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Leaked SCOTUS opinion represents ‘new level of misogyny’

Philosophy professor Kate Manne calls the draft decision "a heartbreaking step back for the rights of women, and anyone who can get pregnant, in America today."
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Christian doctrine barely veiled in leaked SCOTUS opinion

Sociologist Landon Schnabel, a scholar of religion and gender, finds Christian religion between the lines of a leaked draft opinion that suggests that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Protests in Sri Lanka unprecedented, unlikely to fade away

Pressure on the current government has not lessened, says Daniel Bass, manager of the South Asia Program and adjunct assistant professor of Asian studies.
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Russian gas threat could force European economy to reform

Cristina Florea provides a historical perspective on energy and economic development.
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First cohort of A&S Nexus Scholars chosen for summer research positions

Fifty undergrads in the College of Arts & Sciences will take part in paid research projects in Ithaca this summer with faculty from throughout the College.
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Despite election loss, Marine Le Pen influence in France to continue

This was Le Pen’s third try for the Presidency, professor Mabel Berezin points out, and in every try she gains more votes.
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Biden admin rhetoric strengthens Russian propaganda about U.S.

Majorities in Russia, going back to the 1990s, have consistently believed Russia has reason to fear Western NATO countries, says professor Brynn Rosenfeld, who studies post-communist politics and public opinion.
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Military aid to Ukraine comes amid ‘diplomatic dance’ on world stage

With President Biden expected to announce additional security assistance to Ukraine, Sarah Kreps comments on relations with Russia.
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Surprise, no surprise: round 1 of the French presidential election

Sociologist Mabel Berezin, an expert on nationalist and populist movements in Europe, comments on the French elections.
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PEN/Nabokov award winner M. NourbSe Philip to read her poetry April 14

The event is part of the Spring 2022 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series for the Creative Writing Program
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Russia’s role in U.N. questioned amid war in Ukraine, atrocities

Historian Cristina Florea comments on the United Nations General Assembly vote on expelling Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council.
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Marine Le Pen to ‘win’ French election, even if she loses

Sociologist Mabel Berezin, an expert on fascist, nationalist and populist movements in Europe and associated threats to democracy, comments on the French elections.
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Musk’s Twitter stake speaks to value of platforms by tech titans

Faculty expert on social media Alexandra Cirone reacts to Musk becoming the platform's biggest shareholder.
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Underground Railroad project releases new 3-D model

The 3-D tour focuses on the building, its foundation, the archaeological excavation underway and a Civil War monument on the church site.
J.J. Zanazzi sitting on a white wooden bench underneath a leafless tree, writing in a notebook; smiling.

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Astronomy alum chosen for 51 Pegasi b Fellowship

J.J. Zanazzi, Ph.D. ’18, has been selected for a 2022 51 Pegasi b Fellowship, which provides exceptional postdoctoral scientists with the opportunity to conduct theoretical, observational, and experimental research in planetary astronomy.
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First group of Zhu Fellows named

Four doctoral students studying fields in the College of Arts & Sciences are the inaugural recipients of the Zhu Family Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities.
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In shadow of Ukraine war, EU elections face critical moment

April elections in Hungary and France will be affected by the war in Ukraine, says comparative sociologist Mabel Berezin – even as war news draws public attention from them.
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A&S sophomore earns spot in summer program in D.C.

Mar’Quon Frederick, a government major, will spend the summers of 2022 and 2023 in the Institute for Responsible Citizenship's Washington Program.
Fred Moten, with a mostly white beard and black glasses in front of a microphone

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Amiri Baraka’s poetry topic of March 31 Abrams talk

M.H. Abrams Distinguished Visiting Professor, poet and theorist Fred Moten will deliver a lecture on radical Black politics and the poetry of Amiri Baraka.
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Ten A&S faculty honored with endowed professorships

These professorships continue the College’s priority to recognize faculty excellence and accomplishments.