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Becoming Soviet: The Transformation of Everyday Life in Stalin's Times
Date: September 03, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Malte Rolf , History Professor, University of Bramburg on his book Soviet Mass Festivals, 1917-1991.
EdBlogs: Getting Started
Date: September 08, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus, Medical Center
Keep the conversation going outside the classroom with EdBlogs, Columbia's course blogging platform. EdBlogs make it easy to share course content and create an online community for students and instructors. During the EdBlogs: Getting Started workshop faculty and instructors will learn how blogs can be used to meet pedagogical objectives. A CCNMTL Educational Technologist will demonstrate the basic administrative functions within EdBlogs and will teach instructors on how to customize their blog themes to suit specific course requirements. ..
Architecture and Diplomacy: Transatlantic Approaches
Date: September 09, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
The architecture of embassies, from their public spaces to their security apparatus and art selection, creates cultural diplomacy through design. Yet as diplomatic needs change over time, how have these buildings—both their functions and the messages they impart—responded to the demands of both security and diplomacy? The presentations and panels of professionals in architecture, history, and government explore the “architecture of diplomacy” across the transatlantic. A reception and an exhibition of Columbia architecture students’ works will follow the event.
Crossed Wires: The Bell System in Europe, 1908-1929
Date: September 10, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Leonard Laborie, introduced by Richard R. John Lecture in French
A Talk by Ambassador Ian Kelly
Date: September 12, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Ambassador Ian Kelly .
Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien
Date: September 12, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Location: Kent Hall, Morningside Campus
A discussion about the work of Taiwan's celebrated filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien in conjunction with the Museum of the Moving Image's retrospective "Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien."
EdBlogs: Getting Started
Date: September 15, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus, Medical Center
Keep the conversation going outside the classroom with EdBlogs, Columbia's course blogging platform. EdBlogs make it easy to share course content and create an online community for students and instructors. During the EdBlogs: Getting Started workshop faculty and instructors will learn how blogs can be used to meet pedagogical objectives. A CCNMTL Educational Technologist will demonstrate the basic administrative functions within EdBlogs and will teach instructors on how to customize their blog themes to suit specific course requirements.
Considering the Creative Habit with Twyla Tharp
Date: September 15, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: 49 Claremont
Join renowned choreographer and Distinguished Guest Artist Twyla Tharp ’63, as she talks about the principles and practices for success in life and art. Registration required.
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.
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
“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.
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.
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
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.
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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