"Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony"

The Cornell Language Resource Center will present a free screening of the film, "Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony," at Cornell Cinema on Tuesday, May 5th at 7:00 PM in Willard Straight Hall.  The objective of the event is to highlight our African language course offerings (Arabic, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, and Zulu) and to provide an opportunity for members of the community to meet our African language faculty.

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

IAD: United Nations–African Union Collaboration in Practice: Multi-actor Peace Operations in Africa

Martin Welz is a senior research fellow of politics and conflict management at the University of Konstanz, Germany. He studied Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz and at the University of Pretoria, as well as International Relations (M.Sc.) at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since 2007, he has worked at the Center of Excellence "Cultural Foundations of Integration." He completed his PhD in 2011.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00pm

Internationalization Symposium: "Integration of International Experience into the Curriculum"

Distinguished Guest Speakers:
LYNN ANDERSON, Academic Director, Cultural and Educational Programs Abroad (CEPA) Foundation
HARVEY CHARLES, Vice Provost for International Initiatives and Director for International Education, Northern Arizona University
HILARY LANDORF, Director of the Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Florida International University (FIU)

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Korean Festival: The Showcase of the Korean Language Program

The Korean Language Program will hold its 6th annual end of the year event, Korean Festival, funded by the Joh Foundation. Students from different levels of Korean language courses will present their works of what they have learned and achieved during the year.

Also, students who began from Elementary Korean and completed 3 years of Korean language courses will be acknowledged at the event. Through this event, the Korean Language Program would like to raise awareness of its program on the Cornell Campus and promote enrollment in its language courses.

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Science & Technology Studies Seminar - Warwick Anderson, The University of Sydney

"The Mestizos of Kisar: An Insular Racial Laboratory in the Malay Archipelago"

Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Citizenfour (2014)

Citizenfour 2014 > Germany > Directed by Laura Poitras. With Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jacob Appelbaum. In 2013, Edward Snowden contacted journalist and filmmaker Laura Poitras, saying that he was willing to leak information on classified N.S.A. spying. This is that story. More at citizenfourfilm.com.

$8.50 general admission/$6.50 seniors/ $6 CU graduate students/$5.50 students and kids 12 & under.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:54pm

Performing Religion Across the Indian Ocean: Commemorating the Family of Prophet Muhammad in Indonesia

Chiara Formichi (Cornell University, Asian Studies) will analyse ʿĀshūrāʾ performances in Indonesia (especially on Java and Sumatra) with the goal of identifying the multifarious strands that influenced piety towards the ‘Alid descendants of the Prophet Muhammad.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:30pm

Maidan (2014)

Maidan 2014 > Ukraine > Directed by Sergei Loznitsa. Maidan chronicles the civil uprising that toppled the government of Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovich and has since developed into an international crisis between Russia and the West. Filmed in stunning long takes, sans commentary, Maidan is a record of a momentous historical event and an extraordinary study of the popular uprising as a social, cultural and philosophical phenomenon.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:13pm