Search Results for ""Columbia University"" : 72

by / on March 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Campus, Events

**Events March 24-30**

…ikelihood of mass violence in the Niger Delta. Book Talk: Democracy Disfigured by Nadia Urbinati 4:00pm - 6:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor A panel discussion and reception on the occasion of a new publication by Prof. Nadia Urbinati: Democracy Disfigured Panelists: Nadia Urbinati, author and Professor of Political Theory, Columbia University Federico Finchelstein, Associate Professor…

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Events

*Updated* Exciting Events March 3rd-9th

…  A New Balkans? Challenges of Democratization in the Former Yugoslavia Time:  5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 707 Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a panel discussion on the Balkans. Participants: Dario Čepo is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute and a senior research assistant at th…

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by / on March 9, 2014 at 11:56 am / in Campus, Events

*Events* March 10th-14th

…at Harriman Institute.Introduction by David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Phillips served as senior advisor and foreign affairs expert in the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations “An Inconsolable Memory: Films by Aryan Kaganof” 3:30pm - 8:30pm Columbia University Morningside Campus The Italian Academy Join Richard Pea (C…

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by / on September 21, 2014 at 11:46 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 9/22 – 9/28

…rin with simultaneous interpretation provided by Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, at Columbia University. For further information regarding this event, please contact Lauren Mack by sending email to lem2111@columbia.edu . Free French Africa in World War II 6:00pm - 7:30pm Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall Eric Jennings new book, La France libre fut africaine, (Perrin, 2014, forthcoming in…

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by / on December 2, 2007 at 5:07 am / in Content, Education, Issue

The Tenure Question

by The issue of academic tenure has been a persistent catalyst for academic disputes. Proponents of tenure claim that it preserves academic freedoms on campuses, whereas opponents refer to the stagnation of research and publications that may occur once tenure is granted. The Columbia tenure process has recently come under fire due to the controversial decision to grant tenure to Barnard Professor of Anthropology Nadia Abu-El Haj. Abu-E…

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 7:14 pm / in Campus, Events

*Updated* Events: 9/16 – 9/21

by The following list is drawn from the Columbia University Events Calendar, available here: http://www.columbia.edu/events/today.html Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future All Week Barnard College Event Oval, The Diana Center Research about domestic
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by / on April 14, 2011 at 9:45 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion

As the Crow Flies

by The Columbia University Senate voted on April 1, 2011 to lift the ROTC ban on campus. Columbia couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate date to pass this resolution. The 51 individuals who voted for this measure truly are April fools. Why? Because they allowed the program back on campus under the premise of “non-discrimination” after the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” (DADT), while ROTC wa…

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:52 am / in Domestic, Education, World

Didactic Deceit

by Illustration by Stephanie Mannheim In April 2009, Columbia University’s Task Force on Undergraduate Education released “An Agenda for the Future,” a cheery strategic document, which, translated into two words, read: excelsior, Columbia! On pages 16 and 17, the report rejoices in and urges forward the internationalization of Columbia ­– not just the establishment of foreign outposts vis-à-vis Global Centers and the development of th…

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by / on October 25, 2012 at 9:42 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

An Incomprehensive Overview of CU Activism

by photo from Wikimedia Commons “On October 17, 2012 at 9:00am a Tabletop Exercise was conducted by Columbia University’s Emergency Management Operations Team in room 555 of Lerner Hall located on the Morningside Campus.  The exercise provided an open, no-fault environment where participants collectively evaluated emergency protocol plans and the coordination of campus Emergency Management Operations Team personnel in the event of a s…

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by / on April 4, 2014 at 5:40 pm / in Issue, Middle East, World

Israel/Palestine Debates

by PROMPT:  What is the academic boycott of Israel and why is it so important? PANELISTS:  Isabel Peñaranda, CC ’14, is studying Anthropology, and uses it to draw connections between the dispossession of poor communities of color in Harlem due to Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion, the people of Palestine by the Israeli state, and peasants by state and paramilitary violence in Colombia, where she is from. She hopes to retur…

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