Monday, December 21, 2009

History Dept. Office Holiday Schedule

Please note that the department office schedule for the upcoming holiday weeks:

Wednesday, 12/23 - the office will close at 4 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 12/24 & 12/25 - Office closed.
Monday and Tuesday, 12/28 & 12/29 - Office closed.
Wednesday, 12/30 - Office Open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 12/31 & 1/1 - Office closed.

The office will reopen on Monday, 1/4 for regular business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Have a happy and healthy Holidays.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Q& A for History Students Interested in Applying to Graduate School

Reminder that tomorrow Susan Pedersen will be holding an informal Q & A for history students interested in applying to graduate school. The meeting will be held tomorrow, December 3rd, from 12:30-1:30 pm in room 411 Fayerweather. She will be joined by Professors Elizabeth Blackmar and Christine Philliou.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Seminar Acceptance Lists Posted

The seminar acceptance and waiting lists are now posted on the History Department website here. If you wish to decline your place in a class or on a waiting list, please email Eleanor ASAP so that she can give your spot to another student. Classes that are listed as OPEN will be accepting late applications. Please contact the professor directly. If you gain admission to a seminar after the fact, please contact Eleanor ASAP so that she can register you. Students cannot register themselves for seminars. If your name is on an acceptance list, Eleanor will handle your registration automatically. Please let her know if you are planning on dropping a class.

Otherwise, enjoy your classes!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Asia Redux: Conceptualizing the Region for Our Times

Columbia University, Department of History
The Dr. S.T. Lee Lecture in History

Asia Redux: Conceptualizing the Region for Our Times

Professor Prasenjit Duara
Raffles Professor of Humanities, National University of Singapore

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2009
6:00-7:30 PM

Kellogg Center, 1501 International Affairs Building

Former Chair of History at the University of Chicago and author of Rescuing History from the Nation: Questioning Narratives of Modern China, Duara will speak on the idea of Asia as a geopolitical unity from the 19th to the 21st centuries and the uses and limits of the idea of regionalism in our global times.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Capitalism, Crisis and Politics

Come Tuesday, March 31st, at 7:30 to 109 Havemeyer and join Columbia professors, Eric Foner, Alan Brinkley, Joseph Stiglitz, Carl Wennerlind as well as Robin Blackburn of the New School for a discussion of the current economic crisis in a historical perspective.