FALL 2003

FEATURES

COLUMBIA AND THE ARTS

Expanding Context: The Arts at Columbia
by Bruce W. Ferguson

Art on Campus
by Hilarie Sheets

The Midnight’s Children Humanities Festival
An overview by Jayme Koszyn and excerpts from a conversation between Lee Bollinger and Salman Rushdie

The Art of Healing
by Barbara Pollack

Jazz at Columbia
A look at the Columbia Jazz Ensemble by Urania Mylonas and a profile of WKCR announcer Katharine Digman
by Richard B. Woodward

Roadhouse Raga: The Musical Worlds of Aaron Fox
by Margaret Moorman

School of the Arts: Selections
Articles featuring the work of students, alumni, and faculty from the film, theatre, writing, and visual arts divisions of the School of the Arts

Alumni and the Arts
Actor Brian Dennehy and other Columbia alumni artists talking about how their time at Columbia influenced their careers

LIVING LEGACIES

Introduction
by Wm. Theodore de Bary

Making Art History at Columbia
by David Rosand

Learning a Pedagogy of Love
by Martha S. Jones

DEPARTMENTS

FIRST THOUGHTS
President Lee C. Bollinger

COLLEGE WALK
Supreme Courts Upholds Affirmative Action; Columbia Seeks Room to Grow; Columbia Leaders Visit South Asia; Barzun Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom; Subway Face-lift; Giving Voice to Grief After 9/11; Broadway Debut; Commencement 2003; Gifts; Finding Iraq's Treasures; Appointments; Students, Faculty React to War in Iraq; Mona Lisa Smiles on Columbia, The School Opens; Science Course Tested for Core Curriculum; Sports Highlights

COLUMBIA 250
Opening weekend
, academic symposia, Robert McCaughey’s history of Columbia

REVIEWS
Books by Donald Keene, Erica Jong, Kevin Coyne, and Peter Cincotti’s CD

RESEARCH
Six degrees of separation; Julia Hirschberg work in computational linguistics; estrogen as a carcinogen; slowing the spread of SARS

STUDENT VOICE
College sophomore Qian Xi Teng

CLASSIFIEDS

FINALS
New Yorker staff artist Edward Koren