Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts alumni and faculty have been receiving recognition for books they published this year by outlets ranging from NPR to the New York Times Book Review. Read more in our biweekly roundup of work by and news about Columbia writers.
Susan Bernofsky, facultymore
Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty, and staff have been busy at work, publishing essays, being translated and, in the case of a few students, receiving nominations for the Pushcart Prize. Read more in our biweekly roundup of work by Columbia Writers.
Columbia University continues to have strong representation at prestigious film festivals this year. Twenty-five Columbia alumni, including writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, and post-supervisors, will showcase at the Slamdance and Sundance Film Festivals. Slamdance Film Festival runs January 20-26th.more
Current Columbia Film students and recent alumni have been awarded top honors in three of the four categories at the 2016 DGA Student Film Awards for African-American, Asian-American, Latino and women more
This past semester, Hari Kunzru, a fiction writer and member of the Writing Program adjunct faculty, taught a class called The Weight of the World. The class explored ways writers can respond, whether directly or obliquely, to their political landscape. Kunzru challenged students to wonder, “How should a writer be?more