When Gwendolyn Brooks won a Pulitzer for "Annie Allen," she became the first African American to win. When Sinclair Lewis won for "Arrowsmith," he refused it—the only time that has happened. These are just a few of the anecdotes shared in a new exhibition.
Columbia's MacArthur "Genius Grant" winners join a distinguished group from a variety of fields who received fellowships for creative work that demonstrates notable originality, dedication and self-direction.
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery will have a new home on Columbia University's Manhattanville campus. Deborah Cullen, director and chief curator of the Gallery, discusses her vision inspired by the new location.
James Schamus is a longtime film professor at the School of Arts, where this fall he will teach courses on “Topics in American Film” and “The Western.” Last year, he was inducted into the 25 Year Club at Columbia.