Cornell University

Event Calendar for Goldwin Smith Hall

April 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Cornell Games Club Weekly Meeting

We play board games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games (RPGs). Attendance is free and open to anyone. Rules are taught for most games.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Visual Culture Colloquium - Kishwar Rizvi

"Museum and Nation: Architecture, history and statehood in the United Arab Emirates" Kishwar Rizvi is Chair of the Middle East Studies Council at Yale...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Carl Becker Lecture Series

Michael Kazin of Georgetown University to speak in the series: "Lives of the Party: The Democrats from Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama and Beyond.” Second...

Friday, April 12, 2019

English Department Roundtable

This meeting's presenter: Alec Pollak on "'Deliver us from misreadings': Lupine Scholarship and the Making of Virginia Woolf" Moderator: Sam...

SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARSHIP to CHINA INFORMATION SESSION

Learn more about this unique 1-yr master’s study in public policy, international studies, or economics & business at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China....

Cornell Games Club Weekly Meeting

We play board games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games (RPGs). Attendance is free and open to anyone. Rules are taught for most games.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Reading by Latinx poet, Javier Zamora

Poet Javier Zamora was born in the small El Salvadoran coastal fishing town of La Herradura and immigrated to the United States at the age of nine, joining...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Where Words Belong: Style, Formula, and Intertext in Greek Hexameter - Stephen Sansom (Cornell University)

Greek Epic poetry was a traditional art. Rhapsodes such as Homer spun similar songs, recycled themes and phrases, and even placed words in the same metrical...

My Path to the State Department: Eliot Kang, A&S '84

Join A&S Carer Development for our annual Munschauer Speaker Event, this year it is titled "My Path to the State Department: Eliot Kang, Gov '84". Eliot will...

Friday, April 19, 2019

Cornell Games Club Weekly Meeting

We play board games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games (RPGs). Attendance is free and open to anyone. Rules are taught for most games.

Monday, April 22, 2019

By choice and coercion: the problem of dual citizenship in modern China

“By Choice and Coercion: The Problem of Dual Citizenship in Modern China” with Charlotte Brooks, professor of history focusing on the 20th century US, Modern...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

John (Mac) Marston: Agricultural Strategies and Environmental Change in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

As an environmental archaeologist, John M. Marston studies the long-term sustainability of agriculture and land use, especially in the Mediterranean and...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Shop Talk featuring Robert Casper

Shop Talk featuring Robert Casper, Library of Congress Thursday, April 25, 4:30 p.m. English Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall Robert Casper is the head of the...

Friday, April 26, 2019

English Department Roundtable

Title: TBA Prestenter: TBA Moderator: TBA Copies of the paper are available in the English Department Roundtable (EDR) mailbox in the English Department...

Cornell Games Club Weekly Meeting

We play board games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games (RPGs). Attendance is free and open to anyone. Rules are taught for most games.

Monday, April 29, 2019

The Trees Have a Mother

The Atkinson Center and the English Department present Joni Adamson, Professor of English and Environmental Humanities at Arizona State University....

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Disaster: Cyclone Idai, Climate Change & Climate Migration

In 2015-16, the El Niño weather cycle led to food shortages caused by drought conditions in large swathes of Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, and...