Black alumni of all generations, from all Columbia schools and programs are invited to join in the events. Current students, particularly graduate and professional school students, are especially encouraged to participate.
A planning committee is already convened and working on the calendar of events as part of the Reunion Weekend calendar.
You can communicate with the committee via Wayne Turner, Zach Husser, Frances Sadler, Bruce King or Kevin Matthews. Or, by sending an email to the Black Alumni Council: firstname.lastname@example.org
The tentative Jam agenda is below. Hotel information and event costs are forthcoming:
Thursday Night, May 31st | 6:30pm | Barnard Alumnae of Color Dinner
Friday Night, June 1st | 8:00pm
The Jam - Old School Music Party (live music)
Saturday Morning, June 2nd | Time TBD
Breakfast and Plenary
Guided tour through the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Butler to see the exhibition: 1968: The Global Revolutions": Follow the events of that epochal year from Morningside Heights to around the world.
Saturday Afternoon, June 2nd | 2:15pm
Panel Presentation: Join us for a discussion on the 50th anniversary of Columbia ’68, to give voice and reflection to the student activism, racial dynamics, and cultural shifts that took place then, with a view toward the place those themes hold today.
This event will feature selected highlights from filmmaker Paul Cronin's documentary entitled, "A Time to Stir", a panel discussion featuring alumni, faculty, audience Q&A.
Saturday Night, June 2nd | 8:00pm | Dancing Under the Stars
Sunday Morning, June 3rd | 9:30am
Worship and Memorial Service