Office of the Provost

The Provost's Series

The Provost's Series offers the Cornell community the chance to watch videos of lectures by renowned authors, professors and public figures throughout the 2007-08 academic year. The events, chosen by Provost Biddy Martin to reflect the goals set for Cornell in the Cornell Strategic Plan, are made available on CornellCast.


M.H. Abrams: On Reading Poems Aloud

Cornell professor emeritus delivers poetry as a high art of human expression

July 16, 2008

Hope or Despair? The Future of Low-Paid Work in Europe and the US

Lecture by Ken Mayhew, a Luigi Einaudi Scholar

April 28, 2008

A Meeting of the Minds

Cornell's best and brightest speak candidly about global politics and health, and the university mission

February 11, 2008

The War on Science: What Have We Learned?

Chris Mooney, author of 'The Republican War on Science,' examines the relationship between science and state and the real effects of distorted knowledge and ignorance.

September 20, 2007

Student Reading Project highlights "The Pickup"

Cornell students and faculty discuss the literary and cultural themes of the post-apartheid novel written by South Africa's Nobel laureate, Nadine Gordimer.

August 19, 2007