CIES: Turkish Nationalism and German Colonialism: A Joint Venture During WW1

Malte Fuhrman [German Oriental Institute] will present Turkish Nationalism and German Colonialism: A Joint Venture During WWI on Wednesday, November 19 at 4:30pm in 106 White Hall.

This lecture is part of the Ottoman & Turkish Studies Initative Speaker Series for 2014-15.

Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Exhibit of Student Contest Winners

Cornell Abroad celebrates its 30th anniversary and International Education Week with a retrospective of the winning photos from the annual Student Photo Contest. The exhibit will run until December 1.

Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:00am to 11:00pm

Aeneas the Poet: “Telling Vision” in Virgil’s Aeneid

Kirk Freudenburg's (Department of Classics at Yale University) research has long focused on the social life of Roman letters, especially on the unique cultural encodings that structure and inform Roman ideas of poetry, and the practical implementation of those ideas in specific poetic forms, especially satire.

Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 4:30pm

"Mortality inequality among African children: Influences of policy, economic and demographic change"

While most countries registered a steady fall in under-five mortality, the historical gains in child survival have stalled or reversed in several African countries. Furthermore, there are new concerns about the possibility of growing inequality within countries and the extent to which certain groups are increasingly bearing the burden of child mortality. This paper investigates this issue using DHS data from 26 sub-Saharan countries.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:17am

Anthropology Colloquium: "Complexity on the Periphery: Studying Regional Centers and Local Elite in Peninsular India (c. 1st to 18th c. CE)"

Uthara Suvrathan (Cornell University), "Complexity on the Periphery: Studying Regional Centers and Local Elite in Peninsular India (c. 1st to 18th c. CE)." Co-sponsored by Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies.

Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

CU Music: Xak Bjerken, piano, with guest violinist Xiao-Dong Wang

Xak Bjerken, piano, with guest violinist Xiao-Dong Wang. Features Fauré’s Sonata No. 1 in A Major, op. 13; Steven Stucky’s Sonata for Violin and Piano; and Richard Strauss’s Sonata in E-flat, op. 18

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:45pm

"The Myth of the ‘Leiden School’: There Was No Such Thing"

Arthur Wheelock, curator of Northern Baroque paintings at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, will speak in conjunction with the exhibition "An Eye for Detail: Dutch Painting from the Leiden Collection."

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:15pm

Patchen Markell, “Hannah Arendt and the Laboring Body"

Patchen Markell (Political Science, University of Chicago), "Hannah Arendt and the Laboring Body"

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:45pm

Horszowski Trio concert

Guest ensemble Horszowski Trio: Jesse Mills, violin; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Rieko Aizawa, piano. Features Shostakovich's Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok, op. 127, with soprano Judith Kellock; and Tchaikovsky's Trio in A Minor, op. 50 ("In memory of a great artist"). Funded in part by a grant from the Cornell Council for the Arts. See the Trio's website at http://www.horszowskitrio.com/HT/Horszowski_Trio___Home.html

Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:45pm