Virtual Concert: Black & Brown

On Host's Website NY

Christ Chapel Chamber Series Virtual concert Sunday October 18, 2:00PM Black and Brown Women in Song & Poetry in a relaxed salon setting James Dargan, baritone Joshua Slater, piano Songs by women composers of the classical tradition will be paired with poetry of black and brown women in an easygoing ‘salon hang’ format. Performance includes selections from […]

Faith and Social Enterprise

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Sundays | Starts October 18th | 2-3:30pm | Facilitated by Rev. Charles King & Rev. Julius Walls This class is an extension of the work of the Riverside Development Committee.  It is intended to give participants a theological basis for social enterprise for sustainability and mission at Riverside Church, a practical understanding of social enterprise, […]

Meeting Christ In Prayer

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Meeting Christ in Prayer—a unique eight-week, guided prayer experience is modeled after Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Through Meeting Christ in Prayer, each prayer group participants will meet Christ in a new, prayerful way while developing a profound sense of purpose in their own lives. Register

World Dance Festival: Dancing Across Cultural Borders

On Host's Website NY

LOTUS Presents World Dance Festival: Dancing Across Cultural Borders - Exploring Hand Gestures in Dance with Bharata Natyam - Bala Devi Chandrashekar, Hula - Makalina Gallagher, Burmese - U Win Maung on Sunday, October 18th, 2020 at 4pm FREE*** RSVP HERE and to view online at www.lotusmusicanddance.org For more information, call 212-62-1076 or email info@lotusmusicanddance.org World Dance Festival is […]

Free

To start with a word and end with a gesture: Celebrating Ntozake Shange’s Dance We Do

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Join us for a virtual celebration for the publication of Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance on Ntozake's Shange’s birthday. Register here to attend. Barnard College’s Shange Magic project, in collaboration with Beacon Press and the Shange Literary Trust, present a virtual launch of visionary poet and playwright Ntozake Shange's (BC '70) first posthumously published book, Dance We Do: […]

Levelized Cost of Carbon Abatement: A Cost-Assessment Methodology for a Net-Zero Emissions World

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

The need for rapid, profound decarbonization has never been more clear, manifested in the health, environmental and economic damages attributed to climate change. The growing consensus and urgency of addressing climate change is reflected in new policies aimed at achieving net-zero emissions, as more companies and governments commit to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by balancing carbon […]

Ilina Singh – Empowering Young People as Decision-Makers in Predictive Mental Health

Online NY

From digital phenotyping to genetic tests for diverse psychiatric and neurological conditions, young people are increasingly engaged in decision-making about the value of predictive mental and cognitive health information. In this talk, Ilina Singh introduces novel tools designed to build capacity and agency in young people to empower them as decision-makers. Data collected using these […]

Is It Time to Rethink Our Russia Policy?

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Join us for a meeting of the New York-Russia Public Policy Forum, co-hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the New York University Jordan Center for the Advanced Study […]

Separating Families as a Tool of Coercion: Palestine and the US

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Join us for a conversation with Tarek Z. Ismail. For Zoom login information, please register here: http://bit.ly/palestine_rights Tarek Z. Ismail is the Senior Staff Attorney in the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project, which primarily aims to address the legal needs of Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and other communities in the New York […]

Gifts of Wisdom: The Historical Traditions and Values of the Ethical Will

Online NY

LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING Gifts of Wisdom: The Historical Traditions and Values of the Ethical Will Monday, October 19, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET At pivotal moments that make us think about death—encounters with serious illness, the loss of loved ones, advancing age, or even bringing children into our lives—we turn to lawyers to write or revise our wills. Writing a will is an opportunity to consider our priorities […]

Neuroscience and Arts and Sciences: Neuroscience and the Perception of Music

Online NY

The Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program is pleased to support a new discussion series with the goal of stimulating cross-disciplinary activity and collaboration between Columbia University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Zuckerman Institute on topics of common interest. Event Speakers: Michael Goldberg, David Mahoney Professor of Brain and Behavior in Neuroscience and Neurology […]

TR@TC Mindfulness Yoga Mondays

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Mindfulness Yoga | Deliberately mindful, measured movement can help you slow down and nurture your well-being. Let go of the stress as you are guided through a gentle and deeply relaxing Yoga sequence that will also increase flexibility. End with a guided meditation to deepen your relaxation and inner stillness. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/3253611874 To request […]

