On Wednesday night, the Barnard Center for Research on Women presented “Transformative Justice in the Era of #DefundPolice: Lessons from the Past, Strategizing for the Future,” featuring transformative justice activists Mimi Kim and Shira Hassan.
Barnard College has announced preliminary plans for the Spring 2021 semester, including the possibility of on-campus housing and in-person classes.
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According to various news sources, Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont will be launching his presidential campaign tomorrow. Although he is considerably behind Hillary Clinton in the polls, his candidacy will be sure to divide moderate and progressive democrats. (Huffington Post) Yet another Bravo show about housewives: the network is coming out with a new series called […]
A tipster sent in this somewhat Monet-esque picture of the Man himself carb-ing up in the snack tent before the big game. UPDATE: Thanks to Kylie Rogers, also spotted was Ke$ho snacking on some popcorn while posing for pictures with students. UPDATE: Mailing Wu snapped a picture of PrezBo posing with some students in a […]
CC’10 Salutatorian and baller fencer Jeff Spear has been named the Academic All-American of the year by ESPN. B&W alum Marc Tracy talks to B-Baller Bruce Robbins about the sacredness (and Jewishness!) of Ulysses. More for Joyce-devotees and regular people: Tablet is hosting a Bloomsday celebration next Wednesday. Six CU alumni and faculty pwned The […]
Come holiday season, there’s a lot of hubbub about joy and all that jazz. But here at Columbia the first two weeks of December are decidedly unjoyous times. With visions of forthcoming finals dancing in our heads, at this point in the year, many of us have had it with academia. But today, Bwog brings […]
Today’s New York Times Sunday Book Review includes a letter to the editor from philosophy and English professor Philip Kitcher, in which he masterfully corrects Slate overlord Jack Shafer. The latter had hypothetically asked in last week’s review of Roy Blount, Jr.’s Alphabet Juice: “Who before Blount thought to construct a complete conversation using only […]
Bwogger Mariela Quintana attended yesterday’s Bloomsday on Broadway celebration at Symphony Space. Here, she explains what to expect from a seven hour performance of two episodes of Ulysses. Last night, literati, and admirers of Eire convened on the academic megaplex that is Symphony Space to celebrate the 104th anniversary of Bloomsday. Each year the venue […]
After Saturday’s Flag Day and Sunday’s Father’s Day, our glorious three-day holiday trifecta continues as Bwog would like to take the opportunity to wish everyone a very merry Bloomsday, a special day reserved for celebrating the events of a book we most likely have not read. Every year, on June 16th, bibliophiles commemorate James Joyce’s […]