The Columbia Chronicle


By Estefania Martinez

April 9, 2012

Internationally known artist, Ann Silver, made her gallery debut at Columbia with "One Way, Deaf Way." In addition to the gallery, the ASL department hosted a presentation where assistant ASL professor Dr. Jim Van Manen and Silver discussed her journey as a deaf artist.

Story Week tells another chapter

By Lisa Schulz

April 2, 2012

Hundreds of people swarmed Columbia’s campus and sponsors’ venues to sit back and listen to the fictional stories, conversations, concerts and advice from faculty and featured authors.The 16th annual Story Week Festival of Writers encompassed 21 events from March 18–23 in locations throughout Chicago. Discussion topics ranged from gender differences in literature, Q-and-A sessions, music, publishing tips and more under t...

Renowned novelist contributes stories

By Amanda Murphy

March 28, 2011

Chicago-born author Jennifer Egan loves returning to the city, the place where she spent the first seven years of her life. Her recent visit to Columbia allowed her to spread words of guidance and experience to young writers—a status she recalls well.She served as one of the headlining authors for the Story Week festival this year and spoke on March 14, doing readings, discussions and book signings.Her most recent book, ...

Columbia welcomes writing wonders

By Amanda Murphy

March 14, 2011

Columbia has built its academics around immersing students in real-life experiences. That philosophy is once again illustrated by Story Week.This is the 15th year the Fiction Writing Department has organized a plethora of opportunities for students and faculty to learn what it means to be a literary success.The free festivities will begin on March 13 and last until March 18 with a literary lineup, including Scottish novelist Irvi...

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