We’re finished for 2015-16

Thanks, everyone, for participating this semester. Come back in the fall. 

(Register for AS 1200 and receive 1 credit for attending Bethe Ansatz in the fall semester. More info here.)

May 4 – Gangs of NY, Black Swan, Lip Sync Battle!

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Special guest

Rick Schwartz – Award winning film and TV producer

Topic

Producing Hits for the Big Screen and TV

7:15pm – as usual

125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

April 27 – Contemporary art and Myanmar

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Special guest

Nge Lay and Aung Ko – Artists

 

Topic

The Sick Classroom and Other Tales

7:15pm – as usual

125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

April 20 – Physics without borders

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Special guest

Nima Arkani-Hamed – Professor of Physics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton & A. D. White Professor-at-Large

Yuval Grossman – Professor of Physics, Cornell & Bethe House House Fellow

Topic

Physics Without Borders

7:15pm – as usual

125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

April 13 – No clothes!

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Special guest

Verity Platt – Professor of Classics and History of Art & Bethe House Fellow

Topic

Are Classical Statues Naked or Nude — and Why Should We Care?

7:15pm – as usual

125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

April 6 – Podcasting with the Divas

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Special guests

Liz Wayne, Cornell PhD in Biomedical Engineering & Xine Yao, Cornell PhD in English – Podcasters extraordinaire

Topic

The Joys of Podcasting

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

March 16 – Staging an opera

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Special guests

David Miller, Ryaan Ahmed, Professor Neal Zaslaw and musicians

Topic

Baroque opera and the staging of Eumelio
[On March 19 and 20 Cornell Early Music Lab, Cornell Chamber Singers, and guest soloists present a revival of Agostino Agazzari’s pastoral drama in music, Eumelio (1606).  An opera in three acts based on the Orpheus myth, Eumelio features spectacular music, pastoral nymphs, hellish demons, rousing choruses, Classical statuary, and a diverse and colorful Baroque orchestra. Don’t miss it!]

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested

March 9 – Wind? Solar? Where are we headed?

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Special guest

Lindsay Anderson – Biological and Environmental Engineering & Bethe House Fellow

Topic

Renewable Energy: Benefits and Limitations

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested