Due to the ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19, many venues are closed to the public. For all in-person events, one should contact the event organizer or event venue prior to attending. For details on Morningside Area Alliance member venues, see VENUE ACCESS FALL 2021.

Book Talk. In the Jaws of the Crocodile: A Soviet Memoir

Online online, New York, NY

Please join us for a talk with Emil Draitser, author of In the Jaws of the Crocodile: A Soviet Memoir (University of Wisconsin Press, 2021). Moderated by Mark Lipovetsky (Slavic Department, Columbia University). This event […]

This is not a memorized script, this is a well-rehearsed story

Online online, New York, NY

Podcast Release and Listening Party To hear This is not a memorized script, this is a well-rehearsed story, subscribe to the International Play Reading Festival wherever you get your podcasts.   Written and performed by Dima Mikhayel Matta (Lebanon) Directed by Noelle Ghoussaini Sound Design by Ada Westfall Queerness is a construct. So is language, and so is this play. […]

A Series of Introductions: Selected Excerpts from Public Writers

Online online, New York, NY

Featuring Eric Hayot, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies, College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State University Moderated by Sarah Cole, Parr Professor of English and Comparative Literature; Dean of Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University Reading: A Series of Introductions: Selected Excerpts from Public Writers We know writing for public-facing venues is different from writing […]

Books that Bind is Mexican Gothic

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

The October selection for Books that Bind is Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. We’ll be meeting Thursday, October 21, 2021. Join us! Free and open to the public. Learn more about The Ruth Stafford Peale Library by clicking here. Register Today ABOUT MEXICAN GOTHIC BY SILVIA MORENO-GARCIA: “After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her […]

The Need for Narrative: Grappling & Reckoning with These Times

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a new virtual basic workshop and online course! The Need for Narrative: Grappling and Reckoning with These Times invites you to join the narrative medicine international community in bringing our creative resources to the task of locating ourselves in these unprecedented times and exploring the power of narrative work to bring our […]

International Play Reading Festival: Playwright Panel Discussion

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Saturday, October 23, 12 pm ET Live on Zoom Playwrights Asiimwe Deborah Kawe (Uganda), Nick Makoha (England), and Dima Mikhayel Matta (Lebanon), in conversation with Columbia University School of the Arts International Play Reading Festival Co-Founder David Henry Hwang, Theatre Program.   Subscribe to the International Play Reading Festival wherever you get your podcasts. Register Full Festival Schedule