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Assistant Professor Sable Elyse Smith in Group Exhibition ‘Grief & Grievance: Art and Mourning in America
February 26, 2021

The exhibition takes over multiple floors of the museum and builds off one of three historical cornerstones that link the experience of mourning to moments of political action and engagement across American history: Jack Whitten’s Birmingham (1964), Daniel LaRue Johnson’s Freedom Now, Number 1 (1963–64), and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Procession (1986).

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Alumni Establish Theatrical Company, Apocalyptic Artists Ensemble
February 18, 2021

Last year, Columbia Alumni established Apocalyptic Artists Ensemble (AAE), a theatrical company dedicated to empowering young people to be creative and think outside the box.

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MTA Commissions Poem by Alumna Tracy K. Smith '97 for COVID-19 Memorial
February 11, 2021

An original score by composer Christopher Thompson was also commissioned for the tribute.

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Dean Carol Becker on Why The Biden Administration Must Invest in the Arts
January 27, 2021

A federal program, like the WPA, can create new narratives for an evolving society more equitable and inclusive than those of the past or present.

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Making Movies From Afar
January 20, 2021

This School of the Arts film student is based in Seoul and working hard to stay connected with her community in New York.

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Message from President Bollinger
January 14, 2021

Dear fellow members of the Columbia community:   I write to welcome everyone to the spring term.

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Introducing the Columbia University LGBTQ+ Guide
January 13, 2021

Dear School of the Arts Community:   I am happy to share the first edition of The Columbia University LGBTQ+ Guide: Resources to Foster an Affirming Community for LGBTQ+ Faculty, Students and Staff.

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Five Columbia Artists Featured in ‘100 Drawings from Now’
January 12, 2021

Professor Rirkrit Tiravanija, Assistant Professor Aliza Nisenbaum, Adjunct Assistant Professor Gina Beavers, Mentor Mika Rottenberg ’04 and alumnus Uri Aran ’07 appear in 100 Drawings from Now at The Drawing Center in New York.

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Theatre Student Alison Savino Co-Produces Multimedia Project 'Time (Is)'
January 7, 2021

The Institute for Anti-Racist Education “is committed to ensuring that every student receives an education that is truthful, free from bias, liberating, and offered in a supportive, decolonized setting.

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Emergency Funding for International Students
December 22, 2020

Dear Students:   I write to follow up on my announcement below regarding the federal CARES Act funds being made available to the School of the Arts to help alleviate expenses due to COVID-related disruption of campus operations.

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