Between the Lines: Bound in the Bond of Life

Online NY

PART OF BETWEEN THE LINES: AUTHOR CONVERSATIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JTS An online discussion with Dr. Beth Kissileff Tuesday, December 1, 7:30 p.m. ET On October 27, 2018, three congregations were holding their morning Shabbat services at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood when a lone gunman entered the building […]

Where Did the Beit Midrash Come From?

Online NY

HIDDEN HISTORIES AND UNTOLD STORIES JTS scholars uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history. Where Did the Beit Midrash Come From? Tuesday, December 1, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET The beit midrash is more than just a physical space. It is a culture of competition and hierarchy, and a claim that group study is perhaps the apex of Jewish religious practice. These elements have defined Jewish learning for […]

28th New York African Diaspora International Film Festival

On Host's Website NY

"The ADIFF was created in November, 1993 by the husband and wife team of Reinaldo Barroso-Spech & Diarah N’Daw-Spech on the belief that education is power. He is an educator in foreign languages and Black Literature and she a financial consultant and university budget manager. They are of the reality that film is the truest […]

Buddhism and Interreligious Engagement at Union Information Session

Zoom, NY

Would you or someone in your dharma community like to pursue Buddhist spiritual leadership or chaplaincy within an interreligious and socially engaged context? Please join us or invite your dharma friend to learn more about Buddhism and Interreligious Engagement at Union! We prepare individuals for diverse leadership roles working with and in Buddhist communities as well […]

TC Book Club Birthright Citizens

Zoom, NY

TC Book Club Birthright Citizens B: Martha Jones   Join the author, Provost Rowley and TC Faculty for a book club conversation   This event is in collaboration with Columbia University and Barnard College   To request disability-related accommodations, contact OASID at, (212) 678-3689, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible. If the event you would like […]

Book Talk. The Daughters of Yalta by Catherine Grace Katz

Online NY

This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. Click here to register & access live stream links. Please join us for a webinar with Catherine Grace Katz, author of The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War (Houghton […]

Human Rights Advocacy: Putting it into Action at the UN

On Host's Website NY

This interactive session with CLS Human Rights Practitioner in Residence, Anna Macdonald, will explore what makes human rights advocacy successful at the UN. Where do you start? How do you know if an advocacy meeting has been successful? What about countries that are hostile to your ideas? Anna will share tips and strategies from over […]

Skills Class: The Talmud’s Guideposts

Online NY

AN ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH JTS Six Wednesdays November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9  1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET This class is designed for students with one year of college Hebrew, four years of High School Hebrew, Ulpan level bet, or equivalent.  The Talmud often communicates its ideas in fixed expressions (commonly referred to as technical terms), whereby words or phrases take on […]


Hanukkah: Webinar for Rabbis

Online NY

AL NISSIM: ON MIRACLES Join JTS for a free webinar for rabbis designed to inspire you in your preparation of derashot and teaching for this Hanukkah. Presented by Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Vice Chancellor for Religious Life and Engagement, JTS. Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 1:00 - 2:15 pm ET Hanukkah gives us an occasion to think beyond the miracle(s) […]

Mystics, Music, and Microscopes: Celebrating Ten Years of Research in the Norman E. Alexander Library of Jewish Studies

Online NY

In honor of the tenth anniversary of the Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies, this year's event will highlight the work of scholars doing research in the collections. Dr. J. H. (Yossi) Chajes will discuss his work on kabbalistic manuscripts; Dr. Francesco Spagnolo will share music relating to the Jewish community in Corfu; and […]

TISSUE TALKS: Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., Terasaki Institute

Online NY

We are excited to welcome Dr. Ali Khademhosseini from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, December 2nd at 3:00PM ET as he presents, “Engineering in personalized medicine.”   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM ET for the wildly popular Tissue Talks, our weekly webinar series hosted by Dr. Gordana […]

Escape Room: Turkey, Turkey, Turkey!

