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Student Event Spotlight

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Recommended Events

  • Columbia University Trans Awareness Week Keynote: Eva Reign – Monday, November 15th at 7 pm, online
    • Join LGBTQ @ Columbia + Multicultural Affairs for the 2021 Columbia University Trans Awareness Week Keynote Speaker Eva Reign on the Power of Storytelling!
  • Hearst Lecture with Kevin Merida – Tuesday, November 16th at 6:30 pm, Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway 
    • CJS is happy to announce this year’s Hearst Digital Media Lecturer is Kevin Merida. Hearst Digital Media Lectures examine the changing media industry with an emphasis on digital media and online journalism. Kevin Merida became the executive editor of the Los Angeles Times earlier this year, and one of his missions is to remake the company in the digital age.
  • Jhumpa Lahiri with Amara Lakhous: On Writing in Italian, Migration/Mobility, and Belonging – Wednesday, November 17th at 1 pm, online
    • A dialogue between award-winning authors Jhumpa Lahiri (BC’89) and Amara Lakhous. Moderated by Columbia University Professors Elizabeth Leake and Konstantina Zanou.
  • Queer Central Asian Activism – Thursday, November 18th at 10 am, online
    • Please join us for a roundtable discussion on the current state of queer, feminist activism across Central Asia, with expert panelists who are on the frontlines of this fight for equality.
    • Anvar Latipov is a New York-based, Uzbek-American LGBTQI activist. Mohira Suyarkulova is an associate professor at the Department of International and Comparative Politics at the American University of Central Asia. Zhanar Sekerbayeva is a women human rights defender, LGBTQI+ activist and co-founder of Kazakhstan Feminist Initiative “Feminita”. Moderator: Feruza Aripova is a PhD Candidate in World History at Northeastern University.
  • Lies and the Press – Thursday, November 18th at 4 pm, Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway 
    • Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch have both recently advocated for the overturning of New York Times v. Sullivan, the case that Alexander Meiklejohn described as “an occasion for dancing in the streets.”
  • The Taliban Takeover: Women’s Rights And The Humanitarian Catastrophe in Afghanistan – Friday, November 19th at 11 am
    • This panel aims to bring together human rights a inctivists, professionals, and students for a discussion on the future of Afghan women’s rights in the aftermath of the Taliban takeover. The panelists will examine the current state of women’s rights in the country and discuss the impact of a growing humanitarian emergency that threatens to further undermine these rights.

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