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September 27: Cartoons for a New Gilded Age
10 – 11 a.m.
NYC Media Lab | Graduate School of Journalism | Engineering
Reality Jamming saturates, misinforms, or otherwise jams what would otherwise be reliable sources of truth people can digitally encounter. Co-organized by Susan McGregor, assistant director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, and Chris Wiggins, associate professor of applied mathematics. A discussion with Joan Donovan, media manipulation research lead at Data & Society; Matt Jones, James R. Barker Professor of Contemporary Civilization; Jonathan Albright, research director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism; and Sam Thielman, journalist at Talking Points Memo. RSVP here. The New School, Hoerle Lecture Hall. (Data and Society, Just Societies)
4 – 5 p.m.
Department of Sociomedical Sciences | Office of Institutional Advancement | Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health
Does Equality Have a Future in America?
Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times op-ed columnist, will give the 10th Anniversary Benrubi Lecture in the History and Ethics of Public Health. Reception to follow. RSVP here. Vagelos Education Center, Auditorium, Room 201. (Just Societies)
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Columbia Business School
2017 Social Enterprise Conference – Leaders Taking a Stand: Social Impact in Turbulent Times
In turbulent times, who are the business leaders who are stepping up to the challenge and leading by example? This year’s conference brings together leaders who actively use their platform to drive change in education reform, the refugee crisis, job creation for the formerly incarcerated, and climate change. Purchase tickets here. Lerner Hall, Auditorium. (Just Societies)
5 – 7 p.m.
LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies
Opening Reception: Revolt, Defiance and Resistance in Prints
An exhibition of prints that challenge, resist, revolt and defy. Featuring the work of Polly Apfelbaum, Barnaby Furnas, Ellen Gallagher, Kara Walker, and Tomas Vu-Daniel (artistic director). This exhibition showcases how printmaking continues to be a vehicle to share, protest, and critique contemporary culture. Dodge Hall, LeRoy Neiman Gallery. (Just Societies)
Velocity: Columbia’s Ride to End Cancer
In celebration of P&S’ 250th anniversary year, velocity is a ride to end cancer. There are opportunities to ride, volunteer, or celebrate with cyclists at the Finish Line Festival at the Fort Washington Armory on the CUMC campus, where there will be live music, food, and drinks. Learn more here. 216 Fort Washington Ave, Armory Track and Field Center. (Precision Medicine)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Tour a lab, participate in hands-on earth science demonstrations, and learn from world-renowned researchers about their latest discoveries. This event is free (suggested donation here) and open to the public. Register here. 61 Route 9W, Palisades. (Climate Response)
5 – 8 p.m.
Columbia Entrepreneurship | Fundação Lemann | Nasdaq Educational Foundation | SIPA
Democratizing Education: The Future of Global Ed Tech
EdTech Founders panel will discuss how innovative ideas, entrepreneurs, and progressive policy makers are disrupting antiquated school systems across the globe. Panelist include Kago Kagichiri, CEO and co-founder of Eneza Education in Kenya; César Wedemann, CEO of QEdu in Brazil; Pranav Kothari, co-founder of Mindspark in India; Miriam Altman, CEO and co-founder of Kinvolved in the US; and moderated by Denis Mizne, director of Fundação Lemann. Reception to follow. RSVP here. Casa Italiana. (Data and Society, Global)
October 12 – 26: Cinema Of Resistance: A Film Series Curated By Nora Philippe
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