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Miller Theatre Welcomes the Attacca Quartet for the First Pop-Up Concert of Spring
April 19, 2021

The GRAMMY Award-winning Attacca Quartet performed the first spring concert of Miller Theatre’s ongoing Live from Columbia series.

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Our Word Hosts Reading and Conversation with Author Mariana Enriquez
April 7, 2021

For her reading, Enriquez chose the first story that appears in The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, translated as “The Little Angel's Exhumation” in Asymptote.

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Alchemical Reaction: The Making of Michael Joo's '7 Sins'
March 24, 2021

“I had too many ideas in mind,” Joo said, “but through thoughtful discussion, demonstrations, and experimentation, was able to work closely with the Artistic Director, Tomas Vu, and Master Printer, Nathan Catlin, to merge some of the material and process exploration already going on in my studio with the expertise, sensitivity and talent they brought to the table.

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Creative Writing Lecture Series Welcomes Author Namwali Serpell
March 19, 2021

Serpell’s lecture, entitled “Beyond Empathy,” both points to and expands upon the thoughts she expressed in her 2019 essay “The Banality of Empathy,” which was published in The New York Review of Books.

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2021 Kit Noir Film Festival Kicks Off with Anthony Mann's 'Border Incident'
March 16, 2021

Border Incident (1949), the first programmed film of this year’s festival series, is set at the California border and follows two INS operatives, one Mexican and one American, who investigate a human smuggling ring.

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On Climate Writing: Assistant Professor Leslie Jamison Interviews Alumna Madeleine Watts '19 and Author Elizabeth Kolbert
March 5, 2021

Assistant Professor Leslie Jamison moderated a discussion on climate writing as part of The Center for Fiction’s On America series.

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Associate Professor Hilton Als Interviews Charles M. Blow for The Harry Belafonte Black Liberation Speaker Series
March 5, 2021

In The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto, “Blow envisions a counterintuitive but impassioned corrective to the myths that have for too long governed thinking about race and geography in America.

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'Live at the Lortel' Podcast Interviews Associate Professor Lynn Nottage
March 5, 2021

DeMichelle joined Ostrow for this episode and had the opportunity to introduce Nottage to the Lortel’s audience.

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