Friends of the Library Signature Showcase

Friends of the Library Signature Showcase is the Library’s semi-annual lecture and discussion series. Focusing on the research of Columbia’s distinguished faculty, each event features a prominent author, scholar, or artist in conversation with the community.

Past speakers include:

Stephen Asma
Humanities, History, & Social Science
October 29, 2008

Sam Weller
Fiction Writing
April 14, 2009

Dominic Pacyga
Humanities, History, & Social Science
November 5, 2009

Audrey Niffenegger
Fiction Writing
April 21, 2010

Nami Mun
Fiction Writing
November 9, 2010

Erin McCarthy
Humanities, History, & Social Science
April 21, 2011

Jay Wolke
Art + Design
October 28, 2011

Jim DeRogatis
English
April 23, 2012

Howard Sandroff
Audio Arts & Acoustics
October 22, 2012

Laurence Minsky
Marketing Communication
November 5, 2013

Suzanne McBride & Jackie Spinner
Journalism
May 8, 2014

Shanita Akintonde
Advertising & Public Relations
November 5, 2014

Melissa Pinney
Photography
December 1, 2015

Brendan Riley
English and Creative Writing
April 28, 2016

Shawn Shiflett
English and Creative Writing
February 16, 2017

Melanie Zeck
Center for Black Music Research
October 16, 2017

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