Thriving in Turbulence

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Thriving in Turbulence: Leading Immigrant Communities Amidst a Pandemic and Societal Upheaval Community-based nonprofits have anchored immigrants through the turbulence of the ongoing health crisis and social unrest, providing often ignored individuals and families refuge and the means to weather these unsettling times. Moreover, the presidential elections bring both challenges and opportunities for immigrants and […]

Mid-Year Report Card: Assessing Children’s Social and Emotional Health

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Mid-Year Report Card: Assessing Children's Social and Emotional Health THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021 | 6:00 PM EST REGISTER Join us for an in-depth overview of the kinds of emotional reactions experienced by children and youth now having gone back to school in a completely virtual or hybrid classroom for half a school year. Experts in […]

Books That Bind: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

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The January selection for our monthly Book Club is The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo. We’ll be meeting Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom to discuss the book, join us! Click here to register for this meeting or click the button below. Register Here About the Book: A sweeping historical novel about a dancehall girl and […]

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

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Katharine Wilkinson, Co-Editor and Co-Founder of the All We Can Save Project will introduce All We Can Save and contributors to the book Jainey Bavishi, Director, New York City Mayor’s Office of Resiliency; Kate Marvel, Associate Research Scientist, Columbia’s Earth Institute; and Kate Orff, Professor and Director of GSAPP’s Urban Design Program, will present their contributions followed by a discussion. […]

BME WEBINAR SERIES: Catherine von Reyn, PhD, Drexel University

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On Friday, January 22nd @ 11:00AM ET, we welcome Prof. Catherine von Reyn from Drexel University as she presents, "Engineering neural circuits to understand sensorimotor transformations." ABOUT THE WEBINAR To interact with our environment, we rely on sensorimotor transformations where our nervous system outputs behavioral responses from inputs of light, sound, smell, taste, and touch.  […]

Book Talk. Mixed Messages: Mediating Native Belonging in Asian Russia by Kathryn E. Graber

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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 purchase the book from Book Culture NYC. Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for an event in the Minority Inclusion and Exclusion in Soviet and Post-Communist Societies Speaker […]

An Earned Income Tax Credit Experiment in China

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Please join us for a lecture: Impact of a Labor Income Reward Plan: An Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Experiment in China Li Gan, Clifford Taylor Jr. Professor in Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University Moderated by: Qin Gao, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work; Director, China Center for Social Policy   China currently […]

Book Talk: The Return of Great Power Rivalry by Matthew Kroenig

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Brilliant and engagingly written, The Return of Great Power Rivalry argues that this conventional wisdom is wrong. Drawing on an extraordinary range of historical evidence and the works of figures like Herodotus, Machiavelli, and Montesquieu and combining it with cutting-edge social science research, Matthew Kroenig advances the riveting argument that democracies tend to excel in great power […]

Roles for Computing in Social Justice with Rediet Abebe, Harvard

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Each year, the Brown Institute sponsors talks that explore the intersection between media and technology. This year we have three virtual presentations lined up, each challenging us to think about data and computation in new ways. Each talk is by researchers outside of journalism, and yet we have a great deal to learn from their […]

Virtual Vertical Tour

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On this adventurous tour, virtually climb more than 124 feet through spiral staircases to the top of the world’s largest cathedral. Using high-quality video footage, our educators will “walk” you through stories of the stained glass and sculpture and study the grand architecture of the Cathedral. Tickets are $10 per person. This program will take […]

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Life in an Age of Conflicts and Extremes

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Life in an Age of Conflicts and Extremes Keynote address for In Service to the New Nation: The Life & Legacy of John Jay The Forum at Columbia University is proud to host renowned scholar Joanne B. Freeman as she presents her keynote address, "Life in an Age of Conflicts and Extremes," which will kick-off a two-day […]

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John Jay Papers Conference

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In Service to the New Nation: The Life and Legacy of John Jay Conference Posted on 2020-12-08 (2020-12-18) by Robb Haberman, Associate Editor, The Papers of John Jay The John Jay Papers Project, Columbia University Libraries, and Columbia University’s Office of the Provost are proud to present In Service to the New Nation: The Life & Legacy of John Jay, […]

Tea in Early America: A Virtual Workshop

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Pour yourself a cup of tea and join us as we explore the history and traditions of tea in America, including the types of tea available, tea superstitions, and the proper food to serve at an early 19th-century afternoon tea.

