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  • The Happiness of Pursuit: Machineries of Joy

    In this July 31, 2013 lecture, Cornell psychology professor Shimon Edelman talks about happiness--its evolutionary basis, cognitive mechanisms, and social dynamics--and offers some thoughts about what can and should be done to promote it. Sponsored by the School of Continuing Education and Summe...

    Tags: Cornell Channel, Happiness

    December 18, 2013

  • Alternative Modernities?: A View from the South

    How do the political, ethical, and metaphysical ideas of the North look from the perspective of cultures of the South? Can this even be asked fruitfully in a time when it seems that those ideas have themselves comprehensively shaped the perspective of the South through a long period of colonizati...

    Tags: Cornell Channel, Southern Viewpoints

    December 18, 2013

  • Debraj Ray: Ethnicity and Conflict

    NYU economist Debraj Ray explored the links between uneven growth and social conflict Oct. 4, 2013 in a development economics seminar sponsored by the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Department of Economics, and the Institute for the Social Sciences.

    Tags: Cornell Channel, Ethnicity

    December 18, 2013

  • The Ongoing Employment Crisis: What Will it Take to Recover?

    Brandeis economist Lisa M. Lynch discussed economic security and the search for good jobs November 6, 2013 as part of the Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life series, "After the American Century: Fears and Hopes for America's Future."

    Tags: Cornell Channel, Employment Crisis

    December 18, 2013

  • Beyond our age of fracture? Prospects for change in American life

    Princeton historian Daniel Rodgers discussed trends and prospects for change in American political and moral life Oct. 21, 2013 as part of the Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life series, "After the American Century: Fears and Hopes for America's Future."

    Tags: Cornell Channel, American Life

    December 18, 2013

  • Higher Education, Rising Costs: What Does the Future Hold?

    It seems the entire nation is talking about the economics of higher education--and with good reason: the stakes couldn't be higher. A panel of faculty and alumni experts share their predictions and opinions about this important set of issues at an October 25, 2013 TCAM event.

    Tags: Cornell Channel, Higher Education

    December 18, 2013