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A Magical Midsummer

Enter the enchanted land of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a lush forest awash with magic at every turn..

May 30, 2020
11:00am
November 07, 2019

Explore Baroque Music

Enjoy a few selections from this section of the Music Humanities syllabus highlighted below.

Music
December 06, 2019

The Core Cartoon Caption Contest

Put on your creative hat and submit a caption!

Core Impact
December 09, 2019

Core Scholar Jeremy Corren CC'17 Composes "Shape-Shift"

Listen to this alum's musical take on Ovid's "Metamorphoses".

Music
October 29, 2019

Professor Richard John details Democracy in America

Why was Tocqueville's Democracy in America added to the Core and is it still relevant?

Philosophy
December 06, 2019

Scuola di Athene (School of Athens)

Read about this classic fresco art piece by Raphael.

Art
September 26, 2019

Joanna Stalnaker, Chair of Literature Humanities, Addresses the Class of 2023

Listen to her words of guidance to the newest class as they begin their Core Curriculum experience.

Literature

The Core in the 21st Century: The Books, Students and Teachers

Hear the Core experience of an alum who has experienced it three times.

February 12, 2020
6:30pm
Literature

Suzan-Lori Parks and the American Odyssey

Join Columbia College for this unique experience of hearing the award-winning playwright in person!

February 06, 2020
6:00pm
Literature
December 09, 2019

Translating the Odyssey

Why translate the Odyssey and Iliad into English yet again, when there have already been almost seventy translations?

Literature
December 09, 2019

"Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" by Picasso

Rediscover this oil on canvas art piece by the famous Spanish artist Picasso.

Art
December 09, 2019

Montaigne on Judgment

Known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre, read this philosopher's ideas on judgement.

Literature

The Art of Translation

Emily Wilson, first female translator of the Odyssey into English, will speak about her working process and goals.

September 26, 2019
6:00pm
Literature

Columbia College Goes to

Explore a new interpretation of this classic myth with special access to 2019's Tony Award-Winning Musical.

February 05, 2020
7:30pm
Literature