The professor was invited to participate in the panel “Variações Sobre um Velho Tema” (Variations on an old theme) together with the writer Joana Gorjão Henriques (Portugal) and the Brazilian anthropologist Julio de Tavares to debate racism, the African diaspora and colonialism.
Columbia University School of the Arts
The power of the translation and its challenges and peculiarities were the theme of a discussion at FLIP this year at the table "The translation in Brazil - transcending borders" at the Silo Cultural Institute
Columbia School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker recently visited Rio de Janeiro with Columbia Film Program Chair Ira Deutchmen and Professor Richard Peña to plan new collaborative programs for the coming year with local partners.
Richard Peña, Professor of Film at Columbia University's School of the Arts, Former Program Director of the Film Society at Lincoln Center and Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival visited China and brought us a series of themed events named “On the Margins of American Cinema” hosted by Columbia Global Centers | East Asia (Beijing) from January 6th to January 14th.
On May 13th, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro promoted the public Master Class “Creating compelling characters in the era of unpredictable changes”, taught by Professor Joe Cacaci at Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR).
Professors William Wadsworth, Administrative Academic Director of the Creative Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of The Arts, and Paulo Henriques Britto, from the Literature Department of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro talked on the Master Class “Word for word: Creative Writing and Literary Translation”, held at Estação das Letras (Rio de Janeiro) on July 6th.
TV Writing Master Class takes place in São Paulo for the first time after successful editions in Rio.