ILR Conference Center

The two-day Faculty Institute for Diversity offers an opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary peer-group to explore how to create and support an inclusive learning environment. A four-point framework invites entry from all disciplinary perspectives: Consider who you are, who you teach, how you teach, and what you teach. By the end of this institute, you will have had the chance to…



Rockefeller Hall, 429

The Latina/o Studies Program Fridays with Faculty seminar offers an opportunity for Latina/o and non-Latina/o students of all levels and disciplines to meet faculty and administrators from across the university for informal conversation about their current research/work in progress while enjoying FREE lunch. All welcome!

This series made possible with support from the College of Arts…



Goldwin Smith Hall, G22


Butch Futurities: Lola Flash Queers Time and Race


In this talk, Jaime interrogates the relationship between racialized masculinities, performances of gender, and queer temporalities through the work of photographer Lola Flash. Specifically, Jaime attends to how Flash’s Afrofuturism series troubles contemporary framings of “butch” as a gender performance…



Warren Hall, Various

The BBMTA organization in co-sponsorship with the CSTEP program and the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives is hosting their annual prehealth conference. This event is open to all of Cornell and our partners around the region. Come and hear workshops facilitated by physicians.



4th Floor Rockefeller Hall


Join us for lunch and informal discussion with faculty, staff, students, and community members from the Finger Lakes and Central New York region to discuss the upcoming SCOTUS ruling on DACA.

For information please contact Professor Ella Diaz,



Rockefeller Hall, 122

Abstract: To write a history of sexuality, or so the story goes, is to embrace the chimeric prose of paucity and plentitude. If the present is marked by an inescapable surfeit of evidence, the past is haunted by an unremitting loss of materials. Histories of sexuality routinely mediate past(s) through archival forms of paucity, disenfranchisement and loss. Sexuality, particularly in the global…



Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, 132 Goldwin Smith Hall

Reading by M. Evelina Galang, Writer & Activist
Thursday, March 12, 4:30 p.m.
Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, 132 Goldwin Smith Hall

The Spring 2020 Barbara & David Zalaznick Creative Writing Reading Series continues with a reading by writer & activist M. Evelina Galang, Distinguished Visiting Writer of the Cornell University Department of English for Spring 2020…



Abstract: In this talk, Seymour will present work from her new book project: a cultural history of glitter. She will focus on how this seemingly-trivial substance has surprisingly found its way to the center of political controversies. For example, the “glitter bombings” of homophobic and misogynist politicians in Mexico and the U.S. over the last decade exploit the unique qualities of this…



Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

The Wendy Rosenthal Gellman Lecture on Modern Literature by Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University), 2019-20 Invited Society Scholar, Society for the Humanities
Thursday, March 19, 4:30 p.m.
Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

Brent Hayes Edwards is the author of Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination and The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise…



A.D. Whitehouse

Howard Chiang, History, UC Davis

Abstract: This lecture introduces the concept of transtopia as a new theoretical framework of doing transgender history. Transtopia calls into question the coherence of transness and seeks to enable a non-hierarchical continuum of transgender subjects and experiences. By disrupting the hegemony of a singular template of historical narration (typically…