Events

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 12:00pm
754 Schermerhorn Extension

Sept 16 - Mark Van Doren Professor of the Humanities and Chair of Literature Humanities, Julie Crawford, will speak on Homer's Illiad as part of Feminist to the Core, an event series sponsored by The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Butler Library, Room 203

Sept. 16 - The panel will feature short presentations by Granary Press founder Steve Clay, bookbinder Daniel Kelm, book artist and graphic designer Emily McVarish, poet and critic Charles Bernstein, critic and book artist Johanna Drucker, poet and anthologist Jerome Rothenberg, poet Vincent Katz, and book artist Buzz Spector.
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 4:30pm
Yale University, Loria (190 York Street), Room 250

Sept 25 - What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? What motivated its creation? What are its major achievements? What work is left to do? "25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act," a conversation at Yale University with Lennard Davis and Michelle Duprey, moderated by Rachel Adams.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Yale University Linsly-Chittenden (LC), room 317, 63 High Street

Oct 2-3 - Many of David Kastan's students, both current and past, will be presenting new material on the subjects of early modern literature, history, and the connections we can draw between them. The event will kick off on Friday, October 2nd, with a keynote address by Stephen Orgel, and will culminate the following day with a round table discussion with David and Peter Stallybrass.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
602 Northwest Corner Building

Oct 5 - The Medieval Colloquium presents a panel discussion on animal and environmental studies with Susan Crane, Sarah Kay, Eleanor Johnson, Joe Johnson, and Karl Steel. This panel of medievalists from NYU, CUNY, and Columbia will introduce the diverse ways in which animal and environmental approaches are changing medieval studies. Each panelist will begin with a compact statement of what these approaches are and what they offer, together with an example from his or her current research and writing, as a preface to discussion among those present.

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 8:30am
Kellogg Conference Center (room 1501) International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Oct 9-10 -- Theosophy was, without question, a major source of inspiration and influence for artists in the modern age. Our second conference seeks to locate that influence within its cultural contexts and to trace the textual practices and philosophical, historical, and cultural traditions that produced and sustained Theosophy. This conference also seeks to explore the wider contexts of Theosophy’s influence in the arts. How can we locate Theosophical arts within broader cultural and social histories of the period c.1875-1960?
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Casa Hispánica, at 612 W. 116th St., room # 206

Oct 9 - The Diaspora, Race and Empire colloquium, the English Department, and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society present a discussion with Ivan Vladislavić. Joining Vladislavić will be Columbia's Ameya Tripathi. In addition to discussion, there will be readings from Vladislavić’s newest title, The Folly.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Hamilton 309

Oct 15 - Cary Wolfe will be visiting our department to deliver a talk on "Wallace Stevens' Ecological Poetics."
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:30pm
Columbia Journalism School - Lecture Hall

Oct 15 - In conversation with Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Alexander will discuss writing about loss, love and upheavals both private and public.
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Buell Hall, Maison Francaise at Columbia University

Oct 23 - "Staging Africans" is a multidisciplinary one-day conference that will bring together nationally and internationally recognized specialists of early modern European cultures to investigate the representation of race in the theatrical cultures of early modern European colonial powers.

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