3/11/16 6PM – Panel Manning Marable: Scholar, Activist, Mentor

Date & Time:
Friday, March 11, 2016

6:00pm to 8:00pm


Robin D. G. Kelley
Gary B. Nash Professor of American History, UCLA

Michael Eric Dyson
University Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University

Dana-Ain Davis
University Professor of Sociology
Queens College

Bill Fletcher, Jr.
Activist and Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies

Zaheer Ali
Oral Historian, Brooklyn Historical Society

Moderated by Farah Jasmine Griffin
William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature
and African-American Studies, Columbia University

Columbia University
Butler Library, Room 523An opportunity to view the exhibition, Manning Marable:
Scholar, Activist, Mentor will immediately follow the panel.

Source: Institute for Research in African American Studies


Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. Join the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) and our Columbia community in proudly recognizing and celebrating the generations of Columbia alumnae who have contributed to history, and who continue to help shape the future.

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Summer Teachers & Scholars Institute- Applications are Open

This is to announce that the Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is currently accepting applications to its 2015 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute (STSI), whose theme this year is “The Many Worlds of Black New York.”

The STSI will be particularly attractive to college/university and advanced secondary school instructors, museum/historical society professionals and archivists/librarians, international (non-U.S.) scholars, independent scholars and researchers, journalists, biographers, and graduate students.

Please pass this information and flyer to your friends and colleagues working in these fields.

Details and application instructions may be found at http://www.columbiastsi.com. Inquiries should be directed to stsi@columbia.edu.