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Student Event Spotlight

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  • On Monday, March 29 at 4:00 pm is When Machines Speak: Language Processing in Computers and Humans, a lecture on computer science, psychology, neurolinguistics, and philosophy. Speakers Melanie Mitchell, Brenden Lake, and Ev Fedorenko will explore the intersection of these disciplines.
  • On Tuesday, March 30 at 6:30 pm, The Ira A. Lipman Center at Columbia Journalism School is Race in America: Covering Violence against Asians. Historian Ellen Wu and journalist Jiayang Fan will discuss the United States’ long history of discrimination and violence against Asian Americans, with moderator by Lipman Center Director Jelani Cobb.
  • On Tuesday, March 30 at 11:00 am, is Historical Dialogue: Interpretation and Telling the Story. The focus of this panel is to explore the multiple ways to bring together the affected communities, specifically through oral histories and visual exhibitions. Panelists are Banu Pekol, Johann Peiris, and Kaltrina Krasniqi.
  • On Thursday, April 3 at 9:00 am is the Human Rights Advocates on the Frontlines Respond to Covid-19. Past and current participants in the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) will share their experiences meeting the challenges of Covid-19.
  • On Thursday, April 1 at 1:00 pm, Noureddine Amir, Chair of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will discuss processes, politics, impacts and partnerships of the CERD and its role to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. This is the first event on the Racism and International Organizations 2021: Speaker Series.

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