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  • October 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - November 21, 2014 - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Arts: Exhibitions, Maison Activities
    Exhibition of sculptures by French artist Elisabeth Raphal
  • October 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Secondary School
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    The MoSAIC Festival includes a variety of hands-on workshops, lectures, a mathematical art exhibit, short films, and an area for informal exchange. It is designed to be easily accessible by audiences high school age and up.
  • October 25, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Millbank Hall, Minor Latham Playhouse
    Arts: Theater
    The department of theatre and the experimental theatre company Mabour Mines present an adaptation of Faust that investigates the gender dynamics of Goethes work.
  • October 26, 2014 (All day)
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College
    Arts: Dance
    Past and present collide in the department of dances digital performance installation honoring the legacy of dance at the College. View site-specific dance videos inspired by archival images and choreographed and filmed by Barnard students.
  • October 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Milbank Hall, Minor Latham Playhouse
    Arts: Theater
    The department of theatre and the experimental theatre company Mabour Mines present an adaptation of Faust that investigates the gender dynamics of Goethes work.
  • October 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Bulding, Room 1219
    Academic, Academic: Lecture
    A conversation on "Life in War and Peace" with Dr. Istvan Deak, the distinguished former Director with East Central European Center at Columbia University. Lunch will be served.
  • October 27, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Presidential Ballroom, 3rd Floor
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Hosts: Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Irwin Redlener, MD, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Earth Institute, Columbia University Featuring: Richard Besser, MD, ABC News Chief Medical Editor; former Acting Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ranu Dhillon, MDSenior Health Advisor, Earth Institute and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School for International and Public Affairs; Columbia University; Anne Liu, MPH Program Manager, Health Systems Development, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Robert Kanter, MD, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist; Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters of Bioethics Program; Director, Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Stephen Morse, PhD, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate program, Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center Jay Varma, MD, Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and former Medical Epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • October 27, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus South Asia Institute Knox Hall, Room 208
    Academic: Lecture
    Monday, October 27, 2014 A talk by C.M. Naim (Prof. Emeritus Chicago) "Urdu Mystery Fiction: The First Fifty Years"
  • October 27, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Arts, Other, Global / International Event
    A talk with Carmen Boullosa, Mexican novelist, poet, and playwright.
  • October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Maison Activities
    Building on his pioneering work in the science of molecular gastronomy, physical chemist Herv This introduces us to the next profound revolution coming to our kitchens:note-by-note cooking.
  • October 27, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Mapuche oral shamanic biographies and performancessome of which take the form of Bibles and shamanic literaciesplay a central role in the production of indigenous history in southern Chile. In this talk, titled "The Potency of Indigenous Bibles and Biographies: Mapuche Shamanic Literacy and Historical Consciousness.
  • October 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Miller Theatre
    Global / International Event, Columbia Global Centers
    India Beyond Technology and Yoga: The Power of Literature in a Globalizing World. A conversation presented by Columbia University as part of the World Writers' Festival: Writers of India.
  • October 28, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Medical Center Campus Hammer Health Sciences Building HSC 202A
    Other, Workshop
    This week we will discuss what it takes to design presentations that are sleek, engaging, and effective for your specified audience. We will explore a handful of presentation tools, from the traditional PowerPoint to the web-based Google Presentations. We will then discuss how your presentation can be delivered (in-person, stand-alone, recorded lecture, etc) and the different implications this will have on your presentation design. Lastly, we will discuss the various ways of delivering your presentation, from uploading it to Courseworks or embedding it into a website, to sharing your recorded lecture or having a multi-media asynchronous conversation around your presentation (with Voicethread).
  • October 28, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Community, Cultural
    A discussion with Anna Frajlich-Zajac, Polish poet and Columbia University Senior Lecturer.
  • October 28, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Maison Activities
    A talk by poet and novelist Vronique Tadjo
  • October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501
    Academic: Lecture
    A talk by Professor Andrew Bacevich, a specialist in twentieth century U.S. diplomatic and military history, entitled "Ten Theses: Lessons from Americas War for the Greater Middle East."
