Provost John H. Coatsworth has announced the fifth round of grants from the President’s Global Innovation Fund (PGIF) on June 1, 2017. 11 projects received awards this year after being selected by a review committee of senior faculty drawn from both the Morningside and medical campuses.
Columbia Commitments: Arts and Ideas
Believing in the power of cinema and the role it plays in people’s everyday lives, Richard Peña has been tracing film history all over the world and has been spreading knowledge about the industry. ...Peña, professor of Professional Practice at the School of The Arts at Columbia University in New York City, held courses over the week at the Columbia Global Centres in Amman named “On the Margins of American Cinemas”.
But Professor Peña served as the program director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, as the Professor of Professional Practice at the School of The Arts at Columbia University, and as Chairman of the Selection Committee of the New York Film Festival. Singing his praises are the likes of Michael Moore and Olivier Assayas. He is an expert on directors like Egypt’s Youssef Chahine, Iran’s Abbas Kiarostami, and France’s Sacha Guitry.
Nearly 100 booklovers crowded into the Paris Center for a discussion of the Republic of the Imagination, the eponymous space defined in Azar Nafisi's latest book.
To mark the publication of Claire Joubert’s new book Critiques de l’anglais, the Paris Center hosted a discussion surrounding the question of language in academic disciplines, in literary criticism, and in publishing
On Tuesday evening, the Salle de Conférence was filled with an audience eager to hear Claire Nancy, artist, actress, and author, discuss the recent release of her book Euripide et le parti des femmes.
Paris Center has organized a series of encounters featuring prestigious speakers from the world of architecture, design and urban development
This year, the World Writers’ Weekend will showcase and promote the vibrancy of African and Caribbean writing in the European context.
Artist as Explorer: FormLAB Intercultural Arts Research and Exhibition in Brazil, Mongolia, and China.
On July 20, Dr. Les Joynes, Visiting Scholar in Art and Education at Columbia University, visited Columbia Global Centers | Beijing to join an event of "Columbia Beijing Summer" arts series.
Columbia University's School of the Arts Film Program Chair and Professor Ira Deutchman enjoyed connecting with Turkey’s up-and-coming film scene when he visited Istanbul from March 19 to 22.