Free Cornell CAU Lecture Series:
Learn About Alaska, Photography and Paleoart

Cornell’s Adult University (CAU) invites the community to free monthly lectures by Cornell University faculty.

"The Changing Beauty of Alaskan Ecosystems"

Wednesday, February 5, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Suresh Sethi

Auditorium, Kendal at Ithaca, 2230 N. Triphammer Rd., Ithaca, NY

Suresh A. Sethi is an ecologist at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Learn about his research in Alaska and around the world, which addresses resource management in aquatic and marine systems.

"CAU Photography from Camera to Darkroom"

To be rescheduled due to COVID-19 precautions. New date TBA.
Jennifer and David Todd

Auditorium, Kendal at Ithaca, 2230 N. Triphammer Rd., Ithaca, NY

Jennifer Gioffre Todd is the art and photography studio manager in Cornell’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP); David Todd, is a former visiting scholar and advanced digital media lab coordinator at AAP. Join them gain photography tips, from how best to use your camera to processing images in the darkroom.

Want to learn more about photography? See the Todds’ upcoming course: Pinhole Photography: Ancient Optics, Contemporary Vision.

"The Discovery, Analysis and Reconstruction of Lucy's Ancestor"

To be rescheduled due to COVID-19 precautions. New date TBA.
John Gurche

Auditorium, Kendal at Ithaca, 2230 N. Triphammer Rd., Ithaca, NY

John Gurche, an anthropologist and a paleoartist in residence at Cornell University and the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca, New York, is one of the world’s premier paleoartists. His work has been featured around the world, including at The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. Discover how he recreates the form of our prehistoric human ancestors in both painting and sculpture.

Learn more about paleoart during Gurche’s summer course: Bones, Brains & Bodies: Human Evolution through the Lenses of Science & Art.

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