  • October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus St. Paul's Chapel
    Arts: Music
    Music at St. Pauls showcases a wide variety of sacred and secular performances in St. Pauls Chapel featuring New York City artists. Programs have included classical performances from Juilliard, Korean drumming, Cantors, and jazz ensembles. Families are especially welcome. From Ghetto to Capella: Interfaith Exchanges in the Music of Baroque Italy
  • October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
    Academic: Lecture
    A talk by Laurence Binet, Director of studies of the MSF Foundation, on the tensions between the mission of testimony and the diplomacy necessary to keep operating in the field. The talk will be moderated by Prof. Dirk Salomons, Director of the International Organizations Specialization. Sponsored by the International Organizations Specialization.
  • October 28, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Heyman Center for the Humanities 2nd Floor Common Room
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    In this talk, Panayotis Yatagantzidis will present tentative definitions of the concept of human rights as delineated in different schools of thought and will define a constitutional cartography of the right to health in nations-members of the European Union.
  • October 28, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Campus Heyman Center 2nd Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Legendary artists and authors Jules Feiffer, Art Spiegelman, and Alex Melamid will discuss the history and achievements of aging artists, with a focus on artists whose best-known works were completed in the later years of their lives.
  • October 28, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus South Asia Institute Knox Hall Room 208
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 A discussion with C.M. Naim, with Allison Busch (MESAAS), Manan Ahmed (History) and Frances Pritchett (Prof. Emeritus MESAAS) Time: 6:15pm-8:00pm (Tuesday)
  • October 29, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:50pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407
    Environmental
    Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
  • October 29, 2014 - 12:10pm - 1:10pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105
    Academic, Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture
    A brown bag lecture with Joshua Rosenzweig, Ph.D. candidate in Chinese Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. No registration required. Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and Columbia Law School
  • October 29, 2014 - 12:15pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, presents: Hisham Aidi, Lecturer in Discipline at the School of International and Public Affairs, will talk about this book, "The Cultural War on Terror": Race, Art and America Public Diplomacy. Discussant Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs.
  • October 29, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Avery Hall, Room 115
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Brown Bag
    A talk with Sean T. Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University.
  • October 29, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall, Room 309
    Recruiting/Admissions
    A 90 minute workshop in which an ALP instructor reviews some of the key features of the sound on English and points out characteristics of rhythm, stress and intonation which may differ from your native language. We will examine some common pitfalls certain speakers may experience in using English as a Second Language, and helpful strategies in improving comprehensibility and intelligibility. We hope that you will come away from the workshop with some practical ideas on how to make your spoken English clearer and easier for others to understand.
  • October 29, 2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Presidential Rooms 1 and 2 (3rd floor)
    Academic
    Roundtable Discussion with Jeffrey Mankoff, Deputy Director and Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Affairs and Nate Schenkkan, Program Officer of Eurasia Programs at Freedom House.
  • October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy
    Arts: Exhibitions
    An Exhibition of photographs celebrating Grand Centrals 100th anniversary, curated by Renato Miracco in collaboration with the Bruce Silverstein Gallery. Exhibition continues through Nov. 25, 2014. Gallery hours: Weekdays 10:00 am 4:30 pm, Closed on Mon. and Tues., Nov. 3 and 4.
  • October 29, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College The Diana Center, Event Oval
    Academic: Lecture, Arts: Exhibitions
    Barnard International Artists Series is proud to welcome the Delhi-based trio Raqs Media Collective, world-renowned artists whose work intersects contemporary art, historical enquiry, and philosophical speculation.
  • October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus St. Paul's Chapel
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    The Office of the University Chaplain is celebrating the Halloween season with a Halloween Organ Concert at 7:00 pm in St. Pauls Chapel on Wednesday, October 29th (all welcome.) Directly following the concert, there will be a Common Meal at 8:00 pm with food and discussion titled Holy Days and Holidays. (RSVP to commonmeal@columbia.edu required.)
