Neuroscience and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Education: Promises and Challenges

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In the 2003 landmark Supreme Court case, Grutter v. Bollinger, the Court upheld affirmative action in the University of Michigan Law School admissions process as constitutional because the program furthered a compelling interest in obtaining “an educational benefit that flows from student body diversity.” During the case, the legal team for the Law School put forth […]

Covid-19 and Vaccine Updates Forum

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Please join us for “COVID-19 and Vaccine Updates,” the next virtual forum about COVID-19 vaccines and related matters on Tuesday, April 6, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom. Each session will include up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, new vaccine eligibility rules and vaccine availability, as well as information on how we are engaging with faculty, staff, and students. Presentations will […]

Book Panel: Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror

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ICLS and the Department of English and Comparative Literature present: Medical Humanities and Pandemic Urbanisms - Book Panel: Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror 1817-2020 April 6, 6:00 PM EST Registration is required. You may register here. Author Anjuli Raza Kolb (English, University of Toronto), respondent Elizabeth Povinelli (Anthropology, Columbia University), and moderator Stathis Gourgouris (Comparative Literature, Columbia University). To mark the […]

Running for Public Office: Lessons from Political Consultants

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Join political consultants to get insider lessons for preparing your campaign. Panelists will include: Alexis Grenell, Co-Founder, Pythia Public Affairs Jefrey Pollock, Founding Partner and President of Global Strategy Group Camille Rivera, Partner, New Deal Strategies Basil Smikle Jr., Ph.D., Lecturer, Columbia SIPA and Former Executive Director, NY State Democratic Party  The event is sponsored by the SIPA Urban and […]

Cyborgs, Fembots, and Androids in Russian Television Series

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This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-post-human-new-other-cyborgs-fembots-and-androids-russian-television-series Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for a meeting of the Russian Film […]

Navigating Relationships & Sex During COVID

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Join us for the 15th Annual Jeanne Clery Lecture Series. This much needed conversation will feature sex educators, Franciso Ramirez and Bianca Laureano, in discussion around how to best navigate relationships and sex during this significant moment in our collective history. Together, we will explore communication strategies for strengthening our relationships, what consent looks like – both […]

Precision Medicine Conference:Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disease

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Fifth Annual Columbia Precision Medicine Initiative (CPMI) conference, Advances in Precision Medicine: Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disease. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s conference is taking place online. EVENT PROGRAM The recent past has seen major advances in the understanding of the genetic and genomic architecture of neurodevelopmental disorders. We now have a deeper understanding […]

Misallocation, Social Institutions and Economic Growth in Mexico

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Join the Center on Global Economic Governance and the MPA in Economic Policy Management for our next lecture in the series: “The World Economy: Views of Chief Economists,” presenting world-renowned economists from the private and public sector to discuss current global economic challenges and their perspectives of the future. Lecture: Misallocation, Social Institutions and Economic Growth in […]

Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret

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Join us on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 6:00 PM EST for a public address and conversation with Catherine Coleman Flowers, author of Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret. REGISTER TODAY Purchase Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret Read Catherine Flowers’ recent essay for the New York Times summarizing the focus of the book. Each semester, […]

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Gastrodiplomacy

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Join Chef Nasser Jaber (Co-Founder of The Migrant Kitchen) and I-House Alumna Johanna Mendelson Forman ’69 (Adjunct Professor at American University’s School of International Service) for an interesting and informative discussion on the way food has become a central utensil in diplomatic toolkits across the world. Gastrodiplomacy is the practice of sharing a country’s cultural heritage through food, and is a […]

BLUE Chats: Challenging Heteronormativity and Being a Productive Ally

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Hi beautiful people! It’s sad to say that the last BLUE Chats of the semester is right around the corner which means we hope you all can join us one last time for a chill night with a topic that I’m sure will get us talking. Join us Wednesday, April 7th from 7-8 pm EST […]

Grace Notes

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Join us every Wednesday at 7:00 pm ET for Grace Notes, a midweek online gathering for inspiration, renewal, introspection, and reflection. Click here for the link to join

Good pollution: Smells in museums

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A lecture by Matija Strlič In a museum environment, smells can be associated with the identity of the place, such as the ‘smell of knowledge’ in a historic library. The presence of volatile organic compounds, constituting the smell, can add a sensory dimension to the appreciation of heritage. At the same time, it can increase engagement […]

POSTPONED: Getting the Data Straight: The COVID Tracking Project

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POSTPONED: Please register to be notified of the rescheduled date for this event. Come join us to learn about the creation of The Atlantic’s The COVID Tracking Project. The discussion will shed light on their data collection process and their methodology for representing inequalities in the pandemic. We’ll learn about accurately portraying and visualizing a crisis […]

