CGC Events February 2022

In compliance with French regulations, in order to enter Reid Hall, all guests must provide a "pass vaccinal." Due to the ongoing sanitary situation, in-person events may be cancelled or rescheduled.
Entre Nous
Black is the Journey, Africana the Name
with Maboula Soumahoro and Kaiama L. Glover

Virtual Event | February 4, 2022 | 1:30 p.m. (New York) | 7:30 p.m. (Paris)
Join professors Maboula Soumahoro and Kaiama L. Glover, both specialists of Africana and Diaspora Studies, for a discussion of Soumahoro’s recent book, Black is the Journey, Africana the Name (Polity Books, 2021), translated by Kaiama L. Glover. 

This conversation is part of the Entre Nous series, a partnership between Columbia Global Centers | ParisThe American Library in Paris, and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination.
Black History Month
Restituer ? L'Afrique en quête de ses chefs d'œuvres

In-Person Event at the Cinéma l'Arlequin
February 9, 2022 | 6:30 p.m. (Paris)

This documentary film by Nora Philippe tells the story of colonial looting, Europe's appropriation of African works of art, the efforts from Africa to retrieve these lost works, and of European museums' refusal to let them go. Co-produced by Cinétévé and ARTE (83 min., 2021).

The screening will take place at the Arlequin cinema (76, rue de Rennes, Paris 6e) and will be followed by a conversation in English between Nora Philippe and Dr. Felicity Bodenstein.

This event is co-organized by Columbia Global Centers | ParisColumbia Institute for Ideas and ImaginationLost in Frenchlation, and l'Arlequin.

New Utopias
 Is "Zero-Growth" the Wave of the Future?
Virtual Event | February 15, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. (New York) | 6:30 p.m. (Paris)

This event, in partnership with the Maison Française, is part of the New Utopias series, co-created by the Alliance Program, Columbia Global Centers | Paris, and the European Institute.

More details to follow in our next newsletter.
Black History Month
Fighting for Respect: African American Soldiers in WWI

In-Person Event | February 22, 2022 | 6:30 p.m. (Paris)
Join us for a special screening of the documentary "Fighting For Respect: African Americans in WWI," a compelling story of the African American soldiers who fought for democracy abroad in segregated US Army troops.  

The screening will be followed by a live concert with jazz musicians Ursuline Kairson and Darryl Hall.

This event is organized by the Columbia Global Centers | Paris in partnership with the Columbia Undergraduate Programs in Paris.




February 22, 2022 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm


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