Monday, May 5, 2014 - 8:30pm
The Heyman Center Common Room

Julie Ezelle Patton is a New York City based poet and visual artist.  She is also the founder of an eco-arts housing & land conservation project based in a rust belt city orbiting the rock star Detroit. Poet Tree Mitigation Services, Salon des Refusé, Community Service Berry Jam are some of niches mined in this galaxy. She jams with Paul Van Curen, Daniel Carter, Brad Jones, Anne Waldman, Drew Gardner, mockingbirds and cats.


Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
754 Schermerhorn Extension

breakfast and lunch served

This year's graduate student ASSC event will consist in a workshop with
graduate students and advanced undergraduate students on any aspect of Anglo-Saxon studies. We will pre-circulate papers approximately 5 pages (single-spaced) in length, discussing the work on the day of the workshop.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Knox Hall, 5th floor, rom 509

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
612 Philosophy Hall

Information session about the Senior Essay Program

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Buell Hall, East Gallery

In this roundtable discussion, scholars of classicism, art history, and African American literature will present richly layered readings of Homer and Bearden's work, considering such topics as the gender of flatness and the silhouette, the cannibalistic desires of Achilles and Hecuba, feminist reinterpretations of Penelope and Odysseus's reunion, the gendering of narrative structure and conclusions, and imaginings of Circe in the work of Homer, Bearden, and Toni Morrison.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 4:00pm
602 Philosophy Hall

Senior essay proposals are due by 4:00 PM Monday,

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
716 Philosophy Hall

Next Tuesday, September 30, at noon, in room 716 Philosophy Hall, Joey Slaughter will present a piece from his new work entitled "Bloodless Prose: Counter-Insurgency's Narrative Turn."  Please join us for this talk.  

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We invite you to join us for a discussion about alternative academic careers (Alt-Ac) with a panel of distinguished speakers from New York City who have pursued career paths alternative to the professoriate.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Studio@Butler Library

In this talk, three Columbia Professors will discuss three 19th and 20th-century European artists whose work had a large influence on literature and film in the Belle Époque. Sarah Cole, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, will discuss the work of H.G. Wells; Hilary Hallett, Assistant Professor of History, will discuss writer Elinor Glyn, known for her works of romance; and Sharon Marcus, Professor of of English and Comparative Literature will discuss the work of French actress Sarah Bernhardt, known as "The Divine Sarah."

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
201D Philosophy Hall

The first meeting of our department's Americanist Colloquium will be held TONIGHT 10/6 from 6:30-8:00pm in Philosophy 201D. Any interested faculty members and graduate students (at any stage of the program) are invited to attend.