Events

Thursday, May 4

"what lies beneath" wood art hosted by Cornell Botanic Gardens

"what lies beneath" wood art hosted...

Exhibit, Exhibition / College of Human Ecology, Cornell Plantations, Sustainability

Local woodworking eco artist Lisa M. Narloch of Wood Owl Original Designs brings her unique, rustic locally sourced art to the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin...

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  
Feminism: Food for Thought

Feminism: Food for Thought

Food/Catering, Community Forum / Dean of Students

Dinner and discussion with a different feminist theme each week. To hear about upcoming themes, please sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or...

Flora Rose House, Common Room  
Friends in the Field Clothing & Shoe Drive for Immigrant Farmworkers

Friends in the Field Clothing & Shoe Drive...

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs has partnered with the Cornell Farmworker Program and five other organizations on campus to hold a campus-wide...

Various locations  
Better Process Control School

Better Process Control School 8am

Conference/Workshop / Food Science

Sponsored by New York State Food Venture Center, Department of Food Science - Cornell University, Cornell Cooperative Extension, GMA Science and Education...

NYSAES, Jordan Hall Auditorium  
Jerry Lim: Eat Well to Keep Fit, Missing You and Forget Me Not

Jerry Lim: Eat Well to Keep Fit, Missing You... 8am

Exhibit / Art

Eat well to keep fit, Missing you and forget me not is the thesis exhibition for Jerry Lim (M.F.A. '17).

Bibliowicz Family Gallery, Milstein Hall  
Mark Catesby: Naturalist in North America

Mark Catesby: Naturalist in North America 8am

Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability

Mark Catesby, an English naturalist of the 18th century, remains a mysterious figure despite his tall stature amongst scientists of his day. His seminal...

Mann Library  
Na Chainkua Reindorf: Screen

Na Chainkua Reindorf: Screen 8am

Exhibit / Art

SCREEN is the thesis exhibition for Na Chainkua Reindorf (M.F.A. '17).

Experimental Gallery, Tjaden Hall  
Truss Days

Truss Days 8am

Charity/Fundraiser

Join Habitat for Humanity at Cornell to build roof trusses for use in a home in Ithaca! Building will take place 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday, May 1st - Friday, May...

Ho Plaza  
Anarchy in the Archives

Anarchy in the Archives 9am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Kroch Library

“Anarchy in the Archives” explores punk’s cultural and political impact from the mid-1970s to the present day through a vast array of rare artifacts. The...

Kroch Library, Hirshland Exhibition Gallery, Level 2B  
Autoscopia: Drone Photography by Thomas J. Campanella

Autoscopia: Drone Photography by Thomas J.... 9am

Exhibit / City and Regional Planning

In The Practice of Everyday Life, Michel de Certeau argued that the walker in the city can never know the urban landscape as a scopic whole. City dwellers,...

West Sibley Exhibition Hallway, West Sibley Hall  
What Lies Beneath--Wood art by Lisa M. Narloch

What Lies Beneath--Wood art by Lisa M. Narloch 9am

Exhibition / Cornell Plantations

Lisa M. Narloch’s recent work includes a variety of local woods from her own property and around Central New York. She is very careful to determine the state...

Cornell Botanic Gardens-Nevin Welcome Center  
Ff: Exhibition of New Work by AAP NYC B.F.A. Students

Ff: Exhibition of New Work by AAP NYC B.F.A.... 9:35am

Exhibit / Art

This exhibition features work made during the spring 2017 B.F.A. semester at AAP NYC for ART 3003, a studio class taught by visiting critic Beverly Semmes....

AAP NYC  
Antimicrobial Resistance: Research Synergies in Human and Animal Medicine Symposium

Antimicrobial Resistance: Research Synergies in... 10am

Symposium / Animal Science, Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences, Food Science, Veterinary College

The mission of this symposium is to advance scientific knowledge of Antimicrobial Resistance through collaborations at Cornell in Ithaca and NYC.

Nevin Welcome Center , 124  
Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects

Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

This exhibition is a follow-up to the 2016 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial that, by focusing on art and empathy, looked at feeling as form. Instead of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Escaping the Ordinary: Artistic Imagination in Early Modern Prints

Escaping the Ordinary: Artistic Imagination in... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

The works in this exhibition celebrate artists who explored creative narratives and distant lands, inviting a brief suspension of reality in favor of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography

Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art, Southeast Asia Program

Organized by the Johnson Museum, this exhibition is the first in the United States to focus on the recent emergence of photography as an art form in Java,...

