Events

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Teatro, Italian Academy

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.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 6:30pm
American Folk Art Museum

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. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 6:15pm
402 Hamilton Hall

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":

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:00am
501 Schermerhorn Hall

Sept 23 - "The New Seriality Studies" looks at the past, present, and future of serial storytelling across media, periods, and disciplines. See the full schedule for this day-long conference: http://heymancenter.org/events/the-new-seriality-studies/
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
Columbia University Faculty House

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?

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
Fayerweather Hall, Room 411

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.

About the discussion

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 3:00pm
612 Philosophy

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.

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 5:30pm
Italian Academy - 1161 Amsterdam Ave

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).

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:00am
TBD

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.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
Heyman Center for the Humanities

Oct 13-14 - From The Waste Land to recent sprawling Conceptualist and computer generated mega-texts, the long poem has paradoxically operated as both a kind of generic contradiction (as Ezra Pound put it, “dichtung=condensare”) and as the apotheosis of the poetic mode altogether.

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