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This is a highlight of a special Panel titled "Actors and Activism" during the two-day conference (April 8,9 2016) on the popular television show The Wire presented by The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. The panel featured The Wire leads Jamie Hector (Marlo Stanfield), Felicia Pearson (Snoop), Wendell Pierce (Bunk Moreland), and Sonja Sohn (Kima Greggs). See the full panel video here.

This is the first panel of the two-day conference (April 8-9, 2016) on the popular television series The Wire, hosted by the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. This panel is titled "Teaching The Wire" and featured Frances Bartkowski, Rutgers University-Newark, Marcellus Blount, Columbia University, Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Rutgers University-Newark, Toby Gordon, Johns Hopkins University, and Arvind Rajagopal, New York University.

This is the second panel of the two-day conference (April 8-9, 2016) on the popular television series The Wire, hosted by the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. This panel is titled "Seriality and Narrative Experience" and featured Frank Kelleter, Freie Universität, Berlin, Rob King, Columbia University, Jason Mittell, Middlebury College, and Linda Williams, University of California, Berkeley. The panel was organized by Jane Gaines and Rob King, Film Division, School of the Arts, Columbia University. 

This panel took place during the two-day conference (April 8-9, 2016) hosted by the Heyman Center for the Humanities on the popular television program The Wire. This third panel was titled "Immersion Journalism" and featured June Cross, Columbia University, Andrea Elliot, New York Times, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, Journalist and author, and Andrea K. McDaniels Baltimore Sun. The Panel was organized by June Cross, Columbia University School of Journalism.

This is the fifth panel of the two-day conference (April 8-9, 2016) on the popular television series The Wire, hosted by the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. This panel is titled "Music from The Wire" and featured performances by Diablo Flamez and DJ Technics. Panelists included Sheri Parks, University of Maryland, Michael Casiano, University of Maryland, Ashley Minner, University of Maryland,  Kalima Young, University of Maryland, and Ashley Minner, University of Maryland. The panel was organized by Sheri Parks, University of Maryland.  

This is the seventh panel of the two-day conference (April 8-9, 2016) on the popular television series The Wire, hosted by the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. This panel is titled "Mass Incarceration and the School-to-Prison Pipeline" and featured Mariame Kaba, Project Nia, Desmond U. Patton, Columbia University, Carla Shedd, Columbia University and New York City High School Student Representatives. The panel was organized by Carla Shedd and the Center for Justice.

This is the seventh panel of the two-day conference (April 8-9, 2016) on the popular television series The Wire, hosted by the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. This panel is titled "Religion, Race, Politics in the Inner City." Panelists include Monica R. Miller, Lehigh University, Michael Leo Owens, Emory University, Josef Sorett, Columbia University, Rev. LaKeesha Walrond, First Corinthian Baptist Church, New York City, and Joseph R. Winters II, Duke University. The panel was organized by Josef Sorett, Institute for Research on African American Studies.

On April 1, 2016, the Heyman Center for the Humanities hosted the conference "1916: The Irish Rising at 100 Years" where scholars from Ireland and New York discussed the 1916 Easter Rising on its centennial. This video features the second panel of the day which included Mary Harris, National University of Ireland, Galway, on the topic "Romanticism and Realism: Patrick Pearse, Eoin MacNeill, the Revival and the Rising" and Adrian Paterson, National University of Ireland, Galway, on the topic "Ballad and story, rann and song’: Yeats’s 1916 and The Dreaming of the Bones."