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Lectures and Panel Discussions Events

May 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

New Voices: How Victims And Survivors of Crime Are Changing The Conversation About Criminal Justice Reform

New Voices: How Victims And Survivors of Crime... 9:00 am

Criminal justice reform is receiving greater attention and support on both sides of the political aisle, and among law enforcement and communities that have...

Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

New Opportunities in New Media

New Opportunities in New Media 6:00 pm

Join the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy in exploring the ever-changing media landscape. Topics range from international...

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College  

General Public

The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House: From Soon Ja Du to Peter Liang, A Discussion on Anti-Blackness in the Asian Pacific Islander American Community

The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the... 6:00 pm

This event will be a student-led making a space for students during Asian Pacific Islander History Month to discuss anti-Blackness in the community, and how...

Wolff Conference Room, Albert and Vera List Academic Center  

Students

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Are We Better Off?: Race, Obama and Public Policy

Are We Better Off?: Race, Obama and Public Policy 4:00 pm

Dr. Julianne Malveaux presents a lecture on the impact of Obama's presidency on African Americans. Are African Americans better off because of the...

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center  

General Public

Economics Department Seminar with Gerald Friedman

Economics Department Seminar with Gerald Friedman 4:00 pm

Gerald Friedman presents: "What would Sanders Do? Or, how a naive college professor stumbled into a professional and media buzzsaw" Gerald Friedman is a...

Room D1009, Albert and Vera List Academic Center  

General Public

Alber Elbaz at Parsons

Alber Elbaz at Parsons 5:00 pm

Parsons School of Design is pleased to welcome Alber Elbaz, former creative director of Lanvin, in conversation with Kim Hastreiter, Founder/Editor/Publisher...

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center , U100  

General Public

Jonathan VanDyke: Painters and Drag Queens

Jonathan VanDyke: Painters and Drag Queens 6:00 pm

The indexing of painting still depends upon certain exhausted (and exhausting) binaries: painting versus sculpture/photography/craft, the flat object versus...

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105  

General Public

Politics Talk: John R. Wallach on "Democracy and Legitimacy: Popular Justification of States Amid Globalization "       

Politics Talk: John R. Wallach on... 6:00 pm

In this talk, author and theorist John R. Wallach critically analyzes important theoretical analyses of political legitimacy from Weber to Habermas and...

Wolff Conference Room, Albert and Vera List Academic Center  

General Public

Aperture at The New School: Photography and the Politics of Representation

Aperture at The New School: Photography and the... 6:30 pm

Black American photographers have long turned to their art as immediate political rifts affect their communities, creating work that challenges dominant...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Kirsten McKinney: New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium

Kirsten McKinney: New York Comics &... 7:00 pm

The Waking Life of Winsor McCay An in-depth look at lesser-known comics by legendary artist Winsor McCay. Kirsten McKinney will discuss the importance that...

The Bark Room (Orientation Room), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center  

General Public

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Helping Students Develop an Academic Voice in Writing: Corpus-informed, Skill-based, Anti-plagiarism Approaches

Helping Students Develop an Academic Voice in... 6:00 pm

Academic writing courses are high-stakes and rank among the most challenging for ESL teachers and students. Given that, what core components should be...

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College  

General Public

MGMT SERIES EVENT: The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

MGMT SERIES EVENT: The Robin Hood Rules for... 6:00 pm

Michael Weinstein, chief program officer from the Robin Hood Foundation and creator of Single Stop, discusses the development of a rigorous system of metrics...

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

Fact-checking "The Daily Show": The Real Journalists Who Keep Fake News Honest

Fact-checking "The Daily Show": The... 7:00 pm

Trevor Noah, Larry Wilmore and Samantha Bee aren’t real newscasters, but they play them on TV -- thanks, in part, to the real journalists in their writers’...

Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall , 407  

General Public

Thursday, May 5, 2016

AIGA@Parsons Lecture Series: Design x Fashion

AIGA@Parsons Lecture Series: Design x Fashion 6:30 am

Three influential creative directors come together to explore the explosive intersection between Design and Fashion in AIGA/NY’s 3rd Annual Design x Fashion...

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center  

General Public

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Parsons Chat Series: Michael Donovan

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Parsons Chat Series:... 12:30 pm

The Parsons Chat Series is an exciting opportunity to talk with dynamic industry leaders who are on the Parsons Board of Governors. This is a chance to enjoy...

Event Café, University Center  

General Public

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Caroline Evans - Fashion, Memory and Materiality

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Caroline Evans - Fashion,... 5:30 pm

Join the school of Art and Design, History and Theory for a public talk given by Professor Caroline Evans, Research Leader in the Fashion Programme at...

