LAS News English Department Releases Seventh Volume of Court Green

Following six past editions of creative, innovative, and thought-provoking poetry, the Department of English released the seventh volume of its award-winning publication, Court Green.

And the Winners of the Paula Pfeffer & Cheryl Johnson-Odim Political Cartoon Contest are…

More than 120 students submitted political cartoons for last year’s highly selective Paula Pfeffer & Cheryl Johnson-Odim Political Cartoon Contest. The eight winners represent multiple disciplines and majors at Columbia, ranging from Illustration to Television.

Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences (HHSS) has hired two new tenure track faculty members, both of whom begin this Fall.

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Faculty News Jaafar Aksikas (HHSS)

Jaafar Aksikas (HHSS) led a seminar called “Doing Cultural Studies: A Seminar on Cultural Studies Methods and Methodologies.”

Stephen Asma (HHSS)

Stephen Asma (HHSS) received a glowing review of his recent book, Why I Am a Buddhist: No-Nonsense Buddhism with Red Meat and Whiskey, in the April 15, 2010 issue of the Chicago Reader.

Jesus Macarena-Avila, RoseAnna Mueller, and Nancy Van Kanegan (HHSS)

Jesus Macarena-Avila, RoseAnna Mueller, and Nancy Van Kanegan (HHSS) gave a presentation in October as part of the Intersections series.

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(Not-So-) Old School
(Not-So-) Old School

Thirty-six years ago, Columbia left its mark on him. Now, with a School of Liberal Arts and Sciences scholarship established in his name, Jay Boersma is leaving his mark on Columbia.

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Waxing Poetic
Waxing Poetic

Becca Klaver’s journey from her back yard to the Big Time.

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A Long Road to Columbia
A Long Road to Columbia

In 2008, Celeste Peterson did something she’d wanted to do since graduating from high school: she became a student at Columbia College Chicago.

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