Book Launch: Mistrust

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From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, and from cryptocurrency advocates to the #MeToo movement, Americans and citizens of democracies worldwide are losing confidence in what we once called the system. This loss of faith has spread beyond government to infect a broad swath of institutions—the press, corporations, digital platforms—none of which seem capable […]

COVID-19 in Africa: Responses and Prospects for Recovery

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Panelists: Belinda Archibong, Assistant Professor of Economics at Barnard College Pedro Conceicao, Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the Human Development Report, UNDP HDR office Dr. Wilmot James, Senior Research Scholar in the Institute for Social and Economic Research Policy Registration for this event is required. We will share a Zoom link […]

Online Seminar: “Design Thinking and Science” Adam Royalty, BS, MA

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The Professional Enrichment Seminar Series Presents:  "Design Thinking and Science: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Design Thinking and its Application to Identify Key Unmet Needs and Generate Creative Solutions in Research and New Business Development (Startups)” Adam Royalty, BS, MA | Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs and of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and […]

Healing, Truth-Telling, and Harm: How Responding to the loss of George Floyd can Repair a Broken Nation

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Lecture by Alondra Cano, City Council Member, Minneapolis Alondra Cano is the city council member from the district in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered in March 2020. She was a leading proponent of abolishing the Minneapolis Police Department. During this session she will share what she has learned from the tumultuous events of 2020, and what […]

Theatre of the Oppressed

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This ministry uses theatre as a means of empowering participants to become actors in movements for social and political change. Originating in Brazil, this technique teaches participants about their power and agency within institutions and systems. Meets on Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. each week via Zoom, and every Monday from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in partnership with […]

Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn and the Lives of China’s Workers

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Please Join us for a lecture: Book Talk: Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers Jenny Chan, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Mark Selden, Senior Research Associate in the East Asia Program, Cornell University, and at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Moderated by: Qin Gao, Professor […]

The 2020 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture #3 presented by Christine Petit, MD, PhD

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The 2020 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lectures Lecture 3: “Tracing the Road from the Genetic Dissection of Auditory Molecular Mechanisms to Hearing Restoration” Christine Petit, MD, PhD Professor and Chair of Genetics and Cellular Physiology, Collège de France Professor and Director of the Hearing Institute, Pasteur Institute Thursday, January 28, 2021 Zoom webinar at 10 […]

Reducing Your Digital Carbon Footprint Workshop

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The digital is material. Learn how you can measure and reduce your digital carbon footprint to “embody the just and liberated worlds we long for” (adrienne maree brown). In this workshop, we’ll talk about the material impacts of our digital lives. You will be given tools to measure and understand these impacts and, through an […]

Designing New York: Prefabrication in the Public Realm

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This discussion is a celebration of the launch of Designing New York: Prefabrication in the Public Realm, which was published earlier this year as a collaboration between Columbia University’s GSAPP and the NYC Public Design Commission is available as a free download on the City of New York’s website. Presentations by Ada Tolla, LO-TEK and Columbia GSAPP […]

Changing Role of the State: Brazil in Global Perspective

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Recognizing the imperative of restoring global growth, the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia-SIPA and the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, have joined forces to produce a ten-part series. The series brings together experts from around the world, including Brazil and other emerging markets, and continues through May 2021. The series will […]

Stats on Your Own – Six Sessions to Self-Reliance

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Do you want to be self-reliant in doing statistical analyses? Stats on Your Own – Six Sessions to Self-Reliance will help you to know how your data should be analyzed, or when you need to consult a biostatistician. Geared towards junior researchers (residents, fellows, faculty), this short non-credit zoom course (six consecutive Thursdays 3-6pm 1/21-2/25) […]

$50

Building Connections Through Culturally Responsive Practices

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In recent years, Cultural Responsiveness and Social Emotional Learning have become popular with administrators and teachers, but did you know there’s science to support their effectiveness in building a more inclusive, productive and profitable workspace? In this engaging workshop, Reva McPollom (M.A. ’12) will teach you how to use empathy, feedback, and technology to build trust, maximize […]

