Events

, Stocking Hall, 202

Join Graduate Women in Science(GWiS) in an art session to uncover your unconscious bias by drawing a scientist! This Empowerment Month we consider the questions: What is your idea of a scientist and what has influenced that idea? Does it match current demographics of scientists at Cornell and across the world? Why or why not? Come and explore the reasons why our image of who can be a scientist…

, Goldwin Smith Hall, 132

Geraldo L Cadava
Professor of History, Wender-Lewis Teaching and Research Professor, Northwestern University

Title: A Thousand Bridges: A History of Latinos in the United States since the Spanish Conquest

Abstract: Based on his current book project, Professor Geraldo Cadava’s talk will offer an overview of Latino history that focuses on the dynamics of colonialism, and…

, Rockefeller Hall, 190

Join your fellow FGSS/LGBT Grads for a little peace, love, and writing! Inspired by consciousness raising groups of the 1970s, we are sitting in and sharing stories (and, of course, writing!). Come share what you’re working on or come by and enjoy some free coffee! Whatever gets you inspired! During the two-hour drop-in session, we will talk about writing stumbling blocks, give and receive…

, Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, G01

Jeff Kosseff is an associate professor of cybersecurity law in the United States Naval Academy’s Cyber Science Department.

Title: Why the First Amendment Protects Misinformation, and Why It Should Continue to Do So

Abstract:From lies about vaccines to false claims that elections are rigged, misinformation poses serious challenges for the United States. But the First Amendment…

, Olin Library, 107

Mysticism is often thought of as belonging to the worlds of the abstract and the transcendental. In Iran, however, many people report turning to mysticism as a way to help navigate their everyday lives, according to Seema Golestaneh, associate professor of Near Eastern Studies. She explores this phenomenon in her new book, Unknowing and the Everyday: Sufism and Knowledge in Iran (Duke…

, Statler Hall, 165

Planning for study abroad? No matter how you identify or where you're studying, early planning is the key to a successful study abroad experience.

Join us for a facilitated discussion with fellow students about navigating your intersectional identities while studying abroad. A panel of returned study abroad students will share their experiences, knowledge, and advice for expressing…

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies program will be accepting submissions for the 2024 Biddy Martin Graduate Prize and 2024 LGBT Studies Undergraduate Prize.

Submission Guidelines: Entrants for either prize must be currently enrolled students at Cornell University. Works submitted for consideration must be your original work produced at any time during your tenure at…

, Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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

Come to the LRC 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,…

, Goldwin Smith Hall, Kauffman Auditorium (G64)

When we hear the word "wench," we often picture a jolly woman at a Renaissance Fair serving oversized beers in a low-cut blouse. This lecture explores the troubling history of the concept of the "wench," tracing how she originated in the Middle Ages as a figure embodying femininity, servile labor, sexuality, and reproduction. It focuses particularly on medieval retellings…