Welcome to the Libraries!

We all look forward to this time of year, when we welcome and introduce our university community to the extensive resources available in the Libraries. Here are some of our upcoming events and orientation sessions. “Getting Your Bearings” for Graduate Students The Libraries will be offering five “Getting Your Bearings” sessions to introduce graduate students […]

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“A Not So Quiet Space”: Sound Art in the Music & Arts Library, Fri 10/21, 6-8pm

The Music & Arts Library and the Sound Arts MFA Program cordially invite you to “A Not So Quiet Space”, featuring work by the current students in the program, utilizing the space of the Music & Arts Library for temporary installations and performances. Come join us for some interesting sounds and experiences! Friday, 10/21, from […]

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EVENT: “Spanish Fever”–Spanish cartoonists in conversation

The Hispanic Institute and Comics@Columbia are delighted to work with the Spanish consulate to present five noted Spanish cartoonists in conversation.  Come meet these five cartoonists, whose work on the cutting edge of comics has brought about a new wave of cartoon art in Spain. The panel will feature Santiago García, Javier Olivares, David Rubín, Ana Galvañ, […]

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Welcome to Butler Library!

On behalf of the Humanities & History Librarians, welcome to Butler Library! We all look forward to this time of year, when we welcome and introduce our university community to the extensive resources available in the Libraries. Here are some of our upcoming events and orientation sessions. “Getting Your Bearings” for Graduate Students If you’re […]

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Senior Thesis Forum April 6th

This year’s Senior Thesis Forum, hosted by the Humanities & History and Global Studies Librarians, will be held in Butler Library Room 523 on April 6th, 3:00-4:30. This forum offers graduating Seniors the opportunity to share their thesis projects and their research process with students, faculty, and librarians. This year’s event features four students from the […]

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EVENTS: Two Pieces of Comics History: March 7, April 18

In addition to the Bill Griffith event on March 16,  Comics@Columbia brings you two book talks that explore important people in the history of comics and cartoons. On Monday, March 7, in celebration of Will Eisner Week, Paul Levitz joins Columbia professor Jeremy Dauber for a discussion focusing on Levitz’s recent book, Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic […]

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EVENT: “Bill Griffith: A to Z” Wednesday, March 16, 6 PM, 523 Butler

The cartoonist Bill Griffith has had a storied career, from his early underground comics featuring Mr. the Toad, to his long-running character Zippy the Pinhead, to his involvement in the influential comics anthology, Arcade, to his recent foray into long-form comics with his revelatory family history Invisible ink: my mother’s secret love affair with a famous cartoonist. […]

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EVENT: “An Evening with Jules Feiffer,” Monday, December 7, 6:00 PM

 The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies, in partnership with Comics@Columbia, is delighted to present a conversation with the legendary Jules Feiffer. Feiffer is perhaps best known for his long-running strip in The Village Voice (1956-1997), but he is also a distinguished playwright and screenwriter, evinced by his Academy Award (for the short film “Munro”), his Pulitzer […]

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The Humanities & History Division Librarians Launch Morningside Heights Digital History (MHDH)

We are proud to announce the launch of our site, Morningside Heights Digital History, or MHDH. Two years ago we announced a professional development program in the Columbia University Libraries for the Humanities & History Division. In our first iteration of the Developing Librarian project or, as we refer to it on social media, the […]

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