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Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future
Date: From September 16, 2014 through October 17, 2014, All Day Event
Location: McIntosh Center
Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women for a two-day conference revealing the current state of research on domestic workers and domestic-worker organizing.
Democracy, Capitalism and the European Public Sphere in the 21st Century: Etienne Balibar and Nancy Fraser in Conversation
Date: September 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Heyman Center For Humanities, Morningside Campus
A talk by Etienne Balibar, Visiting Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Nancy Fraser, Professor of Political and Social Science at the New School for Social Research on “European Public Sphere in the Making and the Types of Democracy” and “Political Contradictions of Financialized Capitalism.”
Counterfactuals and Literary History: Racine, Sainte-Beuve and the Question of Tragedy
Date: September 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Talk by Christopher Prendergast, King's College, Cambridge
Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning Fall Premiere 2014 - CUMC
Date: September 18, 2014 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus, Medical Center
Columbia faculty and instructors are invited to the Fall Premiere 2014, CCNMTL's annual showcase of teaching and learning technologies at Columbia University.
“The Gender Pay Gap: Going, Going...But Not Gone”
Date: September 18, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Milbank Hall
Explore the gender pay gap with Francine Blau, nationally recognized expert on gender issues and the first woman to receive the IZA Prize in labor economics.
War on Gaza: Military Strategy and Historical Horizons
Date: September 19, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Location: ISRAEL, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED, Schermerhorn Hall, Morningside Campus
A talk by Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Columbia University; and Noura Erakat, Assistant Professor, George Mason University. Moderated by Nadia Abu El-Haj, Associate Professor, Barnard College
Intellectual Property and Global Warming: Fossil Fuels and Climate Justice
Date: September 22, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Jerome L Greene Hall
A talk by Matthew Rimmer, an Australian Research Council Future Fellow; an associate professor at the ANU College of Law; and an associate director of the Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture (ACIPA).
European Energy Security, Russian Policy, and US LNG Exports
Date: September 22, 2014 from 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm EDT
Location: Casa Italiana, Morningside Campus
Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for the launch of the new report "American Gas to the Rescue? The Impact of US LNG Exports on European Energy Security and Russian Foreign Policy" by Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy; and Trevor Houser, Partner, Rhodium Group.
The Crisis in Ukraine and Its Implications for International Relations
Date: September 23, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A panel discussion with Alexander Dynkin, Director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) in Moscow and adviser to the prime minister of Russia (1998–1999); Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Department of Political Science; Valerii Kuchynskyi, Adjunct professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA and formerly Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations; Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College. Moderated by Jack Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science.
Pogroms, Networks, and Migration: Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States 1881–1914
Date: September 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
What determined the magnitude and the timing of the Jewish migration from the Pale of Settlement in czarist Russia to the United States? Using new data on the evolution of the geographic origins of the Jewish migration, Yannay Spitzer proposes a new narrative to explain this migration.
Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change
Date: September 24, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Lerner Hall
Speakers: Eduardo Brondizio, Professor, Department of Anthropology; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences (SPEA) and Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington; Co-director, Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (ACT); Chair, Advisory Council, Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University, Bloomington; Lisa Goddard, Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), The Earth Institute, Columbia University John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Co-Chair, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST); Pushpam Kumar, Professor, Environmental Economics, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool; Chief, Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, Division of Environment Programme Implementation, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Dan Nepstad, Senior Scientist and Executive Director, Earth Innovation Institute; Member, World Bank Forest Program External Advisory Group; Lead Author, Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Carlos Nobre, National Secretary, R&D Policies, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Brazil; Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General; Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Cheryl Palm, Senior Research Scientist and Director of Research; Deputy Director of Vital Signs Africa, Agriculture and Food Security Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Research Without Borders: Publishing Without a Publisher? Scholars Are Doing It For Themselves
Date: September 24, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Faculty House
Why are scholars choosing to self-publish their research, and how? What are the benefits of self-publication or “doing it yourself” publishing? Which academic disciplines are engaging with these publishing methods? How does the academy perceive DIY or self-publishing? In this panel discussion, speakers will explore the ways in which scholars are self-publishing or DIY-publishing their research, and why they choose to do so. Topics of discussion will include the different forms that scholarly self-publishing take, who in the academy is self-publishing, and how academia views such efforts. Our speakers: Tara McPherson, Associate Professor of Critical Studies at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Shannon Mattern, Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York. Alberto Pepe, co-founder of Authorea. Gregg Gordon, President and CEO of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Our moderator: Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science and professor of sociology and gender studies at Columbia University.
Li Weidong: Xi Jinping’s “Coup from the Top”: Anti-Corruption and Political Reform
Date: September 24, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
Talk with Li Weidong, visiting scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University. Moderated by Andrew J. Nathan, , Class of 1919, Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.
Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia
Date: September 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia, on Armenia and foreign policy.
Free French Africa in World War II
Date: September 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Eric Jennings, in conversation with Gregory Mann, Robert O. Paxton, Mamadou Diouf, and Fred Cooper
Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway
Date: September 25, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
Reimagining Asia: A Discussion About a Possible New Asia Wing at the American Museum of Natural History
Date: September 25, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
Talk with Laurel Kendall, Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collection; Chair, Division of Anthropology, AMNH; Ross MacPhee, Curator, Department of Mammalogy, AMNH; and David Harvey, Senior Vice-President of Exhibition, AMNH; Moderated by Eugenia Lean, Associate Professor of Chinese history, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures; Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Ukraine Between East and West
Date: September 25, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A Talk by Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General, OSCE. RSVP. CUID required.
Framing the Immigrant Movement as about Rights, Family, or Economics: Which Appeals Resonate and for Whom?
Date: September 25, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
This presentation by Irene Bloemraad examines the principal narratives employed by the immigrant rights movements in the United States, how these resonate with different sector of the public, and the challenge posed by the fact that narrative frameworks that appeal to some groups—for example, liberals or conservatives—often alienate others.
Challenges to Peace and Security in Europe
Date: September 26, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A lecture by His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia, on recent geopolitical developments in Europe and the challenges facing international peace and security today.
Smart Diplomacy of Small States: How Kosovo has Consolidated its Sovereignty
Date: September 26, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Location: Faculty House
Discussion with Dr. Enver Hoxhaj, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo. Registration and CUID required.
South Asia Institute: The Army and Democracy in Pakistan
Date: September 29, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus, Knox Hall
A talk by Aqil Shah, author of "The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan."
Sexes, Genders, and Brains: Four Scientists, Four Perspectives
Date: September 29, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: McIntosh Center
Join Pulitzer-Prize winning science journalist Natalie Angier ’78, Barnard professors Rebecca Jordan-Young and Rae Silver, and other experts as they discuss our scientific understanding of sex and gender.
Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning Fall Premiere 2014 - JTS
Date: September 30, 2014 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus, Medical Center

Columbia faculty and instructors are invited to the Fall Premiere 2014, CCNMTL's annual showcase of teaching and learning technologies at Columbia University.

L'Encre des savants
Date: October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in dialogue with Vincent Debaene
Energy Security and Pipeline Politics: The Achilles Heel of Eastern Europe
Date: October 02, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Dr. Agnia Grigas , McKinnon Center, Occidental College.
American Banlieue: Race, Diplomacy, and U.S. Policy Toward Europe’s Muslims
Date: October 02, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
Hisham Aidi examines American efforts to integrate Muslims in Europe, and the various initiatives launched by the US government to disseminate the American model of integration and “diversity management.”
Black Feminist Futures and the Practice of Fugitivity
Date: October 07, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
Join Tina Campt, Ann Whitney Olin professor of Africana and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and co-director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women, as she uses black-feminist concepts and archival photographs of communities in diaspora to explore how power and resistance affect our understanding of the feminist struggle.
Power Talk with Jeanne Sullivan
Date: October 08, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Milbank Hall
The Athena Center for Leadership Studies presents a “Power Talk” with 2014 Distinguished Fellow Jeanne Sullivan, entrepreneur, and cofounder of StarVest Partners.
Birthright Crisis: The Power and Paradoxes of Media Advocacy
Date: October 09, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
Join Miriam Neptune, manager of instructional media services, for a discussion of her award-winning documentary, Birthright Crisis, which explores the tensions between Dominican and Haitian diaspora groups.
Contemporary Dance in Europe
Date: October 10, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
Dancers and dance-makers gather to discuss the current dance scene in Belgium, Brazil, China, Cuba, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
South Asia Institute: Atul Kohli, "Corporate Imperialism & East India Company"
Date: October 13, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus, Knox Hall
A talk by Atul Kohli, the David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Stages of Inquiry: Falling down a Funnel
Date: October 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Milbank Hall
In conjunction with the theatre department's production of Goethe's Faust 2.0, Obie award-winning scenographer and founding member of The Wooster Group Jim Clayburgh discusses his work in stage design.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Food
Date: October 15, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
A talk by Priscilla Ferguson, Department of Sociology
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine 2014
Date: December 12, 2014 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus, Medical Center, Lamont-Doherty, Off Campus: NYC, Baker Field Athletics Complex, Manhattanville
An update on recent advances and optimal management of lung disease and critical illnesss in a one-day course
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