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

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Online: streaming details TBA. Visit www.geii.org closer to the date for updates. In collaboration with the TIC choirs and other community members, Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute will host a virtual liturgy for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25), as we join with ministers and leaders from several different church traditions to demonstrate and […]

Leadership During COVID | Noontime Knowledge Series

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As team members continue to Work From Home (WFH) during COVID, there are many challenges and opportunities for Leaders to enhance team leader/member productivity. More than ever, team members need to feel comfortable sharing their personal situations, communicate their concerns, and provide recommendations to Leaders. Leaders must be mindful to actively approach team members to […]

Legitimated State Repression in Authoritarian Regimes: Russia 2010-2017

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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. Please join us for a presentation by Seonhee Kim, Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Harriman Institute, followed by a discussion moderated by Harriman director Alexander Cooley. Authoritarian […]

Some Unexpected Stories About Women in the Talmud

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Part of our series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" January 25, 2021, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Although most Talmudic anecdotes feature men, some feature wives, mothers, and daughters of rabbis. These women learned Jewish law, and even, on occasion, helped formulate it. Join Dr. Judith Hauptman to study several of these short […]

NECR Alumni Career Deep Dive

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NECR Alumni Career Deep Dive: Technology, Public Policy, and Education NECR Career Deep Dives are a monthly series program alumni share insights and experiences from their careers in conflict resolution with prospective and current students. Alumni discuss their career trajectories, professional trends they have observed, and offer career insights they have gained. There is ample […]

What is Spiritual Care? Nursing

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Join us for the What Is Spiritual Care? Medicine Nursing on Tuesday, January 26, at 12:00 pm. This is part of the International Association for Spiritual Care (IASC) five-part webinars series, exploring what […]

MSM String Chamber Orchestra, Conducted by George Manahan (BM ’73, MM ‘ 76)

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MSM String Chamber Orchestra George Manahan (BM ’73, MM ‘ 76), Conductor   Program Henry Purcell Suite from Abdelazer, Z.570 John Adams Shaker Loops   Livestream link coming soon.   Neidorff-Karpati Hall Manhattan School of Music 130 Claremont Avenue New York, NY 10027

Functional Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Dr. Towfique Raj, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Genetic and Genomic Sciences & Neurology, Icahn Institute of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Icahn Institute for Data Science and Genomic Technology.   Read: Previously unknown genetic aberrations found to be associated with Alzheimer's progression (Science Daily)   REGISTER FOR THIS TALK

Moving Parts Press: Rising from the Ashes

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Please join the Rare Book and Manuscript Library for a discussion with artist, editor, and publisher Felicia Rice. Felicia's Moving Parts Press has been printing fine art and literary works in limited and trade editions since its founding in 1977. Beautifully produced, often in collaboration with Latinx authors and artists, the books confront complex issues […]

Info Session: Earth Institute Pre-College Program

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Learn about the Earth Institute’s new non-degree programs. Our programs will expand your knowledge and prepare you to understand, analyze, and apply cutting-edge research to the complex problem of our changing climate. Our Pre-College program is for high-school students (Grades 9-12) who want to sharpen their knowledge and skills in the areas of climate change […]

Drinking While Pregnant: The Science and a Moral Panic – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

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It is commonly accepted that pregnant women are placing their fetus at risk of harm by drinking any amount of alcohol during pregnancy, reflected in public health guidelines in the US and globally. This messaging, however, disguises the substantial uncertainty around the relationship between alcohol use and infant outcomes. As in the war on drugs, […]

When we say ‘the future’: Indigenous destinies from living and learning

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ITS (International & Transcultural Studies) Workshop Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:00-6:00PM EST Ligia (Licho) López López and Gioconda Coello Title: When we say ‘the future’: Indigenous destinies from living and learning Registration link: https://forms.gle/3GdAK1aEyfC2Q7qT8 Co-sponsored by the Department of Curriculum & Teaching  This presentation is an introduction to Indigenous Futures and Learnings Taking Place, an edited volume with contributions […]

RDC Next 90 Speaker Series: Housing and Financial Sustainability

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Rev. Mark Elsdon & Rev. Erica Liu discuss Pres House, a combination church, campus ministry, and seven-story apartment building located near the heart of the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus that provides student housing while also generating funds to support the ministry. Rev. Mark Elsdon is the Executive Director and Co-Pastor At Pres House, a […]

