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Student Event Spotlight

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  • On Monday from 12 pm to 1 pm, the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be hosting a talk with Professor Stephen Yale-Loehr of Cornell Law School regarding what’s at stake for international students in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. The event will discuss President Trump and former Vice President Biden’s views on immigration, border security, and citizenship. You can register for the event here.
  • On Tuesday from 4 pm to 5 pm, Columbia Population Research Center is hosting a book talk with David Cohen and Carole Joffee about their book, Navigating the Obstacle Course of Abortion Access. The co-authors will discuss “the sabotaged decision-making, clinics in remote locations, insurance bans, harassing protesters, forced ultrasounds and dishonest medical information, arbitrary waiting periods, and unjustified procedure limitations.” You can register for the event here.
  • Also on Tuesday from 6 pm to 7:30 pm, there will be a World Leaders Forum on the topic of “Why Reconstruction Matters” moderated by President Bollinger. Panelists include Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History, Department of History at Columbia University, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor; Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. You can register for the event here.
  • On Wednesday from 4 pm to 6 pm, the Barnard Center for Research on Women is hosting an event titled: “Transformative Justice in the Era of #DefundPolice: Lessons from the Past, Strategizing for the Future.” Shira Hassan and Mimi Kim will join the Center for a conversation of transformative justice in the current political climate. You can register for the event here.
  • On Wednesday from 5 pm to 6 pm, the Data, Media & Society Center at The Data Science Institute at Columbia University is hosting a talk with the director of the 2020 film The Social Dilemma, Jeff Orlowski. Orlowski and panelists will discuss the futures of social media technologies and the social and political reconstruction that must take place to prevent such technology from further altering the fabric of humanity. You can register for the event here.

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