CIES: IGCS Spring Colloquium: Hannah Mueller (Cornell University)

Hannah Mueller (Cornell University) will present From Subculture to Alternative Public Sphere: Journal-based Fandom and Political Discourse on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 3pm in 156 Goldwin Smith Hall. This lecture is the first in the spring 2015 Colloquium Series.

This event is free and open to the public.

Date: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 3:00pm

EAP: “Healer Boundary Work in Anecdotes from Hong Mai’s 洪邁 (1123-1202) Yijianzhi 夷堅志 (1161-1198)”

TJ Hinrichs (History, Cornell), “Healer Boundary Work in Anecdotes from Hong Mai’s 洪邁 (1123-1202) Yijianzhi 夷堅志 (1161-1198)” 

Date: 
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 3:30pm

EAP: University Lecture: Tawada Yoko, Multilingual Literary Reading

Yoko TAWADA/TAWADA Yoko is an internationally acclaimed literary author who was born in Tokyo in 1960 and educated in Japan until she moved to Germany in the early 1980s. She currently resides in Berlin when she is not presenting her novels, short stories, poems, and theater plays to diverse audiences around the world. Her creative approach to multilingual aesthetics and border-crossing in German and Japanese explores the imaginative intersection of philosophies of language, cultures of migration, technologies of writing, and experiences of globalization today.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 4:30pm

IAD: A Political Ecology Perspective on Land Use Change: The Transition from Millet to Maize...

Daniel Lumonya is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University. He has an M.S. in Development Sociology from Cornell University and an M.A. in Social Sector Planning and Management from Makerere University, Uganda. His dissertation, on agrarian transitions in Buyengo, Eastern Uganda, is based on research that examines the transformation of communal labor practices and the consequent reshaping of farming systems. Broadly, his research focuses on rural farming systems and agrarian transitions, globalization, and state civil society relations.

Date: 
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

IAD: "Urbanization and Ethnicity in Botswana" (Elliott Green)

Elliott Green is Associate Professor of Development Studies at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Fellow with the Institute for African Development at Cornell University. He holds a Ph.D. in International Development from the London School of Economics and a BA from Princeton University. His research and teaching interests are in ethnic politics and ethnic conflict; land reform; African politics; conflict studies; and the political economy of poverty in the developing world.

Date: 
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

IAD: Legal Approaches to the Mining of Mineral Resources and Economic Development (Muna Ndulo)

Muna Ndulo is Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for African Development at Cornell University. Early in his career he was a Professor of Law and later Dean of the Law School at the University of Zambia. In 1986 he joined the UN as Legal Officer for the Commission on International Trade Law and subsequently served in many capacities, including Senior Political Advisor to South Africa and Senior Legal Advisor on missions to East Timor, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.

Date: 
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

CU Music: senior piano recital by Eric Tan

Senior recital: Eric Tan, piano. Winner of the 2011 Cornell Concerto Competition performs piano sonatas by Beethoven (op. 111) and Chopin (op. 58) and Ravel's Alborada del gracioso from Miroirs.

Date: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

The King and the Mockingbird

Willard Straight Theatre

Ithaca Premiere!!

Date: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:23pm

CUMusic: fortepiano recital by Mike Lee

Mike Cheng-Yu Lee, fortepiano. Features 6 Bagatelles (op. 126) and a sonata (op. 101) of Beethoven, and works by Schumann and Chopin, performed on Rodney Regier's replica of a Conrad Graf fortepiano. www.mikechengyulee.com/

Date: 
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm