Schomburg Center’s Black Comic Festival

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The annual Black Comic Book Festival is back for its ninth year! For 2021, it’s virtual and expanded to four days. The festival celebrates the rich tradition of Black comics, […]

Know Justice, Know Peace

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In celebration of Black History Month, the galleries of the Interchuch Center preset Know Justice, Know Peace Photographs by Bob Gore from the protests in NYC, 2020 View online   […]

In Honor of MLK: The Relentless Pursuit of Racial Justice

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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BIRTHDAY LECTURE Friday, January 15, 2021, 1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. ET We're excited to welcome the Rev. John Vaughn of the famed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, who'll discuss renewing the Black-Jewish coalition for social Justice. Rev. Vaughn will deliver a lecture followed by a brief Q &A session. REGISTER ABOUT REV. […]

Film Screening & Discussion. Quo Vadis, Aida?

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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. Registrants will receive a link to independently view the film prior to the live event. Click here to register for the event and access the webinar link, or tune in to the discussion on YouTube Live. The Harriman Institute […]

Apollo Uptown Hall: Mlk and the Fierce Urgency of Now!

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In Collaboration with March on Washington Film Festival WNYC and the Apollo Theater will present the 15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, “MLK and the Fierce Urgency […]

Is Europe Democratic?

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Is Europe Democratic? Thierry Grillet interviews Florence Haegel, research director at Sciences Po (pre-recorded in French). Participants in this session will discuss democratic participation in Europe, with a focus on the EU institutions (the so-called "democratic deficit") and on the EU's response to challenges to democracy within member states. January 19, 2021: Thierry Grillet […]

Navigating An Uncertain World: Two Books to Guide the Way

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Escalating coronavirus spread and sociopolitical discord have created an inflection point and a moment of deep anxiety. Join us online for this month’s Earth Lecture Series, moderated by the Earth Institute director Alex Halliday, while two of Columbia University’s most exciting thought leaders discuss their approaches to a world fraught by public health, climate, and […]

Live from Columbia: Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas

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POP-UPS IN THE LANTERN Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 7pm FREE Co-presented with Columbia University School of the Arts The virtual concerts in the Live from Columbia series are filmed live and premiered throughout the 2020-21 season at millertheatre.com/live-from-columbia. On-demand streaming will be available immediately after.   The duo of harp and bass may be an uncommon combination, but this particular […]

Timur Kuran: “Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul”

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"Economic Harbingers of Political Modernization: Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul" Lecture by Timur Kuran (Duke University) Abstract: The modernization drive of the late Ottoman Empire is typically attributed to visionary officials and pressures they faced from foreign powers. This talk ascribes a fundamental role to prior shifts in wealth toward non-Muslims and away […]

TISSUE TALKS: Kristi Anseth, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

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We are excited to welcome Prof. Kristi Anseth from University of Colorado Boulder to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, January 20th at 3:00PM ET. Presentation topic TBD.   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 Vunjak-Novakovic and the Laboratory for Stem […]

Juan Sebastián Gil-Riaño – Southern Racial Dilemmas: Brazilian Race Relations and Economic Development in the 1950s

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This talk examines the development of race relations research in Brazil and the Global South. In the 1940s, Brazil appeared as an exemplar of racial harmony to race relations researchers from Chicago like Donald Pierson and Robert Park. Yet after UNESCO sponsored cycle of studies from the early 1950s, Brazilian researchers, notably the historical sociologist […]

Russia’s Worlds: Russian Empire and the Ottoman World

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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 an event in the Russia's Worlds Lecture Series, a discussion with Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky (UC Santa Barbara) and Eileen Kane (Connecticut College). Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky is an Assistant […]

IKNS Conversations That Matter

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Join us for the next Conversations that Matter, featuring Arno Boersma. Connecting The Dots - Building networks among the world’s small island developing states (SIDS) to create sustainable development solutions Key Topics: Social Impact, Networks, Collaboration, Innovation, Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Sustainable Development, Knowledge Strategy Increasingly, humanity is facing major global challenges that cannot be […]

The Questions Jews Ask, The Answers Rabbis Give

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ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH RABBI MORDY SCHWARTZ Thursdays, January 21, 28 and Feb. 4, 11 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Responsa are among the oldest and most enduring forms of Jewish literature. We […]

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It’s Complicated: Latino Voters in the 2020 Elections

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This exciting panel is designed to promote a critical and complex conversation on the role and impact of Latinos in the last electoral cycle and consider questions for the future. Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, will lead the discussion with key leaders in the fields of law, politics, journalism and grassroots organizing. This event serves as a follow […]

Columbia Climate Conversations: Youth Climate Activism in Action

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On Thursday, January 21st at 6pm EST, Columbia University GSAS Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion and the Earth Institute will host Youth Climate Activism in Action!, the second event in the Columbia Climate Conversations Initiative. This panel focuses on youth activism by young women of color in the environmental movement. These youth activists would share their […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 and operate successful nonprofit organizations. Join us as experts in the field share their expertise and effective tools. Each two-hour session will feature lectures/videos and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]