Tag: Columbia University

The dark side of the World Cup

How politics, corruption and human rights abuses are tainting the world’s favorite sports tournament.

/ February 6, 2018

Stanislaw Lem and the art of adaptation

Join the Columbia University Department of Slavic Languages, the East Central European Center, the Harriman Institute, and the Polish Cultural Institute for a panel presentation and discussion of screen adaptations of the work of Polish science-fiction grandmaster Stanislaw Lem (1921-2006). The panel...

/ November 2, 2017

Italy leads globally in cultural preservation efforts, says Italian minister

At Columbia University, Italian minister Franceschini praised internationalism and museum reforms.

/ October 20, 2017

What is a ‘Minor’ Literature? Somali Italian Literature and Beyond

Simone Brioni (Stony Brook University): What is a ‘Minor’ Literature? Somali Italian Literature and Beyond. Moderator: Pier Mattia Tommasino (Columbia University) My paper analyses to what extent Deleuze and Guattari’s definition of the three main features of ‘minor literature’ – namely ‘the deterritorialization of...

/ September 28, 2017

Screening: Swagger by Olivier Babinet

Swagger, Olivier Babinet, 2016, 90 min. The public housing projects in the banlieues outside Paris have been the setting for many a gritty saga of desperation and despair. Swagger is not one of those movies. Instead, this joyously innovative documentary immerses viewers in the...

/ September 26, 2017

The Hear and Now: An Unorthodox Concert Experience

This concert explores the intersection of new music, sound arts, electronics, choreography and image. Come engage with musical soundscapes, both natural and urban, acoustic and electroacoustic, which resonate politically and personally. Featuring artists working at Columbia University and friends from...

/ September 22, 2017

Oral Histories of the November 13 Terrorist Attacks in Paris and of September 11 in the U.S

To RSVP, please click here. Christian Delage discusses a research program he led with the Institut d’Histoire du Temps Present (IHTP) that involved filming the testimonies of the women and men who lived through the terrorist attacks in Paris and St....

/ September 13, 2017