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"There's a generation of black artists before me who made work specifically about the black experience. But I think for my generation, there's less of a need to define the black experience so aggressively to a white audience. It's not a weapon for me, it's more of an interest."
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Columbia Seeks Self-Study Feedback
Chicago, IL (January 12, 2009) -- Columbia College Chicago will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit March 30 – April 1, 2009, by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Columbia College... more...
2009 Boasts More Great Public Programming at Columbia
CHICAGO, IL (January 5, 2009) –  Another banner year of public programming in the performing, visual, literary and academic arts. Fight the winter chill with Conversations in the Arts: The Founders Lectures with Anna Deavere Smith on January 27 and... more...
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Criteria
15 January, 2009 - Curated by Emiliano Godoy and Jimena Acosta, "Criteria" explores the ethics and politics that embody contemporary notions of sustainability. This exhibition will examine the utopia behind efforts to modify and push late capitalist consumption patterns as well as address the current contr more...
Sustainable Architecture Lunchtime Lecture Series
13 January, 2009 - Marilyn Engwall, Project Manager, City of Chicago Presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) latest product, currently in the pilot phase, is Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND). This new initiative bu more...