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 Oct. 16 session: Brenda Croft (Indigenous Art, Culture, and Design, University of South Australia), Tejumola Olaniyan (Louis Durham Mead Professor of English, University of Madison, Wisconsin), Gregg Lambert (Director, Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor), Yukiko Shikata (Director, Media Art Consortium, Japan Agency for Cultural Affairs, Tokyo, Japan), and conference roundtable with Naoki Sakai (Asian Studies and Comparative Literature), Karen Pinkus (Romance Studies) and Patricia Zimmerman (Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival/Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, Ithaca College).

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