  • October 30, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Sexual Violence Response, in collaboration with CONNECTOpens in a new window will host a breakfast and panel discussion. Leaders and scholars from various spiritual communities will address how different faiths work against and respond to relationship violence.
  • October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic, SIPA Alumni
    A presentation by Steve Swerdlow, Central Asia Researcher in the Europe and Central Asia Division of Human Rights Watch.
  • October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Eric Schmidt will discuss his latest book, How Google Works, a look at fostering the growth of "smart creatives," data-driven decision making, dealing with disruption, and operating in a complex and global world. This talk will be moderated by Merit E. Janow, Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs and Professor of Professional Practice in International Economic Law and International Affairs.
  • October 30, 2014 - 12:10pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Schermerhorn Extension Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Part of the Americas South Seminar, Justin Wolfe (Tulane University) presents "Legislating Dissent: Race, Republicanism and the Public Sphere in Post-Independence Nicaragua."
  • October 30, 2014 - 12:10pm - 1:10pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 304
    Recruiting/Admissions
    A talk with David Malone, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Rector of the United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo. Presented by the Center on Global Governance at Columbia Law School.
  • October 30, 2014 - 4:10pm - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1512
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University presents: A discussion with panelists: Assistant Professor of Political Science Christopher Day and Associate Professor of Political Science Zachariah Mampilly.
  • October 30, 2014 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 104
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Other, Global / International Event
    A talk by Dr. Ricardo Lorenzetti, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina and a tenured professor at the University of Buenos Aires.
  • October 30, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Community
    A talk by Gari Ledyard, King Sejong Professor Emeritus and George Kallander, Associate Professor, Department of History, Syracuse University.
  • October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Medical Center Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion Conference Room 2
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    FREE and Open to the Public. Light refreshments. Simultaneous translation in Spanish available.
  • October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor 3rd Floor
    Academic: Lecture, Arts: Exhibitions
    This event integrates diasporic artistic expressions with an exhibition of Arturo Rodriguezs drawings The School of the Night, related poetry by Jos Kozer, Bruce Weber, and Laura Tartakoff, a visual presentation by Alejandro Anreus, and Afro-Cuban jazz by pianist David Virelles.
  • October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic, Academic: Lecture
    Discussion with Ajla Delkic, Executive Director, Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina; Ivana Cvetkovic Bajrovic, Senior Program Officer, National Endowment for Democracy;Hamdija Custovic, President of the Board of Directors, Congress of North American Bosniaks; Jasmin Mujanovic, Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute. The event will be moderated by Tanya Domi from Harriman Institute.
  • October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1512
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University presents: A talk by Dr. Barry Posen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, entitled Why American Restraint Makes Sense in a World Going to Hell.
  • October 30, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard Hall, Julius S. Held Lecture Hall
    Academic: Lecture, Arts: Exhibitions
    In this lecture, Alistair Hicks introduces some of the most significant artists working in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, and shows how they express the rapid social changes around them.
  • October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy
    Arts: Music
    A free concert featuring JACK Quartet, pianist Steve Beck, violinist Miranda Cuckson, cellis Jay Campbell, and Vox n Plux; new music by William Anderson, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum, and Charles Wuorinen.
  • October 31, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic: Lecture
    A discussion with Ana Gomes, Member, European Parliament and Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee: "The EU Response to Deadly Conflict: Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine."
  • October 31, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic
    A discussion with Ana Gomes, member of the European Parliament since 2004.
