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2018 Biennial on “Duration” to Feature Major Artists

By: Daniel Aloi,  Cornell Chronicle May 17, 2018 Internationally known artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing will join participants from across the university this fall in the Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) 2018 Biennial. With the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival,” the Biennial opens Sept. 27-29 on campus with a conference, public lectures … Continue reading “2018 Biennial on “Duration” to Feature Major Artists”

Milstein Program in Technology and Humanities Selects First Student Cohort

By: Kathy Hovis,  A&S Communications May 17, 2018 The first students have been chosen for the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity and will begin as first-year students at Cornell this fall. Milstein program faculty are also refining details about the curriculum. “One passion that I have in particular is how we might use technology to … Continue reading “Milstein Program in Technology and Humanities Selects First Student Cohort”

From Tattoos to Circumcision, Inscription as Metaphor

By: Linda B. Glaser, A&S Communications, May 4, 2018 For Andrea Bachner, inscription – the moment in which a surface is being marked – is a metaphor, but it also draws on real practices and has real repercussions. In her new book, “The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories,” Bachner explores the role inscription plays, from literature … Continue reading “From Tattoos to Circumcision, Inscription as Metaphor”

Kreps, Braddock Named Inaugural Milstein Faculty Fellows

By: Kathy Hovis,  A&S Communications April 12, 2018 Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government and Jeremy Braddock, associate professor of English, have been chosen as the first Milstein Fellows in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity. The program, launched last fall with a $20 million gift from the Milstein Family Foundation, led by Howard P. Milstein ’73, … Continue reading “Kreps, Braddock Named Inaugural Milstein Faculty Fellows”

Centrally Isolated Film Festival This Weekend at Cornell

Julian Robinson, The Ithaca Voice, April 12th 2018 ITHACA, NY — Student filmmakers, most from central and upstate New York, will have their short films screened during the fifth annual Centrally Isolated Film Festival (CIFF). During the festival, which takes place April 13 and 14 at Cornell University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, members of the … Continue reading “Centrally Isolated Film Festival This Weekend at Cornell”

Nine Faculty Projects Win Internationalizing the Curriculum Grants

April 10, 2018 Virtual reality experiences with students in China to boost intercultural communication, molecular biology research in Europe, participation in UNESCO’s global network of “learning cities” – these are among the opportunities students will find in new courses being developed by faculty with support from 2018 Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grants. Nine projects, many … Continue reading “Nine Faculty Projects Win Internationalizing the Curriculum Grants”