Events

, Anna Comstock Hall (Latino Living Center), Main Lounge

Learn about study abroad from students who have done it! Panel facilitated by Kristen Grace, Office of Global Learning and Juliette Corazón, Community Fellow

What does freedom mean without, and despite, the state? In her new book, Resisting Racial Capitalism: An Antipolitical Theory of Refusal, Ida Danewid argues that state power is central to racial capitalism's violent regimes of extraction and accumulation. Tracing the global histories of four technologies of state violence: policing, bordering, wastelanding, and reproductive control, she…

, Warren Hall, 401

Moustafa Bayoumi, journalist and professor of English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York shares his views on the rise of Islamophobia.

The talk is scheduled for 5 p.m. in 401 Warren Hall. Register here to watch the event on eCornell.

Bayoumi is the author of “How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America” and “This Muslim American Life: Dispatches…

, Warren Hall, 401

A series of lectures this spring will feature four visiting academics sharing their research related to antisemitism and Islamophobia.

The series, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts & Sciences, kicks off Feb. 12 with “Antisemitism, the Israel-Hamas War, and Distorting the Law of Genocide: A Perfect Storm,” a talk by Menachem Rosensaft, adjunct professor…

It is no secret that women continue to face obstacles and barriers to advancing in the workplace. Research suggests women benefit from collaboration rather than competition and that women who support women are more successful at work. When women share what they’ve learned from their own experiences, it can help other women overcome some of those hurdles.

In honor of Women’s History…

, Mann Library, 102

Join Graduate Women in Science (GWiS) for the final event of Empowerment Month 2024: an exciting evening of rapid-fire connections. Engage in short, focused conversations with fellow STEM graduate students from outside of your department in this speed networking event! RSVP for dinner! https://linktr.ee/gwiscornell

, Morrill Hall, 404

American Studies Spring Colloquium, Sandra Harvey, "Memory’s Material: Dementia, Racial Terror, and Black Feminist Markings"

Professor Sandra Harvey
African American Studies - University of California, Irvine

Abstract: The hippocampus is the area of the brain responsible for episodic memory and is one of the first to show signs of neurodegeneration in patients…

, A. D. White House, Guerlac Room

Associate Professor Aliyah Khan from the University of Michigan will give a talk titled "Diasporic Devotions: The Indo-Caribbean Islamic Qasida and Gendered Performance" on Thursday, March 21.

The Indo-Caribbean Islamic qasida is a diasporic devotional song that propagates Indian subcontinental Islamic ritual practices and preserves the use of Urdu in the post-indentureship…

, 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…

, Michael T. Sillerman '68 Rotunda

The total solar eclipse crossing North America on April 9, 2024 provides Cornell University Library with a wonderful opportunity to display eclipse-related highlights from its Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC). Showcasing artifacts and books from different parts of the world, from ancient times to the present day, the exhibition explores the hard science as well as the wonder and anxiety…