Guest artist and author Peggy Macnamara, artist-in-residence at the Field Museum and professor at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, will teach her layering watercolor technique to all levels, in this special two-day, ten-hour intensive workshop. Ms. Macnamara’s work emphasizes the study of nature in all its forms – plants, habitats, birds, insects and other wildlife. For this workshop, all natural subjects are welcome; some bird...
Creation of a high-tech startup – vision and reality
Ewa Herbst, Ph.D., CEO and Founder h2med LLC
A high-tech startup begins with an idea, a vision of something which is not yet there, created only in our minds. We believe in it so strongly that we are ready to put aside security, which comes with a regular paycheck, and reasonable work hours. We are the decision makers and everything depends only on our intelligence, creativity,...
vicTuals: english Tea, scoTTish shorTbread
30 minuTes of Tea, shorTbread, and 3 Things worTh knowing present by professor shawkaT Toorawa
sponsored by the willard sTraighT hall resource cenTer and wsh sTudenT union board
Bring the joy of dance into your life!
Wednesdays at Willard Straight Hall 5th Floor Lounge. Online Registration.
Salsa Beginner 1 6:15-7:30pm
Salsa Beginner 2 7:35-8:50pm
Beginner 1 covers the fundamentals of timing, rhythm, body movement, lead-follow connection, basic step patterns and partner combinations. Students learn principles of Latin dance and musicality and how to incorporate this into Salsa dancing.
Beginner 2 incorporates...
Lisa Hilton is considered one of the most distinctive composers and pianists in jazz today. Trained as a classical pianist but earning a degree in art, she has created her evocative and impressionistic “sound paintings” for over a decade. Hilton will be performing music from her current release, “Kaleidoscope,” as well as debuting new material from her upcoming 17th release, “Horizons.” Known for her warmth onstage, Hilton explores musical...
The American Dream has captured the imagination of all of us, but what is the price we pay for our individual pursuit of this ideal?
Tom Hirschl notes in his new book Chasing the American Dream (Oxford University Press, April 2014): "The United States currently leads the developed world in the extent of its income inequality..." with some 80 percent of the US population at risk of economic vulnerability at some point in their lifetimes....
Aaron Fox (Columbia University) presents "An Ontology of Reciprocity: Repatriation as Ethnomusicological Critique." In recent years he has focused on issues of cultural and intellectual property and the repatriation of Native American cultural resources, as part of a broader interest in cultural survival and sustainability and music-centered community activism. Aaron's book, Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture, was...
Featuring former Florida Congressman and LTC Allen West, USA, Ret.
Drawing on his experience as a retired lieutenant colonel and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Allen West will offer his insights on the rapidly changing nature of U.S. foreign policy.
7:00–8:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 PM)
The event is sponsored by the Cornell University College Republicans, an independent student organization at Cornell University.