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Every Event On Campus: Political Unrest 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

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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

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  • The Harriman Institute and the Columbia Journalism School will be hosting a talk with Joshua Yaffa, the author of Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia. As a correspondent for The New Yorker in Moscow, Yaffa offers a fresh perspective of the Russian people and the effects of Vladimir Putin’s rule on the country. The event will be held in the International Affairs Building in the Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room on Wednesday from 6:15-7:45 pm.
  • On Thursday from 12:15-1:45 pm, the East Central European Center at the Harriman Institute will host a talk with Magda Szcześniak, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Polish Culture at the University of Warsaw. Szcześniak will discuss visual activism in the Polish Solidarity Movement and the ways in which visual artists represented the Polish working class. This event will also be held in the Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room.
  • Head over to Pulitzer Hall for a special showing of the 2020 duPont-Columbia Award-winning documentary, Love Them First: Lessons from Lucy Laney Elementary. This documentary follows students and staff at a Minneapolis elementary school, using their experience to explore larger issues of race and poverty. The screening will be held from 6:30-9:30 pm and there will be free pizza.
  • Join Professor Jie-hyun Lim and Professor Carol Gluck on Friday from 4:30-6:00 pm in room 918 of the International Affairs Building for a discussion on victimhood nationalism. Lim will discuss his thesis in the context of contemporary Japan, Korea, Poland, Germany, and Israel.

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