Events and Opportunities, 11/7-22
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We hope to see you at our Community Citizenship Film Series: Disclosure next Wednesday, November 16th from 6:00 - 8:30 PM in Miller Theatre. There are more than 100 years of trans representation in film & TV. Join us for a screening of the 2020 documentary Disclosure that shares the history of those images and the profound consequences on transgender people’s lives. A panel with audience Q&A will follow the screening. This event is hosted by University Life and co-sponsored by the School of the Arts.
Events and Opportunities with University Life:
- LGBTQ+ Roundtable with Columbia Faculty (In-Person). University Life, in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and the School of Nursing, invites you to a roundtable event with Columbia Faculty who will share their experiences navigating higher education as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Appetizers and University Life swag will be provided. Thursday, November 10, 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Learn more and register.
- Rocky Horror Picture Show (In-Person). Join the University Life Events Council, in collaboration with Ferris Reel Film Society and GS Alliance, for a thrilling live action performance and screening of the classic Rocky Horror Picture Show. Come early to grab a good seat and a prop bag while they last! Thursday, November 10, 6:00 - 8:30 PM. Learn more and register.
- Managing Procrastination: A Workshop with Dr. Yaniv Phillips (Virtual). As part of the Graduate Initiative for Inclusion & Engagement, join Yaniv Phillips, Ph.D., Senior Psychologist in Columbia Health Counseling and Psychological Services, as he addresses procrastination and time management – challenges that can affect your studies and your life. Monday, November 14, 12:00 - 1:30 PM. Learn more and register.
- Campus Conversations. Join us for a student-facilitated conversation about identity and community. Come meet students from across the University, have real conversations and build community.
- Yoga Class (In-Person). Take a break and relax with yoga in Earl Hall, hosted by Religious Life every Thursday. Please bring your own mat and arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in and set up. Thursday, November 10, 7:00 - 8:00 PM. Learn more.
Writing and Career Opportunities
- Summer 2023 Government Internship Information Session (In-Person). Join Government and Community Affairs to learn about internship opportunities with Congress, the White House, and state and local officials. Tuesday, November 15, 1:00 - 2:00 PM. Learn more and register.
- Columbia World Projects Internship. Columbia World Projects is hiring undergraduate and graduate students to engage in social impact work through their new Internship Program. Apply by November 20, 2022.
- Call for Submissions: Horror Scripts. The School of the Arts welcomes submissions for the William Goldstein / Dr. Phibes Award for Screenwriting. A prize of $10,000 will be awarded for the best script in the style of Dr. Phibes written by a current Columbia student. Submit by Monday, December 12.
Happening Around Campus
- Distrust & Disparities in Healthcare: Unraveling the Complexity (Hybrid). Join the Bioethics Program for conversation with Katrina Armstrong, MD, the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of the CUIMC. Wednesday, November 9, 4:00 - 5:30 PM. Register here.
- Visualizing Science: Persuasive Storytelling (Virtual). Join the Office of Communications and Public Affairs for a workshop about how data visualization can be used to persuade policy-makers, business leaders, and the public to act based on research findings. Thursday, November 10, 9:00 - 11:00 AM. Register here.
- Anti-Racism Speaker Series featuring Dr. Beverly Malone (Virtual). The School of Nursing’s Center for Research on People of Color will host Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN for a lecture, entitled "Courageous Conversations with Self and the Other." Thursday, November 10, 9:00 - 10:00 AM. Register here.
- Film Screening: Out of Breath (In-Person). Watch the documentary Out of Breath with the Institute for Latin American Studies. A panel discussion about the film and the efforts of public health workers in Brazil throughout the COVID-19 pandemic will follow. Thursday, November 10, 5:00 - 7:30 PM. Register here.
- Preserving Afro-Andean Culture and Indigenous Quechua Language with Music (In-Person). The band Afro-Andean Funk will lead a workshop about Peruvian traditional music and perform songs from their debut album. Hosted by the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities. Friday, November 11, 5:00 - 6:30 PM. Register here.
- Maintaining the Resilience of Our Teams While Providing Support for LGBTI People Fleeing Conflict (In-Person). Join the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a conversation about how LGBT groups and organizations in Europe rapidly restructured their programming to provide direct support to people fleeing Russia’s war in Ukraine. Monday, November 14, 12:00 - 1:30 PM. Register here.
- The Quest for Dark Matter (In-Person). Join Columbia Physics for the Annual Chien-Shiung Wu Memorial Lecture delivered by Columbia University Centennial Professor of Physics, Elena Aprile. Monday, November 14, 4:30 - 6:00 PM. Learn more.
- Alternative Migration Routes For LGBTQI+ Central Americans on Their Way to the USA (In-Person). Join Mariano Ruiz, an LGBT rights defender based in Argentina, and Professor Thiago Amparo, Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellow, for a conversation about safe migration routes for LGBT people. Tuesday, November 15, 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Register here.
- Bioethics in Film: Discussion of Intersexion (Virtual). The Division of Ethics will bring together a panel of experts to discuss challenges facing the intersex community and the 2012 film, Intersexion. This event is not a screening. You can watch Intersexion here. Tuesday, November 15, 4:30 - 6:00 PM. Register here.
Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
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Senior Associate Vice President for Student Life
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