Events

, 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…

, Human Ecology Buil, Terrace Level Display Cases

Harlem Noire: Fashion Movement, Moment, & Memory showcases the lived fashion experiences of several contemporary Black women and explores how everyday dress practices inform their individual and collective presence in Harlem’s physical and social spaces. Through this intentional display of clothing and accessories, Black women’s voices, stories, memories, and styles are situated front and…

, Biotechnology Building, Atrium

Join us this summer 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 more than you might think. Conversation Hours are are open to any learner,…

, Stimson Hall, G25

Join us this summer 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 more than you might think. Conversation Hours are are open to any learner,…

, Stimson Hall, G25

Join us this summer 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 more than you might think. Conversation Hours are are open to any learner,…

, TBD

Calling all current international employees including J1 interns: join the Office of Global Learning for a casual meet and greet/coffee hour on the final Friday of each month. Coffee and snacks provided. Locations vary each month and will be announced via the international scholar listserv.

We will provide an informal gathering "space" for any and all who wish to speak and hear Yiddish. The subject of conversation will depend on the interests of those who come. We look forward to meeting you!

Fridays at 12 p.m. ET

Join Yiddish Conversation Hour

, Anabel Taylor Hall, Founders Room

The Social Movement to Legalize Same-sex Marriage in Taiwan: Mobilizing the Court, the Legislature, and the People

Speaker: Hsiao-wei Kuan, College of Law, National Taipei University, Taiwan

Taiwan will mark the 5th anniversary of legalizing same-sex marriage in May 2024. The achievement of marriage equality in Taiwan unfolded through a complex political process involving…

, White Hall, 106

Evidence for enslaved, manumitted, and fostered people in the households of the late antique Jewish patriarchs and rabbis has long been known, but the contribution of non-normative Jews to late antique synagogues, rabbinic learning, and Jewish society in Late Antiquity has not been acknowleged. In this lecture, Professor Mika Ahuvia argues that our imaginings of Jewish society and the Jewish…