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Urban Studies

Fall Film Festival

November 10th
6 PM
LL 104
Barnard Campus
Come see a special screening of the documentary film, "Changing Face of Harlem."  Explore the political, human and tranformational change in Harlem, U.S.A., followed by a Q & A with director Shawn Batey.



Urban Studies
Program Planning Meeting
November 9
6 PM
Barnard 302
Barnard campus


The Barnard–Columbia Urban Studies program enables students to explore and understand the urban experience in all of its richness and complexity.

Please join us for our Spring 2017 informational meeting, where we will give a general overview of the courses being offered next term, answer questions about our curricular requirements, and discuss the unique opportunities that the Barnard–Columbia Urban Studies program has to offer.

All Urban Studies majors, faculty members, and prospective students are invited to attend.

Pizza and drinks will be served!




Black Power at 50

Keynote address: October 20th 4:00 PM
Panels and Presentation: October 21st 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Kellogg Conference Center
Black Power at 50 is a conference celebrating the scholarly legacy of Charles V.  Hamilton ad the fiftieth anniversary of the book Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America, which was co-written with the late Kwame Toure (Stokely Carmichael).  The conference will focus on tow of Hamilton's books—Black Power and The Dual Agenda.  The Scholarship from these books continues to shape our understanding of race and American politics.
Sponsored by Columbia's Center on African American Politics and Society; SIPA Urban and Social Policy Program; Barnard-Columbia Urban Studies Program; and funded with generous support of the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy Research (ISERP).