Mourning Into Unity

Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, at W. 112th Street, New York

Over the past six months, the increasing toll of COVID-19 has devastated communities across the country. Join the Cathedral and interfaith community for a prayer vigil and candlelight procession beginning on the steps of the Cathedral. Building upon the liturgy of the Cathedral’s Episcopal heritage, this gathering will pay tribute to all of the lives […]

Community Fitness: Zumba

On Host's Website NY

TC Zumba instructor, Anna Serrichio (M.S. '19, Communication), is taking the dance party VIRTUAL! Join us on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST.  Join at tc.columbia.edu/events/ -- Can't join us at that time? We've got it covered! To view past events, please visit our Past Events Archive on the TC Coming Together site. 

Lecture by J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives for New York City

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Lecture by J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives for New York City Response by Weiping Wu, Professor and Director of the Master of Science in Urban Planning Program at GSAPP As Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, Deputy Mayor Thompson is responsible for spearheading a diverse collection of priority initiatives. This expansive portfolio includes […]

Yoga Flow

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice as veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. Mondays through October 26, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Book Talk: The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival

Online NY

Join TC faculty member Amra Sabic-El-Rayess as she recounts events she endured as a Muslim teen struggling to survive in the midst of the Bosnian genocide, and the stray cat who protected her family through it all in her book The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival. Professor Sabic-El-Rayess will reflect on the […]

Judaism’s Hidden Books: The Apocrypha

Online NY

AN ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH JTS Seven Mondays October 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET Encounter the rich and diverse writings produced by Jews in the late Second Temple period (530 BCE to 70 CE) that were not preserved in the Hebrew Bible, yet were included in the Latin […]

Sound Waves and Brain Waves: Our Musical Memories featuring Miguel Zenón and Paula Croxson, PhD

Online NY

Exploring the intersections between jazz music and science. October 19th, 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Online WATCH LIVE   In this series, we explore the intersections between jazz music and science, from how we experience sound and rhythm, to musical memories and the creative process. Join multiple Grammy nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel […]

Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn Booktalk

On Host's Website NY

Join Behind the Book for an urgent and timely conversation with Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn discussing their latest book, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope. *All registrants will receive a signed, paperback copy of Tightrope in the mail. Event link will be emailed prior to the event. About the book: The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half […]

$100

Coat Drive

Interchurch Center 475 Riverside Drive, New York

Donate your gently used coast to help our neighbors in need. Men's coats are in high demand. Donations can be dropped off at Suite 240 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 9am - 4:45pm) Thank you for your consideration

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open House at Home

Online NY

Whether you’re an aspiring young scientist or a long-time science enthusiast, you’re sure to enjoy Lamont-Doherty’s Open House. Join us for virtual lab tours, participate in hands-on earth science activities with our scientists from home, and learn from world-renowned researchers about their latest discoveries. The full schedule is in process and the most up-to-date information […]

Free Neighborhood Covid Testing at MSM

Manhattan School of Music 120 Claremont Ave, New York

Manhattan School of Music is pleased to host community-based COVID-19 testing, free and open to anyone, no appointment necessary. Manhattan School of Music is pleased to host community-based COVID-19 testing and health fair in collaboration with Dr. Karen Thornton, along with support from Medrite Urgent Care, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assemblywoman Inez Dickens, […]

China: Developing Country or Superpower and What it Means for Energy and Climate

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

China’s dramatic economic growth this century has made it not only the second largest economy in the world, but also the biggest energy producer and consumer and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. As reflected in the reactions to China’s recently announced pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, China’s impact on energy markets and […]

MSM Camerata Nova

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Conducted by George Manahan (BM '73, MM '76) MSM CAMERATA NOVA Live from Neidorff-Karpati Hall, the Manhattan School of Music Camerata Nova, conducted by George Manahan (BM '73, MM '76), performs Luciano Berio's Folk Songs for mezzo-soprano and seven instruments, and Trevor Weston's Messages. WATCH LIVESTREAM

“Judaism” A New Compendium

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

CO-EDITORS BURTON L. VISOTZKY AND MICHAEL TILLY DISCUSS COVERING JEWISH HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE IN THREE VOLUMES Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 1:00 p.m. ET How do you portray 2,000 years of Judaism in only three volumes? That's what co-editors Dr. Burton L. Visotzky of JTS and Professor Dr. Michael Tilly of Tübingen University will discuss at this […]

iCubed Seminar: Paul Ardis, GE – Digital Technologies for Aviation in the Age of COVID-19

