Call for Submissions from Queens Museum: Readings on Peace

by |November 23rd, 2016

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

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Meet AC4 Visiting Scholar, Michael Gross

by |November 21st, 2016

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

AC4 Co-Director speaks at TEDxMIA: Why We are Stuck: The Attraction of a Polarized America

by |November 2nd, 2012

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

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Columbia Professor Jamal Joseph Discusses the Power of Art for Social Change

by |August 17th, 2012

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

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Columbia’s Andrew Nathan Discusses U.S.- China Relationship

by |August 14th, 2012

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.  

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Columbia’s Joseph Stiglitz Discusses “The Price of Inequality” with The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart

by |July 27th, 2012

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

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