Cornell's Society for the Humanities hosted "Global Aesthetics: Intersecting Culture, Theory, Practice," a conference Oct. 15-16 at the A.D. White House.

Speakers in this session: Kay Dickinson (Fellow, Society for the Humanities/Media and Communications, Goldsmiths College, University of London), "Red and Green Stars in Broad Daylight: Syrian-Soviet Journeys Through Cinema"; Sharon Willis (Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester), "Lost Objects: The Museum of Cinema"; and Andrew McGraw (Fellow, Society for the Humanities/Music, University of Richmond), "Quasi-Collaboration and the Poetics of Pedophilia in Bang on a Can's 'House in Bali' (2010)."