University Center, U L104  

General Public

Two Countries: Many Relationships; India and China

Two Countries: Many Relationships; India and China 5:30 pm

The India China Institute is proud to host Madame Nirupama Rao for a talk exploring the trajectory of relations between these two Asian giants, so near and...

Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

Friday, May 6, 2016

Zolberg Institute Presents "Queering Immigration Conference #3"

Zolberg Institute Presents "Queering... 9:00 am

This three-day event is organized by The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) in partnership with the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility...

Room UL104, University Center  

General Public

Nepal: A Year After The Earthquake

Nepal: A Year After The Earthquake 6:00 pm

A DISCUSSION ON INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP'S REPORT The International Crisis Group, in partnership with India China Institute (ICI), will present its latest...

Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Zolberg Institute Presents "Queering Immigration Conference #3"

Zolberg Institute Presents "Queering... 9:00 am

This three-day event is organized by The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) in partnership with the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility...

Room UL104, University Center  

General Public

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Zolberg Institute Presents "Queering Immigration Conference #3"

Zolberg Institute Presents "Queering... 9:00 am

This three-day event is organized by The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) in partnership with the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility...

Room UL104, University Center  

General Public

Monday, May 9, 2016

Corporate Social Responsibility in New York: Truth and Fiction

Corporate Social Responsibility in New York:... 9:00 am

Join Stanley S. Litow, the President of IBM's Foundation and IBM's Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, for a lecture on...

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105  

General Public

Assessing China's Future

Assessing China's Future 6:00 pm

Join the India China Institute for a discussion, and book release, on what the future holds for China with David Shambaugh. Book Description China's future...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming

Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the... 6:00 pm

Join Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism at the New School for Social Research and Verso Books to celebrate Professor Andreas Malm's groundbreaking...

Lang Cafe, Eugene Lang College  

General Public

NSSR Sociology Lecture Series: Nadia Marzouki

NSSR Sociology Lecture Series: Nadia Marzouki 6:00 pm

Our final speaker of the year is Nadia Marzouki, with her talk entitled, "Offending Liberties, American Controversies about Islam." The talk will examine...

Wolff Conference Room, Albert and Vera List Academic Center, 1103  

General Public

New Forms in a New Era of Capitalism: Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre, with a response by Nancy Fraser

New Forms in a New Era of Capitalism: Luc... 6:00 pm

Join the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies for a discussion of "New Forms in a New Era of Capitalism" by Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre, with a...

Room G529, 80 Fifth Avenue  

General Public

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Bringing It All Home: Problems and Possibilities Facing NYC's Family Child Care

Bringing It All Home: Problems and... 9:00 am

Child care provided in a private home is the most common child care arrangement for children from low-income families and for babies and toddlers. Yet these...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Economics Department Seminar: Prof Willi Semmler & Alexander Haider

Economics Department Seminar: Prof Willi... 4:00 pm

Professor Willi Semmler, Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development, and Economics PhD candidate Alex Haider will give a joint talk...

Room D1009, Albert and Vera List Academic Center  

General Public

PARSONS FESTIVAL: A Sense of Place: How Graphic Designers Makes Cities Too - NYC Design Talk Presented by AIGA/NY

PARSONS FESTIVAL: A Sense of Place: How Graphic... 4:30 pm

Parsons School of Design is proud to host "A Sense of Place: How Graphic Designers Makes Cities Too", a design talk presented by AIGA/NY. Tuesday, May 10th...

University Center, U L105  

General Public

A Genealogy of Modern Law: Jacopo Martire, Politics & Sociology Talk

A Genealogy of Modern Law: Jacopo Martire,... 6:00 pm

It is a well-known trope that Foucault expelled law from the locus of power and that his theories are, at best, only tangentially relevant for the legal...

Albert and Vera List Academic Center, Sociology Common Area outside room 919A  

General Public

Fashion and Diversity Series: Fashion and Women in Tech

Fashion and Diversity Series: Fashion and Women... 6:00 pm

Join Liz Bacelar, Madison Maxey, Birce Ozkan and a representative from XRC Labs for a conversation on the importance of women in technology. Each panelist...

The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Design for Social Impact - NYC Design Talk Presented by IDSA

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Design for Social Impact -... 6:00 pm

Parsons School of Design is proud to host "Design for Social Impact: How can design help shape better societies and a progressive future?", an NYC Design...

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105  

General Public

Shifting Social Contracts: Rainmaking, Happiness, and the Problem of Self-Devouring Growth

Shifting Social Contracts: Rainmaking,... 6:00 pm

This talk examines technologies of public health and the aesthetics of happiness in Botswana, where there is an ongoing crisis of water. Taking rainmaking...

