Events

Wednesday, November 20

Shoe Drive

Shoe Drive

Charity/Fundraiser / Student Organization

Donate your gently worn shoes to benefit the Renacer program which assists with maternal health in Guatemala. Drop-off boxes are located around campus. The...

 
Now Scream!: the Hip Hop Collection exhibition

Now Scream!: the Hip Hop Collection exhibition 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library’s new exhibition Now Scream! celebrates the Hip Hop culture's 40th birthday and the collection's first major exhibition. The...

Kroch Library  
Remembering Lincoln at Gettysburg

Remembering Lincoln at Gettysburg 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library’s new exhibition Remembering Lincoln at Gettysburg commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, his...

Kroch Library  
Cornell Ring Event

Cornell Ring Event 10:00am

Special Event

Order an official Cornell ring from the Balfour representative. Save up to $125 on select rings. Guaranteed holiday delivery.

Cornell Store  
Encountering the Floating World: Ukiyo-e and the West

Encountering the Floating World: Ukiyo-e and... 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

This exhibition explores the important relationship of Japanese prints to modern and contemporary fine and decorative art, and how this relationship...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series

Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Laylah Ali made more than eighty paintings on paper involving strange green-headed beings of indeterminate age, gender, race, and meaning. Over forty of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind

Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Roger Shimomura’s series of paintings draws upon on his and his family’s experiences at Minidoka Relocation Center in Idaho, one of the internment camps...

Johnson Museum of Art  
SEQUOIA Recent Work by Slater Bradley

SEQUOIA Recent Work by Slater Bradley 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Slater Bradley is perhaps best known for his Doppelgänger Trilogy from the early 2000s, a melancholic series that explored the mythology of images and the...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Vietnamese Ceramics from the Menke Collection

Vietnamese Ceramics from the Menke Collection 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

The history of Vietnamese ceramic traditions reflects the complex history of Vietnam itself. Early on, during a millennium of rule by China, northern...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Dyson School Seminar: Only One Tree From Each Seed? Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Effectiveness in Payments for Ecosystem Services

Dyson School Seminar: Only One Tree From Each... 10:30am

Seminar / Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

We evaluate the tradeoffs between environmental impact and poverty alleviation in a federal conditional cash transfer program for forest protection in...

Warren Hall  
Live, Love, Pie

Live, Love, Pie 11:00am

Charity/Fundraiser / Student Organization

Pie professors and friends or leave a monetary donation in exchange for a baked good to spread love into other people’s lives! Donations will be used to...

Ho Plaza  
Cholera in a Time of U.N. Peacekeeping

Cholera in a Time of U.N. Peacekeeping 12:15pm

Lecture / Law School

Cholera in a Time of U.N. Peacekeeping -- should a multilateral organization ever pay reparations to victims for the harms caused by peacekeepers, whether...

Myron Taylor Hall  
You Can't Outsource Leadership: What I learned on the Way to Retirement

You Can't Outsource Leadership: What I learned... 12:20pm

CIIFAD

Robert Herdt, Cornell Adjunct Professor, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management

Emerson Hall  
CIRTL webcast: Grading in the American System and Offering Effective Feedback

CIRTL webcast: Grading in the American System... 1:00pm

Webinar / Graduate School, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

This discussion is about the basics of the American grading system and typical issues related to providing grades and feedback to American students To...

Webinar  
Flipping an Undergraduate Science Course: Engaging Students to Promote Deeper Learning and Academic Success

Flipping an Undergraduate Science Course:... 1:45pm

Food/Catering, Webinar / Graduate School, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

Teaching a class of 100+ students involves many challenges, from logistics to assessment to management. However, meaningful and engaging learning can still...

Caldwell Hall  
The Effects Piecemeal Immigration Bills on the LGBT Community

The Effects Piecemeal Immigration Bills on the... 2:00pm

LGBT immigrants live at the intersection of two vulnerable groups, and are at a disproportionate risk of facing abuse and discrimination based on their...

