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Associate Professor Lynn Nottage in Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson
November 20, 2020

As Wilkerson noted, here in the United States, we have inherited a caste system from colonial times, and this centuries old hierarchy is the same one we are living under today.

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The Heyman Center for Humanities Celebrates Associate Professor Deborah Paredez's Latest Poetry Collection 'Year of the Dog'
November 20, 2020

The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University recently featured Associate Professor Deborah Paredez in its New Books in the Arts & Sciences lecture series.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Festival Closes with Playwrighting and Translation Panels
November 7, 2020

Columbia University School of the Arts’ International Play Reading Festival went digital this year.

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Morningside Lights Celebrates its Ninth Year with Langston Hughes' 'Harlem Night Song'
November 6, 2020

This fall marked a unique year for Morningside Lights, the annual outdoor procession of community-built lanterns.

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The Healing Power of Art
November 5, 2020

School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker explores the idea of experimental preservation with Jorge Otero-Pailos and Sam Van Aken.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Festival Hosts Final Reading with 'May 35th'
October 26, 2020

The Columbia University School of the Arts hosted the third listening party of its 2020 International Play Reading Festival series with May 35th, written by Candace Chong Mui Ngam.

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'A Distinct Society' by Directing Alumnus Kareem Fahmy '07 Will Have a Virtual Reading
October 20, 2020

Fahmy’s other plays include The Triumphant, Pareidolia, The In-Between, and an adaptation of the acclaimed Egyptian novel The Yacoubian Building.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Festival Continues with 'Taxi Radio'
October 17, 2020

The Columbia University School of the Arts continued its second week of the International Play Reading Festival with a reading of Taxi Radio written (and translated from the Thai) by Nophand.

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Memorial to Enslaved Laborers: An Evening of Conversation and Community
October 16, 2020

A group of speakers involved in the creation of The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia gathered this month for a conversation exploring the history, form, and process behind the creation of the powerful new memorial.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Fesitval Kicks Off with a Reading of Rarámuri Dreams
October 14, 2020

The Columbia University School of the Arts International Play Reading Festival kicked off its third year (and first virtual run) this month with a reading of Rarámuri Dreams written by Camila Villegas.

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