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

Dr. Floyd Hammack
fmh1@nyu.edu

Rapporteur
TBA


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

Welcome

Meetings

10/04/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The Big Picture: The Distinctive U.S. Higher Education System and Implications for Columbia College and the University
Floyd Hammack, New York University




11/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The Core Curriculum in the Context of the Great Books Movement
William N. Haarlow, Northwestern University

Respondent 1: Roosevelt Montas, Columbia University

Respondent 2: J. Scott Lee, Association for Core Texts and Courses


12/06/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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02/07/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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03/07/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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04/04/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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05/02/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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