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 […]

Deconstructing ‘Collective Memory’ in Public Spaces – A lecture by Shelby Green

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The early efforts at historic preservation presumed a “collective memory,” meaning references to a past that is accepted as commonly shared and that is collectively commemorated. It assumes general agreement on the events of the past that should be recounted and their meaning. This “collective memory” has been used to construct narratives that define communities […]

Book Launch: Manan Ahmed’s The Loss of Hindustan

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A panel discussion with Manan Ahmed (History) on his new book The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India. Click here to register. Co-sponsored by the South Asia Instittute, the Committee on Global Thought, the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy. About the Author: Manan Ahmed is […]

Pandemic Panels #4: East Africa & Decolonizing Art Spaces

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Join us for an interdisciplinary, year-long series of intimate conversations with theatre artists on the challenges of creating work under the pandemic, and engaging with social justice movements around the world. Curated by Prof. Shayoni Mitra, Department of Theatre, Barnard College. This series is brought to you by the Dasha Epstein Visiting Artists and Scholars […]

Neurorights: Human Rights Guidelines for Neurotechnology and AI

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Rafael Yuste will discuss the proposal from the Morningside group (Yuste et al., Nature 2017) to add new human rights to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to protect mental privacy, personal identity, personal agency, equal access to cognitive augmentation, and protection from algorithmic biases. He will also discuss the proposal for a “technocratic oath” […]

Addressing Systemic Racism in Real Estate

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This event is led by Ed Poteat, Adjunct Professor at GSAPP, with an introduction by Patrice Derrington, Holliday Associate Professor and Director of GSAPP’s Real Estate Development Program. Additional details to be announced. The seminar will address systematic racism in general and systematic racism as it impacts real estate. Specifically, we will examine the impact of environmental […]

Virtual Cooking Masterclass with Dan Dorado, The Migrant Kitchen

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Please join us for a virtual interactive cooking masterclass and conversation with Dan Dorado, Co-Founder of The Migrant Kitchen (I-House's new dining service team). Dan will discuss how The Migrant Kitchen started, how they have taken Latin & Middle Eastern fusion concept to a whole new level of deliciousness , and he'll provide valuable tips that will […]

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! […]

Welcoming the Stranger: The Impact of Race on U.S. Immigration Policy and the Call of the Church

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Riverside’s Sojourners Ministry and Antiracism Taskforce are preparing this study of racism and the history of immigration policy which create our current crisis. In her book, Illegal, political scientist Dr. Elizabeth F. Cohen explains how the American immigration system ran off the rails — and proposes a bold plan for reform. She reveals that our […]

Other Gods: What the Bible Thinks about Other Nations’ Deities

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OTHER GODS: WHAT THE BIBLE THINKS ABOUT OTHER NATIONS' DEITIES (OR: IS THE BIBLE REALLY MONOTHEISTIC?) February 1, 2021, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET Part of our series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" This session is generously sponsored by the Messer family in memory of Susan Kortsen. The Bible frequently instructs the nation […]

CUIMC Virtual Musical Mondays

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https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/94731607919?pwd=i6keRNyYhd87bt4ALiJSXEoKXiwtgw Password: 080523Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16465588656,,94731607919# or +13126266799,,94731607919# Event Contact Information: Physicians & Surgeons Club thepsclub@columbia.edu

Biomass Carbon Removal and Storage

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Can carbon from plants and algae be stored underground to help fight climate change? Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) has been part of the global climate dialogue for decades, although critics have argued that its potential is modest and risks are considerable. On January 28, the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum will release […]

Monetary Sanctions and Housing Instability

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Lecture by Mary Pattillo, Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University The relationship between criminal justice involvement and housing is complex because the causal arrow goes both ways. Existing research documents a “homelessness-incarceration nexus” whereby homelessness is criminalized, and incarceration leads to homelessness. In this article, we broaden the scope of housing […]

