These five pieces were once part of a living heritage tree located in the F.R. Newman Arboretum, part of the Plantations at Cornell University in Ithaca New York. It was known as the Treman Weeping Willow, planted 80 years ago, around the time of the garden’s founding. In 2011, the tree had to be cut back to its base, as it could no longer support itself, succumbing to age and carpenter ants. Rather than being chipped for mulch, the sculptor,...
Labor on the Line: Breaking Boundaries, Building Movements
Tues., April 7
105 Ives Hall
Broadening the Labor Movement, Innovative Organizing
Michelle Lim, Strategic Campaign Organizer, Jobs with Justice
Silvia Fabela, Senior Campaign Coordinator, Making Change at Walmart
Sean Sellers, Co-Founder & Senior Investigator, Fair Food Standards Council
Patricia Campos-Medina, Co-director, NY State/AFL-CIO Union Leadership...
Return-from-Tour Concert: Cornell University Chorus; Robert Isaacs, conductor. In honor of Cornell’s sesquicentennial, the concert features music on the theme of Beginnings, including music from five centuries and this year’s commissioned work by Lisa Bielawa, Songs from Ort, sung on the group’s tour to California. Admission: $10 adults; $8 students, at www.cuchorus.com and at the door.
The Social Justice Career Fair brings representatives from labor unions and other advocacy organizations to campus each spring. The Fair is held in conjunction with the ILR School's celebration of Union Days. More information will be posted on CCNet.
Learn the world's most popular social dance!
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...
2014 > China/USA > Directed by J.P. Sniadecki
Filmed over three years on what will soon be the world's largest railroad system, Cornell professor J.P. Sniadecki's experimental documentary condenses scores of journeys into one, capturing the thrills and anxieties of social and technological transformation in 21st-century China. In Mandarin. Subtitled. More at theironministry.com 1 hr 23 min
Philomela speaker: Jesse Rodin (Stanford University) presents "Form and experience in fifteenth-century music." Associate Professor of Music at Stanford University, he is the author of Josquin's Rome: Hearing and Composing in the Sistine Chapel (Oxford University Press, 2012), editor of a volume of L’homme armé masses for the New Josquin Edition (Utrecht, 2014), and co-editor of The Cambridge History of Fifteenth-Century Music (forthcoming...