Announcements

All Spring 2020 Events and Meetings Canceled

The COVID-19 is now categorized as a pandemic by the CDC. Columbia’s classes will be held virtually for the remainder of the semester and all non-essential gatherings are restricted. In line with these measures, The University Seminars has decided to cancel all in-person seminars and conferences for the remainder of the semester. Our Annual Dinner, […]

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All Spring 2020 University Seminars Canceled

Dear Chairs and Rapporteurs, We are writing to inform you of The University Seminars office response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. To date, the United States has not started widespread testing, so it is extremely difficult to assess the risk.  From data on the approximately 100,000 confirmed cases so far, in the US and […]

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The University Seminars Wine* Receptions

Come meet chairs and members from other seminars and bring along friends who are interested in learning more about The University Seminars program. The University Seminars office staff and Advisory Board will attend. *Non-alcoholic beverages are also available.  

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THE UNIVERSITY SEMINARS & COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS announce the twenty-seventh series of the LEONARD HASTINGS SCHOFF MEMORIAL LECTURES Madeleine Zelin Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies; Professor of History and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University CHINA SEMI-INCORPORATED: THE BATTLE FOR A CHINESE LEGAL MODERNITY IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019, 8 PM I: The […]

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2019 General Meeting for all seminar chairs

The University Seminars General Meeting for all Seminar Chairs is the only organized opportunity for all chairs to be together. Some meetings involve voting on issues or nominations. All chairs are expected to attend or send another seminar member as a proxy. Only chairs are invited; rapporteurs are not allowed to attend. In advance of […]

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Travel Funding Deadlines

The basic expenses of seminar meetings are funded by The University Seminars. While honoraria are strictly prohibited, chairs may request travel funding to pay for speaker travel and accommodation by submitting a Travel Fund Request Form.  Funding is not guaranteed, and requests must be submitted for any costs, including travel for guest speakers, meals, meeting space, […]

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