This week’s events include a faculty roundtable, a climate science colloquium, film screenings, Dog Therapy with Alice! and Active Minds, Latin Jazz Night, and the Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Noir Film Festival!

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Student Event Spotlight

  • On Tuesday, February 28, at 6 pm, Columbia College Women is hosting an online Forum for Black Women and Allies led by alumnae Akosua Oforiwaa-Ayim (CC ’11). The informal gathering aims to provide a space for women to come together and share experiences faced in family, societal, and workplace settings. Reserve a spot for the event here.
  • Columbia School of the Arts is hosting the Fourth Annual Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Noir Film Festival from March 1 to March 5. Double Bill screenings will take place on Thursday, March 2 at 7 pm and Friday, March 3 at 7:30 pm, with further screenings and conversations happening throughout the day on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5. Find tickets and more information here.
  • On Thursday, March 2, at 6 pm, Columbia University faculty are leading a Women of Color Faculty Roundtable to discuss experiences in higher education as women of color scholars. Register for the in-person event here.

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  • On Monday, February 27, from 12 to 2 pm, the Institute of Latin American Studies will host a book presentation on “Feminisms in Latin America: Pro-Choice Nested Networks in Mexico & Brazil” with visiting scholar at the Political Science Department at Columbia University, Debora Rezende de Almeida, and Professor at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales México, Gisela Zaremberg. Register for the event here or attend in person.
  • Also on Monday, February 27, from 4 to 5 pm, Alice! and Active Minds are hosting a dog therapy event with dogs from New York Therapy Animals. The event will take place in the Wien Hall Lounge and masks are required.
  • Also on Monday, February 27, from 6 to 7 pm, Barnard alumnus Michelle Friedman, MD (BC ’74) will lead a Zoom webinar, “Financial Health and Wellness: Planning for Later Years,” which will focus on financial planning and security. Find out more about the event and register for the webinar here.
  • Also on Monday, February 27, from 6 to 7 pm, Music Monday, the free monthly concert series hosted by The Forum, will host the Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program. The program is made up of talented and passionate jazz performers from Columbia, who display a variety of styles. Register for the event here and watch the performance in-person at The Forum!
  • On Tuesday, February 28, from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm, Columbia Health Sexual Violence Response and the Director of Law and Policy at Day One, Andrew Sta. Ana, will lead “Teens & Tech: Partnering with Youth to Address Tech-Facilitated Abuse,” a discussion on identifying and eliminating abuse facilitated by tech in youth spaces. Register for the online event here.
  • On Wednesday, March 1, from 2 pm to 3 pm, Associate Professional Specialist for the Department of Geosciences at Princeton, Sean Gaynor, will speak at the Lamont-Doherty Observatory as part of the Geochemistry Seminar Series. Find more information about the event and transportation here.
  • On Thursday, March 2, from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, the School of Engineering and Applied Science will host a Colloquium in Climate Science with Haozhe He, a fifth year PhD student at the University of Miami. The colloquium will focus on state-dependence on CO2 forcing and consequences for climate sensitivity. Find more information about the colloquium and what to expect here.
  • On Saturday, March 4, at 8 pm, the Sean Jones quartet, which has been internationally acclaimed for their combined modern style and vintage sound, will perform at the Miller Theater in what will be their Miller debut. Find out more about the event and attendance here.

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