Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk and historian Nükhet Varlik probe depictions of plague in the Ottoman World
Empty houses are filled with the smell of rotting flesh. The rich have run to their country homes. What’s that noise? People peek out of their windows into deserted streets as pandemonium builds. Rumor has it, the plague has come to town. These visceral images are at the forefront of the writing of Orhan Pamuk and Nükhet Varlik....
Gabrielle Smith: Big name, small campus
While there were certainly a few setbacks in Barnard’s recent production of Peer Gynt, they were well-compensated for by a unique composite of casting decisions that broke gender expectations, unsettling of boundaries, and the brilliance of several lead actors....
“Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder,” on display at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery, pushes the printmaking medium to its limits and literally beyond, as the prints spill into an unconventional plane....
In a world ruled by questionable politics, one justice perseveres with her dissenting opinions—the notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Law ’59.
Spacious, light, and committed to customer service with a smile, brand-new Hula Poke is offering yet another cuisine option on the walk to 1020.
The King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe’s roaming performance of Hamlet, performed last weekend, was by far the most impressive acting performance Columbia has offered this year—Bailey Coleman, BC’19, should give herself a round of applause for her performance in the leading role. The production was so invigorating that it warranted more than one viewing....
In the classic Greek myth, the devious Hades kidnaps Eurydice, taking her away from her husband Orpheus and into the underworld. In the Columbia University Players’ version of the play, the Lord of the Underworld also rocked precariously skimpy dungarees and rode around on a tricycle....
“Love, love, love”: The resonating phrase concluded the original short story by prestigious authors Jennifer Finney Boylan and Mary Gordon at their joint reading, part of the Writers at Barnard series, on Tuesday night. Familial love, love of the self, and even the abuse of love were powerful subjects in these writers’ short stories....