Monday, 20 April

Interpretations: Mediating Realities

New Inc - 231 Bowery, Floor 2
10am, $0

Atul Kohli: Corporate Imperialism and East India Company

Columbia University, Knox Hall - 606 West 122 Street, Room 208
4 - 5:30pm, $0

Tuesday, 21 April

Per Espen Stoknes: If Global Warming Is So Urgent, Why Is There So Little Action?

Columbia University, Uris Hall - 3022 Broadway, Room 301
2:30 - 4pm, $0

The New Cuban Socio-Economic Model and Labor Policy: The Challenges for Gender and Social Equity

Columbia University, International Affairs - 420 West 118 Street, Room 802
6 - 7pm, $0

Gabriela Rendón: Social Property and the Urgency of a New Urban Practice

School of Visual Arts, Design Criticism - 136 West 21 Street, Floor 2
6:30 - 8:30pm, $0/Rsvp

Architect and urban planner Gabriela Rendón will talk about the notion of social and spatial justice, with examples drawn from the urban interventions and research work done by Cohabitation Strategies (CohStra), the non-profit cooperative for socio-spatial research, design and development which she co-founded in 2008. With operation centers in cities across Europe, South and North America, the cooperative aims to understand the agents affecting urban areas and provide cross-disciplinary working frameworks to catalyze transformative urban interventions. Gabriela Rendon is an architect, urban planner, researcher and co-founder of Cohabitation Strategies, a non-profit cooperative for socio-spatial research, design and development. It was founded at the onset of the 2008 worldwide financial crisis in Rotterdam, The Netherlands Continue Reading »

Miniature Metropolis: Literature in an Age of Photography and Film
Book Launch

Columbia University, Buell Hall - 515 West 116 Street, East Gallery
6:30pm, $0

Wednesday, 22 April

The Paul S. Byard Memorial Lecture: Gro Bonesmo

Columbia University, Avery Hall - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Wood Auditorium
6:30pm, $0

AMT Visiting Artist Series: Ei Arakawa

New School, Johnson Design Center - 66 Fifth Avenue, Kellen Auditorium
7pm, $0

From Hot War to Cold War: Transnational Trajectories

Columbia University, International Affairs - 420 West 118 Street, Room 1512
9 - 5pm, $0

Thursday, 23 April

A History of the Ugly

Barnard Center for Research on Women - 3009 Broadway, 101 Barnard Hall
12 - 1:30pm, $0

Future of Planning Forum: Uncertainty

Columbia University, Avery Hall - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Room 114
1pm, $0

Description Across the Disciplines (Day One of Two)

Columbia University, Schapiro Hall - 605 West 115 Street, Davis Auditorium
5:50 - 7:30pm, $0

Friday, 24 April

Description Across the Disciplines (Day Two of Two)

Columbia University, Schapiro Hall - 605 West 115 Street, Davis Auditorium
8:45am - 6:45pm, $0

Andrés Jaque and Paul Preciado: Pornotopia and Sales Oddity

Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Ware Lounge - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue
12pm, $0

Pornotopia and Sales Oddity: Andrés Jaque, Paul B. Preciado, Reinhold Martin

Columbia Graduate School of Architecture - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Ware Lounge
12pm, $0

Thinking Through Tradition, Politics, and Violence
Talal Asad, Veena Das, Wael Hallaq, Judith Butler

The Graduate Center - 365 Fifth Avenue, Floor 9 (Skylight Room)
1 - 7pm, $0

What Now? 2015: The Politics of Listening (Day One of Two)

New School, Johnson Design Center - 66 Fifth Avenue, Kellen Auditorium
2 - 4pm, $0/Rsvp

Saturday, 25 April

Rob Horning on the Acquisitive Gaze

New Museum - 235 Bowery
4:30pm, $0

Monday, 27 April

The 20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Columbia University, International Affairs - 420 West 118 Street, Room 1501
6 - 8pm, $0

Lydia Davis with Lynne Tillman

McNally Jackson - 52 Prince Street
7pm, $0

Join Lydia Davis for a reading from her most recent collection, Can’t and Won’t-- short, intimate explorations of the lovely, chaotic, tragic mundane. Claire Messud writes: “Davis’s signal gift is to make us feel alive— not with pyrotechnics or fakery, not in grand dramas or confections whipped up for the purpose; but rather in her noticing of the apparently banal quotidian round, in records of our daily neuroses and small pleasures. These, she insists, are meaningful, and can be made new: these are the true substance of life.” In conversation with Lynne Tillman, whose essay collection What Would Lynne Tillman Do?, Full Stop calls “palpably excellent Continue Reading »

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