2004 Calendar

C250 Symposium
Brain and Mind
Thursday, May 13, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday, May 14, 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Miller Theatre
Join faculty members Thomas Jessell, Eric Kandel, Joanna Rubinstein, Richard Axel, and other leading neuroscientists. Please register by May 3.

Commencement
Wednesday, May 19, 9:30 a.m.–12 noon
Low Plaza and South Field
A special commencement for our 250th anniversary year
Commencement Hotline: 212-870-2848

’50s Crew Reunion
Friday, June 4, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Baker Field
We welcome crew alumni who rowed in the 1950s to attend a luncheon at the Gould/Remmer Boathouse—friends and family welcome. RSVP Ty Buckelew trb5@columbia.edu, 212-870-3416

Columbia University in London and Paris
Tuesday evening, June 22
The British Museum
Columbia University and the Columbia University Club of London will host a complimentary reception and program featuring President Lee C. Bollinger in honor of Columbia’s 250th anniversary. More London events to come: check the C250 Web site.

Columbia University in London and Paris
Saturday evening, June 26
Musée d’Orsay
Columbia University and the Columbia University Club of Paris will host a complimentary reception and program featuring President Lee C. Bollinger in honor of Columbia’s 250th anniversary. More Paris events to come: check the C250 Web site.

Columbia 250 Community Day
Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
In a daylong gathering for the public, staff, alumni, and friends, Columbia celebrates its neighbors in Morningside Heights, Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood.

C250 Symposium
Re: NEW Frontiers in Creativity 1300-2004
Friday, October 1, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Symposium: Casa Italiana
Evening Event: Miller Theatre
Join symposium leaders Elaine Sisman and Andras Szántó and invited participants—historians, artists, curators, critics and cultural commentators, directors, composers, scholars, and producers—as they confront the prospects for innovation at the start of the twenty-first century. An evening event will present improvised works in music and dance and a discussion on the intersection of new music and technology.

C250 Symposium
The Twenty-first-Century City and Its Values: Urbanism, Toleration, and Equality
Friday, October 1, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Miller Theatre
This symposium, led by Ira Katznelson (political science and history) and Hilary Ballon (art history and archaeology), turns to the themes of urban pluralism, tolerance, and knowledge to think about how to protect and cherish this variety while coping with its perils. The panel discussions will include faculty, practitioners, political columnists, members of the legal profession, and UN officials.

Columbia 250 Closing Ceremony, Homecoming Festival, and Football Game
Saturday, October 2, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Baker Field
Columbia marks the end of the 250th anniversary celebration. Join us for closing ceremonies and watch Columbia take on rival Princeton.


All events subject to change.

All events are free and open to the public (except the football game). For latest information and registration, visit the Columbia 250 Web site at www.c250.columbia.edu or call the C250 hotline at 1-877-250TH-CU.