Morningside Lights: A Neighborhood Procession Celebrates Bearden’s Black Odyssey

Hundreds of people held aloft glowing lanterns honoring African American artist Romare Bearden during the third annual Morningside Lights procession. It kicked off after dark on Sept. 27 in Morningside Park and wound its way up to campus. Marchers carried lanterns and musical instruments made in workshops at Miller Theatre in the week before the parade.


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Colm Tóibín’s New Novel, Nora Webster, Debuts in October

A new book by Colm Tóibín, the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities, is always a much-anticipated event. His latest work Nora Webster, portrays a young, strong-willed mother of four as she navigates life in a small Irish town after the death of her beloved husband.


An All-Night Bike Ride Through New York City's Historyvideo icon

When historian Kenneth Jackson teaches his “History of the City of New York” course, he takes his students out of the classroom, on an all night field trip. What better way, to fully experience the city’s history?

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