  • October 31, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Butler Library, Room 523
    Other, Workshop
    This week we will discuss what it takes to design presentations that are sleek, engaging, and effective for your specified audience. We will explore a handful of presentation tools, from the traditional PowerPoint to the web-based Google Presentations. We will then discuss how your presentation can be delivered (in-person, stand-alone, recorded lecture, etc) and the different implications this will have on your presentation design. Lastly, we will discuss the various ways of delivering your presentation, from uploading it to Courseworks or embedding it into a website, to sharing your recorded lecture or having a multi-media asynchronous conversation around your presentation (with Voicethread).
  • November 1, 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    If the violent injustices facing women and girls of color are happening in plain sight, why does their suffering continue to get the silent treatment, even within our own communities? Please join us to develop an agenda that prioritizes the needs of all marginalized people and present a compelling case for #WhyWeCantWait.
  • November 1, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Miller Theatre
    Arts, Arts: Music, Cultural
    Time magazine's "best jazz pianist of his generation" Cyrus Chestnut brings together old-school jazz, blues, and gospel to Miller audiences.
  • November 3, 2014 - 8:00am - November 4, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus NWC Building 5th floor Auditorium
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    2014 Kavli Futures Symposium The Novel Neurotechnologies is the inaugural meeting of the new NeuroTechnology Center at Columbia University.
  • November 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus NorthWest Corner Building 5th floor Auditorium, (Rm 501)
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    2014 Kavli Futures Symposium The Novel Neurotechnologies is the inaugural meeting of the new NeuroTechnology Center at Columbia University.
  • November 3, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library Burden Room, #206
    seminar, Environmental
    Speaker: Johan Six, Full Professor, Sustainable Agroecosystems, Department of Environmental System Science, ETH, Zurich
  • November 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus NorthWest Corning Building Fifth Floor Auditorium, Room 501
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    2014 Kavli Futures Symposium The Novel Neurotechnologies is the inaugural meeting of the new NeuroTechnology Center at Columbia University.
  • November 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    : Part two of a panel discussion on the relation between individual and collective memory, between national and global history, between commemoration and information, including the challenge of presenting such difficult pasts as September 11 and the Holocaust.
  • November 5, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Heyman Center for the Humanities 2nd Floor Common Room
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    Simona Forti will discuss her work and her new book, The New Demons. Rethinking Evil and Power Today, published by Stanford University Press. She will be in conversation with Adriana Cavarero, Professor of Political Philosophy at the Universit degli studi di Verona.
  • November 5, 2014 - 6:15pm - 7:30pm
    International Affairs Building, Room 403
    Academic, Academic: Lecture
    A talk with His Excellency Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Singapore's Ambassador to the U.S. moderated by Duncan McCargo, Senior Research Affiliate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Professor of Political Science, University of Leeds. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and Southeast Asian Student Initiative (SEASI).
  • November 6, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School Jerome L. Greene Hall Annex
    Academic, Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Global / International Event
    Panel Schedule - 9:30-11:00 AM: The Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis, with Sheila C. Bair, H. Rodgin Cohen, and Paul Tucker - 11:20 AM-12:30 PM: Regulatory Responses Across the Atlantic, with John C. Coffee, Jr., Dianne Dobbeck, and Emiliano Tornese - 12:30-1:30 PM: The Challenges Ahead in View of Brisbane: A U.S. and E.U. Perspective, with Greg Baer, David Schraa, and Georges Ugeux
  • November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Brown Bag, Student Events
    A talk with Jason Ng, lawyer and adjunct lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. Moderated by Stephanie Balme, Alliance Visiting Professor of Law, School of Law, Columbia University. Co-sponsored by Asia Pacific Affairs Council (APAC); Weatherhead East Asian Institute
  • November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic, Community
    A discussion with Iuliana Marcinschi, director of Centrul de Informare n domeniul Drepturilor Omului (Human Rights Information Center - CIDO) in Moldova.
  • November 6, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Other, Global / International Event
    A Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series talk with Professor David Lavin.
  • November 6, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Community
    A talk by Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
  • November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Heyman Center for the Humanities 2nd Floor Common Room
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    Shamita Das Dasgupta and Sayantani Dasgupta will discuss the increasingly commercial practice of transnational surrogacy, with a particular focus on India. Filmmaker and producer Vaishali Sinha will show clips from her film "Made in India."
