September 27, 2018, 3:15pm 3:15 pm
A Talk on Digital Journalism by Emily Bell
Emily Bell is founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and a leading thinker, commentator and strategist on digital journalism. Established in 2010, the Tow Center has rapidly built an international reputation for research into the intersection of technology and journalism. The majority of Bell’s professional career...
October 15, 2018, 4:45pm 4:45 pm
Space and Spirit: Mapping the Geography of Hasidism, a Lecture by Marcin Wodzinski
Hasidism began as a radical mystical movement whose rapid growth has puzzled scholars until this day. Recent research has used new tools including GIS to explore questions about the origins, spread, and post-Holocaust resurgance of this most important socio-religious movement in modern Judaism. Is it true that Hasidism dominated most of East European Jewry by...
October 23, 2018, 5:00pm 5:00 pm
Light Pen/Paintbrush: Lillian Schwartz at Bell Labs, a Lecture by Rebekah Rutkoff
Rebekah Rutkoff is the author of The Irresponsible Magician: Essays and Fictions (semiotext(e), 2015) and the editor of a volume of essays by and about the American filmmaker Robert Beavers (Austrian Film Museum/Columbia UP, 2017). She is a recipient of a Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for her work on the pioneering computer artist...