Books That Bind: The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami

Zoom, NY

The May selection for our monthly book club is The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami, read with us! Meeting date to be determined. About the Book: From the author of Strange Weather in Tokyo comes this funny, heartwarming story about love, life, and human relationships that features a delightfully offbeat cast of characters. Objects for sale […]

Between the Lines: Crushing the Red Flowers

Online online, New York

PART OF BETWEEN THE LINES: AUTHOR CONVERSATIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JTS An online discussion with Jennifer Voigt Kaplan Thursday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. ET Join award-winning author Jennifer Voigt Kaplan when she discusses her novel, Crushing the Red Flowers. Crushing the Red Flowers is the story of how two ordinary boys cope under the extraordinary circumstances of Kristallnacht. Based […]

Knowledge Worlds: Media, Materiality, and the Making of the Modern University

Online online, New York

Book launch and conversation among Lucia Allais, Associate Professor; Weihong Bao; Zeynep Çelik Alexander, Associate Professor, Columbia; and Mabel O. Wilson, Nancy and George Rupp Professor of Architecture; in conversation with Reinhold Martin, Professor and Author. What do the technical practices, procedures, and systems that have shaped institutions of higher learning in the United States, from […]

PEN World Voices Festival. Voices on the Vanguard: Russian Poetry Today

Online online, New York

The 2021 PEN World Voices Festival presents a poetry reading co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and Deep Vellum. Poets and translators of Russian verse reunite for a bilingual reading as part of PEN America’s Writers in Dialogue project, which has joined some of the most daring new voices in Russian poetry with American translators to introduce their work […]

Virtual Book Launch With Peter T. Coleman, Author of The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization

Online online, New York

Please join us for a virtual book launch with Peter T. Coleman, author of The Way Out How to Overcome Toxic Polarization Tuesday, June 1, 2021 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Author and professor Dr. Peter T. Coleman will discuss his decades-long research on toxic polarization, how and why we are so stuck currently, and what we can each do to ‘unstick’ […]