CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A DAY OF READINGS ON PEACE ON JANUARY 15, 2017 AT THE QUEENS MUSEUM Deadline for submissions: December 27, 2016 “I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become… read more
Dr. Michael Gross is a Visiting Research Scholar at AC4 this Fall 2016, coming from Colorado State University. Dr. Gross is the Editor-in-Chief for Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, the 2016 Past Division Chair, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, and the 2015 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award for the College of Business…. read more
In this TEDx talk in Miami, Columbia University Professor Peter T. Coleman explains why politics in the US are more deadlocked and polarized today than they have been since the end of the US Civil War, and what our next president and our citizens can do about it. Applying ideas from complexity science, Dr. Coleman… read more
Originally encouraging students to burn down Columbia University when he was a member of the Black Panther Party, Jamal Joseph is now a professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts Film Division. In his memoir “Panther Baby: A Life of Rebellion & Reinvention”, Joseph explores the challenges and lessons he learned from being in… read more
Is conflict inevitable between China and the United States in the near future? This question, posed by Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs, is addressed by Columbia University’s own Andrew J. Nathan. Sharing findings from his latest book “How China Sees America”, Nathan explores the interesting and complex relationship between the U.S. and China.
Nobel Prize winning economist, Columbia Professor Joseph Stiglitz sits down with The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart to discuss how and why there is a lack of equality of opportunity in the United States. In Part 1, Professor Stiglitz argues that the nature of the economy of the United States has changed significantly within the last… read more