Parenting Forward

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Class starts Thursday | April 8, 15, 22, 29, and May 6 | 8:00pm – 9:30pm | Zoom | Facilitated by Mandy Meisenheimer Parents and caregivers of children will study Parenting Forward, by Cindy Wang Brandt. This book connects parenting to Jesus, social justice, and child development. What does it mean to parent with love […]

Queer Liberalisms & Marginal Mobility

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This speaker series features four events which brings into conversation the contributors to the special issue “Queer Liberalisms and Marginal Mobility.” The special issue will be published by Ethnic and Racial Studies in Spring 2022. “Queer Liberalisms and Marginal Mobility” addresses queer migration through the intersectional lens of queer liberalisms, authoritarianism, and marginal mobilities. Globally, LGBTIQ+ rights […]

Unsung Stories: Women at Columbia’s Computer Music Center

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Click here to register. The symposium Unsung Stories: Women at Columbia's Computer Music Center focuses on women who have studied and worked at the renowned Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center (renamed the Computer Music Center in 1996). Unsung Stories highlights the work of women, including the work of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ composers and musicians at the […]

Building Solidarities: Institutions and Gendered Resistance in Land Justice Movements

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Building Solidarities: Trans // Racial Justice is a series of public dialogues that bring together activists, artists, architects, and academics from the community to talk about gender and sexuality, whiteness, and colonial spatial practices to examine urgent matters of embodied identity and its interactions with the built environment. These discussions will be driven by student research and facilitated […]

Musical Stories: Jocelyn Medina & Roberto Hidalgo

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Join us for an evening of songs with words as well as song transcriptions for solo piano. Vocalist Jocelyn Medina joins bassist Bill McCrossen in a program of classic hits from the early jazz days of Tin Pan Alley. Pianist Roberto Hidalgo will perform famous songs adapted for the piano including Robert Schumann’s Widmug and […]

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

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Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 6-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages 6-18) who may be developing a […]

Riverside BookClub Reads “Passage” by Khary Lazarre-White

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Join the Riverside Book Club for the April book selection “Passage”  by Khary Lazarre-White. All are welcome to join by signing up at trcnyc.org/smallgroups: TO BE Black in the United States is to be in a perpetual state of liminality. This space in-between is one that occupies us as much as we occupy it; meaning, to […]

Prozdor Teen Learning April Virtual Open House

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The virtual open house is an opportunity to experience learning at Prozdor and to hear about the program from our director. Prozdor meets Sundays at JTS (or on Zoom), bringing together a diverse group of teens to access classical Jewish texts, improve their Hebrew, and find contemporary meaning in the concepts and values of Jewish […]

Lecture: Susan Hellauer with Clifton Boyd

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Jim Crow and Zip Coon: Racial Stereotypes in American Popular Music More than a century of musical entertainment rooted in blackface performance and the minstrel show created deep and destructive stereotypes about African Americans that persist to this day. Susan Hellauer and Clifton Boyd trace the development of these racist themes through American popular music from the first […]

Virtual Tour of Columbia University’s Morningside Heights and Manhattanville Campuses with Untapped New York

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Please join the Columbia Alumni Association and Untapped New York for a virtual walking tour of Columbia University’s Morningside Heights and Manhattanville Campuses. A guide will virtually lead you through the area over Zoom and answer any questions you may have. We will highlight several hidden gems along the way, and unearth the history of […]

Body and Soul: Yoga from the Cathedral

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On the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, let the Cathedral help you align, ground, and recalibrate from the comfort of your home. Join Mia Michelson-Bartlett, RYT-200 and the Cathedral's Manager of Visitor Services, for 60 minutes of gentle yoga and mindfulness meditation presented virtually from inside the building's monumental architecture. This practice uses […]

How to Be an Ally When You Witness Online Abuse w/ Hollaback!

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As more of our personal and professional lives go digital, online hate and harassment are on the rise. Each and every one of us can be an ally. We’ll give you the tools you need to intervene safely and effectively in online abuse using Hollaback!’s 5D’s of bystander intervention. First, we’ll talk through what online […]

Fostering Belonging and Civic Identity: Perspectives from Newcomer and Refugee Students in Arizona and New York

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International & Transcultural Studies (ITS) Workshop  Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 12:30-2:00pm EST Fostering Belonging and Civic Identity: Perspectives from Newcomer and Refugee Students in Arizona and New York Professor S. Garnett Russell, Amlata Persaud, Paula Mantilla Blanco, Katrina Webster, and Maya Elliott, Teachers College, Columbia University Registration link: https://forms.gle/V85JDFXiCFCSqFYBA   This policy report focuses on high-school-aged newcomer […]