  • November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1512
    Arts: Reading/Talk, Cultural
    A talk by Anya von Bremzen, award-winning author of Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing.
  • November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor 3rd Floor
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    To celebrate Barnard's 125th anniversary and its remarkable tradition of fostering writers, the Writers at Barnard series offers an extra reading by authors from the college.
  • November 6, 2014 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Arts: Film, Maison Activities, Maison Cinema
    Free screening of the French documentary, La Cour de Babel (School of Babel)
  • November 7, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Seminar Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    A forum on the Energy and Climate Nexus, featuring CGEP Fellow Nobuo Tanaka; Dr. Klaus Lackner, Director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, and Professor at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University; and Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
  • November 7, 2014 - 9:30am - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Heyman Center for the Humanities 2nd Floor Common Room
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    The Heyman Center hosts an all-day conference celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Gauri Viswanathan's Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India.
  • November 7, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library, Rotunda
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Arts, Arts: Reading/Talk, Cultural
    This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Nobel Laureate Mo Yan. The address will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Co-Sponsored by University Libraries, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • November 7, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Maison Activities
    A panel discussion on Michel Foucault's late lectures
  • November 7, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Buell Hall, East Gallery Maison Francaise
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    This colloquium will discuss a number of the ideas and concepts that were born and sketched out in the lectures, but that remain today still to be explored.
  • November 7, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard Hall, JULIUS S. HELD LECTURE HALL Room 304
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    Enter the creative realm of Twyla Tharp, the 201415 Distinguished Guest Artist, as she talks about her current projects and answers questions from the audience.
  • November 7, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Arts: Reading/Talk, Cultural
    A talk by Anton Dolin, acclaimed Russian film critic and writer.
  • November 7, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Lerner Hall, Bookstore
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    Join us as we welcome Timothy Kuhner, Associate Professor of Law at Georgia State University, to discuss his new book "Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution."
  • November 8, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Diana Center, Event Oval
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Ali Rosa-Salas highlights the contributions of women who participate in movement-based styles that engage notions of subjectivity and the body in their work while utilizing the technical formalities of abstraction. These New York City-founded dance forms speak directly to the centrality of gender, racial, and community identity in art-making and how such inquiries propel local art forms into international cultural movements.
  • November 9, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus, East Campus Heyman Center, 2nd Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    This roundtable discussion will bring together a diverse group of thinkers to examine the current prevailing narratives, as well as explore opportunities for how these narratives might be transformed towards a more inclusive framework.
  • November 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Arts: Reading/Talk, Cultural
    A talk by Rosamund Bartlett, writer, scholar, and translator based in Oxford.
  • November 10, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105.
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Andres Alonso, former Baltimore City Public Schools Superintendent, Sydney Morris, co-founder of Educators for Excellence, Kim Sweet, Executive Director of Advocates for Children and TC political scientist Jeff Henig will discuss whether and how interest-group politics aid or hinder efforts to improve the nation's and the City's schools.
  • November 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Diana Center, Glicker-Milstein Theatre
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    What kind of pressure do
 Arabic revolutionary, theatrical and performance texts exercise on American translation? Do these texts bear a linguistic excess, a resistance within themselves, a potential to other translation paradigms aiming 
to domesticate them? These questions and more are the
 focus of this panel, chaired by Carol Martin, series editor of the forthcoming anthology Tahrir Plays and Performance Texts from the Egyptian Revolution.
  • November 10, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House 3rd Floor
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Annette Insdorf, Director of Undergraduate Film Studies Professor in the Graduate Film Program of the School of the Arts "Columbia University Coherence and Resonance: How to Read Film Openings. I. Opening-as-Prologue
  • November 11, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic, Arts: Reading/Talk
    A book talk on The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall with author Professor Mary Elise Sarotte.
