Upcoming event in Starr

This Friday, September 25, 6:00-8:00 PM, we will have a special event in honor of the recent restoration of an important Korean painting in our collection, Cascading Waterfall in Mountains, by Ko Hui-dong.  The event will take place in our reading room, and will include a number of brief lectures in addition to the unveiling […]

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November 7, 2014 Mo Yan lecture: a report

Dec. 18, 2014 Jim Cheng Director, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University Almost two years ago, on Dec. 11, 2012, immediately after the New York Times reported that Mo Yan received the Nobel Prize in Literature, Jim Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, asked me if we could invite Mo Yan […]

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Documentary Views of Taiwan

Columbia University Libraries, School of the Arts, Film Studies M.A. Program, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Weatherhead East Asian Institute and Asia-Pacific Development Society, in partnership with Ministry of Culture, Republic of China, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office present: "Documentary Views of Taiwan": A Taiwan Documentary Film Festival and Symposium at Columbia, […]

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Seisai’s Thirty-Six New Views of Mount Fuji on View

Starting November 9, we will be hosting a special exhibit of twelve prints by Seisai (the artist name of Peter MacMillan), from his series Thirty-Six New Views of Mount Fuji.  This exhibition will take place in our rare book reading room (access via the 200 level of the stacks), and will be on view through […]

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Check Out The “Memory Project” On Monday, October 22

The M.A. Film Studies Program and C.V Starr East Asian Library presents, "Memory Project: Chinese Independent Documentaries" on Monday, October, 22 at 8pm. Chinese documentary filmmakers of the only-child generation explore their identities by engaging with the past. In 2011, these directors returned to their ancestral villages to uncover oral histories from their grandparents. Found […]

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Starr’s Bibliographic Orientation Fall Schedule

During the week of September 10 we will be offering bibliographic orientation sessions to introduce you to the most important resources in all our languages.  The schedule is as follows:   Monday, September 10   @  3:00 PM   Western-language resources, with Ria Koopmans-de Bruijn Tuesday, September 11  @  10:00 AM   Western-language resources, with Ria Koopmans-de Bruijn […]

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