On Wednesday, Staff Writer Charlie Bonkowsky attended “Modern Sufis and the State: The Politics of Islam in South Asia and Beyond,” a book talk and conversation between several of the professors who contributed articles or edited the new volume.
This past Wednesday, Staff Writer Ava Slocum attended an online reading of Asiimwe Deborah Kawe’s play Appointment with gOD, presented as part of the 2021 Columbia University School of the Arts International Play Reading Festival through the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
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On Wednesday night, Columbia Global Centers hosted a virtual panel as the first in a series of Amerfrican Dialogue and the fourth in a series of Brazil-Peru meetings on Black women, decoloniality, and activism in Latin America. Bwog Staffer Obutor Ogonor covers the event.
On Monday, the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life hosted the first event in what will be a multi-year series exploring the theme of religion and climate change.
The Khalidiyya Library, located in Palestine, is a newly digitized source for historic papers, emphasizing the importance of manuscripts.
This past Tuesday, Staff Writer Ava Slocum attended Columbia’s African American and African Diaspora Studies Department’s discussion of Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature by Dr. Farah Griffin.
In the midst of New York Climate Week, a group of faculty and students from Columbia, Yale, and Tsinghua universities met online to consider “The Role of Universities in Solving Our Climate Crisis.” New Bwogger Mason Cannon reports.
Staff Writer Sofia Trujillo gets to know the latest facts and stats about the current challenges in Latin American politics.
This past Friday Guest Writers Ava Slocum and Obutor Ogonor attended the first lecture of the year in Columbia Medical Center’s Implementation Science Seminar on Health Equity.
On September 16th, Dr. Waverly Duck gave a lecture on the sociology of tacit racism as part of an ongoing lecture series at the Center for Research on People of Color.
Deputy Science Editor Phoebe Lu learns about African perspectives on climate change policies and offers her two cents on what it means to go to webinars and lectures at Columbia.
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This Saturday, Staff Writer Samantha Seiff and Daily Editor Rania Borgani attended an event hosted by Barnard College and the organization Damayan entitled “Pandemic Tales: Uplifting the Voices and Organizing of Filipino Migrant Workers.” The event sought to “amplify the disproportionate impact that the pandemic had on the immigrant Filipino community in New York.”