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Daaimah Mubashshir '15 Awarded MacDowell Fellowship
November 17, 2016

School of the Arts playwriting alumna Daaimah Mubashshir ‘15 was awarded a fall 2016 MacDowell Fellowship, alongside theater artists such as acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, performance artist Alina Troyano, and the Obie-Award winning director and designer Jim Findlay.

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Writing Roundup: Nov. 14, 2016
November 14, 2016

Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty, and staff have been busy at work, publishing stories, giving interviews, and, in the case of one faculty member, receiving a lifetime-achievement award from the Paris Review.

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Columbia Playwrights Showcased Across New York This November
November 3, 2016

This November, a number of School of the Arts playwrights will see staged productions across the city.

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Writing Program Alumna and Faculty Mia Alvar Awarded 2016 Kafka Prize
November 2, 2016

Writing Program alumna and adjunct professor Mia Alvar ’07 was awarded the 2016 Kafka Prize for her debut story collection In the Country (Knopf).

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Writing Roundup: October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016

Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty, and staff have been busy at work publishing stories and poems, giving talks – and, in the case of one beloved Writing Program Professor, becoming the first American to win the Man Booker Prize.

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MFA Actors of 2017 Present 1001 and The Late Wedding
October 31, 2016

Columbia’s graduating class of MFA actors will appear in a pair of thesis productions at Teatro LATEA at The Clementé for two consecutive weekends, November 9-12 and 16-19.

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Sarna Lapine Directs Sunday In the Park With George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, at NY City Center
October 28, 2016

Film Program Almnua Sarna Lapine (’09) directed Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer Prize–winningSunday in the Park with George at New York City Center.

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Johnny Ma's Old Stone Opens at IFC
October 27, 2016

Film alumnus Johnny Ma’s ‘14 new feature Old Stone will premiere at the IFC Center on November 30, 2016, followed by a national rollout campaign.

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Claudia Rankine ’93 to Found Racial Imaginary Institute
October 25, 2016

Claudia Rankine ’93 has announced plans to found what she calls a “Racial Imaginary Institute” using the money from her MacArthur “genius grant,” which she received earlier this year.

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Thriving Stage Management Concentration Expands
October 22, 2016

Columbia University School of the Arts’s thriving Stage Management concentration has expanded to a three-year M.

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