Fall 2017 Library Orientation

For two weeks we will be offering daily orientation sessions, including a tour of the library. Do join us and find out who we are and what services we offer. No sign-up necessary. Monday, August 28                         3:00-4:00 PM Tuesday, August 29                         3:00-4:00 PM Wednesday, August 30                   3:00-4:00 PM Thursday, August 31    […]

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Japanese Book History Workshop

The C.V. Starr East Asian Library, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute will sponsor a special workshop on Japanese Book History. Guest instructor,Takahiro Sasaki, Professor of Japan classic bibliography of the Institute of Oriental Classics (Shidō Bunko/斯道文庫), at Keio University, […]

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Tharchin Babu talk, reception, and exhibition

Professor Tsering Shakya (University of British Columbia) will be speaking on Tuesday, February 28, at 4:15pm in the EALAC Lounge (Kent Hall, 4th floor).  His talk is entitled “Tharchin Babu: A Mirror of the World from the Frontier.” Professor Gray Tuttle (EALAC) will serve as respondent, and facilitate discussion. The talk will be followed by […]

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TBRC Library & Search-Engine Workshop

  WORKSHOP ON THE TIBETAN BUDDHIST RESOURCE CENTER (TBRC) LIBRARY & SEARCH ENGINE MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2-3:30pm KRESS ROOM, C.V. STARR EAST ASIAN LIBRARY (300 KENT HALL) COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Jeff Wallman from Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) will conduct a 90 minute workshop on the use of the TBRC Library website and search engine.  Jeff […]

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Kuo Ping Wen: Scholar, Reformer, Statesman

Our library, in partnership with  Teachers College, the Columbia Confucius Institute, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Office of Global Centers, will host a book panel and author signing event for Kuo Ping Wen: Scholar, Reformer, Statesman (Long River Press, 2015). This event will take place on October 4, 2016 in our main reading […]

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Upcoming Introductions to Resources

Orientation sessions to introduce resources in all East Asian languages are scheduled for this week as follows: Tuesday, September 27, 2:00-3:30 PM — Japanese Studies Resources, with Sachie Noguchi Wednesday, September 28, 10:00-11:30 AM — Chinese Studies Resources, with Chengzhi Wang Thursday, September 29, 2:00-3:30 PM — Korean Studies Resources, with Hee-sook Shin Friday, September […]

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Cultural Revolution, Propaganda Art, and Historical Memories

The C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University, in partnership with the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute will host “Cultural Revolution: Propaganda Art and Historical Memories” exhibition from September to November, 2016. The exhibition will be inaugurated with a film screening, a lecture and a reception on […]

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Introductions to our Library

With a new semester just around the corner, we are offering a variety of events to help you get acquainted (or re-acquainted) with the Starr Library: Orientations and Tours Every weekday (except Labor Day) starting Monday, August 29 through Friday, September 9 we offer one-hour orientation sessions, including a tour of the library, led by […]

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A Body in Fukushima, reception

Last month we announced the special photograph exhibition A Body in Fukushima.  Coming up next Monday we will have a reception in conjunction with the exhibition. The reception will take place in our reading room on Monday April 11 between 6:00-8:00 PM. Speakers/presenters will include interim Associate University Librarian for Collections Barbara Rockenbach; Vice President […]

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