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

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

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, […]

‘Black Futures’

Online online, New York

Editors Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham in conversation with Margo Jefferson (Journalism '71), Writing.   About Black Futures:   An archive of collective memory and exuberant testimony A luminous map to navigate an opaque and disorienting present An infinite geography of possible futures   What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?   Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have […]

Saudades: World Portuguese Language Day Celebration

Online online, New York

Saudades: World Portuguese Language Day Celebration, in association with Arte Institute: In recognition of the Lusophone community, this show is meant to spark reflection on the history and identity of the Portugese language and will feature poetry by writers Paulo Flores, Mia Couto, Ondjaki, and Pedro Coquenão (aka Batida) and performances by musicians Mariza, The […]

Religion, Public Policy and Political Engagement

Online online, New York

This online course will explore the intersections of public policy, political engagement and religious faith. Several key issues–i.e., poverty, immigration and foreign policy– will be explored through the lens of faith-based groups and leaders that have been at the forefront of advocacy and political engagement work. Resources on activating churches and other faith traditions for […]

Race to Action: Anti Asian American and Pacific Islanders Racism

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

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 […]

Cantors, Controversy, & Compassion: Searching for God in Musical Complexity

Online online, New York

PART OF MUSICAL JOURNEYS WITH THE LIBRARY OF JTS An online discussion with Cantor Matthew Austerklein Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. ET This series is co-sponsored by The JTS Library and the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. What are the spiritual possibilities of […]

Thematic Discussion Series: Combating Anti-AAPI Hate and Violence

Online online, New York

    Time: 8:30 - 10:00 PM (Beijing) | 8:30 - 10:00 AM (New York)   The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes has again underscored the long-standing anxiety and concern regarding racism and xenophobia. In response to the growing call to action to support anti-racism movement and to foster an inclusive community, this thematic discussion series, titled […]

SALT Virtual Lecture Series Presents Dr. Andrea Revesz

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

SALT Virtual Lecutre Series proudly presents Dr. Andrea Revesz Friday, April 16, 2021 from 10:30-11:45 AM EST. See information on the speaker and the talk, titled "Investigating Second Language Writing Processes: Methodological Advnaces and Challenges" below and register to attend here.   Abstract The last three decades have seen significant advances in describing and understanding second […]

Labour, Precarity, Survival, & Lived Experiences

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

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 form […]

Human Rights Advocates on the Frontlines Respond to Covid-19

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Past and current participants in the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) will share their experiences meeting the challenges of Covid-19. Moderated by Stephanie V. Grepo, ISHR. Carol Dyantyi, Founding Director, Ikageng AIDS Ministry, Soweto, South Africa, 2014 HRAP Ekanem Itoro, Director, Advocacy and Resource Mobilization, […]

Consultants Share: Favorite Writing Rituals & Places to Work

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Join the GWC consultants each month for panel-style discussions about their writing tips, habits, and experiences. To request disability-related accommodations, contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, as early as possible. Register

Workshop: Student Artists-in-Residence & Post-Bacc Skill Share

Online online, New York

Inspired or intrigued by the projects Post-Baccalaureate Fellow Allison Costa and Student Artists-in-Residence Nkima Stephenson and Elise Logan presented at the MeMoSa last night? Come learn some of the skills and technologies behind their different experimentations! Explore narrative storytelling through choreography and creative coding, no experience necessary, all are welcome! RSVP Required Image: Top view images of Allison Costa in the Movement Lab […]

Rethinking Nature and Society in Latin America Conference

Online online, New York

This conference brings together experts in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities from Columbia and outside institutions to participate in a highly interdisciplinary discussion of nature and society in Latin America. Engaging varied disciplinary and national perspectives, the conference takes a regional approach to land and natural resource use policies and politics on the […]

Turn Up The Volume on Chanel Miller

Online online, New York

Emily Doe, the woman sexually assaulted on Stanford University’s campus in 2016, was unknown to the world until she wrote a victim impact statement that went viral. In her recently published memoir, Chanel Miller comes forward as that powerful voice, reclaiming her name, identity, and narrative while pushing us to question our views on how and […]

