Events

Thursday, November 7

Faculty Luncheon Discussion: The Peer Review of Teaching—What Works Best?

Faculty Luncheon Discussion: The Peer Review of...

Food/Catering / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Come join in an informal discussion among faculty about the peer review of teaching. Bring your experiences, best practices, concerns and questions. Catered...

ILR Conference Center, 229 King-Shaw Hall  
Maladjusted

Maladjusted 6:00am

Exhibit / Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Barbara L. Kuhlman Scholars’ Fiber and Wearable Arts Exhibition

Human Ecology Building (HEB), Jill Stuart Gallery  
Cornell Botanical Illustrators of the 20th Century

Cornell Botanical Illustrators of the 20th Century 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

Most of us love art and most of us love to see beautiful plants. So, what happens when these two passions are combined for the purpose of scientific...

Mann Library, Top Shelf Gallery, 1st floor  
Pioneers: Early Women Scientists at Cornell

Pioneers: Early Women Scientists at Cornell 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

This display explores the lives and work of some of the brilliant and fascinating women engaged in scientific research at Cornell in the late 19th and early...

Mann Library, Lobby  
Tomato School

Tomato School 8:00am

Class/ Workshop

A thorough school for tomato growers of all experience levels and farm management systems, this program will begin with the basics and move through advanced...

Jordan Hall, NYSAES 630 W. North St. Geneva, NY 14456  
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, Hirshland Gallery, Level 2B, Rare and Manuscript Collections  
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, Level 2B, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections  
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  
IP & Pizza

IP & Pizza 12:00pm

Presentation / Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization

Listen and participate in a discussion on intellectual property and their relation to plants. Learn about topics like: What kind of plant is...

Mann Library, 102  
Teaching Your Own Course: Introductory vs. Advanced

Teaching Your Own Course: Introductory vs.... 12:00pm

Meeting, Food/Catering / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

This student-led brown-bag discussion series is part of the GET SET program for graduate students, future educators and teaching assistants. Get together...

CCC, 421  
Wellness Program Cooking Demo

Wellness Program Cooking Demo 12:00pm

Vegetarian cooking Pre- register with Gail Sullivan (gms9)

S1 007 Schurman Hall  
Rescue Me! U.S. International Financial Bailouts, 1982-1999.

Rescue Me! U.S. International Financial... 12:15pm

Seminar / Reppy Institute

Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar.

Uris Hall, G-08  
CU Music: Midday Music at Lincoln 11/7

CU Music: Midday Music at Lincoln 11/7 12:30pm

Cultural / Department of Music

Midday Music at Lincoln: Ariana Kim, violin; John Haines-Eitzen, cello; and Miri Yampolsky, piano. Features Mozart’s Duo in G Major for violin and cello,...

Lincoln Hall, B20  
Building Global Partnerships: Cornell and the International Research Centers

Building Global Partnerships: Cornell and the... 2:00pm

Seminar / Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, International Programs

Cornell and CGIAR scientists discuss with the audience how research projects can be enhanced ith partnerships. Panelists Clair Hershey PhD '78, CIAT; Tom...

Biotechnology Building, G-10  
Generating Jobs in Africa: Youth Employment in Post-conflict Societies

Generating Jobs in Africa: Youth Employment in... 2:30pm

Seminar

Chris Blattman is an Assistant Professor of Political Science & International Affairs at Columbia University, where he teaches Political Economy of...

Uris Hall, G08  
Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium: A Farewell to My Brother

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium: A... 3:30pm

East Asia Program

Part of the Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium series with guest Wendy Swartz (Rutgers University). CCCC is a reading group for scholars interested in...

Kroch Library, B59  
"Block Copolymer Self-assembly on Surfaces"

"Block Copolymer Self-assembly on... 4:00pm

Seminar / Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

MSE Fall Seminar with Prof. Jillian Buriak from the University of Alberta. Refreshments in 260 Bard Hall at 3:30pm

Kimball Hall, B11  
Book talk: Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Book talk: Food Security and Sociopolitical... 4:00pm

Author Appearance / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability

With recent political unrest in low and middle-income countries, global food prices spiked. Consumers took to the streets in protest, rioting and pressuring...

Mann Library, Room 160  
Dario Mizraji, Cornell University

Dario Mizraji, Cornell University 4:00pm

Seminar / Microbiology

"Solubilization of integral membrane proteins in living E. coli (SIMPLE): a new tool for understanding small multidrug resistance proteins in pathogenic...

Riley-Robb Hall, 105  
“Asteroid Radar Astronomy: How Cornell University Scientists & Engineers Have Enabled Exquisite Studies of Asteroids”

“Asteroid Radar Astronomy: How Cornell... 4:00pm

Lecture / Astronomy

In his 1958 publication describing the scientific prospects of a powerful Earth-based radar, William E. Gordon anticipated the detection of bodies spanning...

Space Sciences Building, 105  
Macroeconomics Workshop, Viktor Tsyrennikov

Macroeconomics Workshop, Viktor Tsyrennikov 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

http://www.economics.cornell.edu/seminars/macroeconomics.html

Uris Hall, 498  
Agroforestry and Forest Farming Work Party

Agroforestry and Forest Farming Work Party 4:30pm

Sustainability

Learn about agroforestry and forest farming during fall semester work parties at Cornell’s MacDaniels Nut Grove. Work Parties will engage participants in a...

 
Amina Mama: "Is It Ethical To Study Africa?"

