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Foreign Fields: Perspectives on the Great War

Monday, November 10 4:30 to 6:30 pm Amit Bhatia ’01 Libe Café, Olin Library Join us for a special event featuring international members of the Cornell community who will read excerpts from poems, diary entries, letters, and other documents written during the “Great War” in their languages of origin. This event is part of the […]

Shakespeare at 450 — A Special Exhibit

On Wednesday, April 23, the world will celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. The Library will mark the occasion by placing its four 17th century folio editions of Shakespeare’s plays on public display for a special one day exhibition. Donated to Cornell in 1953 by William G. Mennen (class of 1908), these volumes […]

Cornell’s Luminaries of Science Fiction

Parallax, a new exhibit in Olin Library, showcases Cornell alumni and faculty who played important roles in the development of science fiction, from early SF writer Garrett P. Serviss (Class of 1872), to Joanna Russ (The Female Man) to Ron D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica).  Cases are located on the ground floor just outside the Current […]

Olin Exhibit: Cornell Poets on Cornell

This exhibit features the work of six poets who have taught or studied at Cornell and whose work has garnered substantial recognition among critics and peers. Each poem takes the physical location of the Cornell campus or its natural surroundings as a vantage point from which to examine both the outer and the inner life, […]



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