Departmental Colloquia and Public Seminars

Department Colloquiums are open to the public and are held on specific Wednesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters at 4pm in room 614 Schermerhorn Hall.

Fall 2018 Schedule

  • September 12th, 2018
    Shige Oishi
    Title: "What Is A Good Life? A Happy Life, A Meaningful Life, Or Something Else"

  • September 26th, 2018
    Chris Baldessano 
    Title: "Building Event Memories In Space And Time"

  • October 10th, 2018
    Gregory Ball
    Title: "Pleiotropic Effects Of Testosterone On A Sexually Selected Trait: Birdsong"

  • October 24th, 2018
    Ann Senghas
    Title: "Linking Language Evolution to Acquisition: Evidence From the Emergence of Nicaraguan Sign Language"

  • November 14th, 2018
    Jennifer Ryan
    Title: "The Relationship Between The Memory and Oculomotor Systems"


Spring 2019 Schedule

  • February 27th, 2019
    Buju Dasgupta
    Title: "STEMing The Tide: How Female Experts And Peers Act As 'Social Vaccines' To Protect Girls' And Women's Self-Concept In STEM"

  • April 3rd, 2019
    Carla J. Shatz
    Topic: "Surprise At The Synapse: MHC Class I, Pruning And Plasticity"

  • May 1st, 2019
    Columbia University Undergraduate Honors Day

Monday seminars are open to the public and take place in Schermerhorn Hall, Room 200B on Mondays from 12:10-1:30pm. 

Fall 2018 Schedule



For current schedule, see here

For a current schedule, see here