Our Past Engaged: Four Turning Points in Columbia's Recent History
Program Schedule

April 7, 13, 20, and 27, 2004
Low Rotunda
Morningside Campus

The University and the City: Columbia and New York From the Civil War to the Progressive Era
April 7, 2004, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences

Mike Wallace
Professor of History, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY (Columbia College 1964, GSAS 1973)
Evan Cornog
Associate Dean, School of Journalism, Columbia University (GSAS 1996)

Columbia at Midcentury: The Intellectual Capital of the Nation?
April 13, 2004, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Alan Brinkley, Provost and Allan Nevins Professor of History

Fritz Stern
University Professor Emeritus; Provost Emeritus, Columbia University (Columbia College 1946, GSAS 1953)
Casey Blake
Professor of History and Director of American Studies, Columbia University

Beyond the Knickerbockers: Inclusive Columbia
April 20, 2004, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Rosalind Rosenberg, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of History, Barnard College

Gillian Lindt
Professor of Religion Emerita, Columbia University (GSAS 1965)
Monica Miller
Assistant Professor of English, Barnard College

Columbia '68: A Chapter in the History of Student Power
April 27, 2004, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Robert McCaughey,, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of History, Barnard College

William Theodore de Bary
John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus; Provost Emeritus (Columbia College 1941, GSAS 1953)
Lewis Cole
Professor of Film, School of the Arts, Columbia University (Columbia College 1968)
Jacqueline Russo
(Columbia College 2004)

Video Archive
View video highlights of the symposium and a transcript of the proceedings.
Executive Summary
Précis of the Proceedings
Quotations from the keynote speakers.
Our Past Engaged
Distinguished historians, invited respondents, and audience members examine important and contentious aspects of Columbia's past, issues of both historical significance and contemporary relevance.
Keynote Speaker Bios
Image Gallery
Women at Columbia:An Historical Timeline
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Columbia College Life Student Timeline
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Columbia University and the City of New York
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Columbia and Higher Learning in America
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Stand, Columbia
The first single-volume interpretive history of the University in 100 years.
Write Columbia's History
Columbia's history, as seen by those who have studied, taught, and worked here.
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