Due to the ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19, many venues are closed to the public. For all in-person events, one should contact the event organizer or event venue prior to attending. For details on Morningside Area Alliance member venues, see VENUE ACCESS FALL 2021.

The Need for Narrative: Grappling & Reckoning with These Times

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a new virtual basic workshop and online course! The Need for Narrative: Grappling and Reckoning with These Times invites you to join the narrative medicine international community in bringing our creative resources to the task of locating ourselves in these unprecedented times and exploring the power of narrative work to bring our […]

Corporate Alignment to the Paris Agreement: From Ambition to Action

Online online, New York, NY

Registration is free but required. Please register here. In the lead up to this year’s COP 26, companies, investors, and financial institutions around the world are engaged in discussion on how to assess corporate alignment with the Paris Agreement. While many companies are making rhetorical commitments to carbon neutrality by 2050, the superficiality and inconsistency of many […]

[EI LIVE K-12] Climate Negotiations – What Are They and What to Expect?

Online online, New York, NY

We are approaching the 26th session of annual climate negotiations (in November 2021), and yet we are still seeing a worsening climate crisis. In this session we will discuss how climate negotiations work, the progress they’ve achieved so far, and what to expect in the future. Presenter: Melody Braun, Senior Staff Associate, International Research Institute […]

Russian Relations with Central Asia and Afghanistan

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a meeting of the New York-Russia Public Policy Series, co-hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the New York University Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. In this second event of the academic year, our panelists will discuss the status of Russian relations with Central Asia and Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal. Moderated by Joshua Tucker (NYU […]

The Jewish Middle Class in an Age of Social Justice

Online online, New York, NY

Part of our fall learning series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition October 25, 2021, 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET This session will explore the historian Lucy S. Dawidowicz’s challenging essay, “The Business of American Jews: Notes on a Work in Progress” (1992), which called for a reassessment of Jewish economic […]

Discussion with UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a discussion with Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons. Ms. Jimenez-Damary will discuss her new report, to be presented to the UN General Assembly this month, on the issue of prevention of arbitrary displacement in the context of armed conflict and generalized violence and […]

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Online Course: The Prophets Through Haftarot

Online online, New York, NY

ONLINE COURSE: THE PROPHETS THROUGH HAFTAROT Mondays October 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8, 15; 7:00-8:30 p.m. ET     While today we would look askance at someone declaring themselves to be a prophet, in ancient Israel prophets were a regular feature of life. Yet it’s not always easy for us to understand the significance of prophetic writings, since we typically encounter them on a […]

Just Conversation with Kelly Brown Douglas | Brittney Cooper

Online online, New York, NY

On Tuesday, October 26 at 2:30 pm EST, join Dean Douglas as she speaks with Dr. Brittney Cooper,  Associate Professor at Rutgers University and co-editor of The Crunk Feminist Collection (The Feminist Press 2017). Dr. Cooper is the author of Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women (University of Illinois Press, May 2017) and Eloquent Rage: A Black […]

The Ants and the Grasshopper Screening and Discussion

Online online, New York, NY

Join Union Theological Seminary on Tuesday, October 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm ET, for a screening of The Ants and The Grasshopper. This new film, directed by Raj Patel, follows Anita Chitaya as she battles hunger, sexism and climate change in her home in Malawi, through the heartland of the US midwest, to communities of people of […]

Update: PERU – Cuba and Beyond Series

Online online, New York, NY

Cuba and Beyond Series - Update: Peru Speakers: DR. JO-MARIE BURT, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY DR. CYNTHIA MCCLINTOCK, GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LIC. MARTHA PRO SANTANA, CENTRO PARA EL DESARROLLO URBANO Y RURAL, LIMA Registration Link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KG06jw61Seq66fBTXmb6rg Event Contact Information: ILAS ilas-info.edu

Morningside Lights: PLAY ON! Video Celebration

Online online, New York, NY

The 10th annual Morningside Lights culminates with the live premiere of a video celebration featuring user-generated content of the lantern-creation process in a single captivating film. Learn more about the video celebration. RSVP to watch the video celebration Performers Processional Arts Workshop Alex Kahn Sophia Michahelles Additional Information Morningside Lights is co-produced with the Arts Initiative at Columbia University

Between the Lines: We Refuse to Be Enemies

Online online, New York, NY

AN ONLINE DISCUSSION WITH SABEEHA REHMAN AND WALTER RUBY Part of Between the Lines: Author Conversations from The Library of JTS Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET Online Join authors Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby when they talk about their book, We Refuse to Be Enemies, a manifesto that offers experience and guidance on the rise of intolerance, […]

Using Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery in Biology

Online online, New York, NY

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Using Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery in Biology Oded Regev Courant Institute, New York University   Abstract: Recent advances in machine learning such as deep learning have led to powerful tools and techniques for modeling complex data with high predictive accuracy. However, the resulting models are typically black box, limiting […]

