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Core | Reexplore

The Columbia College Alumni Association is delighted to announce the launch of Core | Reexplore, a one-week immersive class experience that reexamines an intellectual theme of the Core Curriculum.

In a small-classroom environment with Columbia faculty, alumni will critically examine texts, engage in thoughtful discussion and study the Core theme as represented through theater, music and artwork.

Core | Reexplore will be held on the Morningside campus and includes excursions into the city throughout the week.

King Lear by Edwin, Abbey - Scene 1 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2019 Theme | Tragedy: Literary and Philosophical Perspectives

Sunday, June 2–Friday, June 7

This course will explore the nature of tragedy by focusing on six tragic plays written across 25 centuries, looking closely at the intricate construction of speech and action, and considering the social, political and cultural contexts in which tragic drama arises.

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