Reid Hall events - November 21

Monuments and Public Space in Mutual Transformation
In-Person Event | November 12, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Paris)

The AgorAkademi seminar on public space will investigate cultural dissent and political stakes as they relate to monuments – with topics ranging from colonial heritage to the conversion of religious monuments.
Entre Nous:
Anto Neosoul and Robert G. O'Meally in Conversation

Virtual Event | November 15, 2021
1:30 p.m. (New York) | 7:30 p.m. (Paris)

Join Kenyan musician and media personality Anto Neosoul and ProfessorRobert G. O’Meally, director of Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies, for a conversation on music, social activism, and transcending borders.

This conversation is co-organized by Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi and is part of the Entre Nous conversation series, created in partnership with The American Library in Paris and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination.
Narratives of WWII Film Series:
The Marriage of Maria Braun

In-Person Event | November 15, 2021 | 6:30 p.m. (Paris)

Dans le cadre du séminaire "Narratives of World War II" de Prof. Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University, le M.A in History and Literature de Columbia University vous invite à la projection de Die Ehe der Maria Braun/The Marriage of Maria Braun (en allemand, sous-titré en anglais).

La projection sera suivie d’une discussion entre Carol Gluck et Émile Bertherat, enseignant de cinéma à l’Université Gustave Eiffel.

Entre Nous:
Lauren Elkin and Lauren Collins in Conversation

Hybrid Event | November 17, 2021 
1:30 p.m. (New York) | 7:30 p.m. (Paris)

For the second in-person event of the Entre Nous series, writers Lauren Elkinand Lauren Collins will discuss Elkin's new book, No. 91/92: A Diary of a Year on the Bus.

In-person event location: The American Library in Paris, 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007 Paris

Faculty Focus
We're pleased to announce the return of the Faculty Focus Series, created in collaboration with the Columbia Undergraduate Programs in Paris, the Institute for Ideas and Imagination, and the MA in History and Literature.
Performances of Race and Historical Representation
In-Person Event | November 22, 2021 | 7 pm (Paris)
November's Faculty Focus event features Insitute Fellow Ana Paulina Lee, a cultural historian and assistant professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University, in conversation with author Ladee Hubbard. They will discuss how racial representations from the past bear on the present in historical narratives and the idea of science.
Alumni Spotlight
The Columbia Alumni Club of France presents a special duo recital with alumna Michelle Ross ('10CC), violin, and Sean Shibe, guitar.
Duo Recital: Michelle Barzel Ross, violin, and Sean Shibe, guitar
In-Person Event | November 23, 2021 | 7:30 pm (Paris)

Michelle Ross and Sean Shibe met at the Marlboro Music Festival almost ten years ago, and this concert will mark their first highly-anticipated collaboration. The recital will include compositions by Bach, Schubert, Debussy, Arvo Pärt, as well as original works and improvisations by Ross.


Save the Date
Climate Action: How can we be part of the solution?
In-Person Event | December 10, 2021 | 7 pm (Paris)

After COP26, how can we be a part of the solution to climate change?

Fulbright France, Columbia Global Centers I Paris, and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination are delighted to invite you to take part in an interactive exchange of ideas around climate action.

Through this open conversation with our vibrant communities of alumni and experts, you will gain new insights into the current state of global climate action and find out what each of us can do today to ensure a greener tomorrow.



In compliance with French regulations, in order to enter Reid Hall, all guests must provide a pass sanitaire with proof of either full vaccination or a negative Covid test taken within the previous 72 hours.

December 10, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8pm
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