Arts

The Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble of New York performed at St. Paul’s Chapel this winter.

A little over a year after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, Columbia students and master musicians will present a concert of Japanese classical music whose central purpose, for more than 1,400 years, has been to restore order to the universe.

Professor Amy Benson, a co-founder of "First Person Plural," speaks at the Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem.

Amy Benson, a writer and faculty member at the School of the Arts, was tired of always going to downtown Manhattan for literary events.

Diane Paulus (SOA'97), half the creative team behind The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, has a new appreciation for the old adage “be careful what you wish for.” Last summer, her collaboration with the writer Suzan-Lori Parks on a musical adaptation of the American folk opera, currentl

The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, founded in 1982, has never shied away from examining important social issues.

Columbia University School of the Arts is pleased to announce that Timothy Donnelly, associate professor of writing, has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his book The Cloud Corporation (Wave, Picador).

(image credit: Liu Xia)

 

Poet, painter and photographer Liu Xia has been a noteworthy figure on the contemporary Chinese art scene for more than three decades.

Richard Ford

Nicholas Dirks, Columbia University’s Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts, announced today the appointment of novelist Richard Ford as the soon-to-be-established Emmanu

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