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.