Staff news: Lauran Hartley at the Rubin Museum

Tibetan Studies Librarian, Dr. Lauran Hartley, moderates a discussion focusing on Tibetan women writers with Tenzin Dickie and Tsering Lama at the Rubin Museum of Art (New York City) on January 3, 2018. The event launched a new anthology of Tibetan short fiction: Old Demons, New Deities (O/R Books, 2017), from which both writers read […]

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New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition

The Second New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition (2017) will be hosted from October 27th 2017 to November 27th 2017 in the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University. The exhibition is organized by a group of organizations including North American Chinese Calligraphers Association; Calligraphy Research and Innovation Center of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing University of […]

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Introduction to East Asian Library Resources

We are offering special sessions to acquaint you with resources and services in all our Asian languages. Come and find out about all the wonderful resources we have available, learn the basics of identifying and using them, and get up to speed for your next research project or paper.  No sign-up necessary.  All sessions will […]

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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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