Staff Writer Ava Slocum’s Lit Hum professor recommended that her class attend Wednesday evening’s talk, “Classical Allusions in Contemporary African-American Poetry.” And it was so interesting! Dr. Chiyuma Elliott gave her presentation over Zoom, in a guest lecture coordinated by the Morningside Institute.
On Wednesday, the Columbia Historical Association hosted three professors to discuss publishing their recent books, writing history, and teaching it.
An Anonymous Bwog Staffer speed watches ten lectures and lives to tell the tale.
On Tuesday, Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree made good on her recent French major declaration by attending “Sex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir,” an event hosted by the Maison Française.
Staff Writer Phoebe Lu joins Columbia’s Harriman Institute in a panel featuring leading anti-corruption reformers Adam Stefan and Haykuhi Harutyunyan.
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.
Daily Editor Lillian Rountree manages to attend class and a talk at the same time at Maison Française’s “A Medical Disaster and its Aftermaths: The Quest for Sleeping Sickness Eradication in Colonial Africa.”
New Staffer Rania Borgani attended a lecture entitled Ballots and Borders: Election 2020 and What’s at Stake for International Students and Scholars. The lecture, given by Professor Stephen Yale-Loehr, centered around the immigration policies of two presidential candidates and their potential effects on international scholars.
This Bwogger attended an event centered around the effects of our warming climate, specifically as they relate to the wildfires ravaging the west coast.
On Tuesday, September 15, Columbia Psychiatry hosted a panel titled “Unequal Care: Mental Health and Black Americans,” the first of a three-panel series in partnership with the School of Journalism titled “Justice and Mental Health: A Country on Fire.”
On Tuesday night, one Bwogger attended an event celebrating the work of Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer and learned more about the influence of school photography on the study of assimilation and resistance.
Editor’s Note: This post contains discussions of sexual assault.