Events Calendar

 

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Race in the United States: Race and Reproduction – From Slavery and Genocide to Genetically Designed Babies 6:00 pm
Race in the United States: Race and Reproduction – From Slavery and Genocide to Genetically Designed Babies
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm
Speakers: Prof. Sujatha Judeson | Professor, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy Shanelle Matthews, Director of Communications for the Black Lives Matter Global Network | Activist-in-Residence at The New School Topic: Race and Reproduction – From Slavery and Genocide to Genetically Designed Babies “Race in the USA” is The New School’s second University free public course on post-election America, and is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the 2017 Henry Cohen Lecture Series of The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. If you can’t make it to our NYC campus, watch + engage live with each week’s lecture on Facebook or Livestream. Follow the conversation on social media. For questions and reservations, please[...]
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An Afternoon with the King Baudouin African Development Prize Winners 12:00 pm
An Afternoon with the King Baudouin African Development Prize Winners
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
An Afternoon with the King Baudouin African Development Prize Winners Joins us for a panel discussion with the 2017 winners as they discuss the challenges of development, management, and sustainability in African countries. Gerald Abila, Founder and Managing Director, Barefoot Law Alloysius Attah, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Farmerline Anthony Ndungu, Founder and Chief Information Office, Kytabu Moderated by Michelle DePass, Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Please RSVP, first come first serve basis due to limited space. Presented by The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy.
Hunter of Stories: Galeano’s Final Musings on History, Memory, Humor, and Tragedy 8:00 pm
Hunter of Stories: Galeano’s Final Musings on History, Memory, Humor, and Tragedy
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Nation Books & The Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs (SGPIA) present “Celebrating Eduardo Galeano”. On the occasion of the publication of Eduardo Galeano’s last work, Hunter of Stories, Amy Goodman will chair a celebration of the master’s life and work with a distinguished panel of journalists, artists, and academics who were influenced by his work, including filmmaker Jessica Hagedorn and CUNY Professor Alan Aja. More speakers TBA. Master storyteller Eduardo Galeano was unique among his contemporaries—Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa among them—for his commitment to retelling our many histories, including the stories of those who were disenfranchised. A philosopher poet, his nonfiction is infused with such passion and imagination that it matches the intensity and the[...]
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CANCELLED – NYC City Council Speaker Candidate Forum on Human Services 6:00 pm
CANCELLED – NYC City Council Speaker Candidate Forum on Human Services
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm
This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. We invite you to attend a moderated discussion with Speaker candidates for the New York City Council. The discussion, facilitated by Bill Ritter of ABC News, will focus on the candidates’ policy priorities, strategies to alleviate poverty in New York City, and proposals to strengthen the human services sector. Speakers: –Robert Cornegy Jr., District 36 –Corey Johnson, District 3 –Mark Levine, District 7 –Donovan Richards, District 31 –Ydanis Rodriguez, District 10 –Ritchie Torres, District 15 –Jimmy Van Bramer, District 26 –Jumaane Williams, District 45 Presented by FPWA, Catholic Charities, United Neighborhood Houses, UJA, and Human Services Council. This event is co-sponsored by The New School’s Center for NYC Affairs and[...]
Race and the United States: Race and the Environment 6:00 pm
Race and the United States: Race and the Environment
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm
Guest speakers: Michelle DePass, Carl Anthony and Mia White Prof. Michelle DePass, Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, The New School Carl Anthony, Architect, Author and Urban / Suburban / Regional Design Strategist, Co-Founder of the Breakthrough Communities Project Prof. Mia White, Faculty, The New School “Race in the USA” is The New School’s second University free public course on post-election America, and is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the 2017 Henry Cohen Lecture Series of The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. If you can’t make it to our NYC campus, watch + engage live with each week’s lecture on Facebook or Livestream. Follow the conversation on social media.[...]
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Book Party: Jonathan Bach’s “What Remains” 6:30 pm
Book Party: Jonathan Bach’s “What Remains”
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm
Join us to celebrate the release of Global Studies professor Jonathan Bach’s new book, What Remains: Everyday Encounters with the Socialist Past in Germany (Columbia University Press, 2017). The event will be moderated by: Alexandra Delano (Chair of Global Studies, The New School) With remarks by: – Michael Taussig (Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University) – David Stark (Professor of Sociology, Columbia University) – Hugh Raffles (Professor of Anthropology, The New School) … and more! ABOUT WHAT REMAINS What happens when an entire modern state’s material culture becomes abruptly obsolete? How do ordinary people encounter what remains? In this ethnography, Jonathan Bach examines the afterlife of East Germany following the fall of the Berlin Wall, as things and places from that[...]