Jan Nikolai Nelles: Technoheritage and the Politics of Digital Preservation

Online online, New York, NY

The CSC and program in Computer Science are excited to host a talk with Berlin-based artist and technologist Jan Nikolai Nelles. This talk takes place as part of the Arts and Computing in NYC course offered between Barnard and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). We're also grateful for support from Barnard's Digital Humanities Center. Register Preserving A Future: Technoheritage and the Politics […]

Ranked Choice Voting in a Global Pandemic

Online online, New York, NY

Food for Thought Policy Lecture Series - Ranked Choice Voting in a Global Pandemic: Running for Office has New Meaning…or Does It? With an estimated 300 campaigns for the 2021 local elections, Kenya Handy-Hilliard will discuss her campaign for NYC City Council. Running in a crowded race for the 40th Councilmanic District in Brooklyn, Kenya will […]

Mapping Historical New York: A Digital Atlas

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for the official launch of Mapping Historical New York: A Digital Atlas. The interactive map visualizes Manhattan’s and Brooklyn’s transformations during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Drawing on 1850, […]

3/13 Gramsci, Sartre, and the “Engaged” Philosopher

Online online, New York, NY

Étienne Balibar and Bernard E. Harcourt read and discuss Prison Notebooks by Antonio Gramsci (excerpts) Presentation des Temps Modernes  by Jean-Paul Sartre Qu’est ce que la littérature in Situations II ; What […]

Geographies of Injustice – CineBela | Sessão Kiriku

Online online, New York, NY

October 23 , Saturday- 4 pm (Rio de Janeiro Time Zone) Live Performance | Mariana Maia Multilingual artists and performers offer live performance experiences.   More Information: E-mail: educativo.belamare@observatoriodefavelas.org.br Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GalpaoBelaMare Instagram: @galpaobelamare Youtube: /belamaregalpao Event Contact Information: ILAS ilas-info@columbia.edu

TISSUE TALKS: Peter Loskill, University of Tübingen

Online online, New York, NY

We are excited to welcome Prof. Peter Loskill from the University of Tübingen to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, October 27 at 3:00PM ET as he presents, "Recapitulating complex human tissues using Organ-on-Chip and organoid technologies."   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM ET for the popular Tissue Talks, our weekly webinar series hosted by Dr. […]

Muslims in 18th Century Habsburg Cities

Online online, New York, NY

Important Note This event is in-person for CUID card holders only. In-person attendees must be in compliance with Columbia University’s health protocols for returning to campus. Pre-registration, valid CUID card, valid green pass, and face covering are required for admittance. All other attendees may participate virtually on Zoom or YouTube.   Please join the East Central European Center at […]

Community Innovation and Entrepreneurship during the Pandemic

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a Community Conversation about community building, resilience, and innovation with Harlem and Washington Heights leaders who reimagined their businesses and nonprofit organizations during the pandemic. This event will feature the following community panelists: PETRUSHKA BAZIN LARSEN, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Sugar Hill Creamery, Harlem’s First Family Owned Handmade Ice cream Shop VERONICA SANTIAGO […]

Brazil Seminar – Gender Policies in the Developing World: The Case

Online online, New York, NY

October 27th: Gender Policies in the Developing World: The Case of Brazil Speaker: Paula Tavares, Senior Gender Specialist, World Bank. This event will be livestreamed via the ILAS Youtube page. About the Brazil Seminar The seminar welcomes those who may be learning about Brazil for the first time, as well as those who are already well acquainted with […]

Book Talk. The Muslim Resolutions by Hikmet Karčić

Online online, New York, NY

Please join us for a talk with Hikmet Karčić, genocide scholar and editor of The Muslim Resolutions: Bosniak Responses to World War II Atrocities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Center for Islam in the Contemporary World, June 2021). Moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute) with Laura B. Cohen (Kupferberg Holocaust Center) as discussant. On April 6, 1941, the Axis powers attacked Yugoslavia. Within days, the […]

Peter Shor: Quantum Money

Online online, New York, NY

REGISTER HERE! Abstract: Quantum money is a quantum cryptographic protocol that allows for the creation of verifiable but uncopyable states. The requirements are A) One player (the mint) must be able to produce a quantum money state, along with a serial number. B) The serial number gives a verification test, and the quantum money state […]

TCR Book Talk: Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in Practice

Online online, New York, NY

Teachers College Record invites you to a conversation about the importance of HSI’s & the book review process. As part of the journal’s participatory approach to education, we bring together the academic community - faculty, students, youth, parents, practitioners, and community members. Our book talk will spotlight Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in Practice: Defining "Servingness" at […]

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Cooking with Community

Online online, New York, NY

The Horticultural Society of New York presents: Cooking with Community Join us in the kitchen on Thursdays for a new series of cooking classes! Local chefs, nutritionists and seasoned home cooks from the community will be teaching us how to create flavorful, nutritious, plant-based dishes. Simply register here to receive the information for the zoom […]

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A Future without Physical Limitations: The Japanese Avatar Robot

