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Mindfulness Meditation Session

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:00pm
Case Lounge
Sep 11
Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:00pm
Case Lounge

These sessions are oriented to beginners and also open to those more experienced with mindfulness practices, and they include guided meditation as well as discussion of mindfulness meditation. This week's session will be led by Professor Elizabeth Emens (bio below).  

You are invited to bring your own lunch to this event or, upon request in advance, a lunch will be provided. If you are staying for lunch, and would like to request a meal, please fill out this form no later than Monday, 9/9 at 10 am.

If you have questions, or if any disability accommodations would help you to participate fully in this event, please contact J.C. White at [email protected]. Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities, so please let us know if any changes, for instance to the format of the sound system, would be helpful. 


Elizabeth Emens is an Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Her principal areas of publishing and teaching include disability law, family law, anti-discrimination law, contracts law, and law and sexuality. Emens is also the Director of the Columbia Law School Mindfulness Program. Emens was the Bigelow Fellow and lecturer in law at the University of Chicago Law School from 2003 to 2005. She clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, from 2002 to 2003.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association. Elizabeth Emens earned her J.D. from Yale University; her Ph.D. from King's College, Cambridge, where she was a Marshall Scholar; and her B.A. from Yale University.

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