, Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center, Lobby

The mission of Cornell Botanic Gardens is to share the deep and enduring connections between the rich diversity of the plant world and the equally rich diversity of cultures worldwide. This garden display and exhibit shares the knowledge, skill, and resilience of enslaved Africans, their descendants, and today’s Black community and their deep connections to plants and the cuisines they…

Join Mar Pérez for a guided, mindfulness weekly meditation on Mondays at 12:15-12:45 pm

Let's Meditate is a free, guided, mindfulness meditation series sponsored by Cornell Health in collaboration with numerous campus partners.

Let’s Meditate is open to all members of the Cornell community, including students, faculty, and staff of all ages, genders, sizes, shapes, and…

, Rockefeller Hall, 374

Following Sylvia Wynter’s critique of the category of “Man” and the massive violence required to fortify it, I investigate the role performance plays in rendering racialized bodies legible as human, virtuous, and worthy of salvation. What rhetorical and physical gestures characterized competing performances of faith and personhood staged between Asia, Europe, and the New World during early…

, Cornell University

Join Cornell Dining throughout the month of February for our take on traditional dishes of the African Diaspora. Sponsored by Black Students United.

February 1st:
Risley Dining — Caribbean

February 8th:
Becker House Dining Room — Moroccan
Jansen's Dining Room at Bethe House — West African

February 15th:
Morrison Dining — Caribbean

Join us for a live debate on Cornell Global Labor Institute’s third and last paper on COVID-19 supported by the ILO: ‘Learning from Crises: Apparel Industry Experts on Mitigating the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Crises’. You can peek at some of our findings in this accompanying op-ed by Matthew Fischer-Daly and Jason Judd. To round up our findings in this series, we’re organizing a debate with…

"Expanding Our Views of Marginalized Students' Identities" - Mesmin Destin

, Olin Library, 107

While histories of queer and trans politics often focus on public activism, the struggle in the domestic realm has been equally crucial in postwar LGBTQ+ life according to Stephen Vider, assistant professor of history. In a live, hybrid Chats in the Stacks book talk, Vider will discuss his recently published work The Queerness of Home: Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of Domesticity after…

, Rockefeller Hall, 190

FGSS Graduate Workshop:
Archival Activism: Reclaiming histories of radicalism

Friday, February 10
12 pm – 1 pm
190 Rockefeller Hall

Drawing from her experience as a historian of anti-caste radicalism and in curating a finding aid for the archive of Dr. BR Ambedkar at Columbia University, Prof. Anupama Rao will lead a workshop on techniques and principles of…

, 429 Rockefeller Hall, 429

The Latina/o Studies Program Fridays with Faculty luncheon 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. All are welcome!

Fridays at 12 noon.

February 3
Paul Ramirez Jonas
Chair and…

, Anna Comstock Hall (Latino Living Center)

Join us this Spring for the Latino Living Center Café con Leche Series. This series allows students, student organizations, programs and departments to present a topic and engage in conversation and dialogues with members of the Cornell community. Topics range from issues affecting Latinos and other racial, ethnic and cultural communities in topics ranging from policy, media, education,…