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International Students Union
Ongoing
The recently rechristened International Students Union (ISU), previously the International Students Board (ISB) is an organization of students from a diverse background committed to promoting dialogue and awareness about world events, cultures and issues. We fulfill this goal through the ISU's original events and the funding of student organizations, as well as assisting in the planning and execution of their events. The ISU believes that the university environment offers a unique opportunity... READ MORE

Ecuadorians at Cornell United Association
Ongoing
The purpose of this organization will be to promote and diffuse Ecuadorian culture throughout Cornell University by organizing cultural, educational, and social events. These activities include but are not limited to meetings, sport events, folklore dances, and guest speakers. Our main goal is to acquaint and unite Ecuadorians at Cornell. This club is open to all students ■

Chinese Literature Society, Cornell
Ongoing
As the first and only literary society on campus focusing on Chinese language, we strive to promote Chinese literary culture at the Cornell campus through regular events and the Chinese-language literary magazine Trance (“出神” in Chinese). Our society aims to provide a friendly and respectful intellectual environment for interested campus members to produce and discuss Chinese language literature, diversifying and energizing the multilingual literary community at Cornell ■

LRC Happy Hour
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Events
Join us on Zoom throughout the fall for LRC Happy Hour. Every third Tuesday of the month. We'd love to hear how it’s going! All of it. Bring your (language instruction) stories whether they be good, bad, amazing, or unusual. It takes all kinds of stories to make a Happy Hour great!Bring your own coffee, tea, or mystery beverage.While we can't serve lunch, the LRC will provide fun, jokes, and laughs free of charge.Also, we just want to see your smiling faces, because we miss you. More... READ MORE

China-U.S. Cultural Exchange Association of Cornell
Ongoing
China-U.S. Cultural Exchange Association of Cornell aims to facilitate American and Chinese cultural exchange between students both in and out of Cornell. We wish to provide more platforms for those who are interested in Chinese or American culture to meet and exchange ideas, goals, and philosophy. Our association provides regular networking and learning activities, including but not limited to social events, seminars, language-learning opportunities, debates, and competitions. We will also... READ MORE

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

Mah Jong Club, Cornell
Ongoing
Cornell Mah Jong Club intends to introduce Mah-jong, a traditional and widespread Chinese board game, to Cornell family. There’s a Chinese saying: “out of the 1,000,000,000 Chinese people, 90% of them are playing Mah Jong, while the remaining 10% is watching.” We intend to show more people the diversity of Chinese culture and give people chance to know this amazing game. ■

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.

Arab Student Association
Ongoing
ASA is an apolitical, nonpartisan student group. As such, it will not be associated with or have any bias towards regional Arab political, religious, and ideological entities. The purpose of ASA is to create a forum for individuals interested in Arab language, culture or politics to meet. Those individuals will then have the opportunity to increase awareness of pertinent issues in the Arab world both on the Cornell campus and in the larger Ithaca community. ■

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science at Cornell
Ongoing
SACNAS strives to promote diversity at Cornell by aiding the success of Chicano/Latino, Native American, and underrepresented students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees. SACNAS's mission is to impact the student population through outcome-based programming and diversity initiatives that are necessary for advanced careers in science, research, and leadership positions in STEM. ■

JOHNSON - European Club
Ongoing
The European Club supports European Students at the Johnson School and students of all nationalities with an interest in Europe through Campus Activities and Career Support. ■

La Asociación Latina
Ongoing
As of 1975, we the Latinx* Students at Cornell University have united with the intent to create a collective organization that will serve as a forum to address the social, cultural, political and educational concerns of the Latinx community at Cornell University. Its ideology shall arise from the particular circumstances of the Latinx people and shall be guided by the ideals of Latinx students on the Cornell University campus. *Latinx is being used in place of Latina/o to be inclusive of... READ MORE

McGraw Tower graphic with dome roof of mosque Muslim Educational and Cultural Association
Ongoing
The Muslim Educational and Cultural Association (MECA) provides educational, cultural, and religious services to the Cornell community and its surrounding communities, in order to promote an Islamic environment and an awareness of Islam in those communities. ■

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. ■

Explosion with the words Beirut Under Fire: Political and Personal Perspectives on the bottom and Global Cornell on top Beirut Under Fire: Political and Personal Perspectives
On-demand
Six days after the incident, the government resigned and protests continue. In this webinar, Cornell faculty and students talk about the political, economic, cultural, and personal dimensions of the events in Lebanon—and the implications for the future of the state and civil society. Moderator: Ross Brann, Milton R. Konvitz Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow Panelists: Rima Majed,... READ MORE

Yellow background with the words Asian Pacific Americans for Action Cornell Asian Pacific Americans for Action
Ongoing
Cornell Asian Pacific Americans for Action (APAA) is a social justice group running on themes of activism, advocacy, and alliance. It has been at the forefront of Asian American activism and advocacy at Cornell since 1991 (and earlier as other names). We seek to develop an educational forum promoting discourse on socio-political issues affecting the Asian Pacific Islander American community. Our mission is to further Asian American awareness on campus and to politically empower Asian Pacific... READ MORE

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.  ■

Turkish Student Association, Cornell University
Ongoing
TSA is a student organization that aims to foster the Turkish community at Cornell via several activities, to provide a platform through which we can seek support and guidance, to ask some advice for our daily and academic life, to meet new people and socialize. In short, the TSA exists to create a community and maximize the joy of the time we have here. ■

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.

Club of Taiwan, Cornell
Ongoing
Cornell Club of Taiwan strives to build a networking platform in Taiwan and across the globe for all undergraduates, graduates, and alumni of all nationalities. We seek to establish connections between individuals and organizations interested in Taiwan, through events, conferences and networks. We are affiliated with the collegiate Taiwanese alumni organization, Cornell Club of Taiwan, and the national organization, Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association. ■

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