On Thursday, October 20, Atlantic Staff Writer Caitlin Dickerson spoke at Pulitzer Hall in conversation with Daniel Alarcón. Her cover story, An American Catastrophe, investigates family separation during the Trump administration.
Last Thursday, seven Columbia departments, committees, and institutes came together to facilitate a reading, conversation, and Q&A with renowned speculative fiction author N.K. Jemisin and Jayna Brown, a Pratt professor whose work pertains to Black expressive cultures and Black utopias.
This Thursday, the Law, Rights, and Religion Project at Columbia Law school discussed a different constitutional right that protects abortion, because the Due Process Clause isn’t enough, apparently.
On Thursday, the Dean’s Grand Rounds presented “Delivering Equity Through the Public Health System” where Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, Ph.D. and Julio Frenck, MD, MPH, Ph.D., spoke about the steps public health and policy need to take to help make access to the highest attainable standard of care a right and possibility for everyone.
On Wednesday, Columbia School of the Arts hosted their second online Nonfiction Dialogue of the semester. Writing Program Chair Lis Harris talked with author Amitava Kumar about the immigrant experience, seeking material for nonfiction, and more.
This Wednesday, award-winning alum and author Catherine Lacey led a Columbia School of the Arts Fall 2020 Creative Writing Lecture. It was the first event in this semester's virtual series of three.
This Wednesday, Columbia School of the Arts hosted their first online Nonfiction Dialogue, wherein Writing Program Chair Lis Harris and author Maggie Nelson discussed freedom and criticism, discipline and love.