C.V. Starr East Asian Library, in partnership with Teachers College, Columbia Confucius Institute, and Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, hosted a book panel and signing event for Kuo Ping Wen: Scholar, Reformer, Statesman, edited by Ryan M. Allen and Ji Liu (San Francisco: Long River Press, 2015), at the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University, on Oct. 4, 2016.
C.V. Starr East Asian Library
Columbia University’s C.V. Starr East Asian Library sets itself apart as the home of one of the major collections for the study of East Asia in the United States. Possessing over one million volumes of rich materials of various kinds and languages, the library is crucial to the pursuit of rigorous intellectual inquiry and provides a place for students and scholars to satisfy their curiosity about all things Chinese.
The endowment, with initial principal funding of $500,000 was established by Chinese entrepreneur Jin Xu and his wife, Mengjun Song. The fund will support collection development, administration, public programming, and research at the Starr Library.