Past Event

International Scholar Panel

November 29, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027 Garden Room 1
The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is hosting an International Scholar Panel Discussion, in which two international scholars at Columbia will share their research with the academic community. Topic: Roma Communities and Aspects of Grief: Anthropology and Literature approaches. Speakers: Maïté Snauwaert is associate professor of literature at the University of Alberta in Canada. Earning her PhD from Paris 8 University, she has lived in France, California, and Canada: in Montréal and Vancouver, before moving to Edmonton in the Prairies. Her research focuses on grief and the end of life in contemporary literature from North America and Europe. Joanna Talewicz-Kwiatkowska currently works as assistant professor at the Jagiellonian University in the Intercultural Studies Institute and as Academic Advisor for Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau. She is an author and editor of books and articles connected with Roma communities, minorities, human rights. For details about the event and to RSVP, please see

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