News Archive : May 2022




May 16, 2022

Lien-Hang Nguyen has been elected onto the Board of Trustees of Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV).





Lien-Hang Nguyen met with the Prime Minister of Vietnam, PHAM Minh Chinh, on May 15th in an private event hosted by Vietnam Ambassador to the UN, DANG Hoang Giang. The ceremony, in which Prof. Nguyen gave a short speech to the PM, announced Vietnamese Studies at Columbia’s upcoming conferences in Hanoi and HCMC this summer. 




Adam Tooze wrote “After the Zeitenwende: Jürgen Habermas and Germany’s new identity crisis” for The New Statesman.





Hilary Hallett published “Tracing the Romance Genre’s Radical Roots, from Derided “Sex Novels” to Bridgerton” in LitHub.





Mae Ngai spoke about her book The Chinese Question in an interview for KPFA radio Weekend News on May 7; gave a distinguished lecture at the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago on May 10; and was in conversation with NYTimes national editor Jia Lynn Yang at the Tenement Museum on May 12.




May 12, 2022

Camille Robcis published an article in Humanities, the Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities entitled “Politics and the Psyche” about Francois Tosquelles work during WWII.



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