On March 10th, Staff Writer Grace Novarr attended a Creative Writing Lecture given by the writer and critic Namwali Serpell, hosted by Columbia’s School of the Arts.
Staff Writer Grace Novarr attended the School of the Arts’ showcase of two of its notable alumni, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge and Campbell McGrath.
Last week, Columbia associate professor Timothy Donnelly won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, one of the most prestigious prizes awarded to contemporary poets. Not only does the award identify Donnelly as a rising star in the world of contemporary poetry, but also bestows him with $100,000, an enormous sum for a mid-career poet in today’s […]
Thursday night, Columbia was lucky enough to host one of the most well-spoken contemporary authors. Zadie Smith, famous for her acclaimed novel White Teeth, took the time to share some thoughts on the role of the writer in the modern age. Her manner was so warm and relaxed that Bwog’s Literary Correspondents Suchith Vasudevan and Victoria […]
The School of the Arts and Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) announced yesterday that Marcia Sells, currently an Associate Vice President of GCA, has been appointed Associate Dean of Community Outreach at the School of the Arts. That adds 3 words to her email signature, and she gets the big-shot “dean” title. According to […]
Advocates for the Arts Initiative met in the Satow Room in Lerner at 3:00 today in order to gauge student opinion in preparation for their meeting with School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker in two weeks. At issue in the meeting will be the 30% budget cut the Arts Initiative faces for fiscal year […]
Herein dumpeth Bwog various unrelated chunks of news, information, and gossip… SoA Films Score Big Three films produced by School of the Arts alums have received major accolades. At the Sundance Film Festival, Padre Nuestro, written and directed by Christopher Zalla and produced by Ben Odell (both SoA ’04) took the Grand Jury Prize for best dramatic […]
We knew the School of the Arts kids are talented. We’d pin the SIPA kids for some serious clowning around if they were drunk enough. But who would ever… ever… suspect the semester’s best student production would come out of the Business School. But when B-School Dean Hubbard gets passed over as Fed Chair by […]