Virtual Cooking Class with Chef Hannah Wong, Founder of Haema BK

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Residents: Receive a Free Kit of Ingredients if You RSVP by noon on Wednesday, April 14! RSVP here. Get ready for your next culinary adventure as we welcome Chef Hannah Wong, previously the chef of Michelin-recognized Van Da and now owner of Brooklyn-based HAEMA BK. Chef Hannah will show you to how to make hand-pulled noodles (also called lamian in Chinese) with bok choy and […]

American Voices: Selected Piano Works by Black and Native American Composers

Online online, New York

Part of Carnegie Hall’s “Voices of Hope: Artists in Times of Oppression” festival Connor Chee: Navajo Vocable no. 9 (2014) Louis Ballard: Four American Indian Piano Preludes (1968) Margaret Bonds: Troubled Waters (1967) Dawn Avery: Onekha’shòn:a (The Waters; 2009) * Barbara Croall: Mazhenaabikiniganing Aagawong (Inscription Rock; 2008) * Talib Rasul Hakim: A Piano Piece in Six Sections (1965) Hakim: Sound-Gone (1967) Michael Begay: Adéihozhdìlzin (Know who you are; 2021) World Premiere * Brent Michael Davids: Testament of Atom (2008) World […]

Emanuele Arciuli, piano: Black and Native American Composers

Online online, New York

This recital features two world premieres and four works composed for Emanuele Arciuli, the preeminent European specialist in American music for piano. He has long performed works by Black composers, and has studied and worked for many years with Indigenous Americans. His 2017 two-CD recording, Walk in Beauty, features fourteen works—many of them dedicated to and […]

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces Virtual Adult Flamenco Classes

Online online, New York

Ballet Hispánico continues to offer virtual adult flamenco classes for dancers ages 18 and up, every Saturday from April 17 - May 29, 2021, 2pm-3pm ET. Spend Saturday afternoons in Ballet Hispánico’s virtual dance studio. Flamenco lessons will help attendees get in shape, brush up on their dance moves and meet new friends, online! Join […]

Precollege: Pathways to Your Professional Life

On Host's Website NY

LIVESTREAM LINK TO COME APR 17 | SAT 2 PM EDT Pathways to Your Professional Life A panel discussion featuring: LaSaundra Booth-Teacher and nonprofit arts administrator based in North Carolina Jazmin Morales-Assistant Director for Colburn’s Center for Innovation and Community Impact in California Portia Dunkley-Creator and Owner of Teeny Violini and educator in Florida   […]

Precollege: Nana’s Way Scholarship Recital

On Host's Website NY

REGISTER TO WATCH APR 17 | SAT 5 PM EDT Nana’s Way Scholarship Recital Aidan Doyle, Jazz Saxophone Taku Murakami, Jazz Saxophone Julian Rogai, Bass  Dustin Zhao, Jazz Trumpet APRIL-MAY 2021 PERFORMANCE BROCHURE

Pandemic Tales: Uplifting the Organizing of Filipino Migrant Workers

Online online, New York

Join us for a first look at a report by Damayan Migrant Workers Association and students at Barnard College on the impact of the pandemic on Filipino migrant workers. Hear directly from labor trafficking survivors and Damayan organizers on the way to move forward toward justice. Register to attend.

‘Release the Horses (fka hydra)’

Online online, New York

This performance will be livestreamed.   Release the Horses (fka hydra) is a new performance work commissioned by the Office of Public Programs and Engagement at Columbia University School of the Arts for the Year of Water. In 2019, Phoebe Osborne began developing a trio titled hydra; a many-headed collective body in constant change, set to be performed in April […]

Art School Pedagogy 2.0 Exhibition: Art In Isolation

On Host's Website NY

March 27 - April 30, 2021 Curated by HC Huỳnh As artists and educators, we spend much of our time exploring and negotiating shared social and aesthetic experiences. Over the past year, many of us have felt isolated or compelled to use our time in isolation to make work that specifically addresses the challenges, possibilities, […]

Inner Border Flight/Refugee

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

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 form […]