Rayburn House Office Building 2456, Washington D.C.  
The Effects Piecemeal Immigration Bills on the LGBT Community

The Effects Piecemeal Immigration Bills on the... 2:00pm

LGBT immigrants live at the intersection of two vulnerable groups, and are at a disproportionate risk of facing abuse and discrimination based on their...

Rayburn House Office Building 2456, Washington D.C.  
"Atmospheric Impacts of Expanded Natural Gas Use"

"Atmospheric Impacts of Expanded Natural... 3:30pm

Seminar / CALS Communications, College of Engineering, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Sustainability

Hydraulic fracturing of shale formations (shale gas) is projected by the Energy Information Administration to become the dominant source of domestic natural...

Olin Hall  
Seminar

Seminar 3:30pm

Seminar / Sustainability

Atmospheric Impacts of Expanded Natural Gas Use

 
Biophysics Colloquium

Biophysics Colloquium 4:00pm

Seminar / LASSP

William Schief of the Scripps Research Institute presents "Epitope focused vaccine design". Host: Summer Saraf & Lucy Brennan. Abstract: Conserved epitopes...

Clark Hall  
International Economics, Jose Lopes

International Economics, Jose Lopes 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

http://www.economics.cornell.edu/seminars/international.html The Impact of Austerity on GDP - A Panel VAR Narrative Approach

Uris Hall  
Beatrice Fairfax Film Screening

Beatrice Fairfax Film Screening 4:30pm

Film

Screening of 1916 silent film serial, Beatrice Fairfax. Produced by the Wharton Brothers and filmed primarily in Ithaca, NY. Held by the Preservation Studies...

Sibley Hall  
Engaged Learning + Research "Brewing Change" Coffee Series - Translating Ideas into Action

Engaged Learning + Research "Brewing... 4:30pm

Conference/Workshop / Engaged Learning + Research

Join Red Ideas in collaboration with Engaged Learning + Research at this inspiring coffee hour to discuss positive impacts that have been made in the Cornell...

Mann Library  
How to Disappear: Reading and Conversation

How to Disappear: Reading and Conversation 4:30pm

Lecture, Reading / Near Eastern Studies

Haytham al-Wardany is a writer who lives and works in Berlin and Cairo. In 2011 he published his third collection of stories, Daydream (Cairo: Mirit Press),...

White Hall  
Sailing to Naukratis: Sappho on her Brothers

Sailing to Naukratis: Sappho on her Brothers 4:30pm

Lecture / Classics

Dirk Obbink is the University Lecturer in Papyrology and Greek Literature, Faculty of Classics, at the University of Oxford. Professor Obbink is known for...

Goldwin Smith Hall  
Veterinary Senior Seminars

Veterinary Senior Seminars 4:30pm

Seminar / Veterinary College

Shirley Yang (SGU) - "Chronic Valve Disease with Ruptured Chordae Tendineae in a Chinese Crested" Mila Kundu - "Hepatic Lipidosis in a 9-year-old Maine Coon...

 
Wendy Brown, "The Demos Undone: Neoliberalism, Democracy, Citizenship"

Wendy Brown, "The Demos Undone:... 4:30pm

Lecture / Society for the Humanities

Neoliberalism is more than a set of economic policies. As a form of reason developed into a governing rationality, it converts every aspect of contemporary...

Goldwin Smith Hall  
Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Happy Hour 5:00pm

Alumni

Wed, Nov. 20th, Happy Hour, 5-7 pm, Next Door Brewing Company, 2439 Atwood Ave, MadisonCo-Partner and Head Brewer Keith Symonds (ILR ’85) has invited us have...

