On November 7th, the worlds of music and documentary archives intersected in an exceptional concert highlighting the works and life of Russian composer Serge Prokofiev.
An icon of postmodern dance, choreographer Lucinda Childs spoke to a packed crowd at Reid Hall on Oct. 28. Her third appearance here as a guest of The Arts Arena, Childs reflected on her early career, her artistic partnerships with composers like Philipp Glass and John Adams, and discussed the revival of her work, Available Light, which will be performed in Paris this week as part of the Festival d’Automne.
A capacity crowd gathered last Tuesday to celebrate German and English Romanticism with two iconic British actresses who have become a recognizable part of French popular culture – Charlotte Rampling and Jane Birkin.
Following our fruitful collaboration with the Nietzsche 13/13 seminars led by Professors Bernard Harcourt and Jesús Velasco on the Columbia campus, the Paris Center will once more host a reading group in parallel to this year’s Uprising 13/13 seminar series focusing on dissent and revolution.
In a time when questions of national identity and citizenship have taken on extreme importance, Atossa Abrahamian's discussion of her book, The Cosmopolites: The Coming of the Global Citizen was inevitably going to lead a lively evening at the Paris Center.
Starting in spring 2016, the Paris Center, in collaboration with the Department of Music, will host a new concert series focusing on the faculty, students, and alumni of Columbia University, which has long been one of the world’s most influential centers of music composition.
Nearly 300 people gathered at the Paris Center on February 3 for the unveiling of Resonance of Form and Vibration of Color, an exhibition celebrating the works of Beauford Delaney.
More than 200 guests came to Columbia Global Centers | Paris for an afternoon discussion with Robert Wilson, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Willem Dafoe.
The Paris Center celebrated International Women’s Day with a program of events designed to highlight and reflect upon the ongoing struggle for gender equality.
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