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The Future of New York City’s Health + Hospitals Corporation 8:30 am
The Future of New York City’s Health + Hospitals Corporation
Nov 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
The Center for New York City Affairs at The New School and the New York State Nurses Association are jointly sponsoring a forum on critical issues surrounding the public hospitals of NYC: The Future of New York City’s Health + Hospitals Corporation–Preserving and Expanding Access to Care for All New Yorkers. The forum will feature leaders from New York City’s hospital and healthcare community. There will also be a brief presentation by the authors of the new report, “On Restructuring the NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation,” by Barbara Caress and James Parrott (http://bit.ly/2x4U5TR)
Book Launch: The Earth, The City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race 6:00 pm
Book Launch: The Earth, The City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm
Join us for an evening of celebration with Carl Anthony discussing his new book, The Earth, The City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race. Carl Anthony’s forthcoming book interweaves urban history, racial justice, and cosmology with personal experiences as an architect/planner, environmentalist, and black American. Carl will be joined by Dr. Paloma Pavel, co-founder of Breakthrough Communities, and Michelle DePass, Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and Director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center. This long-awaited book by Carl Anthony interweaves urban history, racial justice, and cosmology with personal experiences as an architect/planner, environmentalist, and black American. These include life as an African American child in post–World War II Philadelphia, a student and[...]
Peripheralization of the Poor: Symbolic Practices and Policy Analysis 6:00 pm
Peripheralization of the Poor: Symbolic Practices and Policy Analysis
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
The New School Observatory on Latin America (OLA) and Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM) are pleased to present, in this 7th consecutive year of the President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship, the 2017-2018 Fellows: Paulo Alas Rossi and María Sofía Bernat, who were awarded this Fellowship after demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to public service. “Peripheralization of the Poor: Symbolic Practices and Policy Analysis”. President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship Public Lectures by President Néstor Kirchner Fellows 2017-2018 Introduced by David Van Zandt, President, The New School and Mary Watson, Executive Dean of NSPE, The New School Description: Struggling with the Housing Market: Bringing Social Housing Back to City Centers in Brazil by Paulo Alas Rossi Mr. Rossi’s research critically analyzes the[...]
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Race in the United States: Indigenous Politics, History, and Questions of Race on Turtle Island 6:00 pm
Race in the United States: Indigenous Politics, History, and Questions of Race on Turtle Island
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm
Guest speakers: Jaskiran Dhillon, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology, the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, The New School and Melanie Yazzie, Assistant Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of California, Riverside. Topic: Indigenous Politics, History, and Questions of Race on Turtle Island “Race in the USA” is The New School’s second University free public course on post-election America, and is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the 2017 Henry Cohen Lecture Series of The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. If you can’t make it to our NYC campus, watch + engage live with each week’s lecture on Facebook or Livestream. Follow the conversation on social media. For questions and reservations,[...]
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The Fourth Regional Plan Release 8:00 am
The Fourth Regional Plan Release
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
On November 30, Regional Plan Association will be officially releasing the Fourth Regional Plan. This once-a-generation plan lays out both broad policies and specific projects to grow the economy, invest in our communities, and improve quality of life. It is the culmination of four years of intensive research, includes the input of more than 500 experts and civic leaders from the tri-state area and from around the globe, and represents lessons learned from over 50 community meetings with residents from across the metropolitan region. Early registration can be found for New School guests here using the promotional code New-School. (Limited tickets available) You can learn more about the plan and the release event here. We hope you can join us[...]
The Freedom to Marry – Film Screening and Discussion 6:00 pm
The Freedom to Marry – Film Screening and Discussion
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 9:00 pm
As part of the Henry Cohen Lecture Series, we invite you to join us for this special screening and lively discussion with the filmmaker Eddie Rosenstein, the architect Evan Wolfson and Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School, Maya Wiley. Sponsored by the Women’s Committee and Gender Studies at The New School. About the flim…Evan Wolfson, the architect of same-sex marriage, and his colleagues led a decades long battle to win rights for LGBT people, culminating dramatically at the U.S. Supreme Court. This is the surprising story of the most successful – and perhaps most inspiring – civil rights movement of our time.