Series: Lit Hum 14

A podcast made in Spring 2021

Conversations At Columbia

For more than 100 years, the core curriculum at Columbia has been shaping the minds of its students. For every book read, students immerse themselves in new societies and cultures.. Through analyzing literature spanning nearly 3 millenia, Columbia students engage with complex texts which challenge cultural and societal norms. Through exploring these past cultures, students…

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The Scarlet Macaws Roundtable

Scarlet Macaws Podcast on Individual & Community Values Johnny Duke discuss with Jessica Sidrak and Anish Nanjappa about the community and individual values with relations to both human beings and the Core Curriculum. Grand Overview: The Core Through a Modern Lens (Grand Overview) How do individual and community values impact our lives and alter the…

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The Purple Snails: Human Nature vs. Physical Nature

By: Caitlyn Walker, Andrea Dubbels, and Adedayo Ogunlana Show Notes It’s August 14, 2020. 2 weeks before the move in date. The journey of a lifetime lies ahead. JJ’s diner, the Low Steps, Butler, the lawns. Then the dreaded email arrived. “Update on the Fall Term” it read. “Columbia has made the difficult decision to…

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Golden Monkeys

Web Producer – James Script Director – Jonathan Sound Editor – Willa The core curriculum at Columbia University Since its addition to the core curriculum in 1937, the humanities classes were meant to force students to critically appreciate literature and art. It is designed to get students thinking about the broader implications of each work…

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LENS Glare

Lauren Cho, Eva Brander Blackhawk, Nathaniel Ijams, Sophia Abrahamson ~~~~~*~~~~~ Episode Transcript Melodic music playing… NATE: Hello, and welcome to another episode of LENS Glare. Here from Columbia University, taking you all over. Melodic music continues playing… Crashing sound!  NATE: What was that? No one remembers the Odyssey?! SOPHIE: Hello, and welcome to our first…

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Blue Lobsters

The Blue Lobsters Podcast Karin Ott – Script Director, Noah Grossman – Sound Editor, and Stefan Kim – Web Producer April 9th, 2021 – The LitHum 14 Podcast Series Overview The Core Curriculum has been an essential part of Columbia since its inception. Now, it has been expanded to include subjects such as english, art,…

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A Woman’s Truth

Image: Columbia College Class of 1919 (via Columbia Library) By The Red Pandas: Jorge Hernandez, Olivia Sieler, and Kathryn Whitten On the web page entitled “About the Core Curriculum,” Columbia University’s Center for the Core Curriculum states the following about the areas of study in this program: “The Core seminar thrives on oral debate of…

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