Events

Past Event

INTERACT Conference: Columbia Goes Global

April 20, 2011
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

On April 20, 2011, in Low Library, the INTERACT Conference brought together faculty and students across Columbia University to ask questions and consider not whether, but how Columbia will “go global.”

 

The Global Past in the Future of American Academia

Kenneth Prewitt, Vice President for Global Centers and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, Columbia University

Moderator: Jonathan Cole, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University, Provost Emeritus of the University, and Dean Emeritus of Faculties, Columbia University

Panelists: Mark Wigley, Dean, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, Rosalind Morris, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

Columbia Goes Global: The Next 50 Years - Part I

A New Way to Study Abroad

Remarks by: Victoria De Grazia, Interim Director, Columbia Global Centers | Europe, Professor of History, and the James R. Barker Professor of Contemporary Civilization at Columbia University

Columbia Goes Global: The Next 50 Years - Part II

The Global Mission of the University

Moderator: Kenneth Prewitt, Vice President for Global Centers and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, Columbia University

Panelists: Debora Spar, President, Barnard College, Peter Awn, Dean, School of General Studies, Columbia University, Michele Moody-Adams, Dean, Columbia College, Columbia University

Columbia Goes Global: The Next 50 Years - Part III

Columbia’s Liberal Arts Education, the Humanities, and What’s to Come

Moderator: Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University

Panelists: Erica Kassman (Comparative Literature, 2011) Aaron Liskov (History, 2011) Kate Schultz (MESAAS and East Asian Studies, 2011) Mark Stothers (Engineering and East Asian Studies, 2012) Stephanie Wilhelm (Economics and Statistics, 2011)

Co-sponsored by the Committee on Global Thought, the Harriman Institute, the Office of Global Centers, and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

Columbia Goes Global: The Next 50 Years - Part IV