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Colin Powell School Events

Students listening to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen

April, May, June 2014 Events



April 1

The Sternberg Family Lecture in Public Leadership: "What is College For?" with Andrew Delbanco. Professor Delbanco is the Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.  He was awarded the 2011 National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama. The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, 4:30 p.m. RSVP and details

April 2
“The International Criminal Court,” with Luis Moreno Ocampo, senior fellow, Jackson Institute Yale University, founding chief prosecutor International Criminal Court. more    
Thursday, April 3"A Solution to the Palm- 3Com Spin-off Puzzles" with Martin Cherkes, associate professor, Columbia Business School, North Academic Building, NAC, Rm. 6/141, 12:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.

April 7

"A Critical Anthropological Study of Disability," with Faye Ginsburg, the David B. Kriser Professor of Anthropology, New York University, and Rayna Rapp, professor of anthropology, New York University. Seating is limited RSVP required. RSVP here

Thursday, April 10“Challenging Impunity in Domestic Courts: Human Rights Prosecutions in Latin America,” with Jo-Marie Burt, co-director of the Center for Global Studies, director of Latin American Studies, and Victoria Sanford, founding director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies at Lehman College. Center for Worker Education, 6:30 p.m. more    
Thursday, April 24"Optimal Enforcement of Non-Compete Clauses" with Ramya Shankar, assistant professor, Economics and Business, North Academic Building, NAC, Rm. 6/141, 12:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.

Monday, April 28

"Breach of Trust: The U.S. Military and American Society," the 2014 Anne and Bernard Spitzer Lecture in International Relations. Andrew J. Bacevich, professor of International Relations and History at Boston University, specialist in U.S. foreign policy, security studies, and American diplomatic and military history. Shepard Hall, Rm. 250, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. rsvp
April 29

"The Role of Leadership in the Global Market" with Jamie Dimon, Chairman, President, and CEO of JPMorgan Chase. Shepard Hall, Rm. 250, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a post-talk reception open to faculty and students. RSVP to more


Thursday, May 1"Virtual Organizations" with Abbe Mowshowitz, professor, computer science, North Academic Center, NAC, Rm. 6/141, 12:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.

May 8

“Human Rights in China Twenty-Five Years After Tiananmen," with Andrew J. Nathan, professor of political science, Columbia University, and Vince Boudreau, dean, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. North Academic Center, Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. more    
Thursday, May 29
Colin Powell School 2014 Graduation Ceremony, Marshak Plaza, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets here. more


Thursday, June 5

The Social World and the Meaning of the Message: A 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Psychology Department at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York. Great Hall of Shepard Hall, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please check back for more information.

Past Events


Spring 2014


Fall 2013