Google Meet NY

Gobble, gobble, squawk, squawk, help us solve this turkey talk! Tweens, ages 9-12, join us for a digital escape room, fit for the season! Come prepared to work as a team, and help the turkey break out of the farm. Paper and pencil will be needed for this program. Librarians will be on hand to […]

Vernacular Industrialism in China: Local Innovation and Translated Technologies in the Making of a Cosmetics Empire

Zoom, NY

New Books in the Arts & Sciences: Celebrating Recent Work by Eugenia Lean Vernacular Industrialism in China: Local Innovation and Translated Technologies in the Making of a Cosmetics Empire, 1900–1940 By: Eugenia Lean Speakers: Eugenia Lean, Professor of Chinese History at Columbia University Deborah Coen, Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at Yale […]

“Police Violence as Public Health Threat: Exploring the Alternatives,” a talk by author and professor Alex S. Vitale

Online NY

For our December Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Alex S. Vitale, who is a Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College and a Visiting Professor at London Southbank University. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights […]

Community Fitness: Zumba

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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 -- 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. 

Leadership in a Time of Global Crises: Overcoming Obstacles

Online NY

A Series Exploring How Climate Change and the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Impact Careers RSVP Here The School of Professional Studies is convening a series of talks and panels offering diverse perspectives on how global-scale challenges will influence future careers. The first session was held on October 29. Led by Sir Alex Halliday, the panel explored […]

Digital Evolution Artist Retention

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The DEAR (Digital Evolution/Artist Retention) Artists’ Virtual Retreat is designed to give participating artists and arts practitioners of African descent the opportunity to connect, reflect, and strategize in a community of peers committed to growth and adaptation against the backdrop of these unprecedented times. Offering the possibility of respite and revitalization, the inaugural DEAR Artists’ […]

Harlem Renaissance Man: Jack Johnson

Online NY

Join Robert O’Meally for this two-part series exploring the lives of Harlem Renaissance trailblazers. What is it that makes Johnny Hudgins and Jack Johnson Harlem Renaissance men? PART 1: Wednesday, November 18, 7 pm PART 2 : Wednesday, December 2, 7 pm PART 2  | Harlem Renaissance Man: Jack Johnson What kind of Harlem Renaissance man […]

Book & Toy Drive

Interchurch Center 475 Riverside Drive, New York

Accepting donations until Friday, December 18, 2020 The Interchurch Center will collect children's books and toys for the holiday season beginning November 30, 2020. Please bring your new, unwrapped toys and books to suite 240 between office hours 9am - 4:45pm. If you have any questions, please call 212-870-2200.

LiveOn NY’s Upcoming Listening Session for Older New Yorkers

Zoom, NY

While we take a collective deep breath after the 2020 federal elections, we also know that the work must continue, as the 2021 local elections have already begun in earnest. With this in mind, LiveOn NY looks forward to hosting a Listening Session for Older Adults on December 3rd to begin to hear what older New Yorkers are […]

Digital Transformation in Agriculture

Online NY

The scope of agriculture has been widened by the development of the agricultural food industry with integrated global supply chains, technological and corporate advancements, and environmental effects, which require new structural solutions. Additionally, in recent years, global financial crises have revealed a weakness in the implementation and sustainability of current growth models and agricultural policies. […]

An Engineered Iteration of the Trajan’s Column

Zoom, NY

An engineered iteration of the Trajan’s Column - A lecture by Sarah Healey-Dilkes ACR The Victorian Iteration is a composition of over 500 plaster panels and architectural sections, a timbered framework and 2 brick chimneys diameters of 5-8M with heights of 15 and 20M. It is located in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and was acquired […]

Uptown Triennial 2020

Columbia University - Wallach Gallery 615 West 129th Street, New York

On view September 24, 2020 - February 28, 2021 (new date) Advanced registration required The Uptown Triennial 2020 exhibition, the second iteration in the series, presents the work of contemporary artists in dialogue with the Harlem Renaissance—a defining moment in American modernism and African-American cultural history—during its centennial year. The Wallach Art Gallery is currently open to Columbia students, […]

Abolition Democracy 5/13: Property is Theft!

Zoom, NY

Amy Allen, Étienne Balibar, and Karuna Mantena will discuss Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and What is Property? by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, moderated by Bernard E. Harcourt. Please RSVP here.  Event Contact Information: Fonda Shen +1 212 853 2138

Le bonheur, sa dent douce à la mort: Autobiographie philosophique

Online NY

Barbara Cassin in conversation in French with Souleymane Bachir Diagne La philosophe Barbara Cassin signe une autobiographie : un récit bouleversant et intrépide, qui célèbre la puissance amoureuse et politique de la langue. Un texte sensible et littéraire qui, de l'anecdote à l'idée, nous donne à voir la texture philosophique de toute vie. Barbara Cassin […]

