The History of Columbia University

  • Founded
    1998
  • Seminar Number
    667

This seminar provides a forum where issues that define the institutional, intellectual and social history of Columbia University will be given scholarly consideration. Speakers will consist of a mix of “outside” specialists in American academic history and Columbia “insiders” who have had a direct involvement with a particular issue and a familiarity with recent Columbia folkways.


Co-Chairs
Dr. Floyd Hammack
fmh1@nyu.edu

Mr. Chauncey G. Olinger, Jr
cgolinger@verizon.net

Rapporteur
Alicia Bowen
ayb2117@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

10/03/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Columbia, Allen Ginsberg (CC '48), and the Beat Poets
Allen Tobias, Former Assistant to Allen Ginsberg
Abstract




11/07/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
"saying no to zeus": the barnard college-columbia college merger
Robert A. McCaughey, Barnard College, Columbia University




12/05/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
How Columbia Shaped Frank Tannenbaum and How the Latin Americanist Frank Tannenbaum Shaped Columbia
Barbara Weinstein, New York University