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Welcome to British Studies at Columbia. This website has been created by a group of faculty and graduate students at Columbia University to share information and plan events of interest to scholars working in the field of modern British Studies across the various departments and schools of the University. The site includes information about forthcoming events, affiliated faculty, and graduate and undergraduate courses and programs.

In the News

  • Cole publishes new book
    Sarah Cole, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, recently published a book titled At The Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland. Read more
  • Wennerlind publishes new book
    Carl Wennerlind, Professor of History at Barnard, recently published a book titled Casualties of Credit: The English Financial Revolution, 1620-1720. Read more


"A Breed in Any Other Place: Heredity, Type, and Place in British Livestock Breeding since 1800." a talk by Rebecca Woods

Monday, September 8, 5:30 pm. Location: 413 Fayerweather. More information here

"Trans-Atlantic Celebrity: Sarah Cole on H.G. Wells, Hilary Hallett on Elinor Glyn, and Sharon Marcus on Sarah Bernhardt."

Thursday, October 2, 7:00 pm More information here