"The project makes Ithacans aware that this Nobel writer lived in Ithaca for two years."
In “Critical Hits,” a new essay anthology co-edited by J. Robert Lennon, writers explore their own experiences with video games, and how those simulated worlds connect to real life.
From Oprah and the Obamas to lesser-known heroes, Joseph Holland ’78, MA ’79 finds words to live by.
Over two decades since Ammons’s passing, an open mic tradition is being revived thanks to a gift from his student Beverly Tanenhaus ’70.
Humanities scholars have an important role to play in the current political struggle to stave off environmental collapse, Caroline Levine argues in her new book.
Poet and memoirist Garrett Hongo will read from his work on October 26 in the Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium.
The performance will feature singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré, who wrote the music for the original production.
Held Oct. 20-21, “Lest Silence Be Destructive" will feature readings, discussions and the first public performance of a musical album based on Viramontes' work.
Tung-Hui Hu will talk on “The Grid vs. the Set: Early Attempts at Classifying Data” October 18.
In his writing, Muñoz draws on his roots growing up in a Mexican-American family of farmworkers in California’s Central Valley.
The first wide-ranging anthology of theater theory and dramatic criticism by women and woman-identified writers contains entries by more than 80 scholars, including Cornell faculty and alumni.
The corridor is a consortium of 11 universities and colleges endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
From Hans Bethe to Toni Morrison, we offer a sampling of alums and profs who’ve earned one of the world’s highest accolades.
The first woman to win a consecutive Southeast Asian Writers Award, Veeraporn Nitiprapha will discuss her newest novel, “Memories of the Memories of the Black Rose Cat,” on Oct. 5.
Our 34 new faculty will enrich the College of Arts & Sciences with creative ideas in a vast array of topics.
Jessica Rosenberg, Literatures in English
Lindsay Thomas, Literatures in English
Mary Loeffelholz, Literatures in English
NoViolet Bulawayo, Literatures in English
The Department of Literatures in English celebrates the winners of the 2023 Philip Freund Prize for Creative Writing in recognition of excellence in publication: Lanre Akinsiku, Jennifer Gilmore, Yvette Lisa Ndlovu, and Alexi Zentner.
Aidan Goldberg '25 is spending his summer putting together a history of the A.D. White House.
Chijioke Onah is a doctoral student in English language and literature specializing in Black studies and environmental humanities from Iheakpu-Awka, in Enugu State, Nigeria.
Rachel Bean, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor in the Department of Astronomy and senior associate dean for math and science, has been named interim A&S dean.
The University has served as a backdrop for literary fiction, mysteries, tales inspired by real-life events, and more.
“Helping students realize their greatest potential is at the core of our mission in the College of Arts & Sciences."
The Department of Literatures in English is host to many gifted student writers and teachers. Thanks to the generosity of various donors, annual prizes are awarded for outstanding work in poetry, fiction, research, critical writing, and instruction. We are pleased to announce our 2022 - 2023 student award winners.
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
Part of Cornell's Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Cornell students explored creative ways to understand urban landscapes during two cross-disciplinary courses this year.
The end-of-year HSP research conference May 5 featured presentations by 45 senior undergraduates.
The fellowships will provide a stipend as well as funding for research and other activities.
Eve Ogden Schaub ’92, BA ’93, BFA ’93, caps off her trilogy of memoirs with "Year of No Garbage."
Vee Cipperman is an English major.
Isaac Salazar is an English major.
In admiration of the contributions of literature and philosophy scholar Hu Shih 1914, friends and alumni of Cornell funded an outdoor seating area for quiet and contemplation.
Novelist and journalist Jennifer Egan to read from "The Candy House" on Thurs., April 13 at 5 p.m. in the Schwartz Auditorium, 201 Rockefeller Hall.
A noted Milton scholar who also worked on modern poetry and American literature, Radzinowicz taught at Cornell starting in 1980, after a 20-year academic career in Great Britain.
Vincent Brown, the Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, will deliver this year’s Reuben A. and Cheryl Casselberry Munday Distinguished Lecture April 17.
Fangming Cui, psychology, and Susannah Sharpless, English language and literature, are among eight doctoral students advancing to the final round of the 2023 Three Minute Thesis competition.
On March 28, Andy Warner ’06, author of the memoir "Spring Rain" and several other books, will explore the power of graphic media to tell true stories.
Creative writing graduate students talk about their visit to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference in March 2023 as representatives of the literary magazine EPOCH.
“Ellenberg is a distinguished mathematician and a master of public communication."
Anna Kornbluh, professor of English at the University of Illinois Chicago, will address "Immediacy: Some Theses on Contemporary Style" on Tuesday, March 7.
Poet and writer Victoria Chang will read from her work for the Spring 2023 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series on Thurs., March 2 at 5 p.m. in the Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall.
Sophie Lewis will offer a deep dive into the history of radical movements and explore family abolition, which she characterizes as a turning away from the privatization of care.
The site includes 700 poems that Charline Jao discovered and transcribed.
Four winners of the competition by the Migrations Global Grand Challenge are affiliated with the College of Arts & Sciences.
Vinson Cunningham, a theatre critic at The New Yorker magazine, has been named winner of the 2021-22 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism.
“We are thrilled that study abroad opportunities around the world are once again available to our students."
A poet and essayist, Gay will read from his most recent collection of essays, “Inciting Joy” and other works.
The fourth cohort of Klarman Fellows is the largest since the program’s launch in 2019.