Johnson Museum of Art  
The War to End All Wars: Artists and World War I

The War to End All Wars: Artists and World War I 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

When war was declared in the summer of 1914, it was presumed by most that it would be over by that Christmas. But as it dragged on for more than four years...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Special display: "The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands

Special display: "The natural history of... 10:30am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

In conjunction with a special program by Mann Library and the Cornell Department of Horticulture, Mark Catesby's original work "The natural history of...

Kroch Library, Level 2B, Reading Room  
Tree Phenology Walk Series

Tree Phenology Walk Series 10:30am

Research, Class/ Workshop

Tree Phenology Walk Series | Cayuga Nature Center Every Thursday through November 2, 2017 10:30 - 11:00 am Free for members, included with regular...

Cayuga Nature Center  
SEAP Gatty Lecture Series: "Power and Communality : Aging and Elderly Care in Northern Thailand"

SEAP Gatty Lecture Series: "Power and... 12pm

Lecture / Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Asian Studies, Southeast Asia Program

Yoko Hayami, Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University "Power and Communality : Aging and Elderly Care in Northern Thailand" From...

Kahin Center  
Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politics

Neoclassical Realist Theory of International... 12:15pm

Seminar / Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Global Cornell

Norrin Ripsman, Department of International Relations, Lehigh University will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on "Neoclassical Realist Theory of...

Uris Hall, G-08  
Biological and thermochemical conversion of human solid waste to fertilizers and soil conditioners

Biological and thermochemical conversion of... 12:20pm

Seminar / Crop and Soil Sciences (CSS), Sustainability

Strategic waste management obviates the need to define tradeoffs between agriculture and environmental stewardship by supplying plant-essential nutrients...

Emerson Hall, 135  
Tapiskwan: Textile Design as Cultural Preservation, Perpetuation, and Innovation in Atikamekw Territory

Tapiskwan: Textile Design as Cultural... 12:20pm

Lecture / Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Lecture by Dr. Solen Roth, Université de Montréal through the Fiber Science and Apparel Design Graduate Seminar Series

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, G87  
Biological Sciences Honors Program: Neurobiology and Behavior Poster Session

Biological Sciences Honors Program:... 12:30pm

Presentation / Office of Undergraduate Biology (OUB)

Come see honors candidates in Neurobiology and Behavior present their senior honors thesis research.

Corson-Mudd Hall, Atrium  
CU Music: Midday Music at Lincoln 5/4

CU Music: Midday Music at Lincoln 5/4 12:30pm

Cultural, Performance / Department of Music

Midday Music at Lincoln: lecture-recital on Giuseppe Tartini and his works, by students of Prof. Zaslaw’s graduate seminar on Baroque music.

Lincoln Hall, B20  
Drupal SIG: DrupalCon Baltimore 2017 Recap

Drupal SIG: DrupalCon Baltimore 2017 Recap 1:30pm

Meeting, Networking

Join us for the Cornell Drupal Special Interest Group (SIG) where we will share our experiences and discoveries from DrupalCon Baltimore. There will be...

102 Mann Library  
Clayton Skidmore: Picnic

Clayton Skidmore: Picnic 2:10pm

Exhibit / Art

Picnic is the M.F.A. thesis exhibition for Clayton Skidmore (M.F.A. '17).

Olive Tjaden Gallery, Tjaden Hall  
IAD Seminar - Student Wrap-up

IAD Seminar - Student Wrap-up 2:30pm

Seminar / Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Institute for African Development, Global Cornell

The student wrap-up features a panel of students presenting on topics of their choice related to the seminar theme. This has become a popular feature of the...

Uris Hall, G08  
Dorit Rabinyan "All the Rivers" - readings in Hebrew

Dorit Rabinyan "All the Rivers" -... 3pm

Lecture, Reading / Near Eastern Studies

Dorit Rabinyan, bestselling author of the acclaimed Persian Brides and Strand of a Thousand Pearls, will be speaking about and reading excerpts, in Hebrew,...

White Hall, 106  
Tinker Thursdays

Tinker Thursdays 3pm

Class/ Workshop / Mann Library

Gather, create, invent and learn at the MannYOUfacture makerspace! See our full schedule for the semester and get more information at...

Mann Library, 112  
STRONGLY CORRELATED INFORMAL THEORY SEMINAR SERIES

STRONGLY CORRELATED INFORMAL THEORY SEMINAR SERIES 4pm

Seminar / LASSP

Ipsita Mandal, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur, India, will present seminar. Professor Michael Lawler, host, TBA. Seminar...

