Due to the ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19, many venues are closed to the public. For all in-person events, one should contact the event organizer or event venue prior to attending. For details on Morningside Area Alliance member venues, see VENUE ACCESS FALL 2021.

Books that Bind is Mexican Gothic

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

The October selection for Books that Bind is Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. We’ll be meeting Thursday, October 21, 2021. Join us! Free and open to the public. Learn more about The Ruth Stafford Peale Library by clicking here. Register Today ABOUT MEXICAN GOTHIC BY SILVIA MORENO-GARCIA: “After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her […]

The Jewish Middle Class in an Age of Social Justice

Online online, New York, NY

Part of our fall learning series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition October 25, 2021, 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET This session will explore the historian Lucy S. Dawidowicz’s challenging essay, “The Business of American Jews: Notes on a Work in Progress” (1992), which called for a reassessment of Jewish economic […]

Discussion with UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a discussion with Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons. Ms. Jimenez-Damary will discuss her new report, to be presented to the UN General Assembly this month, on the issue of prevention of arbitrary displacement in the context of armed conflict and generalized violence and […]

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Online Course: The Prophets Through Haftarot

Online online, New York, NY

ONLINE COURSE: THE PROPHETS THROUGH HAFTAROT Mondays October 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8, 15; 7:00-8:30 p.m. ET     While today we would look askance at someone declaring themselves to be a prophet, in ancient Israel prophets were a regular feature of life. Yet it’s not always easy for us to understand the significance of prophetic writings, since we typically encounter them on a […]

Task-Shifting for Maternal Mental Health in Low Resource Settings

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

This event is part of the Columbia University Seminar Series on Global Mental Health Invited Speaker: Siham Sikander, PhD Associate Professor Health Services Academy Islamabad, Pakistan and University of Liverpool, UK During this University Seminar, Dr. Siham Sikander will discuss maternal depression as a global health priority and highlight the ongoing research that bridges the treatment […]

October COVID Information Commons Webinar

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, we bring together a group of researchers studying wide-ranging aspects of the current pandemic, to share their research and answer questions from our community. Learn more about their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19, including opportunities for collaboration. Join us on Tuesday, October 26th from 12:00 […]

Just Conversation with Kelly Brown Douglas | Brittney Cooper

Online online, New York, NY

On Tuesday, October 26 at 2:30 pm EST, join Dean Douglas as she speaks with Dr. Brittney Cooper,  Associate Professor at Rutgers University and co-editor of The Crunk Feminist Collection (The Feminist Press 2017). Dr. Cooper is the author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women (University of Illinois Press, May 2017) and Eloquent Rage: A Black […]

The Ants and the Grasshopper Screening and Discussion

Online online, New York, NY

Join Union Theological Seminary on Tuesday, October 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm ET, for a screening of The Ants and The Grasshopper. This new film, directed by Raj Patel, follows Anita Chitaya as she battles hunger, sexism and climate change in her home in Malawi, through the heartland of the US midwest, to communities of people of […]

Update: PERU – Cuba and Beyond Series

Online online, New York, NY

Cuba and Beyond Series - Update: Peru Speakers: DR. JO-MARIE BURT, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY DR. CYNTHIA MCCLINTOCK, GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LIC. MARTHA PRO SANTANA, CENTRO PARA EL DESARROLLO URBANO Y RURAL, LIMA Registration Link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KG06jw61Seq66fBTXmb6rg Event Contact Information: ILAS ilas-info.edu

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Online Course: Jews and the Messiah

On Host's Website NY

Tuesdays October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16, 23; 7:00-9:00 p.m. ET This course is generously underwritten by Yale Asbell, JTS trustee. Messianism—the belief in an anointed one who will gather the Jewish people from the dispersion and restore them to their native soil—is a profound dynamic in Jewish history and thought. Once the messianic idea became embedded within Judaism, it spread to other monotheistic […]

Between the Lines: We Refuse to Be Enemies

Online online, New York, NY

AN ONLINE DISCUSSION WITH SABEEHA REHMAN AND WALTER RUBY Part of Between the Lines: Author Conversations from The Library of JTS Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET Online Join authors Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby when they talk about their book, We Refuse to Be Enemies, a manifesto that offers experience and guidance on the rise of intolerance, […]

Using Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery in Biology

Online online, New York, NY

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Using Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery in Biology Oded Regev Courant Institute, New York University   Abstract: Recent advances in machine learning such as deep learning have led to powerful tools and techniques for modeling complex data with high predictive accuracy. However, the resulting models are typically black box, limiting […]

Jan Nikolai Nelles: Technoheritage and the Politics of Digital Preservation

Online online, New York, NY

The CSC and program in Computer Science are excited to host a talk with Berlin-based artist and technologist Jan Nikolai Nelles. This talk takes place as part of the Arts and Computing in NYC course offered between Barnard and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). We're also grateful for support from Barnard's Digital Humanities Center. Register Preserving A Future: Technoheritage and the Politics […]

