Garry Wills will be on campus September 17, 2008 and is scheduled to give a talk at 7 p.m. in Statler Auditorium.
The Cornell University Library will publicly display the Bancroft Copy of the Gettysburg Address in the Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections, Carl A. Kroch Library, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. between Monday, August 25th and Friday, August 29th.
For more information about the Bancroft Copy of the Gettysburg Address read Lance Heidig's recent blog posting.
Get linc'ed at the Carol Tatkon Center and explore how activism, art, film, comedy, and rhetoric can promote social change.
Sponsored by the Carol Tatkon Center, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Office of the Dean of Students.
August 27-September 30, Carol Tatkon Center Art Gallery Dedicated to the proposition that "all men are created equal," through words, images, and symbols, this exhibit examines the rhetoric of Equality and tracks our progress (or lack) towards achieving equal rights for all people. Curated by the Cornell University Library. In partnership with the First-Year Collaborative Committee.
September 6, 4:30, Balch Courtyard Terrace
(rain location Carol Tatkon Center Room 3330)
Get inspired as President Skorton reads the Gettysburg Address and talks about the power of words to change our world. Then get registered in this kickoff to our voter registration drive.
A screening of the important new film Stop Loss and discussion about the “casualties” of war.
Crossing The Line
A lighthearted look at the use of comedy to prod and provoke.
Is It Just Rhetoric?
A more serious look at the power of speech to advocate and inspire.
How We Protest
An examination of various forms of collective protest at Cornell and beyond.
Sponsored by the Carol Tatkon Center, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Office of the Dean of Students
Olin Library Media Center
Tuesday, August 26 -- November 26