Critical Moves: Performance in Theory & Movement

A new initiative from the Cornell University Department of Performing and Media Arts, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Latina/o Studies Program is enabling students to put into practice what they are reading, discussing, and learning in their classes. The series, “Critical Moves: Performance in Theory & Movement,” provides students and community members the opportunity to engage…

Latina/o Studies Fridays with Faculty Seminar Series

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. All welcome!

Fridays at 12 noon, open to the Cornell community

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Virtual Vibrance: Making, Shaking, Breaking Performance

On October 30–31, the Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA), Cornell Ambassadors for Media and Performance (CAMP), and Graduate Researchers in Media and Performing Arts (GRMPA) offer three collaboratively-crafted performances led by undergraduate women artists of color titled “Virtual Vibrance: Making, Shaking, Breaking Performance.” “Virtual Vibrance” is funded in part by Cornell…

Meditation Sessions in Spanish

Join Mar Perez every Tuesday for this free, guided, mindfulness meditation. Part of the Let’s Meditate, a free, guided, mindfulness meditation series sponsored by Cornell Health. Let’s Meditate is open to all members of the Cornell community, including students, faculty, and staff of all ages, genders, sizes, shapes, and abilities.

Participation is FREE. You are welcome to come to as…

Lecture: 2020 Vision, A Black Walden Pond & Other Musings

Cornell Botanic Gardens, Ithaca Children’s Garden and The Learning Farm host a lecture by Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors.” Christian Cooper. George Floyd. Removal of Confederate Statues. Renaming of institutions. Reparations. Systemic Racism. John Muir? What does "environment" have to…

Migrant Citizenship: Race, Rights, and Reform in the U.S. Farm Labor Camp Program

What could and should fair labor standards and social programs for “noncitizen” migrant farm workers in the United States look like?

Verónica Martínez-Matsuda, associate professor at the ILR School, addresses this question in her new book, Migrant Citizenship: Race, Rights, and Reform in the U.S. Farm Labor Camp Program (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020) by showing how between…

Queer Ecologies of Glitter

Nicole Seymour is Associate Professor of English and Affiliated Faculty in Environmental Studies and Queer Studies at California State University, Fullerton. She is the author ofthree books, including the award-winning Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination (University of Illinois Press, 2013), which helped inaugurate the environmental humanities subfield of…

FGSS alumni share career paths after Cornell

Alumni will talk about how feminist and queer studies have shaped their lives since graduation. They’ll offer specific career advice as well as general “life lessons.” Based on your interests, we will then match you with an alumni mentor to form an ongoing relationship.

We are tentatively planning to hold these sessions on the second Sunday of every month, from 4 to 5pm.


FGSS Graduate Colloquium Series

The FGSS Grad Colloquium gives graduate students across disciplines the opportunity to present their feminist scholarship to faculty and other graduate students interested in gender and sexuality studies.

November 18: "'Making Home': Participatory Media-Making with Displaced Youth in Iran"
Natalie Nesvaderani, Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology

Racism in America: Education and Housing

As the call to address racism reverberates around the world, the College of Arts and Sciences has launched a year-long webinar series on “Racism in America.” The series will feature Cornell faculty examining the latest research on the impacts of racism on myriad aspects of American government, society, economy and health.

Moderated by Adam Harris, staff writer for The Atlantic, in this…