Apr 28 - Join us for "Of Grammatology Re-Translated: 40th Anniversary edition, A Lasting Tribute," featuring Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Benjamin Consibee, Eduardo Cadava, Mireille Calle-Gruber, Peggy Kamuf, Yohann Riper, and Avital Ronell.
Aug 9 - Director Camille A. Brown will perform an excerpt from her 2014 Bessie Award–Winning production ”Mr. TOL E. RAncE” and will speak about shared cultural themes and issues of race that are common to her and Ronald Lockett’s work. With Farah Jasmine Griffin, who is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
Sept 13 - The Eighteenth-Century Colloquium is excited to announce that Prof. Anahid Nersessian (author of Utopia Limited) will be visiting from UCLA on Tuesday, 13 September. Please join us in 402 Hamilton Hall at 6.10PM for her talk "Literary Agnotology":
Sept 29-30 - This conference addresses multiple challenges in the study of affect and emotion in the pre-modern period. To what extent can we assume commensurability between contemporary definitions and understandings of affect or emotion and earlier, pre- modern iterations? Can we historicize affect? How do we?
Oct 6 - The Committee on Global Thought (CGT) Lunchtime Seminars are a forum for Columbia University faculty and visiting scholars to discuss current research characterizing and assessing issues of global importance. Open to Columbia affiliates only. No registration is required. Light lunch will be available.
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Oct 7 - Join GSC for a workshop on applying to grants and fellowships outside of Columbia. Alan Stewart and Karla Nielsen will discuss where they are and how to get them.
Oct 10 - Presenting the innovative new website built in cooperation with the Library of Congress, Galluzzi will discuss the site's exploration of Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 map —the oldest one to use the name “America” (honoring navigator Amerigo Vespucci).
Oct 13-14 - Please join us for "Queer Disruptions: A Conference on Gender and Sexuality," an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion.