Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:00am
Faculty Room of Low Library

Join us in congratulating this years initiates for Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor's society.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 6:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Library

Poets Elizabeth Alexander, Marilyn Nelson, and Rowan Ricardo Philips will be speaking on Romare Bearden.
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Rutgers University, Murray Hall, Room 302

A reminder that the NYNJ Modernism Seminar spring meets on Friday, January 30, 12-2 pm. Victoria Rosner will be discussing her essay, "Fear in a Handful of Dust: Germ Theory and Modernism."
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
Faculty Club at Columbia University Medical Center

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, or writers engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Maison Francaise

Feb 9 - Join us for a talk by Zakir Paul on Paul Valéry and Marcel Proust at Maison Francaise.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
403 Lerner Hall

Feb 10 - The Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism, an undergrad publication, is starting a series of small seminars with grad students and professors about their research.

What can campus novels tell us about campuses—or, for that matter, about fiction? This talk will inclusion and exclusion; as studies of characters; as texts that engage passionately experiment with other modes of reading campus fiction: as dramas of with our deepest cultural and institutional values.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
Center for Career Education, Conference Room

Feb 12 - The Center for Career Education (CCE) in conjunction with Bookjobs ( will hold a panel and networking session with organizations in the Book Publishing industry. Representatives will speak on the variety of job possibilities and career paths that book publishing holds for every interest including marketing, sales, pubicity, design, editorial, legal, and production.

Panel presentation: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Networking: 7:00 PM-7:30 PM

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm

Feb 12 - Colm Toibin will read from his eighth novel, Nora Webster, at the Glucksman Ireland House at NYU.

Event is located at 1 Washington Mews New York, NY 10003. Click here to register.

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
612 Philosophy Hall

Feb 13 - Working on a syllabus for Teaching Scholars (applications due 2/20!) and want an extra set of eyes on what you've got so far? Getting tired of teaching the same texts in UW but don't know how to switch it up? Or just want to come and learn some basic guidelines for dreaming up syllabi of your own? Then mark your calendars for a SYLLABUS WRITING WORKSHOP this Friday 1-3pm in 612 Philosophy.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
306 Butler Library

Feb 13, 20, 27 - Three Digital Humanities Center workshops will focus on scholarly workflow tools and scheduled for three successive Friday mornings.

These are designed for users with Mac laptops, who are encouraged to download a demo version (as described below) of each of the three softwares prior to the class.