Language Conversation Tables: Burmese and Thai

If you want to find out more about the Southeast Asian languages offered at Cornell, visit one of our conversation tables during International Education Week. Look for a table with a flag and participants wearing buttons indicating the language they speak (or are learning).

Burmese: contact Hein Tun, tt478

Thai: contact Bank Jitprasert, aj374

Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Language Conversation Tables: Vietnamese and Indonesian

If you want to find out more about the Southeast Asian languages offered at Cornell, visit one of the following conversation tables during International Education Week. Look for a table with a flag and participants wearing buttons indicating the language they speak (or are learning).

Vietnamese: contact Corey Keating, ck624

Indonesian: contact Kevin Sim, ks574

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Peace Corps Information Session

Volunteers work in international development in 65 countries around the world on issues in education, agriculture, environment, health, business, and youth development. Come find out what opportunities are waiting for you!

Snacks will be provided.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

SEAP: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Information Session

INFORMATION SESSION ON FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES (FLAS) FELLOWSHIPS

Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

SAP: "Capital Mobilization from Below: Former Global Factory Workers Negotiating New...

Abstract: This talk will focus on how former factory workers negotiate new identities in villages as new brides, mothers and daughters-in-law after 5-6 years of employment in an urban Free Trade Zone.  Sandya Hewamanne argues that their performances of self-discipline and disavowal of transgressive knowledges allow them to make use of the limited social, economic, and political spaces available while gradually reshaping local understandings about the good daughter-in-law.  These former workers’ creative manipulation of varied forms of capital-- symbolic, social and monetary—is one of the re

Date: 
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Anthropology Colloquium: "Lazarus at 'The Curve': Transformation at an African-inspired Bembé Feast in Cuba," Todd Ochoa

Todd Ochoa (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), "Lazarus at 'The Curve': Transformation at an African-inspired Bembé Feast in Cuba"

Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Education Under Occupation: featuring first-hand accounts by Palestinian students

The Palestinian Right to Education campaign, in collaboration with National Students for Justice in Palestine, is organizing a tour of universities across the United States for a number of Palestinian college students. Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine is hosting two of these students, both of whom are from Birzeit University near Ramallah in the West Bank. These students will be speaking at an event which is being organized by SJP, titled "Education under Occupation: A Call for Academic Justice in Palestine."

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Dr. Eric R. Mandel, "The New Middle East: Challenges of the Twenty First Century"

Dr. Eric R. Mandel has been an Israel advocate since the early 1980s, when he briefed American presidential candidates on the Middle East and directed a bi-partisan political group that raised funds for candidates advocating for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship.

Mandel is founder of the Middle Eastern Political Information Network (MEPIN), a blog for members of Congress and the Knesset. He is East Coast co-chair of StandWithUs, an international organization founded in 2001 and dedicated to informing the public about Israel and combating extremism and anti-Semitism.

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

CU Music: guest pianist & violinist from Spain

Guest artists: Yago Mahúgo, fortepiano, with baroque violinist Pablo Gutiérrez. "A Travel through the Spanish and German Post-Baroque" features sonatas of José de Herrando and C.P.E. Bach.

Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 9:46am