The Night of Ideas

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Including interviews of Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Barbara Cassin and Christia Mercer Columbia Maison Française is delighted to participate in the Night of Ideas 2021 on January 28: a virtual 24-hour marathon of philosophical debate and artistic performances coordinated by the Institut Français, Paris and co-produced by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States. […]

Effective Fundraising for a New Nonprofit

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Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps Columbia University's M.S. Nonprofit Management Program is launching a four-part series designed to prepare our students, alumnae, and the SPS Community to start […]

Virtual Spotlight Tour: Gothic Architecture

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What does it mean for architecture to be “Gothic?” Why is it so popular? Where did it come from? What does it have to do with teenagers dressed in black? Join a Cathedral Educator for an in-depth look at the history, mechanics, and symbolism of Gothic Architecture as seen so splendidly in the Cathedral of […]

Bill Gordh Presents Folktales from Around the World

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Folktales from Around the World Bill Gordh returns to Sugar Hill with banjo in hand to offer another program of interactive folktales from around the world. Feegbah, the Pumpkin. In this West African folktale, a little boy finds a pointy stick and starts poking everything. The big pumpkin doesn’t like it and starts chasing him! […]

JTS Rabbinic Convocation

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ONLINE CEREMONY Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. ET JTS will bestow honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees at a convocation ceremony recognizing distinguished members of the rabbinate who have served the Conservative Movement and the Jewish people with distinction for over 25 years. REGISTER For more information, contact convocation@jtsa.edu. The honorees (Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa) are: […]

What is Spiritual Care? Pastoral and Spiritual Care

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Join us for the What Is Spiritual Care? Pastoral and Spiritual Care webinar on Tuesday, February 2, at 12:00 pm. This is part of the International Association for Spiritual Care (IASC) five-part webinars […]

Complex Issues: Painting the NHS

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Aliza Nisenbaum, Visual Arts, and Tom Kalin, Film Introduced by Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts   School of the Arts faculty members Aliza Nisenbaum and Tom Kalin discuss the solo exhibition, Aliza Nisenbaum, on display through June 27 at Tate Liverpool.   “The exhibition captures the stories of British frontline NHS (National Health Service) workers and […]

Dharma + Justice + Abolition

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Facilitator: karen g. williams Date: Fri, Feb. 5, 1:00 – 6:00 pm | Sat, Feb. 6 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Format: This two-day intensive course will be held online, […]

Disability and the Archive: Teresa Deevy in Context

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Dramatists, scholars, and disability activists have started taking an interest in a deaf Irishwoman who was once considered the premiere national playwright of her day: Teresa Deevy. Interest in her life and works has taken different shapes, from those drawn to her representations of women living circumscribed lives in 1930s Ireland to those who want […]

Workshop: Laughter Meditation with Laraaji

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LARAAJI will guide us through an hilarious, interactive, musically supported laughter release session that delivers us into our deeper relaxation and inner stillness. We will be guided in using our own voice tone and laughter as vehicles for internal energy medicine and positive psychology. RSVP Required Image Laraaji on UK performance tour 2017. Photo by Matthew […]

Lecture: Louise Basbas with Henry Lee

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Forty-Five Years of New Performances of “Music Before 1800” Concert manager Henry Lee asks director Louise Basbas discerning questions that reveal how Music Before 1800 has evolved and changed throughout an intense and musically rewarding forty-five years of presenting. Through the AIDS epidemic, 9/11, Hurricane Sandy, and COVID-19 the show has gone on, offering established early-music […]

Pop-Up Concerts: JACK Quartet

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Miller Theatre’s celebrated (and free) Pop-Up Concerts resume, with a change of venue. Filmed live in the Lantern—a stunning venue part of Columbia University's Manhattanville campus—Miller invites you to take a virtual front-row seat to performances by world-class musicians. This series brings Columbia to you, showing the breadth of Miller's programming, while highlighting the iconic beauty […]

MeMoSa: Laraaji: Deep Listening Live Music Performance

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LARAAJI will channel a multi-instrumental sound Baptism featuring celestial Zither/ Harp for deep meditation and peaceful introspection. Listeners are invited to listen while wearing a blindfold. RSVP Required Image Laraaji channeling deep listening sound baptisms from Harlem.     Bio: Image LARAAJI is a Multi-instrumental Musician/recording artist and Laughter release Meditation guide. He has recorded […]