Events

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:00pm
Heyman Center for the Humanities, 2nd Floor Common Room

Jan 31 -- Please join Division of Humanities Dean Sarah Cole to welcome Denise Cruz, one of our newest faculty members in the Department of English and Comparative Literature. The New Humanities Faculty Salons are an opportunity to meet new Humanities Division faculty during the current academic year. They will share their current research, opening conversations across the wider Humanities community. All interested faculty and graduate students are welcome.
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:00am
Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Feb 1-2 -- This conference explores the meditative “reflective methodology” from its ancient roots, through medieval Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions to the so-called “new” methodologies of early modern science. Speakers include Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Pierre Force, Clémence Boulouque, Christia Mercer, Pamela Smith and Alan Stewart.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
Heyman Center, second floor common room

Feb 7 -- Please join us for a talk with Amitava Kumar, who will read from his recent novel. Bruce Robbins will offer a brief response and then be in conversation with Dr. Kumar.
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 9:00am
Barnard Hall, James Room, 4th Floor New York, NY 10027

Feb 8-9 -- Come hear renowned scholars of genocide, post-colonial studies, and law, global activists, UN officials, & political leaders, as well as Myanmar's victims of what UN calls "gravest crimes in international law" (genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes).
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 9:00am
Barnard Hall, James Room, 4th Floor New York, NY 10027

Come hear renowned scholars of genocide, post-colonial studies, and law, global activists, UN officials, & political leaders, as well as Myanmar's victims of what UN calls "gravest crimes in international law" (genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes). See the full program (draft) here.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
19 University Place, Room 222 (NYU)

Feb 21 - Joseph Slaughter (Columbia U) will be speaking in the Comparative Approaches to the Literatures of Africa, the Middle East, and the Global South lecture series at NYU on Thursday, February 21st @ 6pm. 19 University Place, Room 222.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Columbia Law School, Case Lounge, 7th floor

Feb 21 -- The LGBTQ Roundtable and dinner this Thursday is part of University Life's Graduate Initiative for Inclusion and Engagement's Diversity, Dialogue and Dinner Series and features an exciting panel of Columbia faculty from across the University including Frances Negron-Muntaner and Jack Halberstam.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
754 Schermerhorn Extension

Feb 27 - Please join us for our spring open house featuring a Q/A with notable alumni. Guests include Jack Dickey (CC '13), Staff Writer, Sports Illustrated; Jason Kim (CC '08), Screenwriter Playwright, Libbrettist (Love, Barry, Girls, KPOP, and The Modem American); and Heather O'Donnell, (CC '93, Yale Ph.D. '00), founder of Honey and Wax Booksellers, Brooklyn.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
754 Schermerhorn Extension

Feb 28 - The perspective of labor, as projected through an archive in the history of literary automation, challenges several commonly-held academic truisms. The accepted historiography views early computational experiments with generative text as part of a radical avant-garde, related to contemporary developments in counter-cultural movements such as Dada, OULIPO, and Concrete Poetry. This genealogy is well documented, but incomplete.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 3:00pm
The Forum, 601 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

Feb 28 -- (registration required) This will be the third year of Queer Disruptions (QD3), and this year an international slate of esteemed scholars, activists, and artists will convene to celebrate GLQ’s 25th anniversary and to reflect on the seminal conference Black Nations/Queer Nations from 1995.

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