Amina Mama: "Is It Ethical To Study... 4:30pm

Lecture / Latino Studies Program, Africana Studies and Research Center

A lecture followed by discussion with Amina Mama , Professor, University of California, Davis "Is It Ethical To Study Africa?” This event, organized in...

Africana Studies and Research Center, Multipurpose Room  
Medieval Cosmologies Lecture Series

Medieval Cosmologies Lecture Series 4:30pm

Lecture / College of Arts & Sciences, History of Art and Visual Studies

Constellations of Influence in Prague: the Astronomical Anthology for Wenceslas IV Eric Ramírez-Weaver (University of Virginia) sponsored by the...

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22  
Reading by Dana Gioia

Reading by Dana Gioia 4:30pm

Author Appearance, Reading / College of Arts & Sciences, English

Poet and Critic Dana Gioia reads from his work as part of the Fall 2013 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series.

Goldwin Smith Hall, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium  
The Political and Economic Challenges for the Construction of the New Panama Canal

The Political and Economic Challenges for the... 4:45pm

Lecture / Cornell Institute for Public Affairs

Jorge de la Guardia serves as Executive Manager for the Locks Project Management Division, in charge of the US$ 3.3 billion Locks construction project for...

Plant Science Building, 233  
Cornell Club of Colorado - Fort Collins All Ivy Networking Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Colorado - Fort Collins All Ivy... 5:30pm

Alumni

All Ivy League Monthly Networking11/7 at 5:30 p.m., Fort Collins All Ivy Networking Happy Hour: 1st Thursday (El Monte Grill and Lounge, 1611 South College...

Fort Collins, CO  
How Does It Feel to Be a Problem, Still? Being Young and Muslim in America Today

How Does It Feel to Be a Problem, Still? Being... 5:30pm

Lecture

Just over a century ago,W.E.B. Du Bois posed a probing question in his classic The Souls of Black Folk: How Does It Feel To Be A Problem? Now, Moustafa...

Malott Hall, Bache Auditorium  
Winston Churchill: Brilliant Statesman or Brutal Demagogue? - Public Lecture by Renowned Historian Andrew Roberts

Winston Churchill: Brilliant Statesman or... 5:30pm

Lecture / History

Professor Andrew Roberts, the Merrill Family Visiting Professor of History, explores controversial views of Winston Churchill's reputation.

Statler Hall, 196  
“Winston Churchill: Brilliant Statesman or Brutal Demagogue?”

“Winston Churchill: Brilliant Statesman or... 5:30pm

Seminar / History

Although Winston Churchill’s reputation might at first glance seem to be rocksolid, especially here in the United States, in fact there have been a number of...

Statler Hall, 196  
CULTURA - Antojitos - Cooking Series

CULTURA - Antojitos - Cooking Series 6:00pm

Food/Catering / Latin American Studies Program (LASP)

LASP is excited to announce the triumphant return of CULTURA'S popular Antojitos cooking series! Join Ana Ortiz who will teach us all how to make Puerto...

Southside Community Center  
Library Salon NYC

Library Salon NYC 6:00pm

Alumni

Hors d'oeuvres and drinks: 6 P.M. - 7 P.M.Presentation and Q&A: 7 P.M. - 8 P.M.

SPACE IS LIMITED, Apella Event Space  
Whale of a Tale: Sea World Edition

Whale of a Tale: Sea World Edition 6:00pm

Community Center Programs

Killer Whales are really not human killers. Ever been to SeaWorld? Come learn what show business does to peaceful creatures of nature, and how it turns them...

Appel Commons, Fireside Lounge  
Cornell Club of Western Washington - Lions, Tigers and Bears Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Western Washington - Lions,... 7:00pm

Alumni

Cornell Club of Western Washington Lions, Tigers and Bears Happy Hour7-9 PM, Thursday, November 7thSt. John's Bar & EateryCome hang out and meet alumni from...

Seattle, WA  
Cornell, Princeton, and Penn Happy Hour in Palo Alto!

Cornell, Princeton, and Penn Happy Hour in Palo... 7:00pm

Alumni

Come to Pub Night in Downtown Palo Alto on Thursday, November 7th!Join us for drinks at The Patio, and meet old and new friends!We have reserved the booth...

Palo Alto, CA  
ISRAEL: A HOME MOVIE with introduction by Prof. Jonathan Boyarin (Jewish Studies/Anthropology)

ISRAEL: A HOME MOVIE with introduction by Prof.... 7:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > Israel > Directed by Eliav Lilti This documentary provides a look at the history of Israel through forty years of home movies. The combined footage...

Willard Straight Theatre  
WILLIAM R. SEARS Distinguished Lecture - Dr. Charles Elachi

WILLIAM R. SEARS Distinguished Lecture - Dr.... 7:00pm

Lecture / Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering announces Dr. Charles Elachi, Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Professor of Electrical...

Phillips Hall, 101  
The Human Ecology Young Alumni Council Welcomes you to NYC!

The Human Ecology Young Alumni Council Welcomes... 7:30pm

Alumni

The Human Ecology Young Alumni CouncilWelcomes you to NYC!Whether you are just settling into the city or have lived here a few years, please join us for a...

New York, NY  
PACIFIC RIM

PACIFIC RIM 9:30pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > USA > Directed by Guillermo del Toro With Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi In the near future, monstrous sea creatures threaten humanity's...

Willard Straight Theatre  

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