Sad to return to campus after spring break? Cheer yourself up with a Pi Day Party, or attend events covering feminism, Ukrainian artists, and more.

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Student Spotlight:

Pi Day Party 

  • Tuesday, March 19, 7 pm, Math 508. 
  • Join Gourmand Columbia and the Columbia Association for Women in Mathematics to celebrate Pi Day! Stop by to eat some pie.
  • Register here.

Spring Zine Workshop

  • Thursday, March 21, 8:15 pm, Hamilton 302.
  • Ferris Reel Film Society is holding a zine workshop! Ease back into the semester with an art break.
  • Registration not required.

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Literary Readings & Conversation about Life & Art in Today’s Ukraine

  • Tuesday, March 19, 4 to 5:30 pm, International Affairs Building, Room 1219. 
  • Ukrainian filmmaker and writer Iryna Tsilyk will read a few of her poems and excerpts from her essays. Additionally, Tsilyk will talk about the life of Ukrainian artists during a time of war, asking whether art has influence in wars. The event features a Q&A session afterward.
  • Registration required.

The Gender of Capital: How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality

  • Wednesday, March 20, 6 to 7 pm, Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • Sociology Professor Céline Bessière and co-author Sybille Gollac will discuss their recent book the Gender of Capital, which discusses how and why women are economically disadvantaged in comparison to men. The co-authors will offer reasons related to unfair economic arrangements in divorce proceedings, estate planning, and other situations where law and family life intersect.
  • Register here

Women in Media: Beyond the Screen

  • Wednesday, March 20, 6 to 8:30 pm, Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • Co-hosted by SMPTE, Barnard, and Avid, this panel of professionals in the media industry will cover topics such as breaking barriers in the industry, the portrayal of women in media, and media technology advancements spearheaded by women. Food, drinks, and swag will be provided to attendees.
  • Register here.

Palestine and the Origins of Afro-Asian Thought

  • Thursday, March 21, 12:15 to 2 pm, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor.
  • Esmat Elhalaby, an assistant professor of transnational history, will give a talk about the role of Palestine in the intellectual history of Afro-Asia, the Third World, and the Global South. Elhalaby will focus on Arab and Indian travel and translation after the 1947 and 1948 partitions of British Palestine and British India as well as discuss the language and history of decolonization’s forms of knowledge.
  • Register here.

Anti-Colonialism, Black Radicalism, and Transnational Feminism

  • Friday, March 22 to Saturday, March 23, 11 am to 6 pm, Diana Center, Event Oval. 
  • This Scholar and Feminist Conference will focus on transnational Black feminism’s presence in third-world liberation movements since the 1940s. Panels with several speakers from universities all over the world will take place between Friday and Saturday, and the conference will conclude with a keynote by African American Studies Professor Lorgia García Peña and Assistant Professor Tami Navarro.
  • Check out the different panels and register here.

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