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Columbia to Honor Manning Marable

Today at 5:30 pm in Roone Arledge Auditorium, Columbia is hosting a ceremony to honor the life of Dr. Manning Marable. Open to the public, the event is organized by CU’s Institute for Research in African-American Studies (founded by Marable in 1993), and the Center for Contemporary Black History. Marable, a distinguished historian, activist, and […]

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Two More Voices on ROTC

Latest from the ROTC debate which is getting more and more attention from the national media: check out two recently published articles by important members of the Columbia community. Yesterday Katherine Franke, Professor and Director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at the Law school, wrote an opinion piece for the Huffington Post. […]

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Yesterday afternoon on IAB 15, a panel of representatives from the upper echelons of Columbia’s faculty made some remarks on the issue of ROTC. The debate was notably free of the bristling tension of the Senate hearings. Each panelist spoke cogently and thoughtfully, covering nearly all the ideological points that pertain to the university as […]

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Composer Portrait: Fred Lerdahl

Claire Sabel reviews last night’s concert at Miller Theatre. The work of Fred Lerdahl, the Fritz Reiner Professor of Musical Composition at Columbia, was showcased last night in the second of Miller Theatre’s Composer Portraits, a monthly staple of their 2010-11 season. Lerdahl, a Guggenheim fellow and a Pulitzer Prize finalist, has also written extensively […]

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Bwoglines: What’s Going On Today Edition

Columbia professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in the journalism, law, philosophy and geography categories. Portable showers were provided for travelers stranded at JFK, desperate for hygiene. (Gothamist) Doormen all over the city are poised to strike. (NYT) Some scientists stake the claim that 3D movies are bad for […]

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