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Morningside Lights
Date: From September 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm through September 27, 2014 at 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Morningside Lights is a weeklong arts event, culminating in an illuminated procession of public art in Morningside Park. Join us for a week of workshops, and help build a fleet of one-of-a-kind lanterns and hand-made instruments in a free event led by the directors of Processional Arts Workshop.
Music at St. Paul's: Dina Foster Osbourne, Organ and Piano
Date: September 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
An organ recital by Dina Foster Osbourne, organist of the Abyssinian Baptist Church.
The Writing Lives Series An Evening with Novelist Téa Obreht
Date: September 23, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
As part of The Writing Lives Series, the Heyman Center welcomes author Téa Obreht, author of the bestseller The Tiger's Wife. Obreht will read from her work and be in conversation with Mark Mazower, Director of the Heyman Center.
Reimagining Asia: A Discussion About a Possible New Asia Wing at the American Museum of Natural History
Date: September 25, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
Talk with Laurel Kendall, Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collection; Chair, Division of Anthropology, AMNH; Ross MacPhee, Curator, Department of Mammalogy, AMNH; and David Harvey, Senior Vice-President of Exhibition, AMNH; Moderated by Eugenia Lean, Associate Professor of Chinese history, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures; Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Voices of Silence: A Concert with Lucía Pulido
Date: September 26, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: McIntosh Center
Don’t miss this concert with Colombian singer Lucía Pulido and guest musicians singing original compositions by Mexican composer Marcela Rodríguez and Brazilian composer Cacá Machado.
“L’Encre des savants”—Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in dialogue with Vincent Debaene
Date: October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Professor Bachir Diagne discusses his latest book, L’encre des savants (The Ink of the Scholars). The book examines African philosophy and the rich literature it has produced, which is presented and discussed through four major questions: ontology and African art, orality and literacy, the concept of time, and African socialisms and human rights.
Trans-Atlantic Celebrity: H.G Wells, Elinor Glyn, and Sarah Bernhardt
Date: October 02, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
In this talk, three Columbia Professors will discuss three 19th-century European artists whose work had a large influence on literature and film in the Belle Époque.
Cinema Thursday: La Grande Illusion
Date: October 02, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
The Maison Française will show a series of World War I films to commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of war. Series co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. Attendance is free.
Composer Portraits: Chou Wen-chung
Date: October 02, 2014 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Miller inaugurates its Composer Portraits series this fall with Chou Wen-chung, a distinguished member of the Columbia community, whose compositions blend Eastern and Western musical traditions.
Dolphin Dance Project
Date: October 04, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Location: McIntosh Center
Directed by Chisa Hidaka ’86 and Benjamin Harley, the Dolphin Dance Project offers an experience of unprecedented collaboration between wild dolphins and trained human dancers in the open ocean.
Dolphin Dance Project
Date: October 04, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: McIntosh Center
Directed by Chisa Hidaka ’86 and Benjamin Harley, the Dolphin Dance Project offers an experience of unprecedented collaboration between wild dolphins and trained human dancers in the open ocean.
FIERCE: The Work and Life of Manuel Ramos Otero
Date: October 06, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
On the occasion of the Columbia University Libraries Acquisition of the Archives of Manuel Ramos Otero, Columbia hosts a discussion of the writer's work with Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Fordham University.
The Writing Lives Series Creative Writing Lecture Series: Karen Russell
Date: October 08, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Author and School of the Arts alumna Karen Russell will discuss the craft of writing. The event is part of the Heyman Center for the Humanities Writing Lives Series and the Columbia School of the Arts Creative Writing Lecture series.
Cinema Thursday: Paths of Glory
Date: October 09, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
The Maison Française will show a series of World War I films to commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of war. Series co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. Attendance is free.
Contemporary Dance in Europe
Date: October 10, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
Dancers and dance-makers gather to discuss the current dance scene in Belgium, Brazil, China, Cuba, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
The Trials of Galileo
Date: October 12, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
The first flowering of scientific truth trampled by the bully church.
Stages of Inquiry: Falling down a Funnel
Date: October 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Milbank Hall
In conjunction with the theatre department's production of Goethe's Faust 2.0, Obie award-winning scenographer and founding member of The Wooster Group Jim Clayburgh discusses his work in stage design.
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