Is Queerness a White Invention?

Milstein Hall, Auditorium

"LGBTQ rights are Western values" is a trope repeated often by leaders in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and even here in the United States. But the historical record suggests otherwise: Queerness was generally accepted across many cultures, and it was colonialism and modernity that undermined this tolerance. What implications does this have for queer immigrants in this country?…

Adelante Coffee Chat

429 Rockefeller Hall (LSP conference rooom)

Join us for Adelante, a series where students lead a discussion and step outside of the classroom and reflect on activities and experiences that have been significant in shaping their character.

The goal of Adelante is to highlight students in the Cornell Latinx community. https://latino.…

Penelope M. Kelsey

Goldwin Smith Hall, 258

Seneca Villages as Sites of Knowledge: Rematriating Hodínöhšö:ni:h Narratives after Sullivan and Clinton (1779)

Professor Kelsey examines how the settler conquest of North America historically has sought to destroy Indigenous food resources and thereby dismantle tribal lifeways, and how military campaigns such as Sullivan and Clinton’s attack on Iroquoia (1779) thus often managed to…

Uniting Communities Resource Fair and BBQ

Arts Quad (front of Goldwin Smith Hall)

Come learn about majors/minors in Africana Studies; American Studies; Latina/o Studies; Asian American Studies; American Indian and Indigenous Studies; Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies; and LGBT Studies.


Hosted by: Africana Studies; American Studies; American Indian and Indigenous Studies; Asian American Studies; Feminist,…

Latina/o Studies Open House

4th Floor Rockefeller Hall conference room

Join us for lunch as we welcome new and returning students, mingle with faculty, staff and friends, and learn how you can enhance your degree with a LATINA/O STUDIES MINOR!


ILR Special Presentation: Adrián Félix: Specters of Belonging: The Political Life Cycle of Mexican Migrants

Ives Faculty Building, 281 Doherty Lounge

As the U.S. hardens its border with México, how do Mexican migrants make transnational claims of citizenship from the margins of both nation-states? Drawing on a wide array of sources—from political ethnographies of citizenship classes and transnational ethnography with cross-border migrant activists—Adrián Félix examines the political lives (and deaths) of Mexican migrants in Specters of…

Latina/o Studies Platicas

Rockefeller Hall, LSP Conference Room. 429

Join LSSO, LSP, LGSC in exploring the work of Latin@ graduate students.

This event is part of LSSO's Latin@'s Thrive! series supported by the Latina/o Studies Program.

Light lunch will be served.

Homecoming Big Red Fan Festival

Schoellkopf Field, Crescent parking lot

Everyone is invited to celebrate Cornell Homecoming and Big Red football with an assortment of free events geared toward all ages, including demonstrations from many of the colleges and units, tailgate parties, rides, music, and more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.
DON'T MISS: Free class t-shirts for undergrads and grad students, a visit from…

27th Annual Latino Unity Dinner

Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room

Performances and poetry by students and student organizations.

Keynote Speaker: TBA

5:45 pm Mocktail reception followed by dinner at 6:30 pm

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Maria Montesano at or Marti Dense at