Important Notice about Webinar Events: As a registrant for all CSER Webinar events, you will be receiving an individualized link, unique to you and non-shareable, directly from CSER’s Zoom account. To claim your reserved spot on the day of the event, please use the unique link to sign in. If you are no longer able to participate or have any further questions, please email CSER@columbia.edu.

Nuestra América: My Family in the Vertigo of Translation

CSER Faculty Claudio Lomnitz has released his new book, Nuestra América (Other Press, 2021). A riveting study of the intersections between Jewish and Latin American culture, this immigrant family memoir recounts history with psychological insight and the immediacy of a thriller.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Development, Strategy, & Implementation: A Virtual Symposium

This week, February 22-26, global health experts will gather for a week-long virtual symposium at Columbia University to discuss scientific, public health, economic, and societal issues relating to COVID-19 vaccines.

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South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War

On Wednesday, March 31st at 7pm, join us to speak with Alice L. Baumgartner (University of Southern California) to discuss her book, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War (Basic Books, 2020).

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University Life Forum: COVID-19 Update: A Year Into the Global Pandemic

Dr. Aisha Holder, Clinical Psychologist at Columbia Health, shared valuable advice about how to build your emotional resiliency – your ability to adapt to stressful situations or crises. In particular, she advises:

  • Maintaining a daily routine
  • Connecting with your community
  • Accepting that change happens
  • Practicing self-compassion
  • Practicing gratitude
  • Seeking professional help, even if you are not in crisis
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COVID-19 Inspires New Courses That Push Students to Think Themselves Out of the Pandemic

Sayantani DasGupta’s course for CSER, Abolition Medicine, is featured in an article in The Columbia Spectator.

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The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER) serves as Columbia’s main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity, race and indigeneity and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities, in the U.S. and around the world.

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Ashley Wells, M.A. Student in American Studies.

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Wednesday, March 31st at 7:00PM. South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War.

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CSER continues to be Columbia's main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity and race and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities. The Center also offers a wide range of public programming, including Artist at the Center, Indigenous Forum, and Latino Public Speaker Series and the Transnational Asian/American Speaker Series. CSER's most recent spaces include the Media and Idea Lab and Gallery at the Center, a space dedicated to curating artistic and thematic exhibits around the Center’s key areas of interest.
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