MSM Graduate Opera Scenes The Family Dynamic: Untangling the Ties That Bind

On Host's Website NY

LIVESTREAM LINK TO COME APR 30  |  FRI 7:30 PM EDT MSM Graduate Opera Scenes: The Family Dynamic – Untangling the Ties That Bind Featuring scenes from Cendrillon, Idomeneo, Lucia di Lammermoor, Serse, Arabella, Carmen, Highway 1, USA, A Quiet Place, and Candide. A. Scott Parry, Director Bryan Wagorn (DMA ’13), Music Director Tazewell Thompson, MSM Director of Opera Studies       APRIL-MAY 2021 […]

Earth Day Warmup – Special Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap

Online online, New York

Our special Earth Week Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap features an array of musical and lyrical guests including: Chuck Leavell, the forest-minded keyboardist for the Rolling Stones, former astronaut Cady Coleman, John Hall of Orleans, Apollo historian and songwriter Andy Chaikin and climate scientist and accordionist Ray Pierrehumbert. We'll also hear an "Earthaluja" sermon […]

The Fight for Voting Rights with Rev. Senator Warnock ’94, ’06

Online online, New York

With the controversy over Georgia’s new voting bill dominating the news, Union is excited to announce that Union alum and US Senator Raphael Warnock ’94, ’06 will join Rev. Dr. Serene Jones on Sunday, April 18th at 3:00 pm EST for a discussion on voting rights and the religious left. The event is the second in a digital series […]

Junior Opera Theatre Let America Be America Again A Sung Tribute to Langston Hughes and Friends

On Host's Website NY

LIVESTREAM LINK TO COME APR 18 | 8 PM EDT The Junior Opera Theatre presents: Let America Be America Again A Sung Tribute to Langston Hughes and Friends Livestream Premiere Catherine Malfitano, Artistic Concept and Direction Chun-Wei Kang, Music Direction and Pianist Simon Yu, Director of Photography and Video Editor APRIL-MAY 2021 PERFORMANCE BROCHURE

Power Play Women’s History Month Exhibit

Interchurch Center 475 Riverside Drive, New York

Celebrating Women's History month, in the current show Power Play, we have work from two artists, Lucy Rovetto and Armisey Smith. These two women work in very different ways, using various mixed media as well as traditional materials. Both however are interested in questioning power structures, the status quo and bringing into view things that […]

WeAct Annual Earth Day 5K Fundraiser

Location of Your Choice

Earth Day is around the corner, and we invite you to enjoy and defend the environment through our annual Earth Day 5K fundraiser. Early bird tickets are now on sale for $25! I encourage you to register today using the promo code "earlybird" - this offer will only be available for a limited time! I hope you'll join us to celebrate […]

Beauty & Self-Love: Connecting Back to Love, Body and Beauty

Online online, New York

The current social media climate and beauty industry can reinforce feelings of self-doubt and perpetuate the message that beauty equals conformity. In this workshop series, participants will cultivate greater self-acceptance, self-compassion, and decrease self-criticism through a variety of contemplative practices. By the end of this series, participants will have tools to help them feel more […]

Women in Energy Roundtable: Sophie Brochu

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy's Women in Energy program for a virtual roundtable discussion with Sophie Brochu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro-Québec. Ms. Brochu will discuss her career and life […]

Nonhuman Others: The Jerusalem Talmud on Animal Ethics

Online online, New York

NONHUMAN OTHERS: THE JERUSALEM TALMUD ON ANIMAL ETHICS WITH DR. ALEXANDER WEISBERG Part of our series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" April 19, 2021, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET This session […]

Just Conversations with Kelly Brown Douglas | Alicia Garza

Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch, NY

On Monday, April 19 at 2:15 pm EST, join Dean Douglas as she speaks with Alicia Garza, Principal at Black Futures Lab. They will discuss Garza’s role as a co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network and her current work with the Black Futures Lab. GET A REMINDER EDS at Union’s Facebook Live series […]

The Practice of Negotiating Intractable Conflicts

Online online, New York

How to End a 60 Year Old War: The Practice of Negotiating Intractable Conflicts Join the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution masters program for a conversation between Program Director Dr. Beth […]

EI LIVE K12: What We Talk About When We Talk About Climate

Online online, New York

Earth Institute LIVE (EI LIVE) K12 is dedicated to bringing the science of sustainability to K12 students, educators, and parents. About this Event Presenter: Josh DeVincenzo, Senior Instructional Designer, National Center […]