Cornell Cinema's spring semester film slate features a mix of contemporary and classic films selected to spark curiosity, inspire understanding, and advance teaching across disciplines.
Writer Vladimir Nabokov spent much of his time on campus in nature and in the Cornell Insect Collection.
Need a present for the Cornellian on your list? Here are titles on University history, traditions, songs, famous alums—even recipes!
“The conference showcased the true intergenerational and diverse group of scholars involved in Andean Studies,” said Prof. Cohen-Aponte.
The performance will feature singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré, who wrote the music for the original production.
The corridor is a consortium of 11 universities and colleges endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Grace Aiono ‘26 has been awarded this year’s Giuseppe Velli Prize by the American Boccaccio Association (ABA) for the best undergraduate student essay on the works of Giovanni Boccaccio.
The competitive fellowships send PhD students abroad for up to 12 months to build on their language proficiency, engage with other cultures and complete significant dissertation research on global cultures and societies.
A doctoral candidate in romance studies Sarena Tien studies representations of female friendship in literature and film from French-speaking Africa and Asia.
The professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.
A “new wave” of Latin American writers are making the science fiction genre their own. Previously dominated by foreign works the genre is opening up to regional authors such as Cornell Professor Edmundo Paz Soldán, and Assistant Professor Liliana Colanzi, of Bolivia.
“Helping students realize their greatest potential is at the core of our mission in the College of Arts & Sciences."
A&S faculty members will delve into questions ranging from quantum computing to foreign policy development and from heritage forensics to effects of climate change.
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
Part of Cornell's Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Cornell students explored creative ways to understand urban landscapes during two cross-disciplinary courses this year.
Margaret Kops Kuveke is a psychology and French major.
Ben Caplan is majoring in Spanish and mathematics.
These awards include funding for a conference, a superdepartment grant supporting collaboration in psychology, and 17 grants that will jump-start research across campus.
Five faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences were featured on a “Cornell week” on The Academic Minute radio program from May 1-5.
Prof. Karen Pinkus confronts the global threat of climate change by using select literary works from the 19th century.
A trio of short films showing the pleasures – and perils – of rural life for LGBTQ+ people will show April 26 as part of the Rural Humanities Initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate.
An open forum will address how the OpenAI large-language model ChatGPT will improve research productivity in the humanities.
Hosted by Assistant Professor at Duke University Kate Driscoll, the podcast delves into Cornell Professor of Romance Studies Marilyn Migiel's work on Veronica Franco, a sixteenth century Italian courtesan and writer.
“Nuestra voz en español”, a new initiative, will bring students and staff together to speak Spanish with other heritage speakers in an informal setting.
Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 @ 429 Rockefeller Hall.
The two are among five winners of the inaugural Robert S. Harrison ’76 Recent Alumni Volunteer Awards.
Enzo Traverso critiques a new trend in historical writing, in which historians place themselves in their books.
“We are thrilled that study abroad opportunities around the world are once again available to our students."
The fourth cohort of Klarman Fellows is the largest since the program’s launch in 2019.
“Rivoluzione 1789-1989” has also been published in English, French and Spanish, with translations to follow in German, Portuguese, Greek, Korean and other languages.
"Welcoming students to campus and providing them with the opportunity to connect to faculty and each other is a joy."
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants totaling $195,166 to 20 Cornell faculty members.
This semester’s work also featured an end-of-semester mini-field course for local children and youth presented by two Cornell students.
During COP27, Podpora and Fenningdorf helped with Cornell’s exhibit and other side events, as well as attended various sessions and workshops.
A&S faculty offer book and poetry recommendations for the new year.
The minor is distinctive in including courses from many disciplines, from across Cornell’s schools and colleges.
The program matches undergraduate students with summer opportunities to work side by side with faculty from across the College.
Her talk is one of three in the African Diaspora Knowledge Exchange Series.
Madi Fulchiero is studying Spanish and English and focused her senior thesis on two Disney films.
Derrick Spires, Edward Baptist, and Gerard Aching help tell the story of the man born into slavery who became an advocate for African American freedom.
Julia Chang examines the presence of blood and its deeper literary and cultural meaning in novels by three Spanish authors.
“We want to open a robust dialogue between humanists and scientists around the very notion of ‘thought’ and ‘thinking,."
Andrea Bachner become the new editor of diacritics: A Review of Contemporary Criticism
This year, 15 new faculty are bringing innovative ideas in a wide range of topics to the College of Arts & Sciences’ nexus of discovery and impact, including climate change, astronomy, identity studies and the economy.
"The Society for the Humanities thought there is no better way to kick off the year of Repair, than to begin at home."
Vanessa Gubbins, Romance Studies
Carolyn Fornoff, Romance Studies
Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.
Being immersed in another language and culture made Melissa Hart Moss ’93, JD ’97 a better lawyer—and a more broad-minded person
Iván Andrade’s summer experience helped him realize that he’s headed in the right direction as he pursues a career in medicine.