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Cornell Collects and CAPE Lecture Series - Fall 2022

Karl Pillemer, Psychology/Human Development

Estrangement: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them

September 15ᵗʰ at 10:30 - 11:30 am

Susan Brown, Horticulture

Apple Breeding Adventures

October 20ᵗʰ at 10:30 – 11:30am

[this will be held at Kendal of Ithaca Auditorium]

Val Bunce, Government

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine

November 17ᵗʰ at 2:00 – 3:00pm

Sandra Greene, History

Biography and the Challenge

of Writing Contentious Histories

December 8ᵗʰ at 2:00 – 3:00pm

Recently recorded lectures

Less Than Zero: Rethinking STEM Literacy - Charles Van Loan, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science


What a Good Conversationalist Is…and is Not-

Thomas D. Gilovich, Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology


Covid, Climate, and Crops: Why the World Needs GMOs - Sarah Evanega, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Integrative Science


The Resurgence of Memory: The Living Legacy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - Elissa Sampson, Jewish Studies Program


Freshkills: A New Concept of Wilderness - Jade Doscow, Photographer-in-Residence, Freshkills Park, New York City


Lamentations: A Novel of Women Walking West- Carol Kammen


Cybersecurity in War and Peace - Tracy Mitrano, Information Science


Bitcoin and Beyond -- Maureen O'Hara, Johnson School of Management. Slides are here.

Photograph Collections at Cornell -- Kate Addleman-Frankel,Curator of Photography at the Johnson Museum.

Evolution of Bird Brains and Evolution of a Career - Timothy DeVoogd, Professor -
Dept. Psychology & Field of Neurobiology and Behavior

How Natural History Museums Are Revolutionizing Science - Director and Curator Corrie Moreau

2020 Census: Challenges and Controversy - Warren Brown, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research Program

Words Matter: Labeling Disputes - Sally McConnell-Ginet, Professor Emerita, Linguistics.



Lectures are typically held from 10:30am - 11:30am* at the Boyce Thompson Institute Auditorium, 1st floor (come anytime after 10 am for refreshments). However, until further notice, lectures will be online. (unless otherwise noted). ** Parking is available as well as a conveniently located bus stop. Parking permits are printed in the CAPE newsletter and by contacting the CAPE office.

For more information on these lectures and more see: The Legacy of Cornell Faculty and Staff.

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