It’s the last full week of classes! Here are some events happening around campus if you need a break from your outlines.
Monday, April 21st
“Shattering the Silence of Sexual Violent with Angela Rose, 9th Annual Jeanne Clery Lecture Series” – 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Barnard Hall, Room 304 – Angela Rose, survivor, activitst, and founder of Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment (PAVE), will speak on the movement to shatter the silence & stigma surrounding sexual violence.
Tuesday, April 22nd
“Rebalancing Eagle or Eclipsing Dragon? The U.S., China, and the Future of East Asian Political and Economic Dynamics” – 6:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m., Faculty House, Garden Room 2 – Join Mark Christopher of the Arphin Group; Daniel Hartnett of CAN’s China Strategic Issues Group, Dr. Sue Mi Terry, former Senior Analyst for the Directorate of Intelligence at the CIA and current Managing Director at Gerson Global Advisors; Georges Ugeuz, founder of Galileo Global Advisors LLC in a discussion moderated by Roy D. Kamphausen, Senior Advisor for Political and Security Affairs at the National Bureau of Asian on the economic and political future of East Asia.
“A Reading and Conversation with László Krasznahorkai” – 6:30p.m.-8p.m., International Affairs Building, Room 1512 – Winner of the America Award in Literature, the Best Translated Book Award, and the Brcke-Berlin Prize, celebrated Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai will read from “Animalinside” and discuss his work.
Wednesday, April 23rd
“The New Edge of Rocket Science: Mohawk Guy Bobak Ferdowsi” – 11:30a.m.-1p.m., Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Building – Remember the guy with the mohawk whose picture was everywhere after the Mars rover landing? One of NASA’s most popular Systems Engineers, Bobak Ferdowsi will be speaking about his career & the future of Science & Engineering.
Thursday, April 24th
“Screening of ‘Unafraid’” – 7p.m.-9p.m., Barnard Campus, 504 Diana Center – Head over to Barnard’s campus for a screening of “Unafraid,” the story of four brave rape survivors and the founding of New York’s foremost rape crisis center, followed by a Q&A with director Karin Venegas.
“Cinema Thursday: Games of Love and Chance (L’esquive)” – 7:30p.m.-10p.m., East Gallery, Buell Hall – Brush up on your French with a screening of the award-winning French film “Games of Love and Chance” (screened in French with English subtitles), followed by a moderated discussion in French.
“John R. MacArthur, Publisher of Harper’s Magazine: A Delacorte Lecture” – 7:30p.m.-9p.m., Pultizer Hall, World Room (3rd Floor) – Not feeling a movie? John R. MacArthur, publisher of Harpers Magazine, award-winning journalist, and author, will deliver a Delacorte Lecture. First guests will receive a copy of Harper’s Magazine.
Friday, April 25th
“17th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum” – 9a.m.-12p.m. – Low Memorial Library, Rotunda – The David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum focuses on urban policies, programs, and initiatives, and welcomes NYC mayor Bill de Blasio as its keynote speaker this year. Register here or stream here.
“Culture and Everyday Life in North Korea” – 9a.m.-2p.m., Kent Hall, Room 403 – Join acclaimed professors from Duke, Rutgers, the University of Toronto, Stanford, and of course, Columbia, in a conference discussing life in North Korea.
“Documenting Queer Histories in China and the U.S.: A Film Screening and Discussion” – 1p.m.-5p.m., Hamilton Hall, Room 602 – The Weatherhead East Asian Institute will screen “Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China” and “History Lessons,” two films documenting queering histories in China and the United States, followed by a Q&A with the directors of both films.