Events

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
TBD

A big band performance with spoken word from David Hadju

Free and open to the public

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Faculty House

Marcelo Brodsky, artist and human rights activist, Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Memory Works”

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 4:30pm to 5:45pm
Butler 208

Beyond the Tenure Track

or, what else can you do with a literature Ph.D.?

 

This panel, sponsored by the Department of English and Comparative Literature, the Job Placement Committee and the English Department's Graduate Students' Council, features Alex Gil (Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Columbia University); Radhika Jones (Executive Editor, TIME Magazine); Christine Leja (Faculty, The Dalton School).

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 7:30pm
Schermerhorn Building, room 614

Featuring distinguished scholars Robert Jay Lifton (John Jay College/CUNY Graduate Center); Marianne Hirsch (Columbia University); Peter Balakian (Columbia University)

 

This event is hosted by the Armenian Center at Columbia University and is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
TBD

The English Department's annual town hall meeting invites students to give voice to their grievances and ideas for improving the Ph.D. program. Graduate student participation is highly encouraged, and the Department Chair and Director of Graduate Studies will be present to gauge the concerns that students in the department have about the program at large. Past topics have included: lounge space, language requirement reform, MA thesis preparation, professionalization, and more.

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Butler Library, room 208

This event - a researchathon followed by a public forum on the legacies of Aimé Césaire - is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

"The Work of Man Has Only Just Begun"
Legacies of Aimé Césaire

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
622 Dodge Hall, West 116th Street and Broadway (Main Campus)

Free and open to the public

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Maison Française Buell Hall


This event - a researchathon followed by a public forum on the legacies of Aimé Césaire - is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

"The Work of Man Has Only Just Begun"
Legacies of Aimé Césaire

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Barnard Hall, room 409 (Barnard campus)

Prof. Ann Jurecic (Rutgers) will give a talk based on her short essay, “Life Writing in the Genomic Age.”    Prof. Rachel Adams will respond.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Jason Fitzgerald (jtf2113@columbia.edu) as soon as possible, and no later than Wednesday, November 27th.

Barnard Hall is fully wheelchair-accessible.  Enter the college by its main gate on the west side of Broadway at 117th St.

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