Online NY

Guest Speaker: Paul Ardis , Research Platform Leader, GE Dr. Paul Ardis is Research Platform Leader for GE in charge of digital research for aerospace applications. Dr. Ardis received his B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Purdue University in 2005 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in […]

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Hearing is Believing with Helen Sung featuring Prachi Patel

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

Bringing together jazz music and science as we celebrate the way that music affects our brains and bodies. October 20th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Online WATCH LIVE ON FACEBOOK   “Hearing is Believing” an episode of the series, Music on the Brain, brings together jazz music and science as we celebrate the way that […]

A Medical Disaster and its Aftermaths: The Quest for Sleeping Sickness Eradication in Colonial Africa

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

A talk by Guillaume Lachenal, moderated by Thomas Dodman To sign up for this virtual event, please click here. Guillaume Lachenal will present an episode of late-colonial public health, the so-called "Lomidinization" campaigns to eradicate sleeping sickness. After the Second World War, these campaigns were launched with great enthusiasm, and led to the administration of preventive Lomidine […]

Navigating the Obstacle Course of Abortion Access, with Professors Carol Joffe & David S. Cohen

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Abstract Obstacle Course tells the story of abortion in America, capturing a disturbing reality of insurmountable barriers people face when trying to exercise their legal rights to medical services. Authors David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe lay bare the often arduous and unnecessarily burdensome process of terminating a pregnancy: the sabotaged decision-making, clinics in remote […]

Tuesdays at 6: Raymond Nagem

On Host's Website NY

From newly pieced together digital organs, instruments lent by friendly neighbors, or at home staples, the Cathedral's Music department is determined to bring the stunning concerts they are known for into your home. Concerts will be streamed to Facebook, YouTube, and this website every Tuesday at 6 pm. Make sure to follow us for even more great […]

World Leaders Forum: Why Reconstruction Matters

Online NY

This event is presented in partnership with University Libraries. The decade following the Civil War saw the passage of three Constitutional amendments that irrevocably ended slavery, established birthright citizenship and equal protection of the laws regardless of race, and sought to guarantee black men’s right to vote. But reaction by white supremacists came swiftly, and […]

SPS Election 2020 Speaker Series: Our Problem with “Truthiness”: The Centuries-Long History of Fake News in the United States

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Join Michelle Nickerson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, Loyola University Chicago, for a conversation about American journalism’s historical and politicized relationship with facts. Starting with the partisan newspapers of the early republic, then moving through the sensationalistic and lurid decades of late 19th-century yellow journalism, she shows how Americans did not start demanding accuracy from news until the […]

Book Talk – Educating Harlem

Online NY

Co-editors Ansley Erickson and Ernest Morrell lead a conversation about their newly-published edited volume on the history of education in Harlem. With past and present in dialogue, a panel of educators and activists engaged in schooling today will respond to the book and speak about its meaning for their work in Harlem and beyond. REGISTER Ansley Erickson, […]

International Workshop on Environment, Sustainability, and Education

Online NY

Join us for the fifth meeting of the International Workshop on Environment, Sustainability, and Education Speaker: Dr. Aaron Benavot Title: Integrating Cognitive, Social and Emotional, and Behavioural Learning in Education for Sustainability: Insights from comparative research Date: Wednesday October 21, 2020 9 am/09:00 New York 4 pm/16:00 Tel Aviv 3 pm/ 15:00 Berlin 9 pm / 21:00 Beijing This […]

The Undergraduate Committee of Global Thought Presents: Democracy & AI: Civics in New Age

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

The Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought presents a conversation with Tim Hwang, CEO of FiscalNote, on the role that big tech and artificial intelligence is playing in politics and governance in the U.S. and at a global scale. Register today! Register Event Contact Information: Andrew Wells aw2945@columbia.edu

HUD Brown Bag Seminar/Colloquium Fall 2020 Presents: Dr. Karen Adolph

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

The Human Development Brown Bag/Colloquium Series Presents: Dr. Karen Adolph Professor of Psychology New York University “Learning to Move and Moving to Learn” Karen Adolph is a developmental psychologist in the Departments of Psychology, Applied Psychology, and Neuroscience at New York University.  She uses observable motor behaviors and a variety of technologies (video tracking, pose estimation, […]