CIES: The Impact of Austerity on Local Public Services in Europe

Judith Clifton (University of Cantabria, Spain) will present The Impact of Austerity on Local Public Services in Europe on Friday, October 24 at 12:20pm in Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall.

Date: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:20pm to 2:20pm

SEAP: IP-CALS Expo: INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for Students in Agriculture

International Programs-CALS presents the  IP-CALS Expo: INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for students in agriculture. Food and drinks provided.

Date: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

SEAP: Is the Indonesian Museum an Irrelevant Western Colonial Relic?

Jonathan Zilberg, Ph.D. Department of Transtechnology, University of Plymouth

Tuesday October 21, 4:30pm 
The Isaac Kramrick Seminar, Becker House

 

Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Lunch with the Belize Zoo

Join the Cornell Latin America Student Society as we discuss environmental education and conservation efforts in Belize with two visiting respresentatives from the Belize National Zoo.

There will be great food, good conversations, and a raffle to help raise funds to build a new vet clinic at the zoo.

This event is open to the entire graduate community.

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Always Coca-Cola, a reading in English by Alexandra Chreiteh

Always Coca-Cola is the story of three very different young women attending university in Beirut: Abeer, Yana, and Yasmine. The narrator, Abeer Ward (fragrant rose, in Arabic), daughter of a conservative family, admits wryly that her name is also the name of her father’s flower shop. Abeer’s bedroom window is filled by a view of a Coca-Cola sign featuring the image of her sexually adventurous friend, Yana. From the novel’s opening paragraph—"When my mother was pregnant with me, she had only one craving.

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:30pm