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This is Who We Are: Racquel Gates
January 28, 2022

It brought to mind her own experience growing up in a household that encouraged critical discussion.

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Alumni Spotlight: Jakob Guanzon '19
December 17, 2021

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how? Jakob Guanzon [JG]: For us fiction geeks, the friendship of a poet is invaluable.

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This is Who We Are: Professor Adama Delphine Fawundu '18
December 14, 2021

Starting out as a blog, Deconstructing SHE grew into an exhibition.

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Ghost Light, Meet the Dramaturg: Professor Leslie Ayvazian
December 10, 2021

How would you describe dramaturgy?   Leslie Ayvazian [LA]: I think dramaturgy is sort of a magical science.

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Columbia Filmmakers Connect: Albert Berger '83 and Barbara Twist '20
December 8, 2021

Perhaps more importantly, the two also shared an interest in the kind of films they like to make.

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This is Who We Are: Professor Naeem Mohaiemen
December 3, 2021

On the morning that Associate Professor Naeem Mohaiemen and I speak, his mother has shared her diary with him and he’s wondering why the list of films she’s watched recently is at the back of the diary and not the front.

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Animation Conversations: Directing Student Roku Jingwen Long
December 2, 2021

Writing this animated project made me realize that people often set limitations for themselves when creating things.

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A Poet’s Life: On Making, On Being, On Surviving with Professor Jay Deshpande '12
December 1, 2021

The child speaker in “Before I Learned to Read” yearns to learn reading when the coloring page feels dissatisfying because of a lack of perfection.

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Constructing Futures: Making Ecological Art in an Age of Uncertainty with Student Kelsey Shwetz
November 30, 2021

You construct these places that could be anywhere, they don't have the parameters of a certain city wilderness landscape.

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Directing Thesis Interview: 'The Trojan Women'
November 12, 2021

You chose a very specific setting for this production.

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