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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) summer research grant provides funding for in-country research costs for graduate pre-dissertation work in Latin America or the Caribbean. LACS will offer up to three research grants to qualified graduate students who need to conduct field research next summer…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 401

A conversation with Nishant Batsha and Durba Ghosh (History, Cornell University).

On a small Pacific island, a brother and sister tune in to a breaking news radio bulletin. It is 1985, and an Indian grocer has just been attacked by nativists aligned with the recent military coup. Now, fear and shock are…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:15 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > India, France > Directed by Payal Kapadia
With Bhumisuta Das
Through a series of fictional letters between two anonymous lovers, a whirlwind of fantasy, reality, dream, memory and feeling emerges, as Indian students take to the streets to protest the right-wing government and widespread…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

10:00 am

Virtual

You're invited to join this tour and conversation about the art museum's Chinese and East Asian collections. Come discuss opportunities to engage with the museum and how the museum can be a resource to Cornellians. Learn about Xu Bing, currently a Cornell A. D. White Professor-at-Large based in Beijing…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

11:25 am

Virtual

Professor Kristen Harkness will discuss her book When Soldiers Rebel: Ethnic Armies and Political Instability in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2018). The book argues that the processes of creating and dismantling ethnically exclusionary state institutions engender organized and violent political resistance.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Join this guided outdoor stroll exploring different areas of the garden to highlight several plants endemic to China and eastern Asia. Discover the importance of trees and garden plants in East Asian culture, and learn about plans to develop an Asian Summer Garden to showcase tree and herbaceous peonies and other…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

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

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources!

The Einaudi Dissertation Proposal Development Program (DPD) supports 12 PhD students annually. Applicants’ research projects must focus on global issues, but the proposed research setting may be international or domestic.

Over the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

5:15 pm

Johnson Museum of Art, Wing lecture room

Al-An deSouza will present the third Migrations Visiting Artist Talk, “The Culture of Location,” in conjunction with their current exhibition at the Johnson Museum, Al-An deSouza: Elegies for Futures Past.

DeSouza will discuss the genre of landscape in relation to migration, settlement, and climate change…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Warren Hall, B73

Victoria Reyes

Associate Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of California, Riverside

Many enter the academy with dreams of doing good; this is a book about how the institution fails them, especially if they are considered "outsiders."

Tenure-track, published author…

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloqium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to start the fall '22 semester series with Hyeok Hweon Kang (Assistant Professor at Washington University, St. Louis). The text title is: Reading Artisanal Knowledge from 16th Century Korea

Faculty hosts: TJ Hinrichs (History, Cornell) and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > Thailand/Colombia > Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
With Tilda Swinton, Elkin D’az, Jeanne Balibar
Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and following a unique roadshow distribution model that supposedly will never make the film available via online streaming,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Denise N. Green

In 2015 I began teaching a class at Cornell about fiber, textile, and apparel production in India, which included a winter break field trip to manufacturing facilities. Inspired by the students' transformative learning experience and the connections we created, I wanted to…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

Uris Hall, 153

This event is co-sponsored with LACS by the Cornell University and Ithaca College Jewish Studies.

Marjorie Agosin will speak about the complexities of writing about her own family. Mirroring the history of displacement of Jews across the world and especially in Latin America, she will highlight coexistence…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

401 Physical

The imagination of the nonhuman in South Asian history was often through processes of dehumanization. References to Indian dogs in terms of caste and untouchability, the use of various animals as beasts of burden, the comparisons of aboriginal tribes with primates, and the enactment of animal cruelty acts, were all…

Institute for European Studies

5:00 pm

Klarman Hall, KG42

Sara Brenneis

"Los campos: The Spanish Deportation to Nazi Concentration Camps"

5:30 p.m. Monday, October 17

Klarman Hall KG42

Reception to follow.

Sponsored by

the Department of Romance Studies, Institute for Comparative Modernities,

Department of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Southeast Asia Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, Room 404

Talk by Dr. Natali Pearson

In 1998, the Belitung, a ninth-century western Indian Ocean–style vessel, was discovered in Indonesian waters. Onboard was a full cargo load, likely intended for the Middle Eastern market, of over 60,000 Chinese Tang dynasty (619–907) ceramics, gold, and other precious objects. It…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Crossing the World to Sleep with You: Chinese Crip Poetry and its Cross-Cultural Translatability is the title of this talk to be given by Hangping Xu, (East Asian Languages and Culture, UC, Santa Barbara).

Yu Xiuhua rose to her celebrity status when her poem “Crossing China to Sleep with You” went viral in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. (Open to U.S. citizens only.)

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium G64

ICM FALL 2022 LECTURE SERIES

Khalid Medani is associate professor of political science and Islamic Studies and Chair of the African Studies Program at McGill University. He received a B.A. from Brown University, an M.A. from Georgetown University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the…

Past Events

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…