Winter 2019-20 Short List

Simone Dinnerstein photographed by Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Simone Dinnerstein (Lisa Marie Mazzucco).

Miller Theatre goes for baroque with Bach from the Piano, a concert series presented by celebrated pianist Simone Dinnerstein. Hear a selection of sonatas on January 30, concertos on February 13, and other highlights from Bach’s canon on March 12. 



Published a book? Submit the news to the Alumni Bookshelf, an online index of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from Columbia authors. 



Because you can’t be at every campus event, visit the Columbia Alumni YouTube channel to watch speeches from the latest Columbia Alumni Leaders Weekend and more.



A striking wall installation by mixed-media artist Adama Delphine Fawundu ’18SOA is on display in Miller Theatre’s lobby through June 2020. The work, titled Tales from the Mano River, is inspired by Fawundu’s ancestral homeland of Sierra Leone. 



Scholars, Francophiles, and history geeks are encouraged to attend “New Political Economies of the French Empire, 19th–20th Centuries,” a seminar on the socioeconomic legacies of French colonialism. Free and open to the public at Columbia’s Maison Française on February 28. 


Sing Along

Jagged Little Pill, a new Broadway musical directed by Diane Paulus '97SOA, recently opened at the Broadhurst Theatre. The show, based on the 1995 Alanis Morissette album of the same name, features arrangements by music supervisor Tom Kitt '96CC.