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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

“The Cyborgs Have Always Been Zombies: South Korean Body Politics and Lee Bul’s Body Art” a Pulse of Art History lecture

This presentation revisits the early body art of Korean artist Lee Bul before she became internationally renowned for her Cyborg series (1991-present) and dystopia-themed sculpture series…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Talk by James D. Frankel

Islam arrived in China during the 7th century as a foreign religion. Yet, once the first Muslims settled permanently there, Islamic religious and cultural traditions were gradually influenced by the norms of Chinese culture and society. This process of naturalization and localization…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

9:00 am

Virtual

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Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:15 pm

Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium

Bio:
Emilio Rojas is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily with the body in performance, using video, photography, installation, public interventions, and sculpture. He holds an M.F.A. in Performance from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a B.F.A. in Film from Emily Carr University in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

A.D. White House, Guerlac Room

In this talk, conceptual artist Violette Bule in conversation with Irina R. Troconis (Department of Romance Studies) will discuss a series of Bule’s works that engage with the political, social, and cultural dimensions of migration, both in the context of Venezuela’s current migration crisis and in the broader…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Camille Frazier

With its emergence as India’s IT Capital, Bengaluru [Bangalore] has experienced exponential growth since the early 1990s. The rapid pace of urbanization has provoked intense ambivalence among members of the urban middle class, many of whom are both beneficiaries and critics of the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

9:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > Japan > Directed by Masaaki Yuasa
With Avu-chan, Mirai Moriyama, Kenjir™ Tsuda, Yutaka Matsushige
A musical fantasy about a pair of 14th century rockstars in feudal Japan. Psychedelic colors, painterly art styles and a head-banging soundtrack make this story of two cursed artists against…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G76, Lewis Auditorium

There is a serious lacuna in Islamic medical ethics in considering the category of gender, especially in the consciousness that gender, maleness, femaleness, or non-binary status, affects how patients receive medical counsel and medical care, and interact with religious authorities. This lack of attention to gender…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

10:30 am

Virtual

Global Cornell is offering competitive faculty grants in collaboration with Global Hubs partners.

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

9:00 am

Virtual

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions together to develop joint projects that will strengthen Cornell and Global Hubs partner universities…

South Asia Program

5:15 pm

Johnson Museum of Art, Wing lecture room

Navina Najat Haidar is the Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah Curator in Charge of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is currently marking ten years of its permanent galleries. This talk will be a visual introduction to the spaces, objects, and ideas that constitute the galleries, as…

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Lincoln Hall, 124

In contemporary “Aspirational India,” Bollywood songs serve as potent mediums for desirable self-transformation and sites for articulating ideal forms of subjectivity. This talk offers an ethnographic lens onto the relationship between musical practice and processes of subject formation by examining the projects of…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:30 pm

Olin Library, 107

Natural disasters and the dire effects of climate change cause massive population displacements and lead to some of the most intractable political and humanitarian challenges seen today. And yet, under current U.S. law, there is no such thing as a climate refugee.

To address today’s realities, U.S.…

Institute for African Development

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

2:40 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester. The seminars provide a forum for participants to explore alternative perspectives and exchange ideas. They are also a focal activity for students and faculty interested in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Meredith Talusan

Sarah Lawrence College and Condé Nast author and editor

Trans and Filipinx identities have the common quality of existing in liminal and contested spaces as they encompass wildly divergent understandings of gender, sexuality, nationality, race, and origin. Talusan explores the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Professor Tyler Jost develops a theory of crisis miscalculation that emphasizes variation in institutional relationships between political leaders and foreign policy bureaucracies. He argues that two dimensions of these institutions – capacity for information search and oversight structure – help explain why some…

East Asia Program

9:00 am

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, Gallery

This exhibit will focus on 3D data-visualization art in an immersive 3D display environment portraying COVID19 as abstract images of the viewer’s face and faces of the frontline worker of the COVID19 pandemic in real-time on a layered 3D projection surface (an abstract form of giant mask). With artistically…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Global Cornell is offering competitive faculty grants in collaboration with Global Hubs partners.

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

6:00 pm

Virtual

Global Cornell is offering competitive faculty grants in collaboration with Global Hubs partners.

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

5:00 pm

Physical Sciences Building, South passageway and room 120

Laidlaw Scholars at Cornell will share their summer research and leadership-in-action experiences through posters, oral presentations, and photo essays.

First-year scholars conducted research with faculty mentors on topics ranging from xenophobia to menstrual health to colonialism and the East India Company…