Book History Colloquium: “The Eleven Texts of Frankenstein”

The Book History Colloquium is pleased to announce the third event in the series, “Eleven Texts of Frankenstein: From the Hypothetical Ur-Text and “Original” Draft to the Published Editions of 1818 and 1823 and 1831” will feature Charles E. Robinson, Professor of English at the University of Delaware. This event is free and open to […]

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Book History Colloquium: “Writing About Coffee, Reading in Cafes: Literature and Coffeehouses in Early Modern France” with Thierry Rigogne

Update: This event has been postponed due to illness. We will post the new date and time as soon as we have more information. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.   Well before Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Parisian cafés have shared a strong affinity with literature. In the seventeenth century, it was books, […]

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Constitution Day at Columbia University

The John Jay Papers, contain many letters that Jay wrote just prior, during, and just after the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia in 1787. Jay, then serving as Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Confederation, kept American diplomats serving abroad, such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, informed of the news, while frustrated that the […]

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’09-’10 Research without Borders Speaker Series Kicks Off with Women Bloggers Panel

Join a roundtable discussion, "A Blog of Her Own: Scholarly Women on the Web," on Monday, September 21, 2009, at 12:30 pm in Alfred Lerner Hall Room 555 at Columbia University’s Morningside Campus. The event is sponsored by Columbia University’s Scholarly Communication Program, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and Women in Science […]

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Welcome New Students

The Libraries welcomes new students to Columbia! Attend an orientation session to get acquainted with the Libraries. You’ll learn about library services, finding the resources you need, using the Libraries website, and great study spaces.   Aug. 28 5:00PM – 6:00PM Burke Library Reception The Burke Library, Terrace Reading Room Sep. 1 9:00AM – 10:00AM Burke […]

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