New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Wednesday night, in the Low Rotunda and around the world, people gathered to witness two of the greatest thinkers of our generation, Judith Butler and Cornel West, engage with the legacy of Edward Said –ten years after his death from lymphocytic leukemia. Said was best known for his views on the Western study of Eastern […]
A couple nights ago, Cornel West paid a visit to our fine campus. In attendance (along with what seemed like half of the entire Columbia population) was Bwog’s Resident Lecture Lover, Eric Wimer. The fire code was almost certainly being broken by the crowd packed into Northwest corner 501, all there to see Cornel West. […]
The New York Times reports that (Really Big Deal Public Intellectual) Cornel West will join the Union Theological Seminary in 2012, and step down from his post at Princeton, which he revealed today while speaking at Occupy Seattle. Unlike his highly publicized split from Harvard in 2002, Dr. West will remain an emeritus professor at Princeton. […]
Last night curious students packed into Lerner Cinema to see Princeton professor and celebrity Cornel West talk on “how we can engage in activism that is characterized by faith, perseverance, courage and hope” in Haiti. Bwog’s Semi-Secretly Christian Organizations correspondent Derek Huang reports that students got more consideration of spirituality than of Port-au-Prince. In a […]
Everyone’s favorite Harvard-ditching academic, (Jeffrey Sachs is like so 2002) Cornel West, will be co-teaching a class titled “Christianity and the Deepening U.S Crisis” at UTS next semester along with Gary Dorrien and Serene Jones. The class will meet on Wednesdays from 5-7 PM, and, best of all, all the lectures will be open to the […]