Each year, the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Awards honor the presence and work of extraordinary faculty in Arts and Sciences. Nominated by students, colleagues, chairs, and deans, these faculty represent the highest achievements of research, teaching, and service to Columbia and to the world.
An article coauthored by Professor Emerita Ellie Hisama and Dr. Lucie Vágnerová (GSAS '16) on the workshop For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound has been published in Sounding Together: Collaborative Perspectives on U.S. Music in the Twentieth Century, ed. Charles Hiroshi Garrett and Carol J. Oja (University of Michigan Press, 2021).
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Toru Momii, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music (Music Theory), titled "Music Analysis and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Interculturality in the Music of Honjoh Hidejirō, Miyata Mayumi, and Mitski" on July 19, 2021.
Professor Zosha Di Castri has launched a new podcast series The Dream Feed: Musicians on Motherhood featuring conversations between musicians on their experiences navigating the seemingly incompatible worlds of professional music and motherhood, sharing in both the personal challenges and profoundly inspiring moments that come with being simultaneously mothers and musicians.