  • November 11, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Other
    Talk with author Raanan Rein, Tel Aviv University with commentary from Jose Moya, Barnard College, and Federico Finchelstein, The New School.
  • November 11, 2014 - 4:10pm - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207
    Environmental
    Speaker: Jeff Shaman,, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, International Research Institute (IRI), Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • November 11, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    How do we change the current criminal justice system, one defined by mass incarceration, a paradigm of punishment, and racial discrimination? Changing how we achieve justice through policing, courts, jails, prisons and reentry must include changing the public narrative about people who become involved with the criminal justice system.
  • November 12, 2014 - 8:30am - November 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House
    Academic, Academic: Conference, Global / International Event
    This conference looks at home country measures that have been taken unilaterally or multilaterally to monitor or regulate foreign investment, why states have taken these measures, whether they have a duty to do so, what lessons can be learned from both successful and failed attempts, and what further efforts may be useful or necessary to regulate investment for sustainable development.
  • November 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1512
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    A discussion with Dr. David Shore, Deputy Chief, Media Leaks Task Force, National Security Agency; and Peter Clement, Professor of Professional Practice and Deputy Director for Intelligence for Analytic Programs. CUID only.
  • November 12, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor 3rd Floor
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    Eliza Griswold, Sarah Plimpton, and Mark Strand present their work.
  • November 13, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Global / International Event
    A discussion featuring Joseph Chinyong Liow, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asian Studies, Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asian Studies; Dr. Thomas B. Pepinsky, Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University; and Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Council on Foreign Relations. No registration required.
  • November 13, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Other, Global / International Event
    A Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series talk with Professor Eduardo F. Bastian.
  • November 13, 2014 - 2:00pm - November 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Maison Activities
    This conference on Thinking with Balibar will explore the influence of tienne Balibar's work
  • November 13, 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Buell Hall (Maison Francaise)
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    This conference on Thinking with Balibar will explore the influence of Etienne Balibar's work, not paying tribute to tienne Balibar per se, but showing how certain concepts, arguments, and methods that he applies in his work can be and are being used by scholars in different fields working on crucial issues of our time.
  • November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - November 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College
    Arts: Film
    Dont miss this unique opportunity to discover the realities and fictions of women from three different continents and their representation in Spanish and Latin American films.
  • November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard Hall, James Room 4th Floor
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    This program enables Barnard students to practice public speaking in a peer environment and to use opportunities like the Cicero Speech Contest to speak up about issues that matter to them and the larger community.
  • November 13, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Maison Activities
    Etienne Balibar's talk for the Thinking with Balibar conference
  • November 13, 2014 - 8:10pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Mornngside Campus Miller Theatre
    Arts, Arts: Music, Cultural
    Poetic lyricism and passionate, colorful orchestration come together to dazzling effect in the music of Bernard Rands.
  • November 14, 2014 (All day)
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    An innovative conference that brings together leaders on the front lines of the fight against corruption. With the midterm elections just around the corner, this conference is a unique opportunity to hear from practitioners, civil society reformers, and government accountability experts dedicated to holding our elected officials to account.
  • November 14, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:45pm
    Low Library Rotunda
    Academic: Conference
    The IV Columbia University BRICLab Conference will discuss how Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are going about the institution-building process of BRICS. It will also examine challenges and opportunities related to the status of BRICS as emerging markets and their role in contributing to global economic expansion.
  • November 14, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 Kent Hall
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    To mark the publication of Duthies landmark book, Manyoshu and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan (E.J. Brill, 2014), an afternoon symposium featuring a talk by Duthie, comments by Columbia professors and graduate students.
  • November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building, Room 501
    Recruiting/Admissions
    When it comes to marketing consumer products, many people have a hand in the pie. Brand managers, advertising agencies, promotion agencies, digital agencies and more: all have a view on what should be done and who should be targeted. How do you not only get all these stakeholders on the same page, but inspire them to do groundbreaking work? Using a real world scenario from the vodka industry, this workshop will provide you with approaches and techniques for building consensus and stimulating creativity in a dynamic group environment.
