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Southeast Asia Program

4:30 pm

142 Goldwin Smith Hall

Refugee Biomythography and the Classics

Previous scholarship examining classical reception in Vietnamese contexts have focused on the perspectives of American combat veterans from the Vietnam War while relegating Vietnamese experiences to the margins. This talk centers the experiences of Vietnamese refugees…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Day 1: Book Talk – SARS Stories: Affect and Archive of the 2003 Pandemic

Speaker: Belinda Kong (Asian Studies and English, Bowdoin College)

In SARS Stories, Belinda Kong delves into the cultural archive of the 2003 SARS pandemic, examining Chinese-language creative works and social practices at the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

10:00 am

Physical Sciences Building, 401

Day 2: Pandemic Archives: Media, Geopolitics, and Temporalities of Crisis

About this workshop:

As the world enters its fourth year living with COVID-19, this workshop critically examines our conceptual tools for capturing this chronic crisis and its seismic impact on global geopolitics and humanistic…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Join us on Zoom to practice your Portuguese 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…

South Asia Program

12:00 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

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Tariq Thachil (Political Science, University of Pennsylvania)

Urban citizens in low-income democracies rarely hold elected officials accountable for toxic air. To understand why, we fielded a large citizen survey in Delhi, India, a highly polluted megacity where voters rarely prioritize air pollution…

Southeast Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

Join us on Zoom to practice your Thai 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

6:00 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

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island, TBD

Registration Link: https://pitch.emiconference.com/

The registration for the 2024 Cornell EMI Mark Mobius Pitch Competition is NOW OPEN. Apply by 4/10.

The Cornell EMI Mark Mobius Pitch Competition invites student entrepreneurs and recent graduates…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Aman Luthra (Geography, George Washington University)

Similar to many countries around the world, recycling in Indian cities is sustained by a large population of informal workers who collect, transport, and trade in recyclable materials to eke out a meager living. One group of workers in this sector…

Southeast Asia Program

7:00 pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

Before the Go-Go’s or the Riot Grrrl movement, there was Fanny, the first all-women rock band to be signed by a major label, record five albums, and tour internationally. Championed by David Bowie, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Elliot and others, Fanny defied the “isms” through undeniable talent. In 1987 June Millington, with…

Institute for European Studies

10:00 am

Uris Hall, G08

IES Graduate Fellows Research Symposium – April 20, 2024

Light breakfast: 10am.

Panel 1: Collective Action and Politics (10:15am-11:30am)

Counter-Propaganda, Social Ties, and Autocratic Resistance: Evidence from Radio Free Europe (Frances Cayton, Government)

Image ethics in worship in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

9:30 am

Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave

The panels will delve into women’s roles in effecting change across Asia through everyday practices of food production, handling, preparation, and consumption. This interdisciplinary and transregional approach will open new windows on the ways in which women—which we see as a heterogenous category, intersecting…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

10:30 am

Warren Hall, B73

The future of work is hot. Literally. Unpredictable seasons, droughts, floods, warming temperatures, rising seas, and a host of other climatic factors are changing what work is, what it means, and what it does to the body. These effects are unevenly felt across geographies, forms of difference, and inequalities.…