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Jihyun Han (Ph.D. Candidate, History, Cornell University) leads this workshop.

This paper examines two layers of local history: Northeast China’s colonial experience in the 1930-the 1940s and local historians’ writing of it in the 1950-60s. In analyzing various forms of historical writings about Japanese…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Nick Cheesman

In 2021, a group of anti-narcotics cops in Nakhon Sawan, Thailand suffocated a man to death with plastic bags. The torture and killing would have gone unreported but that it was captured on a video, which a lawyer posted online. News reports circled around the lead protagonist, a superintendent…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

3:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Institute for European Studies

4:45 pm

A.D. White House, 201

Tessy Schlosser, Ph.D. candidate in government at Cornell University, will present "A Decreative I: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the I of Decreation." The paper will be circulated on an email list in advance and participants come prepared to discuss it.

Tessy Schlosser is a Ph.D. candidate in…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

10:00 am

Virtual

Three recent literary winners of the Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature speak on poetry, travel, and Kiswahili intergenerational transcendence.

The Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature was founded by Cornell English Professor Mukoma wa Ngugi and Richmond American University…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join the Society for Buddhist Studies for our inaugral symposium on 20th century Indian Buddhism.

The Symposium will feature short papers by Anand Venkatkrishnan (University of Chicago), Padma D. Maitland (California Polytechnic State University), and Douglas Ober (University of British Columbia),…

Southeast Asia Program

2:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Southeast Asia Program

2:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Listening to the Shan Diaspora Soundscapes in Thailand: The Reflection of Home and Political Imagination.

This presentation will examine the performance of various genres of Shan music among the Shan diaspora in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I will unpack the processes of creating, performing and transmitting Shan…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to have Lucas Bender (East Asian Languages, Yale) lead this text reading.

Bender's text-reading is on "What Troubles the World is Inequality": Politics Before Metaphysics in Guo Xiang's 郭象 (252-312) Zhuangzi 莊子 Commentary…

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:30 pm

Klarman Hall, KG70

Join Bianca Graulau, an independent reporter from the island, for a discussion on the biggest issues facing the world's oldest colony. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

LACS Public Issue Forum in collaboration with the Puerto Rican Student Association

Funded in part by a UISFL grant…

Southeast Asia Program

7:30 pm

Klarman Hall, Atrium

The Cornell Gamelan Ensemble closes out the semester with a mixed program of traditional Javanese and Malaysian repertoire, plus a contemporary piece in traditional style by Javanese master Martopangrawit.

South Asia Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us on Zoom to practice your Bengali skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

Uris Hall, 153

This talk discusses identity formation in the Andean world through a study of the Quechua suffix -ntin/ -nintin. It also raises the suffix’s broader philosophical and political ramifications for questions of unity, collectivity, and the relationship between part and whole.

Vanessa Gubbins is Assistant…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

East Asia Program

7:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, HEC auditorium

Are you interested in Korean Music, Dance, and Snacks? Come join the Noraebang (singing) Contest and enjoy all of these things! The Contest stars the Korean Language Program students that you can vote for, performances by Korean dance groups E.Motion and LOKO, trivia prizes for the audience, and bakery goods from…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

1:00 pm

Virtual

It’s been over 30 years since Congress enacted the most recent set of comprehensive immigration reforms: the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and the Immigration Act of 1990. These bipartisan yet hotly contested bills passed only after a debate spanning five presidential administrations, eight…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

7:30 pm

Virtual

Join the 2022 Cornell-China Forum highlighting Cornell-China connections and innovation!

The panel details and event link will be shared closer to the event date.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

3:30 pm

Virtual

This workshop for community college faculty will discuss how to increase student engagement using podcasts. Presentations will include how to work with students on content creation and using podcasts in the classroom as a teaching tool.

Speakers include:

Eleanor Paynter, ACLS Fellow and Migrations…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

9:00 am

Virtual

Join us for an information session to learn more about the new cycle of Migrations grants, open to all PI-eligible faculty (including tenured, tenure-track, professors of practice, senior research associates, and clinical-track faculty), irrespective of their college or school. Faculty-led programs and centers…

Past Events

East Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre, Cornell Cinema

Mr. Zhou Qing, the Berlin-based Chinese movie director and writer, generously granted permission to Professor Peidong Sun to show it to her classes for teaching purposes only.

It is about the history and memory of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) and some tragedies in a prominent middle school in Xi…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Trishna Senapaty

This talk explores the conceptual landscape of open prisons in India. Open prisons are institutions intended to facilitate prisoner rehabilitation by permitting them to live in small dwellings with their families and earn livelihoods outside their boundary walls. The talk delves into…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

11:30 am

Morrison Dining

The Office of Global Learning and Cornell Dining are teaming up to welcome Cornell's international community, all Cornellians, and friends in the local community for the 35th Annual Celebration of Gratitude Dinner on Thanksgiving Day at Morrison Dining.

There are two seatings, at 11:30am and 1pm, so…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Sanaa Alimia in conversation with Aziz Hakimi

In this talk, Sanaa Alimia will discuss her new manuscript, Refugee Cities: How Afghans Transformed Pakistan (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022). The book is a people's history of displacement across Afghanistan and Pakistan. Weaving together…

Institute for European Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:30 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

Featuring a live score incorporating traditional Ukrainian folk melodies by Austin’s Montopolis

1929 > USSR > Directed by Dziga Vertov
This film is not only Vertov's masterpiece and final film of the silent era, it is a work which notably exemplifies the montage aesthetic of the Soviet avant…