30. March 2017 - 18:15
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A Tribute to John Berger | Columbia University | Thursday, 30. March 2017

Schedule of Events

(Note: all seating is on a first-come, first-served basis)

Location: Brown Institute, Pulitzer Hall, Journalism School, ground floor

6:15PM Keynote Lecture: Teju Cole
Introduction: Sharon Marcus, Dean of the Humanities, Columbia University, and Co-Editor, Public Books

Location: Pupin 428 (one floor down from campus level)

9:15 Opening Remarks
Bruce Robbins, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

9:30 Panel: A Thinker of Our Time
Moderator: Anne Higonnet, Art History and Public Books

Jonathan Crary, Art History
Jane Gaines, School of the Arts
Siddhartha Deb, The New School

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Roundtable: New Ways of Seeing
Moderator: Bruce Robbins

Johanna Gosse, post-doc, Art History
Ratik Asokan, MA student, English, and The Baffler
Annie Wyman, Writer
Barnaby Raine, PhD student, History

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Film Screening
Screening of "The Seasons at Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger," dir. Tilda Swinton, Colin MacCabe, Bartek Dziadosz, and Christopher Roth (2016)
Discussant: Laura Kipnis

4:00 Coffee Break

4:30 Final Keynote: Geoff Dyer
Introduction: Matthew Hart, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

6:15 Public House
Join us for drinks and conversation at Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor SoHa (1135 Amsterdam Ave)!

Sponsored by Public Books and Columbia University’s Office of the President; Office of the Dean of Humanities, Arts & Sciences;
School of the Arts; Department of Art History and Archaeology; and the 20/21 Colloquium in the Department of English and Comparative Literature.