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Indigenous dance troupe show focuses on residential schools

The internationally-renowned Indigenous Canadian Kaha:wi Dance Theatre will perform their poignant "The Mush Hole" at Cornell on Friday, Oct. 28.
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Sandeep Parmar, Zalaznick Distinguished Visiting Writer, to read Oct. 20

This year’s Richard Cleaveland Memorial Reading will include a conversation with poet Valzhyna Mort, associate professor of literatures in English.
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American Sign Language (ASL) Literature Series features ASL Poets/Storytellers

Six American Sign Language (ASL) poets and storytellers will visit Cornell between Oct. 12 and Nov. 28, in conjunction with this semester’s ASL Literature course.
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Juno’s new views heighten Europa Clipper excitement

Scientists believe Europa’s global ocean contains more than twice as much water as all of Earth’s oceans combined and may be suitable for life.
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Conference explores the theme of “Repair” from multiple humanities disciplines

Friday’s concluding keynote will be delivered by Jonathan Flatley, a scholar of literature and the relationship between politics and aesthetics .
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Prestigious Buckley Prize awarded to physicist J.C. Séamus Davis

Quantum microscopes based on Davis designs have galvanized quantum materials visualization studies globally.
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Conference considers the Art & Science of Thinking Oct. 21-22

“We want to open a robust dialogue between humanists and scientists around the very notion of ‘thought’ and ‘thinking,."
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U.S. tech restrictions on China could backfire without ally support

The U.S. is increasingly seeing China as a significant military threat and seeking to maintain as large a lead as possible in its tech competition with China, says Sarah Kreps.
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Belarusian poet: Nobel Peace Prize win must galvanize support

Viasna, founded by activist Ales Bialiatski, was ‘liquidated’ by Lukashenka’s regime in 2003 but he has continued to fight for human rights in Belarus under the great pressure, says poet Valzhyna Mort.
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Alumni return to celebrate theatre troupe’s 30th anniversary

A series of special events, including visits from alumni involved in theatre, film and television, is being planned to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Teatrotaller, a theatre troupe formed to promote Spanish, Latin American and Latino culture.
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Creating ‘political economy of hope’ at Pakistan-India border

When politicians get close to constituents, either physically or digitally, they manage expectations and offer assurances to constituents. But they also expose themselves to scrutiny, giving people the chance to see beyond the performance into imperfect government workings.
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Cornell chemists contributed to Nobel Prize-winning work

Jeremy M. Baskin and Pamela Chang were doctoral students in Carolyn Bertozzi’s lab at the University of California, Berkley, in the mid-2000s.
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‘Our story’: Native American writers cultivate their craft

Fourteen authors from upstate New York participating in the Oñgwaga•ä’ Writers Workshop this month.
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Doctor/musician alumnus takes stage in Van Cliburn competition

"At every point in your life, different music will speak to you in new ways."
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“The Janes” director: ‘I think we’re going way backwards.’

Tia Lessin '89 will be on campus Oct. 13 for a screening at Cornell Cinema.
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Mummified bird gets second life in multisensory exhibition

“A Tale of Two Mummies: Multisensory Experience” runs Oct. 7-9, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in Upson Hall’s Lounge 116.
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What is ‘media?’ Klarman Fellow strives to define a capacious concept

Scholar, writer and crossword star Anna Shechtman bridges the academic study and the real-world practice of media.
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Outreach supports Black rural landowners in Northeast

Supported by a grant from the College of Arts and Sciences' Rural Humanities initiative through an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation award, a 30-page publication highlights the stories of five Black owners of forestland in Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Vermont
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Protein family shows how life adapted to oxygen

“By understanding the evolution of these proteins, we can understand how nature adapts to environmental changes at the molecular level. In turn, we also learn about our planet’s past.”
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Two A&S postdocs receive Blavatnik awards in physics, chemistry

Xiaolong Liu, a postdoctoral researcher in physics, and Wen Zhang, a postdoctoral researcher in chemistry, stand out among young scientists in the tri-state area.