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Fragments of a City in Flux: Ahmet Süheyl Ünver’s Art of Islam in 1920s Istanbul

October 23rd, 2018 - 5:00PM-6:15PM

Location: White Hall

Room: 106

A presentation of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTSI). Born in Ottoman Istanbul in 1898, and came of age in the early years of the Turkish Republic, Ahmet Sühel Ünver was part of a fascinating transitional generation in 20th century Turkey. Until his death in 1986, Ünver taught ‘traditional’ Islamic arts like calligraphy (hatt), paper marbling (ebru...

IGCS Book Party

October 29th, 2018 - 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location: A.D. White House

Book party to celebrate the publication of Cosmic Miniatures and the Future Sense: Alexander Kluge's 21st-century Literary Experiments in German Culture and Narrative Form (De Gruyter 2017), a new book by Leslie A. Adelson, Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of German Studies at Cornell....

International Reserach Travel Grant

October 31st, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 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. ...

Any New Issues in French Nuclear Weapon Politics?

November 1st, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Venance Journé, Researcher, CNRS, France, will speak at 12:15 p.m. in G-08 Uris Hall about “Any New Issues in French Nuclear Weapon Politics?” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar.  Co-sponsored by the Cornell Institute for European Studies....

Dogs of Democracy

November 1st, 2018 - 7:00PM-7:58PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

Ithaca Premiere w/ filmmaker Mary Zournazi in person! 2016 > Greece/Australia > Directed by Mary Zournazi. A documentary about the stray dogs of Athens and the people who take care of them. First-time filmmaker Zournazi believes that Greece has become "the stray dog of Europe," and the dogs have become a symbol of hope for the people and for the anti-austerity movement. Filmed...

The Interrogation and talkback with Director, Erez Pery

November 1st, 2018 - 7:30PM-9:30PM

Location: Rockefeller Hall

Room: 122

“The Interrogation," Directed by Erez Pery, is a  film which focuses on the post-war interrogation of Rudolf Höss. Höss was the longest-serving Kommandant at Auschwitz. The film is based on Höss’ autobiography composed in a Polish prison prior to execution. There are English subtitles. A discussion with Dr. Pery will follow the film. Dr. Pery is a film m...

IGCS Colloquium

November 2nd, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Vance Byrd (German, Grinnell College) Intermediale Selbstthematisierung: Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Periodicals, Panoramas, and Commemoration...

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS)

November 7th, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 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 16th, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Matthew Stoltz (German Studies, Cornell University) Lessing, Novalis, and the Redemption of the Image...

IGCS Colloquium

November 30th, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Samuel Frederick (Germanic & Slavic Languages and Literatures, PennState) Collecting. A Poetics...

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