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Cornell International Fair

September 4th, 2019 - 11:30AM-2:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: First Floor Terrace

The Cornell International Fair showcases hundreds of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to internationalize their Cornell experience. Drop by to talk with faculty, staff, and program reps about study abroad, exchanges, language study, international majors and minors, fellowships, internships, courses with international travel, service learning, and more. This event is...

IGCS Colloquium

September 6th, 2019 - 2:30PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Mark-Georg Dehrmann (Modern German Literature, Humboldt University, Berlin) "Dimensions of the Modern Epic – the Example of Phantasmatic Orality"...

CowJews and Indians: How Hitler Scared My Relatives - and I Woke Up in an Iroquois Longhouse with a Picture of Jesus, Reminding Me - for the Wrong Reason - That I Owe the Mohawks Rent

September 10th, 2019 - 7:00PM-9:00PM

Location: Cornell Cinema

Ithaca Premiere of "CowJews and Indians: How Hitler Scared My Relatives - and I Woke Up in an Iroquois Longhouse with a Picture of Jesus, Reminding Me - for the Wrong Reason - That I Owe the Mohawks Rent." A discussion with Writer and Director, Marc Halberstadt, will follow. Marc wants to get back the home that the Nazis long ago seized from his German-Jewish parents and collect re...

Re-Imagining the Discipline: German Studies, the Humanities, and the University

September 13th, 2019 - 12:00AM

Location: A.D. White house

A Conference of the Institute for German Cultural Studies (IGCS) Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14, 2019 The conference will examine the disciplinary and institutional contexts that make up Anglo-American German Studies in our day. The field has since the 1970s developed a unique profile as an umbrella term for interdisciplinary endeavors that have driven critical conversations...

Fulbright Opportunities for Graduate Students

September 18th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research in any field or teaching in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only. The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting research in modern languages or area studies for six to 12 months. Open to U.S. citizens and...

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

September 25th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year....

Workshop: Rethinking the Proposal

October 2nd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

Part philosophy, part practical tutorial, this workshop aims to make proposal writing easier and more successful. It also offers an ensemble of remarkably useful tools for producing, revising, and editing, even under the stress of deadline....

Einaudi Center SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

October 9th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

This session will provide PhD students with information on the Einaudi Center – SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development program. The program offers seminars, workshops, and faculty mentoring to 12 PhD students in the social sciences or humanities who are developing research projects abroad, or domestic research projects on topics that connect to global issues. Students will receive up to $5,0...

IGCS Colloquium

October 18th, 2019 - 2:30PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Patchen Markell (Government, Cornell University) "Rereading Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism"...

"How the Slaves Freed Themselves: The Khivan Slave Uprising and the Myth of Russian Abolitionism in Central Asia," by Jeffrey Eden, CMS Seminar Series

October 21st, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

Consensus among historians has long held that the Russian Empire's conquest of Central Asia in the 1860s-1870s ended the region's slave trade and liberated its slaves. This presentation challenges that consensus through two case studies. The first case study shows how, on the eve of Russia's conquest of the capital city of Khiva in 1873, the city's slaves fomented the largest slave...

Writing a Winning Fulbright Proposal

October 23rd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

Primarily for undergraduates, this session offers guidance on how to write a winning proposal for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The session will be led by two Fulbright advisors with years of experience. Applying for a Fulbright? We encourage you to attend!...

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

November 6th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate, and professional students studying modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Funding is offered in collaboration with the Einaudi Center’s South Asia and Southeast Asia Programs....

IGCS Colloquium

November 11th, 2019 - 4:30PM

Location: 160 Goldwin Smith Hall

Jens Schröter (Cultural Media Theory, University of Bonn) "Money and Media Theory"...

Einaudi Center International Research Travel Grant

November 13th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

These grants provide travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research and/or fieldwork outside the United States. They also provide travel support for professional students engaged in various academic experiences in the international arena. ...

IGCS Colloquium

November 22nd, 2019 - 2:30PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Inka Mülder-Bach (Modern German Literature, University of Munich; Permanent Visiting Professor, German Department, Princeton University) "The Prose of Society. Narrative Forms and Social Communication in Goethe’s Conversations of German Refugees"...

IGCS Colloquium

December 6th, 2019 - 2:30PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

William Krieger (German Studies, Cornell University) "Cogito ergo dumm: The Dilettante Humor of Dieter Roth's Prose"...

Enslaved Histories: Value, Risk, and the Imagination of the Quantifiable Body in the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic, by Pablo F. Gómez, U Wisconsin-Madison

December 9th, 2019 - 3:30PM-5:00PM

Location: 423

Room: Morrill Hall

Science and Technology Studies Colloquium & Latin American Studies Seminar Series co-sponsors of a lecture by Pablo F. Gómez, Associate Professor, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, and Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of "The Circulation of Bodily Knowledge in the Seventeenth-century Black Spanish Caribbean." This talk will explor...

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