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Alumni Spotlight: Melina León '08
February 11, 2020

What was your favorite or most memorable class while at the School of the Arts?       Watching Yellow Earth in the class of Chinese Cinema with Richard Peña.

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Alumni Spotlight: Nancy Cohen '84
December 10, 2019

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how?   Reeva Potoff - an always clear and insightful critic of work - she was never satisfied but did leave me (and my fellow sculpture students) believing she expected we could get there.

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Alumni Spotlight: Kareem Fahmy '07
November 12, 2019

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how?   Anne Bogart is the reason I have a career in the American theatre.

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Alumni Spotlight: Farooq Ahmed '06
October 8, 2019

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how?   Several professors contributed in innumerous ways to my writing and my understanding of literature.

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Alumni Spotlight: Annemarie Jacir '02
September 10, 2019

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how?   Two different faculty members inspired me deeply albeit in very different ways.

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'Halston' Documentary by Frédéric Tcheng to Release May 24
May 15, 2019

Halston, a documentary by alumnus Frédéric Tcheng '07 will be released theatrically on May 24th.

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Alumni Spotlight: Hugh Hayden '18
May 14, 2019

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how?   As both his student and TA, Rirkrit Tiravanija offered me an alternative perspective on my work that tended to always be pretty unique, and challenged me to think in more expansive ways.

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Interview with David Henry Hwang: International Play Reading Festival
May 14, 2019

Organized by Dean Carol Becker and David Henry Hwang, the second annual Columbia University School of the Arts International Play Reading Festival will present readings of three plays by living international playwrights that were not originally written in English alongside conversations with the playwrights and translators.

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Alumni Spotlight: Tracy K. Smith '97
April 2, 2019

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how?   I feel lucky in that many of my School of the Arts faculty were supportive and available during my time as a student.

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