SATURDAY, OCT. 19
“Simply Strings,” a concert by the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra (admission charged, tickets at ccoithaca.org); 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, OCT. 22
“Are You Sure, Sweetheart, That You Want to Be Well?” a talk by Maria (Osunbimpe) Hamilton Abegunde, whose research focuses on embodied memory of the Middle Passage; 6 p.m., Clark Lounge, Campus Center.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23
Guest clarinet recital by Garrick Zoeter, founding member of the Antares quartet; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Distinguished Visiting Writers Series reading by author and journalist Ted Conover, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for “Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing”; 7 p.m., Textor 101.