THE RIFKIND CENTER MOURNS THE LOSS OF RICHARD A. RIFKIND, M.D.

THE RIFKIND CENTER MOURNS THE LOSS OF RICHARD A. RIFKIND, M.D.

The Rifkind Center for the Humanities and Arts mourns the loss of Richard A. Rifkind, M.D., son of Simon S. Rifkind and Adele S. Rifkind. Dr. Rifkind was Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and before that a Professor of Medicine and of Human Genetics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is the founder of Aton Pharma, which develops therapeutics for cancer and other diseases, and has authored over 250 scientific papers and a book, Fundamentals of Hematology.

SPRING 2019 SEMESTER SCHEDULE

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February 19, 2019: Maria Hinojosa (NPR)
Anchor and Executive Producer of Latino USA on NPR
LOCATION: Shepard Hall –  S250 
TIME: 6:30 – 8:00PM

March 12, 2019: Boukary Sawadogo (CCNY- Media)
African Film Studies: An Introduction 
LOCATION: Rifkind Center at NAC, 6/316 
TIME: 5:00 – 7:00PM

March 14, 2019: Professor Dennis Yi Tenen (Columbia University)
Technology & Literary Studies: A Day-Long Seminar 
LOCATION: Rifkind Room NAC, 6/316 
TIME: 2:00 – 8:00PM

March 28, 2019: Dr. Kaja Silverman (University of Pennsylvania) 
“Stopping before Gustave Le Gray’s Sea and Sky” 
LOCATION: Rifkind Room NAC, 6/316 
TIME: 6:00 – 7:30PM

April 02, 2019: Grazyna Drabik (CCNY - English)
Wartime Notebooks (Translation)
LOCATION: Rifkind Center at NAC, 6/316 
TIME: 5:00 – 6:30PM

May 02, 2019: Lou Marinoff (CCNY - Philosophy)
On Human Conflict: The Philosophical Foundations of War and Peace 
LOCATION: Rifkind Center at NAC, 6/316 
TIME: 6:30 – 8:00PM

ALL EVENTS WILL BE AT EVENING - DETAILS TO FOLLOW

The primary goal of the Center is to promote the College’s intellectual and cultural activities in the Humanities and Arts. It does so in a variety of ways, including support for faculty research, the organization, and sponsorship of special events, conferences and lectures, interdisciplinary faculty seminars, student outreach programs, and the support of a number of publications associated with the College.

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