Join us: Beyond #MeToo; Exploring Race with Claudia Rankine, Whitney Dow and Joy Reid; and Much More

Monday, February 26, 2018

Ever wonder how you can connect with other students from all Columbia schools, together with faculty and staff? Join us this Wednesday and next to find out:

AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY: Beyond #MeToo – Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Noon (with lunch!) – ABC News’s Juju Chang moderates this thought-provoking conversation about sexual harassment, social change and the future – with supermodel and activist Sara Ziff (GS ’11); Columbia Law Professor Katherine Franke, advocate and author Abdul Staten from Columbia Health’s Sexual Violence Response and Professor Melissa Murray from UC Berkeley Law School. Pulitzer Hall. Register here (and livestream here).

IN CONVERSATION: Exploring Race and Whiteness in America Today – Wednesday, March 7 at Noon – A candid discussion between author and poet Claudia Rankine (Arts ’93) and Columbia research scholar and documentarian of “Whiteness Project” Whitney Dow (GS ’86) about identity, race and social constructs in America. MSNBC’s Joy Reid moderates. Lunch provided. Low Library Faculty Room. Register here.

Come to a CAMPUS CONVERSATIONS TRAINING – Thursday, March 8 @ 4 pm – Join students from across Columbia and become a facilitator for the Campus Conversations project on identity, designed by Columbia’s Race, Ethnicity and Inclusion Task Force and the Office of University Life. Sign up here for a training session this week or next. 

Sign up for CU LIVE: TALENT SHOWCASE – Wednesday, March 21 @ 7 pm, brought to you by the University Life Events Council – A talent show featuring students from across Columbia performing poetry, dancing, singing, visual arts and more - followed by a reception and awards ceremony. Save the date to cheer on your friends and peers. Apply to perform here.

And don’t miss CU Films: Lady Bird – Thursday, March 1 at 5:30 and 8 pm, brought to you by the University Life Events Council – Check out the beautiful cinema space at the new Lenfest Center (one stop north of Morningside campus on the 1 train) and see Barnard alum Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film. Registration has filled but you can add your name to the waiting list here – and learn more about the University Life Events Council here.

Here’s to more opportunities to connect. See you soon,

Professor Suzanne B. Goldberg
Executive Vice President for University Life
Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law

P.S. Watch a fantastic conversation about “Get Out” on our YouTube, here!


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