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Department of Astronomy: Public Lecture & Stargazing
Date: October 24, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Pupin Laboratories, Morningside Campus
"Stripping Stars: The Exciting Lives and Untimely Demise of Stars Near Supermassive Black Holes" by post-doctoral researcher, Nicholas Stone. Public access to rooftop telescopes and stargazing after lecture, weather permitting. Lecture occurs regardless.
Return to the Unknown
Date: October 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A discussion with Anna Frajlich-Zajac, Polish poet and Columbia University Senior Lecturer.
Jazz: Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Date: November 01, 2014 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Time magazine's "best jazz pianist of his generation" Cyrus Chestnut brings together old-school jazz, blues, and gospel to Miller audiences.
The Poisoned Madeline: Food, Family, History in the USSR
Date: November 06, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Anya von Bremzen, award-winning author of Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing.
Mo Yan and Chinese Literature
Date: November 07, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: Low Memorial Library, Morningside Campus
This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Nobel Laureate Mo Yan. The address will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Co-Sponsored by University Libraries, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Culture
Film in Putin's Russia: Conformism and Resistance
Date: November 07, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Anton Dolin, acclaimed Russian film critic and writer.
"The Other Stories in Anna Karenina: A Translator's Perspective"
Date: November 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Rosamund Bartlett, writer, scholar, and translator based in Oxford.
Composer Portraits: Bernard Rands
Date: November 13, 2014 from 8:10 pm to 10:00 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
Poetic lyricism and passionate, colorful orchestration come together to dazzling effect in the music of Bernard Rands.
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