“What would Lynne Tillman do?” An author shares noteworthy writing tips, short stories on individuality at creative writing lecture
“Whatever you’re told not to do, it’s worth exploring,” Guggenheim Fellowship-winning author Lynne Tillman said at a talk on creative writing at Dodge Hall on Wednesday night....
Calorie counters, smaller plates, and high chairs are just a few of Hewitt Dining Hall’s newest additions following renovations this summer. However, in light of some of these changes, students have voiced concerns that public calorie counting may expose private dietary habits, smaller plates may contribute to rationing food, and new high-tabled areas may restrict dining accessibility....
Pulitzer-winning novelist Richard Ford talks life and literature, beyond his conversation with writer John Banville at “The Novel and its Discontents”
“Literature gives an extra beat to life,” writer and professor Richard Ford said, opening up a conversation with fellow author John Banville about their experiences as novelists....
APAHM shows its Asian and Queer pride at D.R.A.G. with drag queen Yuhua Hamasaki and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon
Lip-synching with a face full of glitter, a bedazzled leotard, six-inch heels, and batting eyelashes were all a part of celebrating Asian heritage, Queer pride, and many other identities this past Friday evening. APAHM’s event showed that Asian pride is here and it’s starting a commotion....
Updated at 11:04 p.m. on April 23.
Prominent Columbia professors Shapiro and McWhorter debate the accessibility of translation at ‘Shakespeare in Translation?’
Early Modern English isn’t too far from contemporary English, but too many “thees” and “thous” can trip up anyone. In this age, Shakespeare’s work is constantly being translated in order to reach wider modern audiences, but the question remains—to translate or not to translate?...