March is Women’s History Month! Celebrate with the women’s-rights-centered events happening on campus this week. Here at Bwog, we do our best to bring your attention to important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you have a correction or addition, let us know in the comments or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This past Tuesday, Staff Writer Ava Slocum finally got to go see one of the film screenings for the Columbia Maison Française’s series Mauvais Genres: French Cinema Takes On Gender. She attended the screening and Q&A for Ladies of the Wood (2021), directed by Claus Drexel, soon to have its theatrical release in France.
Formerly-fluent-in-French Bwogger Alan Wang attended a dialogue on modern tolerance in French and American communities.
Last night, Maison Francaise brought in some accomplished environmentalists to talk. Energy expert Max Rettig reports on what he heard. Two years ago, French economist Thomas Piketty published a ground-breaking book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, about wealth inequality throughout the world. In it, he touched on natural capital only briefly. On Tuesday night in […]
French fanatic and fastidious Bwogger Rachel Deal brings coverage of French hip hop, with an emphasis on both hips and hopping. Last Thursday evening, The Maison Française hosted a talk about French Moves, a book by Felicia McCarren on urban dance practices of minorities in France. The speakers were McCarren herself, who is a French professor at […]
Bwog’s new Constable of Culture, Kyra Bloom, spreads the word on arts-related events in the area, whether for your hot date or an evening alone. If you’d like us to know about a certain happening for next week, email email@example.com. Ongoing A free pair of tickets to any show at The Living Room. It’s a race, […]
In which Grace Akinrinade exchanges tea bags with the area’s French elite. Amongst a crowd of mostly fluent French speaking people, it’s easy to feel out of place–but this group makes putting people at ease a high priority. “Voulez-vous une tasse du thé?” Madeline Compagnon, C ’10, asked, holding a tea bag in her hand […]