Marginalia, Graduate Blog

The Importance of Studio Visits

by Evan Baden

Studio visit is a word that you will hear over and over again while in grad school (when you’re out in the real world as well), but it would be …

The Importance of Studio Visits

Studio visit is a word that you will hear over and over again while in grad school (when you’re out in the real world as well), but it would be …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

JE VOUDRAIS UN HOTDOG, S’IL VOUS PLAIT

by Daniel Scott Parker

Summer, y’all. What does a poet do when it isn’t 20 below zero with a windchill of negative 47 outside and there isn’t a waist-high stack of Writing & Rhetoric …

JE VOUDRAIS UN HOTDOG, S’IL VOUS PLAIT

Summer, y’all. What does a poet do when it isn’t 20 below zero with a windchill of negative 47 outside and there isn’t a waist-high stack of Writing & Rhetoric …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

That New New

by Evan Baden

In preparation for my residency in Portland, Oregon this coming fall, I have finally begun to photograph a project that has been on my mind for a while. Instead of …

That New New

In preparation for my residency in Portland, Oregon this coming fall, I have finally begun to photograph a project that has been on my mind for a while. Instead of …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

TRIGGER WARNING: THERE WILL BE BLOOD

by Daniel Scott Parker

(See also: sentimentality.) In almost any beginning workshop, you’ll learn that there’s one thing that will turn a good poem sour in a jiffy: sentimentality. Well, I happen to like sentimentality. …

TRIGGER WARNING: THERE WILL BE BLOOD

(See also: sentimentality.) In almost any beginning workshop, you’ll learn that there’s one thing that will turn a good poem sour in a jiffy: sentimentality. Well, I happen to like sentimentality. …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Beginning An Edition

by Evan Baden

So, in the last blog post I had mentioned my taking on of an intern for the month of June. While I have been putting her to work doing some …

Beginning An Edition

So, in the last blog post I had mentioned my taking on of an intern for the month of June. While I have been putting her to work doing some …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

HUSHPUPPIES, PERFORMANCE ART, AND THE BACHELORETTE: ALL PART OF THE MFA EXPERIENCE

by Daniel Scott Parker

When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I remember live music …

HUSHPUPPIES, PERFORMANCE ART, AND THE BACHELORETTE: ALL PART OF THE MFA EXPERIENCE

When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I remember live music …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

I’m Done! So…What Now?

by Evan Baden

Three years ago, I began my MFA journey at Columbia. Now, as of a few days ago, that part of my life is finished. But, for me, the MFA and …

I’m Done! So…What Now?

Three years ago, I began my MFA journey at Columbia. Now, as of a few days ago, that part of my life is finished. But, for me, the MFA and …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Meet and Greet with Cohort 22

by Christine Reed

While following my journey through the Elementary Education MAT Program at Columbia College Chicago, you have gotten to know me, my cohort and the CCC professors well.  Today I’d like …

Meet and Greet with Cohort 22

While following my journey through the Elementary Education MAT Program at Columbia College Chicago, you have gotten to know me, my cohort and the CCC professors well.  Today I’d like …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

THE SWELL {an art cooperative}

by Daniel Scott Parker

In my first blog post last September, I mentioned that I’d just started co-curating a Chicago-based reading and performance series called The Swell, which began in July. A lot has …

THE SWELL {an art cooperative}

In my first blog post last September, I mentioned that I’d just started co-curating a Chicago-based reading and performance series called The Swell, which began in July. A lot has …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Experimental Imaging

by Evan Baden

Over in the photography department, we are lucky to have a chair that is interested in experimenting. This semester, the Digital Imaging Pod opened on the 9th floor of the …

Experimental Imaging

Over in the photography department, we are lucky to have a chair that is interested in experimenting. This semester, the Digital Imaging Pod opened on the 9th floor of the …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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