Past Event

Graduate Initiative: Spiritual Life Roundtable

May 27, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online Event

The Office of University Life, in partnership with Columbia University Office of Religious Life, will host a discussion with faculty members across faith traditions on Thursday, May 27 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Faculty will share their experiences navigating religious identities in higher education, how we can better foster religious diversity on campus, and the value of interfaith friendship. We aim to provide a space for the Columbia community to learn and engage in a meaningful dialogue about religion and spirituality with an opportunity for interfaith connections. Register to attend the event

Panelists include:

  • Adina Berrios Brooks (Moderator),  Assistant Provost for Faculty Advancement, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement, Columbia University
  • Ari L. Goldman, Professor of Journalism and Director, Scripps Howard Program in Religion, Journalism and the Spiritual Life, Columbia Journalism School, Columbia University
  • Lam Hui, Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Columbia University
  • Hussein Rashid, Lecturer, Department of Religion, Columbia University
  • Simran Jeet Singh, Lecturer, Union Theological Seminary and Religious Life Advisor, Office of Religious Life, Columbia University 

The Diversity Roundtable Series is an opportunity for students and faculty to have meaningful conversations through roundtable discussions on critical student life issues affecting marginalized communities. Although this series was developed with Graduate students in mind, all are welcome to join! 

Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you require disability accommodations to attend an event at Columbia University, please contact Disability Services ([email protected] or 212-854-2388) at least 10 days in advance of the event. Requests for CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) or sign language interpretation require two weeks' notice.

Contact Information

Office of University Life