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Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat & Carol Becker

Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat & Carol Becker

Columbia School of Arts Dean Carol Becker speaking with visual artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat about her work, specifically her recent film “Women Without Men.” Bodies on the Line was a 9-day colloquium at New York University, bringing together 9 artists and writers from across genres and around the world to share work, ideas and [...]

Posted: Dec 20th, 2010 | Comments: 13
9/11 and the Spirit of Volunteerism

9/11 and the Spirit of Volunteerism

A three-person panel discusses how 9/11 sparked a greater movement of volunteerism across the United States
Posted: Dec 16th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Bodies on the Line: Michael Fitzpatrick and Rabbi Irwin Kula

Bodies on the Line: Michael Fitzpatrick and Rabbi Irwin Kula

Musician Michael Fitzpatrick calls out for compassion and world peace with his cello. He shares his music and discusses the power of good vibrations with Rabbi Irwin Kula.
Posted: Dec 14th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Bodies on the Line: Claudia Bernardi and Mark Danner

Bodies on the Line: Claudia Bernardi and Mark Danner

Claudia Bernardi, artist, printmaker and human rights activist presents samples of her work and has a conversation with award winning journalist and author, Mark Danner as part of Anna Deavere Smith’s colloquium on borders, Bodies on the Line.
Posted: Dec 6th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Realizing the 9/11 Memorial

Realizing the 9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad details what inspired him to design a national tribute to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks.
Posted: Nov 15th, 2010 | Comments: 1
Peter Balakian: Ziggurat

Peter Balakian: Ziggurat

New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian reads a powerful selection of 9/11-themed poems.
Posted: Oct 25th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Quality, Taste, and Style: An Evening with Tim Gunn

Quality, Taste, and Style: An Evening with Tim Gunn

One of the hottest reality shows, Project Runway, introduced the world to the suave and unflappable Tim Gunn, former chair of the Fashion Design department at Parsons School for Design. Gunn discusses how the show became an overnight success. This consummate multi-tasker managed to show up every week as the star of two television shows, [...]

Posted: Sep 27th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Celebration of Teaching & Learning 2010: Queen Latifah

Celebration of Teaching & Learning 2010: Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah conducts a conversation with a group of outstanding urban high school students and invites them to share their perspectives on school, community, peers, family, and future. The Celebration—presented by THIRTEEN and WLIW21—is a premier professional development conference that brings together the world’s best thinkers, practitioners, and more than 8,500 educators to share their [...]

Posted: Aug 26th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Women in Charge: The Evolving Role of Women in Politics

Women in Charge: The Evolving Role of Women in Politics

For the first time in over 200 years, a woman serves as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. This year, we witnessed the historic campaign of the country’s first viable female presidential candidate. Yet, women in elected office hold only sixteen seats in the U.S. Senate and seventy-one in the U.S. House of [...]

Posted: Jul 28th, 2010 | Comments: 3
Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is the author most recently of Two Marriages. He has written eleven books, including a trio of essay collections, Bachelorhood, Against Joie de Vivre , and Portrait of My Body; a book of film criticism, Totally Tenderly Tragically; a book about teaching, Being With Children; and Getting Personal: Selected Writings of Phillip Lopate. [...]

Posted: Jul 9th, 2010 | Comments: 2
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