Ranked Choice Voting in a Global Pandemic

Online online, New York, NY

Food for Thought Policy Lecture Series - Ranked Choice Voting in a Global Pandemic: Running for Office has New Meaning…or Does It? With an estimated 300 campaigns for the 2021 local elections, Kenya Handy-Hilliard will discuss her campaign for NYC City Council. Running in a crowded race for the 40th Councilmanic District in Brooklyn, Kenya will […]

Lectures & Talks ITS Workshop: “Power to the Parents? Representation and Interest Aggregation in Delhi”

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Wednesday, October 27th, 12:30-1:30 PM EST Emmerich Davies, Assistant Professor of International Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education   Title: Power to the Parents? Representation and Interest Aggregation in Delhi Registration link: https://forms.gle/AnvoByCuLmAvwuTb8 With rapid urbanization, urban governments are coming under pressure to provide high quality services to diverse populations. How can states best do this? Many […]

Lessons from Afghanistan: A Conversation with Lakhdar Brahimi

Online online, New York, NY

Events following the departure of US forces have shocked the world and prompted heated debate about "what went wrong" in Afghanistan. In this conversation, former special representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan and architect of the Bonn process Lakhdar Brahimi will reflect on decades of engagement with Kabul and draw lessons for the future. Register […]

Geographies of Injustice – CineBela | Sessão Kiriku

Online online, New York, NY

October 23 , Saturday- 4 pm (Rio de Janeiro Time Zone) Live Performance | Mariana Maia Multilingual artists and performers offer live performance experiences.   More Information: E-mail: educativo.belamare@observatoriodefavelas.org.br Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GalpaoBelaMare Instagram: @galpaobelamare Youtube: /belamaregalpao Event Contact Information: ILAS ilas-info@columbia.edu

TISSUE TALKS: Peter Loskill, University of Tübingen

Online online, New York, NY

We are excited to welcome Prof. Peter Loskill from the University of Tübingen to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, October 27 at 3:00PM ET as he presents, "Recapitulating complex human tissues using Organ-on-Chip and organoid technologies."   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM ET for the popular Tissue Talks, our weekly webinar series hosted by Dr. […]

Avoiding Climate Disaster: A Discussion with Noam Chomsky, Belinda Archibong, Jeff Schlegelmilch

Online online, New York, NY

Sustain What? Avoiding Climate Disaster: A Discussion with Noam Chomsky, Belinda Archibong, Jeff Schlegelmilch   Drawing on insights from his book Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal, our featured guest, Professor Noam Chomsky, will explore paths to climate progress on an overheating and starkly unequal planet with fresh assessments from Columbia Climate School's […]

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Memoir Writing

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Join Henry Ferris, experienced book editor of over 35 years, for two remote workshop sessions on memoir-writing. This remote writing workshop will be taught via Zoom, with the ability to loan technology to accepted students if needed. Students are expected to commit to attending the two Zoom classes. Log-in details will be sent once accepted. […]

Community Innovation and Entrepreneurship during the Pandemic

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a Community Conversation about community building, resilience, and innovation with Harlem and Washington Heights leaders who reimagined their businesses and nonprofit organizations during the pandemic. This event will feature the following community panelists: PETRUSHKA BAZIN LARSEN, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Sugar Hill Creamery, Harlem’s First Family Owned Handmade Ice cream Shop VERONICA SANTIAGO […]

Brazil Seminar – Gender Policies in the Developing World: The Case

Online online, New York, NY

October 27th: Gender Policies in the Developing World: The Case of Brazil Speaker: Paula Tavares, Senior Gender Specialist, World Bank. This event will be livestreamed via the ILAS Youtube page. About the Brazil Seminar The seminar welcomes those who may be learning about Brazil for the first time, as well as those who are already well acquainted with […]

Book Talk. The Muslim Resolutions by Hikmet Karčić

Online online, New York, NY

Please join us for a talk with Hikmet Karčić, genocide scholar and editor of The Muslim Resolutions: Bosniak Responses to World War II Atrocities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Center for Islam in the Contemporary World, June 2021). Moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute) with Laura B. Cohen (Kupferberg Holocaust Center) as discussant. On April 6, 1941, the Axis powers attacked Yugoslavia. Within days, the […]

Peter Shor: Quantum Money

Online online, New York, NY

REGISTER HERE! Abstract: Quantum money is a quantum cryptographic protocol that allows for the creation of verifiable but uncopyable states. The requirements are A) One player (the mint) must be able to produce a quantum money state, along with a serial number. B) The serial number gives a verification test, and the quantum money state […]

TCR Book Talk: Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in Practice

Online online, New York, NY

Teachers College Record invites you to a conversation about the importance of HSI’s & the book review process. As part of the journal’s participatory approach to education, we bring together the academic community - faculty, students, youth, parents, practitioners, and community members. Our book talk will spotlight Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in Practice: Defining "Servingness" at […]

CUIMC API ERG Presents: Filipino Heritage Month Panel Discussion

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Celebrate Filipino American Heritage Month! Filipino Heritage Month Panel Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:00 – 5:00 pm Join the CUIMC Asian Pacific Islander (API) Employee Resource Group for a discussion surrounding the Filipino American Experience and the Model Minority Myth. Panelists: Gigi Miranda, MD, DABMA | Assistant Professor Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University […]

