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 24, 3:34pm
Gerry Visco, the Classics academic administrator for 18 years, is easily recognizable by her bright eyeshadow, platinum tousled hair, and eccentric style. She has earned three degrees from Columbia including... Read More
Apr 24, 1:15pm
Check out these stories in this week’s edition of The Eye. I Woke Up Like This: Former Spectator Managing Editor Finn Vigeland joins four Columbians—two students and two administrators—in their morning routines... Read More
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