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OfficeHop: Michael Taussig’s Anti-Colonial Hammock

In the latest installment of Bwog’s OfficeHop series, Senior CEO Expert Hopper Specialist Peter Sterne visited Anthropology Professor Michael Taussig to ask about… his hammock. Taussig happily shared anecdotes and observations about his prized perch, while impatient grad students grumbled outside his office. If you know a professor with a unique office, be sure to email tips@bwog.com! […]

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Academic Freedom, Palestine and SDS All Before Lunch

Today, a group of faculty members sent a letter with 120 professor signatures regarding PrezBo’s “silence regarding academic freedom in Palestine.” While the last Israel/Palestine student rally may not have exactly been of 1968-proportions (ah, but what is these days), the faculty list has many well-known professors, including Lila Abu-Lughod, Gil Anidjar, Richard Bulliet, Yinon […]

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Profs Sign Stuff About Gaza

While student groups may still be in the planning stages of any events about the Gaza conflict, some more Columbia professors have voiced their opposition to Israel’s actions, signing an open letter to Barack Obama written by USC English professor David Lloyd. Among the approximately 800 signatories are 14 Columbia faculty members, including: Anthro professor […]

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Academia’s Next Top Model

This week’s New York Times Magazine features a bunch of professors dressed up in really expensive clothing. Why? “These professors make academia look good,” was the explanation proffered. Anyway, naturally this thing is called “Class Acts” and as you can imagine, it is wonderful.  Plus, one of the models is Columbia’s own anthropology professor Michael […]

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