Upcoming Events

Date:
Nov 07, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Faculty House (116th St. bet. Amsterdam and Morningside Dr.)

Past Events

Date:
Sep 09, 2018 - 12:00 p.m.
Date:
Jun 06, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Room:
MC
Speaker(s):
Mischa Schwartz, Charles Bachelor Professor Emeritus in Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University

Professor Schwartz chronicles infrastructure development in the United States in the early to mid-1800s, then follows briefly with the development of engineering education in the US concluding with the birth of Columbia’s School of Mines in 1864, and the department of Electrical Engineering within it in1892.

Date:
May 16, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.
Room:
Main Floor Room #MC
Speaker(s):
Michael V Susi, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Columbia University; local historian and postcard collector

As the title implies, Mr. Susi takes us on a tour of Morningside Heights using vintage postcards he began collecting more than 20 years ago.  

Date:
Apr 18, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.
Room:
MC
Speaker(s):
Phyllis Trible, Baldwin Professor Emerita of Sacred Literature, Union Theological Seminary

For millennia, readers have interpreted the story of “Adam and Eve” by pandering to him and blaming her for their expulsion from the Garden of Eden (Genesis 2-3).  But there are more excellent ways.   This talk will undercut the traditional reading by exploring anew the story of Eve and Adam as they enter the Gardens of Morningside.

 

Date:
Apr 12, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.
Speaker(s):
Dr. Una Osili, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Date:
Mar 14, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.
Room:
Main Floor Room #MC
Speaker(s):
Ferdinand Ofodile, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

This is an illustrated talk about Professor Ofodile’s experience working with Diaspora groups to provide medical aid in Africa and the Caribbean.

Date:
Oct 10, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.
Speaker(s):
Adarsh Alphons, Founder and Executive Director, ProjectArt

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