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Every Event On Campus: Film Screening Edition

Here at Bwog, we do our best to bring your attention to important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events excluded from our calendar or have a correction, let us know in the comments or email events@bwog.com.

Events Calendar!

Check out Bwog’s event’s calendar, which will attempt to compile every campus event across departments and student groups into one easily accessible Google Calendar! We’re still working out some technical difficulties on our end, but if you have any suggestions, issues, or want to make sure your event is included, drop us a line in the comments or by emailing events@bwog.com.

Student Event Spotlight

Your student event could be here! If your club or organization is interested in having your event featured in our weekly roundup, please submit them to events@bwog.com.

Colloquia will be hosting an event on Monday from 7:30-9:00 PM in Schermerhorn 501 titled “Feminism and Effective Activism.” The event will feature Iranian activist Masih Alinejad and Pakistani-American lawyer and author Rafia Zakaria. The speakers will discuss their roles as activists, their experience advocating for human rights, U.S. foreign policy, and global feminism, among other topics. You can register for the event and read more about it here.

Recommended

  • Head over to the Italian Academy on Amsterdam Avenue on Monday from 4:30-6:30 to listen to a talk on Neuroscience and the Study of Intergenerational Trauma. Speakers will discuss how mental illnesses, such as PTSD, are passed down through generations and how the children of survivors cope with inherited stress. This event is free and open to anyone, but you must register through Eventbrite.
  • If you’re not interested in intergenerational trauma, there’s an event in room 607B of Pulitzer Hall with Jessica Pressler, the author of “The Hustlers at Scores.” Her article inspired the 2019 film, Hustlers, starring Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, and other star actresses. This fascinating talk will cover Pressler’s career in journalism and her journey with Hustlers. The event is on Monday from 6:00-7:30 PM.
  • On Tuesday at 6:30 PM in the Diana Event Oval, transgender journalists Meredith Talusan and Lewis Raven Wallace will hold a talk about reporting objectively and fairly on transgender issues. No registration needed! You can read more about the event here.
  • If climate change interests you, there will be a talk by Mark Bittman, the Special Advisor for Food Policy, on Tuesday from 6:00-7:30 PM on the eighth floor of the Lenfest Center. Bittman and professors Sara Abiola and Lewis Ziska will discuss the role of food in the climate crisis, specifically in relation to public health and social justice. You do not need to register, but space is limited!
  • Columbia Narrative Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry will hold a talk on the eighth floor of the Lenfest Center at 6:30 PM on Thursday about creativity, addiction, and mood disorders. Speakers Leslie Jamison and Kay Redfield Jamison will discuss the relationship between mental illness, addiction, psychosis, and creativity, focusing on the works of Robert Lowell and John Berryman. No registration needed!
  • On Friday from 1:00-3:30 PM in room 501 of NoCo, there will be a screening of the documentary, Change the Subject (2019) and a question and answer session with the film team. The documentary follows a group of Dartmouth students as they attempt to change the subject headings in the Library of Congress for “undocumented immigrants.” You don’t need to register for the screening, but you can register for the town hall discussion being held after the event here.

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