Monthly Archives: September 2019

PhD Reception 2019

The Libraries will be hosting a reception especially for all PhD students. Come and join us. Eat, drink, have fun, and meet students from all across campus, as well as many friendly librarians.

You can RSVP at https://events.columbia.edu/go/CULPhD2019

The reception takes place on Thursday, October 3, from 4:00-6:00 PM, in room 319 of Lehman Library. We hope to see you there!

BI sessions schedule

Fall 2019 Language-specific orientation sessions

Chinese Studies Resources

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

2:00-3:30 pm

Chinese Studies Resources

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

2:00-3:30 pm

Korean Studies Resources

Thursday, September 26, 2019

2:00-3:30 pm

Tibetan Studies Resources

Friday, September 27, 2019

1:00-2:30 pm

  • All sessions take place in the Kress Seminar Room (access via the 200-level stacks)
  • More sessions may be scheduled as needed.
  • Japanese Studies Resources sessions will be scheduled as soon as the new Japanese Studies Librarian arrives.
  • Watch our blog (https://blogs.cul.columbia.edu/starr/) for further updates.

An American Missionary and Her ‘Paper Gods’

Dr. Mingjie Li, professor in the Folklore Institute, School of Social Development at East China Norma University, as part of her research project on our Paper God Collection, has just published an English-language article on Anne Swann Goodrich, the original collector, and subsequent donor of the collection. The article, along with other pieces by Dr. Li, appeared in Sixth Tone, a reputable Chinese Academic Online Journal.