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Art History Professor Receives Grant for Global Seminars

By: Kathy Hovis,  A & S Communications February 6, 2019 Iftikhar Dadi, associate professor of history of art, has received a $238,000 grant from the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative for a series of research seminars. The project, “Connecting Modern Art Histories in and across Africa, South and Southeast Asia,” is a collaboration between … Continue reading “Art History Professor Receives Grant for Global Seminars”

Art Book Reveals Inner World of ‘The American Fraternity’

By: Linda B. Glaser,  Cornell Chronicle November 14, 2018 The black, faux-leather book cover declares “The American Fraternity,” and nothing else. The title page reads only “Ritual of Initiation.” “The American Fraternity” is an almost verbatim reprint of a University of California, Berkeley, fraternity’s secret ritual manual, interspersed with photos Andrew Moisey took at the fraternity over … Continue reading “Art Book Reveals Inner World of ‘The American Fraternity’”

Authors to Discuss ‘Complexity of Blackness in Media’ as Part of Speaker Series

Vivian Fan, Cornell Daily Sun, September 18th 2018 Two prominent members of the black community within the field of media studies, both of whose work is currently featured in the PMA 3463: Contemporary Television course curriculum, will share their experience in media in the annual “Voices & Visions in Black Media” lecture series this week. … Continue reading “Authors to Discuss ‘Complexity of Blackness in Media’ as Part of Speaker Series”

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”