  • November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Fairchild Hall, Room 601
    Recruiting/Admissions
    A 90 minute workshop in which an ALP instructor reviews some of the key features of the sound on English and points out characteristics of rhythm, stress and intonation which may differ from your native language. We will examine some common pitfalls certain speakers may experience in using English as a Second Language, and helpful strategies in improving comprehensibility and intelligibility. We hope that you will come away from the workshop with some practical ideas on how to make your spoken English clearer and easier for others to understand.
  • November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard College, Sulzberger Parlor 3rd Floor
    Arts: Music
    Clare Shore, the second woman to earn the doctor of musical arts degree in composition
 from The Juilliard School, has received critical acclaim 
for her works, with reviewers from The New York Times to The Washington Post hailing her works as provocative, immensely dramatic, ingenious and evocative, and romantic to the core.
  • November 17, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Campus Heyman Center 2nd Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    This talk will foreground the role of big data, visualizations, and historians as the designers of tools in the future shape of training in history departments, topics taken up in Guldi and David Armitage's new book, The History Manifesto (October 2014, Cambridge University Press).
  • November 17, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus The Italian Academy
    Arts: Reading/Talk
    The great Romantic poet Giacomo Leopardis finest work was Night Song of a Wandering Shepherd in Asia. Join us as two experts offer a reading and discussion.
  • November 17, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Heyman Center for the Humanities 2nd Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Leading historians David Armitage and Jo Guldi identify a recent shift back to longer-term narratives, following many decades of increasing specialization, which they argue is vital for the future of historical scholarship and how it is communicated.
  • November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Conference, Social Event/Gathering
    A roundtable discussion with Anastasiia Grynko, Director, Columbia University Fellow; Denisa Hejlova, Head of Marketing Communication and Public Relations Department, Charles University in Prague;and Milan Hejl, Director, Columbia University Fellow; Co-Founder of AMI Communications. Refreshments will be served.
  • November 18, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    Academic, Academic: Lecture
    A lecture featuring Viren Murthy, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Wisconsin. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Department of History.
  • November 18, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Campus Heyman Center 2nd Floor Common Room
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Matthew L. Jones, James R. Barker Associate Professor of Contemporary Civilization, Columbia University, hosts a talk on the NSA surveillance programs from a historical perspective. David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Harvard University, will be the respondent.
  • November 19, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Studebaker Building, 615 West 131 Street, 3rd Floor, Room 367
    Workshop
    Environmental Health & Safety offers regularly scheduled ergonomic workshops designed to offer tips and techniques for avoiding Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) and receiving advise on making your workplace more ergonomically fit.
  • November 19, 2014 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Miller Theatre
    Arts, Arts: Reading/Talk
    Come explore Maya Hayuks new site-specific mural, part of her Chem Trails series, now on view in the lobby of Columbia's Miller Theatre.
  • November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Barnard College, Sulzberger Parlor 3rd Floor
    Academic: Lecture
    Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome examines womens strategies of empowerment, both spiritual and material, in the Aldur church in the Nigerian homeland and 
its immigrant communities in 
the United States, especially since the 1980s.
  • November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    A panel of stateless people and experts will discuss the largely unknown challenge of statelessness in the United States. Sponsored by the International Organizations Specialization, the International Media Advocacy and Communications Specialization, the Human Rights Working Group, the Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy Concentration and the Migration Working Group.
  • November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Academic: Conference, Academic: Lecture, Maison Activities
    A talk by Domna Stanton with Madeleine Dobie
  • November 19, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Please join Hermione Lee, the acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf, and award-winning novelists Ellis Avery, Alexander Chee, and Margot Livesey, in celebrating the life and writing of Penelope Fitzgerald at an event that showcases Lee's masterful new biography, Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life. .
