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The Columbia University Club of New York
Illegal Immigration: Origins and Consequences
with Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American History and Professor of History

Date: Tuesday, May 8
6:30 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Lecture and book signing

Price: Complimentary

A perceived immigration crisis has led Arizona and several other states to enact laws against the presence of unauthorized migrants in their states, a trend that the US Supreme Court appears to be sympathetic toward despite long-standing precedence that the regulation of immigration is a federal matter.

Mae Ngai ’98GSAS, puts contemporary debates over illegal immigration into historical context by examining the origins of immigration restriction in the 1920s, the creation of the “illegal alien” as a new political and legal subject, and the consequences for our understandings of national inclusion. She will also draw lessons from various methods used in the past to resolve the problem of undocumented immigration.

Reservations are required.
College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be
with Andrew Delbanco, Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities

Date: Tuesday, May 15
6:30 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Lecture and book signing

Price: Complimentary

As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a pre-professional credential. The traditional four-year college experience— an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers—is in danger of becoming a thing of the past.

Prominent cultural critic Andrew Delbanco offers a trenchant defense of such an education, and warns that it is becoming a privilege reserved for the relatively rich. In arguing for what a true college education should be, he demonstrates why making it available to as many young people as possible remains central to America’s democratic promise.

In February, Professor Delbanco was awarded a National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama ’83CC.

Reservations are required.

Location: Columbia University Club of New York
15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

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March madness: Alumni take to the streets (and parks and community centers) for Community Outreach. Faculty and alumni connect as artist Sarah Sze and Pulitzer Prize-winner Siddhartha Mukherjee appear at a CAAL Night; Ken Jackson brings New York history to Atlanta and New Orleans; Nick Dirks muses in Mumbai about scholars and spies; and Gary Sick wonders in Houston whether war with Iran is inevitable. In campus news, John Coatsworth becomes Provost and Andy Delbanco, "America's best social critic" receives the National Humanities Medal at the White House. Smart fun, wherever you may be.

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Columbia Community Outreach

New York, March 31; Global, various dates

For the eighth year, the CAA and alumni clubs around the world join together for a day of volunteering. Join us in New York City or with a club near you and get ready to give back. to Campus with LAACU's El Regreso

New York; March 24 Global 2012 Heads to Istanbul

Istanbul; May 23-27 Florida: Spring Training in Sarasota, Living Healthy in Naples, Tampa's Day at the Races India: Nick Dirks on Spies and Scholars, Barnard Symposium on Women Changing India, and much more


Going Global

Take your career beyond borders with the CAA's newest career resource, offering information for over 80 worldwide locations. Access Going Global. Out from the Crowd: A Strong Resume in a Weak Economy

Webinar; March 22 Start-Up Business Incubators in NYC Wealth of Webinar Wisdom: Visit the CCE Archives Soon! Career Coaches Network


The Italian Lakes

September 8-16, 2012

Experience the true essence of life and the incomparable beauty and charm of the Italian Lakes District. Read more.é Columbia: Understanding Occupy Wall Street

New York; March 5é Science: The Truth About Methamphetamine and Cognition

New York; March 12é Humanities: Prisoners and Poets in the English Renaissance

New York; March 19 Do YOU Use the Library's Resources? Let Us Know in this Brief Survey


Exploring the Creative Process

New York; March 14, 2012

Join CAAL at Asia Society for a private exhibit tour followed by a conversation with Columbia faculty members, artist Sarah Sze and Pulitzer Prize-winning oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee. Read more. VIP Access to Armory Arts Week – Moving Image

New York; March 10 with School of the Arts—Class Registration Open to All Alumni Panther to Professor—CAA Webcast of Jamal Joseph's Panther Baby Book Event

Nearly 24,000 alumni of all schools and graduation years have joined the Columbia Alumni Arts League (CAAL) to receive:

discounts, free tickets, and special offers at over 100 leading arts organizations and restaurants. Last year, CAAL Members paid an average of 40% less than the general public for tickets to participating venues and restaurants.

A weekly curated cultural e-digest with
free and discounted ticket offers to NYC's abundant cultural scene.

Insider access through
CAAL Nights -- special events that offer members discounted and special access to premier cultural opportunities and leading creators in the arts scene, including Academy Award-winning filmmakers, leading visual artists, Tony Award-winning actors, and world class dancers and musicians. Recent CAAL Nights included:

• A private reception with Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow's '81SOA at
• A night on
Broadway for The Mountaintop, with a private pre-show reception with award-winning playwright Katori Hall '03CC
• VIP access and a guided tour of PULSE Miami art fair at
Art Basel Miami Beach
And more!

100% tax-deductible membership contribution will be used to support the Arts Initiative at Columbia University, which brings the arts to Columbia students across campus and continues President Bollinger's mission to make the arts part of every Columbian's life.



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