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Virtual offerings to connect the Cornell community to the world while travel is limited.

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Students and faculty posing with students wearing graduation regalia Asian American Studies Program
Ongoing
The Asian American Studies Program is a cross-college, university-wide program that draws from the extensive teaching and research interests of the Program's faculty and reflects the breadth of the vibrant field of Asian American Studies. In the classroom, in scholarship, and through campus and community advocacy, the Program is committed to examining the histories and experiences; identities, social and community formations; politics; and contemporary concerns of people of Asian ancestry... READ MORE

arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance ILRIC 2350 Work, Labor, and Capital in the Global Economy
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Provides an introduction to how globalization is changing the nature of work, labor, and capital. It examines both contemporary and historical debates about globalization, but also covers a number of interrelated issues, including the regulation of labor standards, the mobility of capital, the rise of global production systems, international labor, and responses to globalization. ■

Faculty Learning Community for Inclusive Teaching
Friday, November 6, 2020
Deepen your knowledge through active listening and exchanging different perspectives with other committed teachers. Participants will take the online course Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom and meet weekly via Zoom for discussion, activities, and reflective exercises/prompts that focus on designing, or redesigning, your course using an inclusive course design framework.

White Migrations logo on a black background with DSOC 4940 written DSOC 4940 Migrations: A Global, Interdisciplinary, Multi-Species Examination
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Join us to better understand one of the key challenges of the contemporary moment: migration. Our world is increasingly in motion. The unprecedented pace, scale, and complexity of movement on our planet—of humans, plants, animals, cultural messages and artifacts, resources, pathogens, and more—present a diverse suite of challenges and opportunities that play out across local, regional, national, and international scales. In this interdisciplinary course, we will approach migrations... READ MORE

Faculty Learning Community for Inclusive Teaching
Friday, November 6, 2020
Deepen your knowledge through active listening and exchanging different perspectives with other committed teachers. Participants will take the online course Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom and meet weekly via Zoom for discussion, activities, and reflective exercises/prompts that focus on designing, or redesigning, your course using an inclusive course design framework.

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance COML 3261 Global Cinema I
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution of form, style and genre, the medium's changing technologies and business models, as well as film's relation to broader cultural, social and political contexts. Screenings of narrative, documentary and experimental films will be accompanied by readings in film theory and history. Global Cinema I covers the period from 1895 to 1960. ■

Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching for Graduate Students & Postdocs
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Join the Center for Teaching Innovation for our six-week Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching for Graduate Students & Postdocs. Deepen your knowledge through active listening and exchanging different perspectives with other committed or aspiring teachers. Participants will take the online course Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom and meet weekly via Zoom for discussion, activities, and reflective exercises/prompts that focus on plans for future teaching. This program is a... READ MORE

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance ENGL 2630 Brazil to Brooklyn: Jewish Cultures of the Americas
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Jewish cultures in the New World are far more diverse than most Americans realize. Some know the history of Ashkenazi (German and Eastern European) Jews. In addition to Ashkenazi cultures, our course introduces the Sephardi (Spanish/Portuguese), Mizrahi (Arab), Persian, and Ethiopian Jews who have immigrated to the Americas since the 16th century. ■

Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching for Graduate Students & Postdocs
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Join the Center for Teaching Innovation for our six-week Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching for Graduate Students & Postdocs. Deepen your knowledge through active listening and exchanging different perspectives with other committed or aspiring teachers. Participants will take the online course Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom and meet weekly via Zoom for discussion, activities, and reflective exercises/prompts that focus on plans for future teaching. This program is a... READ MORE

Purple triangle on top left and Asian street scene in triangle on bottom right. Text reads Global Studies Gateway GOVT 2274 GOVT 2274 Global Studies Gateway
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
This overview course will take a thematic and interdisciplinary approach to major questions of our time, including health, development, migrations, security, technology, inequality, and innovation. We will explore issues that span international borders, and yet observe variation in unique places, contexts, and time periods. The course endeavors to prepare students for the world through cultivating knowledge of different cultures, and deepening understanding of global affairs through... READ MORE

Five smiling students standing infront of a waterfall English for International Students and Scholars: Summer
Ongoing
Enhance your English skills and explore U.S. culture The Summer Session EISS program provides intensive English instruction and cultural orientation for those interested in working and studying in an academic environment in the U.S. or in using English professionally. The program features project-based learning with a focus on the students’ academic interests and professional topics through Online task-based activities and individual assignments Small-... READ MORE

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance ECON 4510 International Trade Theory and Policy
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Surveys the sources of comparative advantage. Studies commercial policy and analyzes the welfare economics of trade between countries. Some attention is paid to the institutional aspects of the world trading system.  ■

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance ILRIC 4347 Race, Inequality, and Labor: A Global Perspective
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
This course examines popular constructions of "race" and how they inform labor and inequality in a variety of national contexts. Assigned course materials deal with the national history out of which contemporary understandings of race arise, as well as power dynamics reflected in the maintenance and/or transformation of racial categories and how those power dynamics affect the nature of work, labor markets, and the distribution of social and economic resources.  ■

Five smiling students standing infront of a waterfall English for International Students and Scholars: Summer
Ongoing
Enhance your English skills and explore U.S. culture The Summer Session EISS program provides intensive English instruction and cultural orientation for those interested in working and studying in an academic environment in the U.S. or in using English professionally. The program features project-based learning with a focus on the students’ academic interests and professional topics through Online task-based activities and individual assignments Small-... READ MORE

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance ANTHR 2410 South Asian Diaspora
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
This interdisciplinary course will introduce students to the multiple routes/roots, lived experiences, and imagined worlds of South Asians who have traveled to various lands at different historical moments spanning Fiji, South Africa, Mauritius, Britain, Malaysia, United States, Trinidad, and even within South Asia itself such as the Tamil-speaking population of Sri Lanka.  ■

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance ANTHR 3516 Power, Society, and Culture in Southeast Asia
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Using the traditional strengths of symbolic anthropology, this course examines how ritual, art, religion, and seeming traditions in contemporary Southeast Asian societies have been shaped by colonialism, war, nationalism, capitalism, and socialism and play a role in structuring ethnic, class, and gender inequalities.  ■

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance GOVT 1817 Making Sense of World Politics
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
An introduction to the basic concepts and practice of international politics with an emphasis on learning critical thinking. The course is divided into two parts. In the first half, we will learn about different explanations. In the second half, we will apply these explanations to a set of international events. ■

Arm and leg showing of a person sitting on ground with laptop and trees in distance HIST 2755 Race and Slavery in the Early Atlantic World
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
The legacies of slavery remain all too obvious in the modern Atlantic World. This course traces the roots of slavery and race in the Atlantic World from 1400 to 1800. Through lectures, readings, and class discussion, we will examine how politics, culture, gender, and the law intersected to shape the institution of slavery and the development of conceptions of race. ■