Faculty News and Annoucements



May 23, 2024

Sourav Chatterjee receives Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching for 2024

Congratulations to Sourav Chatterjee, who is one of three graduate student instructors who were named recipients of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching for 2024. This is a very competitive and distinguished award awarded to only 3 students in the entire university per year. The Presidential Awards for Outstanding Teaching were established in 1996
March 26, 2024

Professor Gil Hochberg receives Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award

Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award Established in 2005 by a gift from late Columbia University Trustee Gerry Lenfest, the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes the excellence of Arts and Sciences faculty as teachers, scholars, and mentors within and outside the classroom. For her René Welleck Prize-winning monograph, Becoming Palestine: Toward an
February 14, 2024

MESAAS Newsletter Spring 2024

To view the MESAAS Spring Newsletter, click on the link below: MESAAS Newsletter- Spring 2024
February 8, 2024

Call For Papers: MESAAS Graduate Student Conference 2024

Call for papers available here: Call For Papers: MESAAS Graduate Student Conference 2024 The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University is pleased to announce its annual Graduate Student Conference to be held on April 18-19 2024. This conference is a space for graduate students to present their original work in a
January 26, 2024

Professor Wael Hallaq Announced 2024 Laureate of The King Faisal International Prize in Islamic Studies.

Congratulations to Professor Wael Hallaq for winning the King Faisal Prize for Islamic Studies for 2024, with its theme “Islamic Systems and their Contemporary Applications.” https://www.facebook.com/KingFaisalFoundation/  

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