Catch It: October 9 – October 16

Thursday 10/9:

Sneak Peek! Tonight at 8 p.m., Cornell Cinema will be screening a free sneak preview of Ridley Scott’s latest film, Body of Lies, in Uris auditorium. The film is based on David Ignatius’s novel about a CIA operative who chases a lead on a terrorist operating out of Jordan, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe. For (free!) tickets, go to WSH or download them from
Cornell architecture alumnus investigates barns, scarecrows and archaic modes of printing. Interested in farm-itecture? Aleksander Mergold ’00, cofounder of Austin+Mergold, will be speaking at 5:15 p.m. today in 157 E. Sibley. If visuals appeal to you more than aural, check out the Austin+Mergold exhibit in Hartells Gallery in Sibley, today through Saturday.

Friday 10/10:

Catch It: Sept. 25 – Oct. 2

Thurs. 9/25:
Quick: what two liquids come to mind when you think of the Middle East? Blood and Oil, of course! They also happen to make up the title of Jeremy Earp’s documentary investigating America’s addiction to the latter and its investment in the former. Journalist Michael T. Klare, whose work inspired the film, speaks at the showing, tonight at 7 p.m. at Cornell Cinema.
Ever wonder about those strangely homoerotic overtones in Shakespeare’s Sonnets? The English Department’s weekend Shakesqueer Conference kicks off today with a talk by Emory University’s Jonathan Goldberg entitled “Samson Uncircumsised.” Stop by the HEC Auditorium in Goldwin Smith at 4:30 p.m. and get your mind blown.
Friday 9/26: