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

Professor Harold S. Wechsler
harold.wechsler@nyu.edu

Rapporteur
TBD


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

Welcome

Meetings

10/05/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:30 PM
David B. Truman and Columbia
Edwin M. Truman,




Notes: In anticipation of this meeting you may wish to order (from Amazon) a copy of David Truman's memoir Reflections on the Columbia Disorders of 1968, published after Dr. Truman's death by his son, Dr. Edwin M. Truman, our speaker.

Members and guests should check the sign at the entrance indicating our meeting room. Attendees are invited to stay for dinner (starting at 7:30 p.m.) and continue the discussion after the Seminar. The Dining Room requires a $25. check drawn to “Columbia University” for dinner.
11/02/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM

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12/07/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
University Governance: University Senates at Columbia and CUNY
Bill Phipps, Columbia University and CUNY

Tom Mathewson, Columbia University

Floyd Hammack, New York University


02/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
University Governance: University Senates at Columbia and CUNY
Bill Phipps, Columbia University and CUNY

Tom Mathewson, Columbia University

Floyd Hammack, New York University


03/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The New Manhattanville Campus
Caitlin Blanchfield, Columbia University




04/05/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Frank Tannenbaum: "The Convict Criminologist," Latin American History Scholar, and Founder of the University Seminars
Matthew G. Yeager, King's University College, Ontario, Canada




05/03/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM

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