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- “Truth in Our Times: A Conversation with David McCraw, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of The New York Times.” Monday, April 29, 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall 101. David McCraw will discuss his new book with Katy Glenn Bass and about his work defending the New York Times in an era where hostility about the press is rampant and journalism has a precarious, uncertain future. Non-pizza lunch will be served
- “Immigration, Detention, and Resistance Through Art.” Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 – 8:30 pm (Panel discussion only from 6:30 – 7:30, followed by a reception). A panel of artists, organizer, immigration advocates, and attorneys discuss the different ways their work intersects and how community art can allow people to engage in acts of resistance. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to engage in community art and engage in support for immigration policy change. Register here.
- “Local Color: Hawaiian Shave Ice, Rainbow Aesthetics, and State Multiculturalism,” Thursday, May 2, 12 – 1:30 pm. Hamilton 420. “Join CSER’s Hi’ilei Hobart in an exploration of Hawaiian Shave Ice and how it illustrates the operations of state multiculturalism in Hawaiian everyday, gustatory life.”
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- Greeen Fest 2016 is this Saturday on the Furnald Lawn. Join Ecoreps for some free food and the smoothie bike (bring your own cup if you can) whlie learning about sustainabilty from several student groups.
Monday, April 29
- “Sovereignty in China and the long Legacies of History.” 12 – 1:30 pm. IAB 918. Maria Adele Carrai, moderated by Madeleine Zelin.
- “Mexican Mondays – Ricardo Anaya.” 1 – 6 pm. IAB, 15th Floor.
- “Aloha In Drag: Queer Indigenous Possibilities at the Edge of the US Empire.” 2 – 4 pm. Hamilton 420. Lani Teves.
- “Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy & the ASEAN and Chinese responses.” 4 – 5 PM. IAB 918. Speaker: Dr. Amy Searight, Respondent: Dr. Andrew Nathan, Moderator: Dr. Ann Marie Murphy,
- “Global Language Justice in Action: Theory, Practice, and Performance.” 4:30 pm. Heyman Center Second Floor Common Room. Michele Moody-Adams (Philosophy – Columbia University), Akeel Bilgrami (Philosophy – Columbia University), and Jane Anderson (Anthropology and Museum Studies – NYU)
- “Humanitarian Wars? A Book Talk with Dr. Rony Brauman Former President, Médecins sans Frontières.” 6 -7 pm. IAB 1501. Welcome by Dean Merit E. Janow; Discussants: John R. MacArthur, Elazar Barkan
- “Sounds and Images in Byzantium” 6 – 8 pm. 612 Schermerhorn Hall. Sharon E. Gerstel (UCLA) and Chris Kyriakakis (USC).
- “Film@IIJS: Who Will Write Our History.” 6 – 9 pm. Pulitzer Hall. Q & A with Samuel Kassow.
Tuesday, April 30
- “Conference: Covering Climate Change (hosted by CJR and The Nation).” 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Jamail Lecture Hall. Steve Coll, Chris Hayes, Mark Hertsgaard, Naomi Klein, Carlos Maza, Bill McKibben, Brentin Mock, Bill Moyers, Kyle Pope, Dan Satterfield, Margaret Sullivan, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Alexandria Villasenor, and more. RSVP here.
- “Book Talk | Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest by Angela Stent.” 6 – 7:30 pm. IAB 1501. Register here.
- “Dance of Values: Sergei Eisenstein’s Capital Project.” 6 – 8 pm. Pupin 214. Elena Vogman.
Wednesday, May 1
- “Yangchuk Tso in Conversation: Contemporary Cinema and Pop Music.” 12 – 1:30 pm. IAB 918.
- “Political Risk and Economic Consequences.” 2:10 – 4 pm. IAB 413. David Woo. Register here.
- “Film Screening: This is Who I Am.” 4 – 6 pm. Hamilton 420.
- “Polygyny in Kyrgyzstan: Motivations of First and Second Wives.” 4:15 – 5:15 pm. IAB 1201. Michele Commercio
- “The Global Impact Revolution: A Conversation with Sir Ronald Cohen.” 5 – 6 PM. IAB 1501. Moderated by Dean Merit E. Janow, Discussant: Professor Takatoshi Ito.Register here.
- “Telling Hard Stories: 2019 Dart Awards Celebration and Winners’ Roundtable.” 5:30 – 8 PM. Eilís Quinn, Brandon Stahl, Richard Webster, Kate Wells, moderated by Bruce Shapiro“
- “Critics, Compilers, and Commentators: An Introduction to Rdoman Philology, 200 BCE-800 CE.” 6:15 – 8 pm. Heyman Center Second Floor Common Room. James E. G. Zetzel, John Ma, Gareth Williams, David Levene, Christopher Baswell.
- “Book Launch of Habeas Data by tech reporter Cyrus Farivar in conversation with Alex Abdo, Knight First Amendment Institute.” 7 – 8:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Brown Institute.
- “American Standard.” 7:30 pm. The Forum, Manhattanville campus. A poem by Paul Muldoon, read by Lisa Dwan; discussion to follow. Register here.
Thursday, May 2
- “Attitudes Toward Globalization in Ranked Ethnic Societies.” 12 – 1 pm. Fayerweather 411. Nikhar Gaikwad.
- “A Conversation with WNYC’s ‘Caught.'” 12 – 1:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall World Room. Sally Herships, with WNYC Host Kai Wright and Senior Producer Kaari Pitkin.
Friday, May 3
- “NYC Freelancing 101.” 12 – 1:30 pm. 622 Dodge Hall. Kae Bara Kratcha.
- “Ornament, Text, and the Creation of Sishen Mirrors in Western Han China.” 4:30 – 6:30 pm. Faculty House. Jie Shi.
- “Global May Fourth Keynote: ‘The Stock Exchange as a May Fourth Project? Liberal Governance, Market, and Globality.'” 6 – 9 pm. Kent 403. Bryna Goodman, introduction by Anatoly Detwyler and Ulug Kuzuoglu.
- “Picture, Structure, and Land: New Directions in British Art and Architecture 1550 – 1850.” Schermerhorn 807. Find a full speaker schedule here and register for the conference here.
- “States of Crisis: Disaster, Recovery, and Possibility in the Caribbean.” Friday May 3 – Saturday May 4. Heyman Center Second Floor Common Room. Full schedule with panelists here.
Saturday, May 4
- “Young Writers Present (Spring 2019).” 12:30 pm. Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, Lenfest Center. ity NYC high school students from Double Discovery Center, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, and The High School of Fashion Industries, as well as Our Word, in the Columbia Artist/Teacher (CA/T) Program.
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