Senior Connect: The Fundamentals of Google Suite

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G Suite is a set of cloud computing, productivity, collaboration tools, software, and products developed by Google. In this course, participants 50 and over will explore the features and functionalities of the apps included in most G Suite editions such as Gmail, Google Drawings and Google Calendar. Join us for this 5-week workshop where you will […]

Commemorating Indigenous History – A Media Exploration

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The Indigenous Studies University Seminar presents: "Commemorating Indigenous History - A Media Exploration" with Anita Bakshi on February 2nd at 7pm EST. Click here to register: http://bit.ly/3iuNXZr

Spatial Justice through Community Organizing

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Spatial Justice through Community Organizing Lecture by Matthew Gonzales, Director, Integration and Innovation Initiative (i3) at NYU Metro Center Matt Gonzales and Zarith Pineda will discuss the relationship between urban design and community organizing to create inclusive urban policy. Through a conversation of their research on New York City’s public school segregation and integration efforts they will […]

Lisa Dale – Adaptation and Resilience on a Global Scale

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This intimate discussion with Professor Lisa Dale and the Tricentennial Project will explore a global view of climate change. Specifically, the group will discuss sustainable development practices being put into action across the globe, as well as their varying effects, exploring how adaptation to climate change is driven by different forms of environmental policy. This […]

Frédéric Viguier: La cause des pauvres en France

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La cause des pauvres en France Frédéric Viguier in conversation with Emmanuelle Saada To RSVP, please click here. Frédéric Viguier traces the history of the "cause des pauvres" -- defense of the poor peoples' rights -- since 1945 in France. He describes efforts by organizations such as ATD Quart Monde and the Federation working on behalf […]

The Evolving Cross-Strait Policy of the Democratic Progressive Party in Taiwan

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Please join us for a lecture: The Evolving Cross-Strait Policy of the Democratic Progressive Party in Taiwan Jason Po-Nien Chen, Advisor (Section of National Security), New Frontier Foundation (DPP think tank) Moderated by: Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University This talk will be composed of three main sections. First, Dr. Chen […]

13/13 Seminar Series: 9/13 | Prison Abolition

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Reginald Dwayne Betts, Angela Davis, Ian Manuel, Allegra McLeod, and Bernard E. Harcourt read and discuss Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis and “Prison Abolition and Grounded Justice” by Allegra McLeod. Please RSVP here. More information here.

The Future of Chinese Listed Companies on U.S. Exchanges

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REGISTER TO ATTEND Two recent U.S. government initiatives will have potentially profound implications for Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges. The first, done through an Executive Order, targets a range of Chinese companies that the U.S. government views as tied to the Chinese military for delisting. The second, done through legislation, requires the U.S. […]

2021 Annual Columbia SIPA/BPI Bank Regulation Research Conference

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The Bank Policy Institute and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs will hold its annual conference on Bank Regulation and Supervision virtually over several mornings (EST) during the month of February. The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics, market participants, and policymakers to discuss the latest research on the design […]

Book Talk: Grand Strategy from Truman to Trump

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The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies presents Book Talk: Grand Strategy from Truman to Trump (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020) Benjamin Miller, Author Full Professor of International Relations and Head of the National Security Center University of Haifa Moderated by Keren Yarhi-Milo Director, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and […]

Lunch with the Librarian

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Kick off ‘Love Your Library Week’ With Lunch With the Librarian! Monday, February 8, 2021 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Join The Interchurch Center Librarian for a Zoom Chat to Learn: What the library has to offer What types of books and programs you would like How the library can better meet your needs Powered […]

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Romance in the 19th-Century

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Join us for our monthly discussion of an aspect of life in early 19th-century America. This month we will discuss courtship and romance, exploring traditions and first-person accounts.

Free

Books That Bind: The Girl with the Hazel Eyes by Callie Browning

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The February selection for our monthly book club is The Girl With the Hazel Eyes by Callie Browning, read with us! We’ll be meeting Thursday, February 18th at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom, join us! Register below. About the Book: Oprah Magazine calls it one of 16 Books by Caribbean Authors to add to your Reading List. JAAWP Finalist. Silver Medallist. […]