Madison, WI  
Event Title: Cornell University and the College of Arts & Sciences present: Cornell Evening at the Opera featuring Cornell Professor and Soprano Judith Kellock

Event Title: Cornell University and the College... 5:00pm

Alumni

Please note: the Pre-opera Presentation & Vocal Performance with Judith Kellock is SOLD OUT and due to space, we cannot accommodate walk-ins.You are welcome...

San Francisco, CA  
The Cornell Store's Customer Appreciation Sale

The Cornell Store's Customer Appreciation Sale 5:00pm

Special Event

Take 20% off Almost Everything in the Store*! Wed., Nov. 20 (5pm-7pm) Thurs., Nov. 21 (8am-5:30pm) Fri., Nov.22 (8am-5:30pm) It’s the best time to purchase...

Cornell Store  
Greg Keeffe Lecture: Adventures in Technoscape

Greg Keeffe Lecture: Adventures in Technoscape 5:15pm

Lecture / College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Architecture

Adventures in the Technoscape: Sustainability and the Post-Industrial City Greg Keeffe, the 2013 Strauch Visiting Critic, is an academic and urban designer...

Milstein Hall  
Collegetown Halls Faculty Dinner

Collegetown Halls Faculty Dinner 6:00pm

Special Event / Residential Programs

Join Faculty Fellows PB and Molly for dinner. Informal discussions of topics you are interested in and support from our wonderful faculty members. For...

Willard Straight Hall  
Cornell Alumni Association of Central Ohio - Board Meeting

Cornell Alumni Association of Central Ohio -... 6:00pm

Alumni

The next CAACO Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 6 p.m. at King Avenue Five (945 King Ave., Cols.). Hopefully, we will be in the...

Columbus, OH  
Discover: World Record

Discover: World Record 6:00pm

Community Center Programs

Learn about different world records and how people achieved them.

Appel Commons  
Balch Hall Community Dinner - Birthday Bash

Balch Hall Community Dinner - Birthday Bash 6:30pm

Food/Catering / Dean of Students

Hosted by FIR Paul Merrill at Appel on the third floor. Join your fellow residents, Residential Staff, Faculty, and special guests. We will honor all...

Appel Commons  
NYC Cornellians: Book Club - "Recipe for a Happy Life" with Brenda Janowitz '95

NYC Cornellians: Book Club - "Recipe for a... 6:30pm

Alumni

NYC Cornellians Book Club: Recipe for a Happy Life with Brenda Janowitz '95Join author Brenda Janowitz '95 for a discussion about her new book: Recipe for a...

New York, NY  
All Alumni Mixer - Shanghai

All Alumni Mixer - Shanghai 7:00pm

Alumni

Join us this coming Wednesday (November 20) for the monthly Alumni Mixer at Vins Descombe. And since Thanksgiving is coming up, we have a special deal lined...

Vins Descombe, 390 Dagu Rd, near Chengdu Rd  
Documentary Showing

Documentary Showing 7:00pm

Film

We will be showing “A Walk to Beautiful,” an award winning PBS documentary that tells the story of women with obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. Anyone is...

Bear's Den @ The Ivy Room  
KILLER OF SHEEP

KILLER OF SHEEP 7:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

1978 > USA > Directed by Charles Burnett With Henry Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Angela Burnett A classic masterpiece of independent African American cinema and...

Willard Straight Theatre  
Bethe Ansatz

Bethe Ansatz 7:15pm

Lecture

Casual conversation after House Dinner each Wednesday evening in House Professor Scott MacDonald's apartment. Check to see who this week's speaker here:...

Hans Bethe House  
CU Music: Cornell Chamber Orchestra 11/20

CU Music: Cornell Chamber Orchestra 11/20 8:00pm

Music / Department of Music

Cornell Chamber Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor, with violinists Ariana Kim and Susan Waterbury. Features Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Variants of...

Barnes Hall  
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? 9:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2000 > USA > Directed by Joel Coen With George Clooney, Tim Blake Nelson, John Turturro Partially based on Homer's "The Odyssey," the film follows the...

 

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