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  • October 22, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Columbia University Studebaker Building 615 West 131 Street 3rd Floor, Room 367
    Environmental Health & Safety offers regularly scheduled ergonomic workshops designed to offer tips and techniques for avoiding Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) and receiving advise on making your workplace more ergonomically fit.
  • October 22, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:50pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407
    Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
  • October 22, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Global / International Event
    Talk with Dr. Marcus Meitzner, Associate Professor, College of the Asia Pacific, Australian National University; Ann Marie Murphy, Associate Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
  • October 22, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Avery Hall, Room 115
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Brown Bag
    A talk with Roberto Moris, National Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management.
  • October 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall
    Arts: Exhibitions, Maison Activities
    Opening reception and meet-the-artist for an exhibition of sculptures by French artist Elisabeth Raphal
  • October 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Judith Lee Stronach Center, Schermerhorn Hall, 8th Floor Morningside Campus Columbia University in the City of New York
    Academic: Lecture, Arts: Reading/Talk
    Memorial (the award winning poem by Alice Oswald) is a list of all the soldiers who died in the ninth year of the Trojan war. It's text is a selective translation of Homer's Iliad, missing out the central narrative and focusing instead on its many marginal narratives of ordinary lives and deaths. Alice Oswald will read from Memorial and also from her recent piece, 'Tithonus - 46 minutes in the life of the Dawn'. This poem, a response to the Odyssey, tells the story of Tithonus, whom the Dawn married and made immortal, forgetting to ask that he should not grow old. Spoken in the voice of Tithonus, the poem documents the passing of a single English dawn. You could describe it as a selective translation of the Odyssey, missing out everything but the formulaic line: 'as soon as dawn appeared, early-born and pink-fingered', which it keeps exposing to the light and then translating and re-translating. Like the Odyssey, it is a poem about survival.
  • October 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802
    Academic, Academic: Lecture, Other, Global / International Event
    A talk with Janice Perlman, founder and president, Mega-Cities Project.
  • October 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House
    A panel of admissions directors from Columbias varied schools, including the School of Continuing Education, Columbia Business School, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and School of International and Public Affairs, will discuss the attributes they seek in successful applicants to their top-tier programs. Topics include academic requirements, advice on writing stand-out personal essays, and creating a desirable application package.
  • October 22, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:15pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Over the past twenty years a vast public negotiation has taken place over the causes of, and responsibility for, disease. For the most part this discussion has flown under the radar of doctors, historians and public health professionals.
  • October 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 801
    There are no event types associated with this event.
    Editors and producers working in different aspects of international journalism will be visiting Professor Claudia Dreifus' classroom. Speakers will include: Jeffrey Delviscio, editor/producer, New York Times/Science Times; Yaffa Frederick, Managing Editor, the World Policy Journal of the World Policy Institute; Paul Golob, Executive Editor, Henry Holt and Company; Peter Kaufman, founder, President, Intelligent TV, associate director, Columbia University Center for New Media Teaching and Learning; Pamela Yates, Emmy Award winning documentary film producer and director, Granito: How To Nail A Dictator; and Thomas Lin, founding editor, Quanta Magazine, former New York Times producer.
  • October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Columbia University Morningside Campus Italian Academy
    Arts: Music
    A free concert by ensemble mise-en featuring music composed by Luciano Berio while living in NYC.