Insanity Is Not Destiny: Opportunities in National Security

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Join the Center on Global Economic Governance for the Annual Ambassador Donald and Vera Blinken Lecture, entitled "Insanity Is Not Destiny: Opportunities in National Security." April 13th, 2021 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT Click here to register. Address by: Jane Harman, Distinguished Fellow and President Emerita, Wilson Center Welcome Remarks: Merit E. Janow, Dean, School […]

Education for Sustainable Development: The Challenges and Opportunities of Curriculum Localization in Morocco, Ghana, and Turkey

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Title: Education for Sustainable Development: The Challenges and Opportunities of Curriculum Localization in Morocco, Ghana, and Turkey Date: April 13th, 2021 Time: 1pm EST Register here! Abstract:  This workshop will discuss the work of the Global Schools Program to localize Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCE) curriculum and resources. The Global Schools Program has […]

NDI’s FREE, After School Class for 4th & 5th Graders

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NEW OFFERING: FREE NDI Zoom Class for 4th & 5th Graders ndiLIVE! AfterSchool Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 4:15pm Spring 2021 Session: April 14 through June 16 Come dance with us on Zoom! ndiLIVE! AfterSchool is an opportunity for your child to experience NDI's award-winning dance and music program free of charge through live, interactive Zoom […]

Careers in Social Entrepreneurship Panel Union Theological Seminary

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Co-sponsored by the Student Affairs Career Development Office and the Union Alumni/ae Council Wednesday, April 14; 4:30 – 5:30 pm ET Zoom webinar: Click here Social Entrepreneurship as a concept gained traction in the 1980’s and has only expanded since then. Definitions abound, but essentially, a social entrepreneur’s main goal is to offer solutions for a […]

Race in America: Covering Violence against Asians (Rescheduled)

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Current events have given us urgent cause to reexamine the United States’ long history of discrimination and violence against Asian Americans. Chinese were lynched in California and exclusionary laws cut back their immigration. Japanese citizens were corralled into barbed-wire camps during World War II. And immigrants from Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, India and elsewhere faced levels […]

Event Postponed: White Freedom: the Racial History of an Idea

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This event has been postponed in recognition of the paused Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW 2110 strike.  It will be rescheduled for a later date.  You may still sign up for the event and we will inform you when a new date is scheduled.   To RSVP for this webinar, click here. The era of the Enlightenment, […]

Crippling Compensation in ISDS: Current Practices and New Approaches

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Please register here. The issue of damages in investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) is gaining increased attention. Arbitrators are devoting more space to the topic in their awards and counsel and experts in their submissions, States are reflecting on this in their policy- and treaty-making capacities, and academics and other commentators are increasingly scrutinizing existing approaches and […]

Close Looking Salon: Homeless Jesus Sculpture at St. John the Divine

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Join a Cathedral Educator and other art enthusiasts for a close look at Homeless Jesus, a sculpture by Timothy P. Schmalz that rests on the Cathedral Close near Amsterdam Ave. Share your observations and come together with other participants to come to a shared understanding of this captivating artwork. Tickets are $10/person. This program will take […]

Singers Workshops at Teachers College

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February 25, 2021 - April 29, 2021 Two workshops for the Spring Term. Spring Term Both workshops: Feb. 25 - Apr. 29, 2021 - No class on March 4 and April 1 Music Theatre Vocal Workshop - 5:00 - 6:30pm EST on Thursdays Young Men's Vocal Workshop - 5:00 - 6:30pm EST on Thursdays Summer Term Build Your […]

Wild Spirituality: Queer Grief and Grievance in an Age of Extinctions

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Join us on Thursday, April 15 at 6:00 pm EST for a lecture on Wild Spirituality: Queer Grief and Grievance in an Age of Extinctions with Jacob J. Erickson. Professor Erickson is the Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics, Trinity College Dublin.  REGISTER TODAY In this lecture, Erickson will explore what living in what is now called the Sixth Extinction, creaturely deaths, […]

13/13 Seminar Series: 12/13 | Open Borders

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Professors Seyla Benhabib, Joseph Carens, Paulina Ochoa Espejo, and Bernard E. Harcourt read and discuss "The End of the 1951 Refugee Convention?” by Seyla Benhabib, The Ethics of Immigration (Chapter 11) by Joseph Carens, On Borders by Paulina Ochoa Espejo, and Border & Rule by Harsha Walia. To prepare for the seminar, please read "Border Regimes in the Age of Covid" by Seyla Benhabib, "Politics, Principles, […]

Race to Action: Anti Asian American and Pacific Islanders Racism

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Join Riverside’s Antiracism Taskforce on Thursday, April 15 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for a special Race to Action lab that focuses on anti-Asian American and Pacific Islanders Racism. The lab will cover the 150-year history of anti-Asian violence in the United States and what’s going on now, and offer a panoply of ways to act in […]