COVID-19 & Substance Use in NYS: Policy & Service Delivery

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

This event will be held on Zoom; please register to receive an e-mail confirmation with the Zoom link. COVID-19 has intensified the already unprecedented overdose crisis in the U.S., with preliminary SAMHSA data showing a 30% increase in overdoses between 2019 and 2020. Other research has reported negative health outcomes related to substance use and […]

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Singers’ Workshops @ TC

Online & @ Teachers College NY

Fall Term September 23 - December 16, 2021 The Process of Performance Prepare for auditions and work on vocal technique Ages 11 - 17, hybrid format Thursdays 4 - 5pm Gospel Sing! NEW Ages 11 - 17, hybrid format Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30pm Solo and Ensemble Singing for Adults! - 6:00 - 7:00pm EST on Tuesdays […]

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Cooking with Community

Online online, New York, NY

The Horticultural Society of New York presents: Cooking with Community Join us in the kitchen on Thursdays for a new series of cooking classes! Local chefs, nutritionists and seasoned home cooks from the community will be teaching us how to create flavorful, nutritious, plant-based dishes. Simply register here to receive the information for the zoom […]

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Indian & Global Economic Recovery in the Backdrop of COVID

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a presentation by Dr. K V Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, a leading expert on economic policy, banking and corporate governance, in a discussion of India’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic within the context of a global recovery. With Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor […]

Música e Migração nas Favelas: Rio e Mumbai

Online online, New York, NY

Reconstructing History in Brazil's Favelas and India's Zhopdis Geographies of Injustice Working Group Center for the Study of Social Difference, Columbia University   Speakers: Bahia Munem (Columbia University) Joilson Pinheiro (Poet and Director, Sarau Letras da Favela) Moderators: Junior Pimentel (Observatório de Favelas, Complexo da Maré)  Fernando Ermiro (Museu Sankofa, Rocinha) Please contact Ana Paulina […]

The Future of Liberal Democracy

Online online, New York, NY

in the Era of Surveillance Capitalism and Digital Authoritarianism   Professor Anu Bradford (CLS) will discuss how American, European and Chinese internet regulations are shaping societies and affecting individuals around the world. Register to Attend More information about this session and the speaker is available at: https://parker-school.law.columbia.edu/events/future-liberal-democracy-era-surveillance-capitalism-and-digital-authoritarianism   This event is a part of Columbia Academy on Law in Global Affairs (CALGA), […]

On James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree

Online online, New York, NY

Instructor: Kelly Brown Douglas Date: Friday, October 29, 1:00 – 5:00 pm  |  Saturday, October 30, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Format: This two-day intensive course will be held online, through synchronous sessions. Registrants are expected to attend full-time, for both days. Students explore one of the most provocative and award-winning books by Dr. James Cone on the […]

Breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling: Asian Americans as Leaders

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Columbia University Asian Faculty Association is pleased to announce its first leadership webinar, “Breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling: Asian Americans as Leaders in U.S. Academia” featuring esteemed speakers: Renée Cheng, M. Arch-Dean of College of Built Environments, University of Washington Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.-Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine; Provost for Medical Affairs, […]

Podcast Essentials: Sound Editing with Audacity

Online online, New York, NY

Taught by Eva-Quenby Johnson This workshop will introduce the open access software Audacity. We will focus on how Audacity can be used to edit podcasts with an emphasis on: - Recording spoken audio with Audacity - Editing sound clips - Cleaning up white noise and refining audio quality - Layering sound effects and music - […]

National Student Data Corps Data Science Career Panel

Online online, New York, NY

Our Data Science Career Panel webinar series features experts from academia, government, industry, and nonprofits who share their experiences learning and using data science. These virtual events aim to highlight the wide range of educational opportunities and career paths available in data science and data analytics. Online Register here Event Contact Information: Lauren Close lc3460

Indigenous Women on Building a Plurinational State in Latin America

Online online, New York, NY

Over the past twenty years Latin American societies have been innovating a new culturally rooted form of democracy: the grassroots-driven construction of plurinational states that center Indigenous and gender justice. This panel features three Indigenous women congressional and political leaders of the movements for a plurinational state in Chile, Guatemala, and Peru: Elisa Loncón (Mapuche), […]

Virtual Crypt Crawl

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Shake your spirits loose this Halloween season! Hear the stories of the entombed, learn the origins of Halloween as a Celtic New Year celebration that later transformed into All Hallows Eve, and creep into the Cathedral’s crypt. This virtual program will give you rarely-granted access to one of the Cathedral’s most exclusive spaces. Tickets are […]

Quilombo, Africanity and Intellectual Black Women in Brazil

Online online, New York, NY

1st Black Brazilian Women Intellectuals International Conference: Quilombo as Global Black Solidarity in the Past, Present and Future October 29 - November 19, 2021 Virtual Platform This event sheds light on the different generations of Black Brazilian women as producers of knowledge and agents of liberation. Despite intersectional oppressions, Black Brazilian women have a long and […]