A Cornell-led international team of researchers has received a $65,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for its project, “The Next Monsoon: Climate Change and Contemporary Cultural Production in South Asia.”
A new episode of The Humanities Pod podcast, “Tweets of the Un-Mastered Class: Exploring the Freedom on the Move Database with Edward Baptist,” discusses the stories of self-liberated fugitives from American slavery through the lens of over 30,000 original documents depicting their escapes.
The College of Arts & Sciences will welcome a new director of human resources, Donna Lynch-Cunningham, beginning on Oct. 4. Cunningham was previously human resources divisional director for the James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.
Four Cornell faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize sustained and distinguished contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising.
A campus collaboration with the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) seeks to conserve biodiversity and simultaneously safeguard human cultural values and traditions – including language – that depend on these natural resources.
Three new faculty program directors join the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies this fall, providing leadership for the center’s regional programs on Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and Southeast Asia.