Past Event

Symposium: Across Generations and Borders—Mentoring Artists in a Global Culture

December 4, 2005
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Miller Theatre

This World Leaders Forum program features a moderated panel discussion offering a unique opportunity for the artists to discuss with each other how they have reached across lines of age, nationality, and artistic discipline through their mentoring activities followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Welcome and Introduction by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Program Participants:
Trisha Brown, Choreographer
Ariel Dorfman, Author
Sir Peter Hall, Theatre Director
Geraldine James, Actress
Tahar Ben Jelloun, Author
Mario Vargas Llosa, Author
Mira Nair, Director, Writer and Producer
Wole Soyinka, Author

Moderated by:
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Center for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University