  • November 19, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy
    Arts: Music
    A free solo recital by pianist Benjamin Hochman.
  • November 20, 2014 - 12:10pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Schermerhorn Extension, Room 457
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Part of the Americas South Seminar, a talk by Dario A. Euraque, Professor of History and International Studies, Trinity College.
  • November 20, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus The Heyman Center 2nd floor Common Room
    Academic
    This talk is Part IV of The 2014-15 Europe Seminar on the European public sphere. The Europe Seminar brings scholars from North America, Europe, and the world to Columbia for intense talks on European history, politics, economics, and society.
  • November 20, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 Kent Hall
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Guest speaker: USAMI Mayumi (Professor, Institute of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • November 20, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Judith Lee Stronach Center Schermerhorn Hall, 8th Floor
    Academic: Lecture, Arts: Reading/Talk, Arts: Theater
    Acting Homer will give students an opportunity to hear key passages of the Odyssey read aloud and brought to life. Because one of the amazing parts about the Bearden project at Columbia is that it is interdisciplinary, the goal of this panel is to provide a level of immersion. What happens to visual art when it is linked with theater? After the reading, the audience is welcome to walk through the gallery with a new perspective on Bearden and Homer.
  • November 20, 2014 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Arts: Film, Maison Activities, Maison Cinema
    The Maison Franaise will show a series of World War I films to commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of war. Series co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. Attendance is free.
  • November 20, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Miller Theatre
    Arts, Arts: Reading/Talk, Arts: Theater
    A one-person performance by Bryonn Bain, hip hop theater innovator, visiting associate professor at New York University, and Columbia alum, about his own wrongful imprisonment. To purchase tickets please visit http://www.millertheatre.com/events/lyrics-from-lockdown
  • November 20, 2014 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Miller Theater
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    One man. One mic. 40 characters. Two unbelieveable true stories of wrongful imprisonment.
  • November 20, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:45pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall, Room 304
    Arts: Film
    A film screening of Zinda Bhaag [Run for Your Life] (2013, 180 minutes, Punjabi and Urdu with English subtitles). Followed by a discussion with director Meenu Gaur and producer Mazhar Zaidi. Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Location: Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall Room 304, Barnard College (entrance at 118th and Broadway)
  • November 20, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Milbank Hall, Minor Latham Playhouse Room 118
    Arts: Theater
    David Paul's production of a modern classic, Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, features scenic design by Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Sandra Goldmark.
  • November 21, 2014 (All day)
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Kent Hall, Room 403
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Community
    An all-day event featuring Michael Bourdaghs, University of Chicago; Katherine Lee, University of California Davis; Eun-Young Jung, University of California San Diego; Christine Yano, University of Hawaii; Kevin Fellezs, Columbia University; Nicholas Harkness, Harvard University; and Noriko Manabe, Princeton University. Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • November 21, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus 403 Kent Hall
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    The Japan/Korea Music Symposium will explore interconnections in Korean and Japanese popular music in the latter half of the 20th century.
  • November 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Teatro, Italian Academy
    Academic: Lecture, Arts: Reading/Talk
    A poetry reading centered on a sequence of prose poems entitled Odyssey. These poems are inspired partly by Homer, and partly by a series of monotypes entitled Orbiana Oliveto by the artist James McGarrell. The images will accompany the reading. The reading will include other short lyrics inspired by Homer and Virgil.
  • November 21, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Milbank Hall, Minor Latham Playhouse Room 118
    Arts: Theater
    David Paul's production of a modern classic, Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, features scenic design by Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Sandra Goldmark.
  • November 22, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Milbank Hall, Minor Latham Playhouse Room 118
    Arts: Theater
    David Paul's production of a modern classic, Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, features scenic design by Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Sandra Goldmark.
  • November 22, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Milbank Hall, Minor Latham Playhouse Room 118
    Arts: Theater
    David Paul's production of a modern classic, Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, features scenic design by Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Sandra Goldmark.