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Join us in celebration of artist Robert Raushechenberg’s birthday (Oct. 22), with a week-long feature of Robert Rauschenberg: An Oral History, edited by Sara Sinclair. Enter this week’s giveaway for a chance to win a copy of the book.

The fall conference season is in full swing. Look for us at the:

Modernist Studies Association meeting, October 17-20

Society for Neuroscience meeting, October 19-23

Council on Social Work Education meeting, October 24-27

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy meeting, October 31-Nov. 2

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Letter from the editor: I am pleased to share the 2019-2020 Columbia University Press social work catalog. If I were to pick a theme tying these books together, it would be “social work in an anxious age.” In politically precarious times, when social workers are renewing their commitments to the most vulnerable among us—the immigrant, the refugee, the
“Fall in love with Robert Rauschenberg, galactic master of art and life, through his worldwide collaborations.” ~Dorothy Lichtenstein, president of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation The artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) was a breaker of boundaries and a consummate collaborator whose work anticipated the pop art movement. He brought real world images and everyday objects into the
In 2007, Columbia Business School Publishing, an imprint of Columbia University Press was founded in concert with Columbia Business School. Its mission mirrors that of the Graduate School of Business— to bridge academic research and business practice, reaching the global academic and business communities. Today we are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of Global Corporate Governance
“By tracing the evolution of ‘laissez-faire Salafism’ in response to consumer concerns about the religious status of new commodities and technologies, Halevi positions Islam’s modern reformation as driven more by materialist than ideational forces. This is a highly original rethinking of the old question of religion and modernity by looking at the material transformations—the ‘modern things’—that
“This nuanced, meticulously researched, yet accessible study illuminates how significant early-twentieth-century debates on Islamic law often revolved around some surprisingly ordinary objects and how local anxieties and input shaped a reformist Islam with transregional appeal. Halevi’s focus on the material dimensions of modern Islamic thought adds a very welcome and promising dimension to the scholarship