Throughout their history, including the modern and colonial times, the Maya people have strongly emphasized public ceremonies, in which political authorities have played central roles. In this... Read more
This talk draws on ethnographic research that Professor Khubchandani conducted between 2009 and 2013 in Bangalore for his book, Ishtyle: Improvising Gay South Asian Nightlife, which explores how... Read more
“Troubling Narratives” is a plotting of stories that counter and sit tangential to projects that foreground observation as an ethnography of truth telling. It is the historical place where the... Read more
Yoko Hayami, Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
"Power and Communality : Aging and Elderly Care in Northern Thailand"
From July 2016 to January... Read more
Norrin Ripsman, Department of International Relations, Lehigh University will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on "Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politics" at the Judith... Read more
The student wrap-up features a panel of students presenting on topics of their choice related to the seminar theme. This has become a popular feature of the seminar series. As one student put it... Read more
The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium's last speaker of the semester will be Cornell University's own Clarence Lee, giving a talk entitled, "Reading Sinitic Medical Texts in Mid... Read more
Robert Antony, Distinguished Professor, Guangzhou University; Visiting Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
In this presentation I will discuss my experiences doing historical... Read more
Come Walk with us and talk about teaching. Meet at Rusty's coffee kiosk in Uris Hall on Tower Rd.
Mohamed Abdel-Kader is the former deputy assistant secretary in the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) Office at the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Office of... Read more