Rather than interpreting “identity” and “community” through texts, what if we were to project our own experiences toward these questions directly?
If the University were to add a course devoted to questions of identity, gender, and bias, the College would not only engage an untapped branch of historical and philosophical thinking, but in doing so, Columbia College would also challenge its own history.
By studying women in the literary roles they occupy, regardless of prominence, we can develop insight into how these women think.
Modern ideas of how women are valued overlooks traditional honoring of women as mothers and central household figures.
If the Core Curriculum aims to truly capture the influential thought-leaders of a given time, then excluding most women is only honest. Why not spotlight women in their own course instead?
A proposal for the myriad complaints Columbia College students have about Frontiers of Science.
With the Association for Core Texts and Courses, the three schools will host two week-long conferences titled “Core Curricula in the Research University: Challenges and Prospects” in June—one at Columbia and one at Yale.
Unlike most engineering schools, the School of Engineering and Applied Science offers components of a liberal arts education—something SEAS Dean Mary Boyce calls “critical to engineers and scientists of the 21st century.”
Jake Goldwasser elegizes on the four-year saga that has been Columbia.
The Bach Society and student singers will partner to present ‘Dido and Aeneas,’ one of the earliest English operas.
Apr 18, 2:32pm
Diversity in motion: Dance Theatre of Harlem turns 45—This Harlem institution “devoted to breaking down barriers in ballet” honors its history with an eclectic variety of performances from April 23... Read More
Apr 18, 1:57pm
As part of a series of short interviews featuring individual members of the Varsity Show, Spectrum’s Sally Gao sat down with Lindsay Garber, BC ’16. Lindsay, who transferred to Barnard... Read More
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