Online online, New York, NY

Hybrid Event* A Future without Physical Limitations: The Japanese Avatar Robot Thursday, October 28, 2021| 7:00 - 8:00 PM (EDT) Friday, October 29, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:00 AM (Japan Time) Featuring:  Aki Yuki, Co-founder and COO, OryLab Inc. Moderator: David E. Weinstein, Director, CJEB; Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Columbia University   What […]

Indian & Global Economic Recovery in the Backdrop of COVID

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a presentation by Dr. K V Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, a leading expert on economic policy, banking and corporate governance, in a discussion of India’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic within the context of a global recovery. With Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor […]

The Future of Liberal Democracy

Online online, New York, NY

in the Era of Surveillance Capitalism and Digital Authoritarianism   Professor Anu Bradford (CLS) will discuss how American, European and Chinese internet regulations are shaping societies and affecting individuals around the world. Register to Attend More information about this session and the speaker is available at: https://parker-school.law.columbia.edu/events/future-liberal-democracy-era-surveillance-capitalism-and-digital-authoritarianism   This event is a part of Columbia Academy on Law in Global Affairs (CALGA), […]

On James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree

Online online, New York, NY

Instructor: Kelly Brown Douglas Date: Friday, October 29, 1:00 – 5:00 pm  |  Saturday, October 30, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Format: This two-day intensive course will be held online, through synchronous sessions. Registrants are expected to attend full-time, for both days. Students explore one of the most provocative and award-winning books by Dr. James Cone on the […]

Podcast Essentials: Sound Editing with Audacity

Online online, New York, NY

Taught by Eva-Quenby Johnson This workshop will introduce the open access software Audacity. We will focus on how Audacity can be used to edit podcasts with an emphasis on: - Recording spoken audio with Audacity - Editing sound clips - Cleaning up white noise and refining audio quality - Layering sound effects and music - […]

National Student Data Corps Data Science Career Panel

Online online, New York, NY

Our Data Science Career Panel webinar series features experts from academia, government, industry, and nonprofits who share their experiences learning and using data science. These virtual events aim to highlight the wide range of educational opportunities and career paths available in data science and data analytics. Online Register here Event Contact Information: Lauren Close lc3460

Indigenous Women on Building a Plurinational State in Latin America

Online online, New York, NY

Over the past twenty years Latin American societies have been innovating a new culturally rooted form of democracy: the grassroots-driven construction of plurinational states that center Indigenous and gender justice. This panel features three Indigenous women congressional and political leaders of the movements for a plurinational state in Chile, Guatemala, and Peru: Elisa Loncón (Mapuche), […]

Quilombo, Africanity and Intellectual Black Women in Brazil

Online online, New York, NY

1st Black Brazilian Women Intellectuals International Conference: Quilombo as Global Black Solidarity in the Past, Present and Future October 29 - November 19, 2021 Virtual Platform This event sheds light on the different generations of Black Brazilian women as producers of knowledge and agents of liberation. Despite intersectional oppressions, Black Brazilian women have a long and […]

Culture Wars in Tomorrow’s Russia

Online online, New York, NY

Important Note This event is in-person for CUID card holders only. In-person attendees must be in compliance with Columbia University's health protocols for returning to campus. Pre-registration, valid CUID card, valid green pass, and face covering are required for admittance. All other attendees may participate virtually on Zoom or YouTube.   Please join the Harriman Institute for a lecture […]

16th Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI) Conference

Online online, New York, NY

Princeton University’s Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. And “Street Soldiers” Host Lisa Evers To Headline The 16th Annual City University Of New York (CUNY) Black Male Initiative (BMI) Virtual Conference: Our State Of Mind: In The Era Of COVID, Racial Injustice And Emotional Trauma, Now What?, On September 30 And October 1 Esteemed educators and community […]

Celebrate Mexico Now Festival!

Online online, New York, NY

18th Annual Celebration of Mexican and Mexican-American Culture Programs Focused on Dance, Music, History, Art, Film and Business Since 2004, Celebrate Mexico Now has been the only independent arts festival spotlighting contemporary Mexico in New York City. Every year, we disrupt the often-narrow definitions of Mexican culture by exploring the way artists are reshaping, envisioning, […]

A Nice, Jewish Teacher: How American Elementary Education Became “Women’s Work”

Online online, New York, NY

Part of our fall learning series, “Six Days Shall You Labor”: Perspectives on Work in Jewish Text and Tradition November 1, 2021, 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET Early 20th century elementary school teaching became synonymous with being female, and particularly in NYC, with being the right kind of Jewish young woman. In this session, led by Dr. Shira D. Epstein, […]

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture: Brain-Computer Interfaces

Online online, New York, NY

Featuring Nima Mesgarani, PhD, and Nathan Copeland, moderated by Karen Schroeder, PhD November 4th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Online REGISTER HERE   Brain-computer interfaces -- electronic devices that provide a direct connection between the human brain and the external world -- promise to improve life for people with sensory or movement impairments, and maybe […]