Clark Hall, 700  
"White Trash: Class Politics, American Style." The 2017 Krieger Lecture in American Political Culture

"White Trash: Class Politics, American... 4:30pm

Lecture / American Studies Program

Historian Nancy Isenberg is taking on one of the hottest topics driving public discussion today: class and privilege in America. Her newest book, White...

Lewis Auditorium, G76 Goldwin Smith Hall  
CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 5/4

CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 5/4 4:30pm

Conference/Workshop, Lecture / Department of Music

Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies presents a conference, "Ghosts in the Machine: Technology, History, and Aesthetics of the Player-Piano," May...

Lincoln Hall, B20  
Henri Sack Memorial Lecture: Russell J. Hemley

Henri Sack Memorial Lecture: Russell J. Hemley 4:30pm

Lecture / Applied and Engineering Physics

A New World of Materials in Extreme Environments Abstract Extreme pressures and temperatures produce profound effects on structure, bonding, and electronic...

Physical Sciences Building, 120  
Imagining Energy Futures: An Interdisciplinary Collaboratory in Multiple Media, Genres, Voices, and Forms

Imagining Energy Futures: An Interdisciplinary... 4:30pm

Presentation / Cornell University Library, Society for the Humanities, Sustainability

Anindita Banerjee, associate professor of comparative literature at Cornell, asks "What might the world look like without fossil fuels?" As scientists,...

Olin Library, 703  
Intersecting worlds of trade, politics, plant introduction and botanical art

Intersecting worlds of trade, politics, plant... 4:40pm

Seminar / Sustainability

Dr Barbara Pickersgill, Professor Emeritus, University of Reading UK Thursday May 4th, 4:30 pm, 404 Plant Science Building Spices, cotton, tea, the British...

Plant Science Building, 404  
Kripalu Yoga

Kripalu Yoga 5pm

Class/ Workshop / Dean of Students, Student and Campus Life

Open To All Cornell students (grads and undergrads) for Free. All skill levels welcome. Increase your physical and mental well-being. We will have some yoga...

215 Willard Straight Hall, Garden Room (go down the stairs across from the International Lounge)  
Contemporary Conversation: Art and Empathy

Contemporary Conversation: Art and Empathy 5:15pm

Exhibit, Panel Discussion, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

This free series examines focused topics and current issues using specifically chosen works of art, with discussions led by Cornell professors, staff, and...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Pepón Osorio: Side by Side

Pepón Osorio: Side by Side 5:15pm

Exhibit / Architecture, Art

Pepón Osorio, the artist-in-residence for the 2016 Cornell Council for the Arts biennial titled Abject/Object Empathies, unveils a new, site-specific...

Rand Hall, Second floor  
Dorit Rabinyan "All the Rivers" - readings in English

Dorit Rabinyan "All the Rivers" -... 5:30pm

Lecture, Reading / Near Eastern Studies

Dorit Rabinyan, bestselling author of the acclaimed "Persian Brides" and "Strand of a Thousand Pearls," will be speaking about and reading excerpts of her...

White Hall, 106  
CU Music: Ghosts in the Machine Performance

CU Music: Ghosts in the Machine Performance 6pm

Cultural, Performance / Department of Music

Composer Sergio Cote premieres his piece "Trapiche", for player piano, contact microphones, transducers, piano and two performers. With Ryan McCullough.

Lincoln Hall, B20  
Photography & the American Dream

Photography & the American Dream 6:30pm

Special Event / Art, American Studies Program

Photography & The American Dream is an American Studies course exploring the ways poverty is represented in America. The course, taught by Associate...

Goldwin Smith Hall, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium  
The Priest Who Fathered the Big Bang

The Priest Who Fathered the Big Bang 7pm

Lecture, Presentation

A perspective on the interaction of science and religion - Talk by Prof. Jonathan Lunine, Cornell Dept. of Astronomy and the Cornell Center for Astrophysics...

Space Science Building, 105  
CU Music: player-piano concert

CU Music: player-piano concert 8pm

Music, Performance / Department of Music

Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies: “Ghosts in the Machine – Technology, History, and Aesthetics of the Player-Piano” (May 4-6 conference). ...

Barnes Hall, Auditorium  
Yogurt Parfait Study Break

Yogurt Parfait Study Break 9:30pm

Join your favorite SAs for the last Study Break of their Keeton and Cornell careers!

William T. Keeton House, Keeton Lobby  

Thursday, May 4