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September 2019

Reenacting Homecoming: Early Memoirs of Tibetan Exile Life and the Writing of History

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Assistant Professor, Villanova University; Tibetan poet Moderated by: Lauran Hartley, Tibetan Studies Librarian, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University Event Description: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa will give a brief talk on literature produced by Tibetans in the 1960s -70s and its relation to place. She will discuss literature as a logbook of events where the function of memory was not simply to recollect, but to attempt to recover, and to recreate the meaning of place. During…

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Pre-Modern China Lecture Series

September 16 @ 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Title: Thematic Transmission in the Tradition of Chinese Painting Cheng-hua Wang Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University Lineage and the stylistic transmission of Chinese painting were issues that had received much scholarly attention in the field of Chinese painting by the late 1990s. Along with the paradigm shift from the studies of scroll paintings to those of caves and tombs and the  prevalence of synchronic approaches in art-historical research, the continuation and transformation of traditions, the diachronic dimension of Chinese painting, has fallen out…

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The Essentials of Teaching and Learning Series

September 17 @ 10:10 am - 11:40 am

Our series of core workshops help graduate students establish strong practices in fundamental areas of instruction, including lesson design, active learning, effective grading, and inclusive class climate.

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Writing a Diversity Statement (for Graduate Students)

September 18 @ 10:10 am - 12:00 pm

Diversity statements are becoming increasingly common in the academic job application process, but what are they and how do you write one? Participants will learn about the components of a reflective and thoughtful diversity statement, see sample statements, and brainstorm their first draft.  Participants who have already started writing a diversity statement and would like some feedback should bring copies for individual or peer feedback. Facilitated by Ian Althouse, Center for Teaching and Learning. By the end of the session,…

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Language Resource Center Gathering

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Every year the Language Resource Center organizes a welcome gathering for Columbia’s language instructors. This occasion has proven a great way to start a new academic year, reconnect with colleagues and friends, and welcome new members to our community.

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Comparative Media Graduate Certificate — Welcome Session

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stronarch Center,, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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We are delighted to announce the launching of the Advanced Certificate in Comparative Media. This certificate offers Ph.D. students a training in the comparative analysis of the history and theory of media. This event will introduce requirements for the new certificate to interested graduate students and give an overview of the Center for Comparative Media (CCM). There will be a roundtable discussion and Q&A with affiliated faculty, followed by a reception for students to meet one another and speak with…

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The Far East Sound in Jamaica

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
622 Dodge Hall, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This lecture by Andrew Jones revolves around a cohort of Hakka Chinese entrepreneurs, record producers, and studio musicians who played an outsized role in shaping Jamaica's most important cultural export, reggae music. Chinese-Jamaican producers like Clive Chin and Herman Chin-Loy not only recorded and marketed some of the first examples of the vastly influential and innovative genre of studio remixes known as dub music, but also contributed to the rise of a new and historically plangent subgenre in reggae called…

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Revolutionary Routine Part I: Sources from the Fudan CCSLD Research Center

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am

This multi-day workshop brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to undertake intensive reading and discussion of selected 'grassroots sources' from the Fudan Social Life Data and Research Center. Through systematic readings of family letters, personnel dossiers, private diaries, work notes, and work unit archives, we explore questions of how the routines of political Maoism were enacted, mediated, and performed in the most mundane settings of Maoist society. In Part I of this two-day event, Professor Zhang Letian and Professor…

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Korean Chat Club

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 10/11/2019 at 12:30pm

One event on 11/01/2019 at 1:00pm

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New York, NY 10027 United States
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Japanese Chat Club

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 11/08/2019 at 2:30pm

One event on 12/06/2019 at 2:30pm

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