The National Endowment for the Arts has honored Rebekah Maggor, translator, theatre director, and assistant professor in the Department of Performing & Media Arts, with a Literature Fellowship in Translation. Her project is a collaboration with Mas’ud Hamdan, playwright, poet, and professor of Arabic literature and theatre at the University of Haifa.
Scholars from Germany and the UK, as well as numerous U.S. universities, will visit campus Nov. 7-9 for the first media studies conference sponsored by CIVIC (Critical Inquiry into Values, Imagination and Culture), the provost’s Radical Collaboration initiative focused on the humanities and the arts.
For 16 years, Cornell audiences have enjoyed lectures, performances and events sponsored by the Atkinson Forum in American Studies. This year, the Fisk Jubilee Singers will visit campus for a concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Alice Statler Auditorium.
Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. and the concert is free and open to the public.
Before Jeffrey Palmer ever held a video camera or took a filmmaking class, he felt pretty confident that he would be a good at it. So he bought some good equipment, put together a DVD with a series of shorts and applied to the country’s top film MFA programs.
An application to help students connect with others in their classes won the top prize – an automatic spot in this fall’s eLab class – at the Entrepreneurship at Cornell kickoff event, Sept. 4 in eHub Collegetown.