Our Yiddish language classes offer not only an introduction to the language that has been spoken by the Ashkenazi Jews for more than a millennium, but also an opportunity to discover the amazing world of Yiddish literature, and culture. Using new media, games and music, as well as field trips to Yiddish theater, Yiddish-speaking neighborhoods, and Yiddish organizations, you'll learn how to speak, read, listen and write in a language that gives you access to the enormously rich Yiddish culture that waits for new explorers.
"Telling LGBT History," HIST GU 4547 Instructors: David Eisenbach and Sarah Witte. W 12:10-2PM, 302 Fayerweather. LGBT history is a story that has just begun to be told. By focusing on LGBT history, this course will explore how history gets told to a popular audience. Students will learn the process of telling popular history from gathering archival material, to writing a good story, to presenting it in books, film/television and museum exhibits. Working directly with artifacts in the archives students will learn how to view artifacts with an eye to raising new questions.
The Yiddish Language Program is pleased to offer the KADAR FELLOWSHIP to students who will commit to at least three semesters of Yiddish language classes at Columbia. Winners of the KADAR FELLOWSHIP will participate in the Naomi Kadar International Yiddish Summer at Tel Aviv University, followed by a week-long trip to Poland - “Exploring Yiddishland” – led by a Columbia Faculty member in the summer of 2017.
Do you want to learn time management strategies and, with the support of a group, break free from the negative patterns that may be preventing you from accomplishing your personal and academic goals? Participants will learn cognitive behavioral techniques that can increase efficiency, effectiveness, competence and confidence, thereby improving their ability to get things done.
The Center for Student Advising is seeking tutors to work with undergraduate students in a variety of subjects. For Fall 2016, we are particularly in need of applicants who can tutor:
Anthropology UN2003: Dynamics of Power, Institutions, and Society in Inner Asia
Inner Asia, positioned at the intersection of many great historical civilizations, is a region historically in flux, featuring great mobility of people, material, and ideas. This course explores the dynamic interactions, both historical and contemporary, of politics, identity and economy in Inner Asia in a transnational interdisciplinary framework.