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Support for Those Affected by Recent Natural Disasters
As we learn of another devastating earthquake in Mexico and yet another hurricane wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico, I would like you to know that we are all concerned about the well being of your family and friends who might be affected by these disasters. Please let me know if there is anything we can do to help alleviate your anxiety about these terrible events or if you are in need of any other...
September 21st, 2017
Summer in Madrid program transforms students
Students and Romance Studies faculty spoke with Arts & Sciences writer Kathy Hovis about the transformative experience offered by Summer in Madrid Program. In six weeks, shortly after the end of the spring semester, Cornell students complete eight credits of classwork and take field trips to cultural, historic, and architecturally-significant sites around the city. Constant immersion in Spa...
July 19th, 2017
Liliana Colanzi selected for Bogotá39-2017 List
We are thrilled to share the news that Liliana Colanzi has been selected by the Hay Festival for the 2017 Bogotá39: Latin America’s best writers under 40! An anthology showcasing the writers of the Bogotá39 will be released in January 2018. View the press release from the Hay Festival h...
June 6th, 2017
Campbell’s Book “The Techne of Giving” Recently Published
Tim Campbell, Professor of Italian Studies, has published his latest book, The Techne of Giving: Cinema and the Generous Form of Life, with Fordham University Press in January 2017. In a time where people and corporations are giving “more money, more often, to charitable organizations,” this book examines contemporary giving and its social forms. But is there another way to...
February 1st, 2017
Traverso’s Latest Book “Left-Wing Melancholia” Published
Enzo Traverso, the Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in the Humanities, has published his most recent book entitled Left-Wing Melancholia this month with Columbia University Press. According to the publisher, Traverso “explores the varying nature of left melancholy as it has manifested in a feeling of guilt for not sufficiently challenging authority, in a fear of surrendering in...
January 6th, 2017