BioBus Town Hall about Racism and Disease

Youtube, NY

Join BioBus for their fourth and final town hall series on a topic that you – the BioBus community and students – asked for space and time to discuss. The series continues with “Racism and Disease.” Free and open to the public; designed for K-12 students. Please visit the event webpage for additional information and live stream. […]

Storytelling and Spatial Violence

Zoom, NY

Please join us for a film and discussion series on the impacts of gentrification, development, and other forms of spatial violence. The Public Humanities Initiative at the SOF/Heyman presents four events exploring architectural and territorial planning as instruments of violence, and the activists that seek to use visual and narrative storytelling as a way to […]

Mediation and De-escalation: Solutions to Covid Pandemic Panic

Online NY

Examines mediation and de-escalation as solutions to panic caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Program is eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.   Speakers: Carol B. Liebman Clinical Professor Emerita of Law, Columbia Law School   David N. Hoffman Lecturer in the Discipline of Bioethics, Columbia University   Please RSVP in advance of the event.   For […]

Translating Identity

Zoom, NY

Join Our Word on Thursday, December 3 at 6:30 PM for a panel on translation, race and gender with poet Tracy K Smith '97, fiction writer Paige Morris, and hosted by poetry student Stephanie Dinsae. Register About Our Word Our Word is a student organization whose mission is to enrich the Columbia University School of the Arts, and the literary community […]

Virtual Holiday Candlelight Tour

Zoom, NY

Step into the holiday season of 1830 with a magical tour of the Museum in candlelight. Hear about the history of the season in early America as we peek inside the period rooms, decorated in their holiday finest, and learn about 19th-century traditions of food and drink, music, and gift giving. Enjoy holiday favorites sung […]

RDC Next 90 Speaker Series: Faith & Environmental Sustainability

Zoom, NY

Peggy Shepard, executive director of Harlem’s WEACT, Mary Nelson founder of Life, Carl Anthony and Dr. Paloma Pavel, co-directors of the Breakthrough Communities Project discuss how we achieve environmental sustainability. Mary Nelson is President Emeritus of Bethel New Life a faith rooted community development corporation, where she served for 26 years. Bethel pioneered in creative community based efforts […]

Are Japanese CEOs Paid Too Little & U.S. CEOs Paid Too Much

Online NY

Live Webinar Are Japanese CEOs Paid Too Little & U.S. CEOs Paid Too Much, and Why Does it Matter? Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 7:00-8:00 PM (EST) Friday, December 4, 2020 | 9:00-10:00 AM (JST) Featuring: Steven Greenberg, Regional Managing Partner, Financial Services, APAC & ME, Heidrick & Struggles James B. Rosenwald III, Managing Member […]

Community Fitness: Yoga

On Host's Website NY

Join BBS Masters student and certified yoga instructor Stefania Marchitelli (M.S. candidate, Communicative Sciences and Disorders) every Thursday evening at 7:30 PM ET for a 45 minute Vinyasa yoga class (cool down/meditation to follow). No yoga mat? No problem! Grab a towel, blanket or simply head to a carpeted area of your home. All experience […]

Uptown 2020 Triennial Town Hall: Building for the Future

Zoom, NY

The ways in which we interact with personal and communal spaces has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this town hall artists, activists, entrepreneurs, and community leaders come together to share and discuss their perspectives on what is needed from Harlem community spaces in this moment and beyond. This virtual event is organized by […]

Fall 2020 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

Zoom, NY

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) presents: Fall 2020 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series Q&A to follow each talk; Moderated by CCSI and Arnold & Porter December 1st, 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST) CHANTAL ONONAIWU Trade Policy & Legal Specialist, Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN), CARICOM Secretariat ''Investment Treaty Reform: Continued Priority or Backburner Issue?" PLEASE […]

Social Enterprise Conference, Capital for Good: Digital Event Series

Online NY

The 19th Annual Social Enterprise Conference, Capital for Good is going virtual! This Digital Event Series, located in the finance capital of the world, provides a unique opportunity to tap into the vibrant ecosystem of capital for impact through the lens of philanthropy, impact investing, ESG, and social venture and business examples. Social impact leaders in business, government, […]

Data, Media and Society Poster Session

Online NY

About DSI Poster Sessions: Columbia University students, faculty, postdocs and researchers are welcome to submit a poster for consideration and inclusion. Each DSI Research Center will host a poster session in the 2020-21 academic year. DSI Data, Media and Society Center: The Center for Data, Media and Society (formerly New Media) is interested in the […]