Marginalia, Graduate Blog

It’s beginning to look a lot like J-term

by Steven Spiel

Classes are out for Fall semester, and students in the Music Composition for the Screen program, who won’t be starting them up again until the end of January. The classes …

It’s beginning to look a lot like J-term

Classes are out for Fall semester, and students in the Music Composition for the Screen program, who won’t be starting them up again until the end of January. The classes …

Music Composition for the Screen MFA Steven Spiel, steven.spiel@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Demonstration Days

by Cherie Tymkiw

One of my favorite parts about classes in the Art Ed MAT Program is when we have classes in which our fellow peers do demonstrations. “Demos” are like a live …

Demonstration Days

One of my favorite parts about classes in the Art Ed MAT Program is when we have classes in which our fellow peers do demonstrations. “Demos” are like a live …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Conclusions

by Monica Brown

The semester has ended. I will take a summer class–Art As Practice–and then that will conclude my coursework for the Interdisciplinary Arts MA program. It’s been a roller-coaster of a …

Conclusions

The semester has ended. I will take a summer class–Art As Practice–and then that will conclude my coursework for the Interdisciplinary Arts MA program. It’s been a roller-coaster of a …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Halfway Mark

by Conor O'Farrell

Last week my cohort hit a milestone that at many times throughout our first year seemed far too distant: the halfway mark. Many of our professors assert that to be …

The Halfway Mark

Last week my cohort hit a milestone that at many times throughout our first year seemed far too distant: the halfway mark. Many of our professors assert that to be …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing Conor O'Farrell, conor.ofarrell@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What Classes Will I Take?

by Jenn Tatum

That’s my cat, Sassy. And that’s Montaigne, who you will read and get very familiar with, during your first semester at Columbia, in the History of the Essay Class. You …

What Classes Will I Take?

That’s my cat, Sassy. And that’s Montaigne, who you will read and get very familiar with, during your first semester at Columbia, in the History of the Essay Class. You …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

3Ds (Directors, DPs, and Dairy Queen)

by Bubba Murray

When you expect to be working hard over a series of days it is always best to start out easy. It tends to build confidence in the crew and strengthen the moral of all involved.

3Ds (Directors, DPs, and Dairy Queen)

When you expect to be working hard over a series of days it is always best to start out easy. It tends to build confidence in the crew and strengthen the moral of all involved.

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Meet Johari, Interdisciplinary Arts MA Candidate

by Monica Brown

What made you choose Columbia? I chose Columbia for the diverse array of working professionals and artists on the staff.  I felt that learning from them and working with them …

Meet Johari, Interdisciplinary Arts MA Candidate

What made you choose Columbia? I chose Columbia for the diverse array of working professionals and artists on the staff.  I felt that learning from them and working with them …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Toni Morrison

by Monica Brown

In last week’s post I spoke about deciding between three amazing women/artists to focus my next semester of work in The History of Interdisciplinary Arts. In this post I will …

Toni Morrison

In last week’s post I spoke about deciding between three amazing women/artists to focus my next semester of work in The History of Interdisciplinary Arts. In this post I will …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Nina, Toni, Ntozake

by Monica Brown

In the History of Interdisciplinary Arts course, we will be focusing on a time and place in history, and each student will choose an artist on which to focus their …

Nina, Toni, Ntozake

In the History of Interdisciplinary Arts course, we will be focusing on a time and place in history, and each student will choose an artist on which to focus their …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Season Two Episode Four

by Conor O'Farrell

Four weeks in, already. It’s hard to believe on one hand, but on the other it strangely feels like we’ve already hit stress levels not unlike week-twelve of last semester. …

Season Two Episode Four

Four weeks in, already. It’s hard to believe on one hand, but on the other it strangely feels like we’ve already hit stress levels not unlike week-twelve of last semester. …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing Conor O'Farrell, conor.ofarrell@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605