Faculty Institute for Diversity

ILR Conference Center

The two-day Faculty Institute for Diversity offers an opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary peer-group to explore how to create and support an inclusive learning environment. A four-point framework invites entry from all disciplinary perspectives: Consider who you are, who you teach, how you teach, and what you teach. By the end of this institute, you will have had the chance to…

Latina/o Studies Fridays w/Faculty Seminar

Rockefeller Hall, 429

The Latina/o Studies Program Fridays with Faculty seminar offers an opportunity for Latina/o and non-Latina/o students of all levels and disciplines to meet faculty and administrators from across the university for informal conversation about their current research/work in progress while enjoying FREE lunch. All welcome!

This series made possible with support from the College of Arts…

Visual Culture Colloquium - Professor Karen Jaime

Goldwin Smith Hall, TBA

Visual Culture Colloquium with Professor Karen Jaime, Latina/o Studies/Performing and Media Arts.

BBMTA Pre Health Conference

Warren Hall, Varios

The BBMTA organization in co-sponsorship with the CSTEP program and the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives is hosting their annual prehealth conference. This event is open to all of Cornell and our partners around the region. Come and hear workshops facilitated by physicians.

Reading by M. Evelina Galang, Writer & Activist

Reading by M. Evelina Galang, Writer & Activist
Thursday, March 12, 4:30 p.m.
Venue TBA

The Spring 2020 Barbara & David Zalaznick Creative Writing Reading Series continues with a reading by writer & activist M. Evelina Galang, Distinguished Visiting Writer of the Cornell University Department of English for Spring 2020.

M. Evelina Galang is the author of…

Queer Ecologies of Glitter

Abstract: In this talk, Seymour will present work from her new book project: a cultural history of glitter. She will focus on how this seemingly-trivial substance has surprisingly found its way to the center of political controversies. For example, the “glitter bombings” of homophobic and misogynist politicians in Mexico and the U.S. over the last decade exploit the unique qualities of this…

The Wendy Rosenthal Gellman Lecture on Modern Literature by Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University)

Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

The Wendy Rosenthal Gellman Lecture on Modern Literature by Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University), 2019-20 Invited Society Scholar, Society for the Humanities
Thursday, March 19, 4:30 p.m.
Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

Brent Hayes Edwards is the author of Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination and The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise…

LGBT East Asia: Transtopia in the Sinophone Pacific

A.D. Whitehouse

Howard Chiang, History, UC Davis

Abstract: This lecture introduces the concept of transtopia as a new theoretical framework of doing transgender history. Transtopia calls into question the coherence of transness and seeks to enable a non-hierarchical continuum of transgender subjects and experiences. By disrupting the hegemony of a singular template of historical narration (typically…

Sandra Ruiz Public Talk


Department of Performing and Media Arts guest speaker

Sandra Ruiz author of "Ricanness: Enduring Time in Antocolonial Performance"

Sandra Ruiz is Assistant Professor of the Department of Latina/Latino Studies, Universtiy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will

More details to come