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Pulitzer Prize Photographers

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Pulitzer Prize Photographers 7:00 pm

In recognition of the Pulitzer Centennial, The Eddie Adams Workshop and Parsons School of Design, present an evening of Pulitzer images throughout the...

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center  

General Public

Roland Kelts: New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium

Roland Kelts: New York Comics &... 7:00 pm

The Hybrid Roots of Manga Author Roland Kelts discusses how the influx of American and other Western cultural artifacts after World War II evolved into a...

The Bark Room (Orientation Room), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center  

General Public

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Hollywood in The New Cold War- The Perpetual Perpetrator: Contemporary Contexts

Hollywood in The New Cold War- The Perpetual... 6:00 pm

How does the entertainment industry continuously permeate the human mind and amplify the list of political adversaries, be it in America, Russia or elsewhere...

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Psychedelics and Dying (Psychedelic Education and Continuing Care Monthly Group #6)

Psychedelics and Dying (Psychedelic Education... 7:00 pm

Death isn’t usually a popular topic, but most of us are curious about it and quite a few of us fear it. Recent clinical trials at UCLA, Johns Hopkins...

Wolff Conference Room, Albert and Vera List Academic Center, 1103  

General Public

Friday, May 13, 2016

Jill Gentile: Feminine Law: Freud, Free Speech, and the Voice of Desire

Jill Gentile: Feminine Law: Freud, Free Speech,...

Please save the date for a celebration and discussion of the new book FEMININE LAW: Freud, Free Speech, and the Voice of Desire (Karnac, March 2016) by...

Wolff Conference Room, Albert and Vera List Academic Center, 1103  

General Public

Women’s Pay Equity: Getting Even

Women’s Pay Equity: Getting Even 9:00 am

It is well known that women in the United States are paid, on average, 77 cents for every dollar that a man earns. Sometimes, this is a result of women...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

The Art of Producing Films

The Art of Producing Films 6:00 pm

What do producers do? How does one become a producer? How does one raise money for films? Join the Culture and Media Department at Eugene Lang College for a...

Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Monday, May 16, 2016

The Internet as Art and Politics

The Internet as Art and Politics 3:00 pm

Join Eugene Lang College for a debate on the politics and art of the Web, as two literary stars of Net-thinking, Virginia Heffernan and Scott Malcolmson,...

Starr Foundation Hall, University Center  

General Public

The People Speak: Ireland

The People Speak: Ireland 7:00 pm

This event will also be livestreamed here. The People Speak: Ireland will bring to life, through words and song, the dramatic history of political struggle...

The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall  

General Public

Thursday, May 19, 2016

History of Design and Curatorial Studies Thesis Defense & Gallery Opening

History of Design and Curatorial Studies Thesis... 5:00 pm

Thursday May 19th MA History of Design & Curatorial studies graduating student Oliver Graney will defend his thesis from 5–7pm in room 301, followed by a...

Parsons Paris, 301 + Gallery  

General Public

Monday, May 23, 2016

The Jewish Experience During the Last Military Dictatorship 1976-1983

The Jewish Experience During the Last Military... 2:00 pm

The Historical Studies Department presents "The Jewish Experience During the Last Military Dictatorship 1976-1983", a talk delivered by Professor Emmanuel...

Room G529, 80 Fifth Avenue, 529  

Students Faculty Staff

The Time is Now: Reporting on Climate Change in Immigrant Communities

The Time is Now: Reporting on Climate Change in... 3:00 pm

The change is visible. 2015 was the hottest summer ever recorded in New York City. Heat waves and extreme precipitation are expected to continue and worsen...

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College  

General Public

Climate Policies After Paris

Climate Policies After Paris 5:00 pm

Representatives from over 155 countries gathered at the United Nations on Earth Day 2016 to sign the historic COP21 climate change agreement negotiated in...

Starr Foundation Hall, University Center  

General Public

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Parks Without Borders: Ideas for the Next Generation of Urban Parks and Public Space

Parks Without Borders: Ideas for the Next... 9:30 am

On May 24, 2016, NYC Parks, the Center for New York City Affairs, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School bring together thought...

University Center  

General Public

Site Specific Works at The New School Art Collection - Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation at The New School

Site Specific Works at The New School Art... 6:30 pm

Learn about the history of The New School through the lens of the important site-specific works of art that grace its Greenwich Village campus. From the...

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105  

General Public

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Latin America-United States Dialogue of Knowledge. International Symposium CLACSO-OLA @ The New School

Latin America-United States Dialogue of... 9:00 am

This two-day symposium proposes a space to discuss and create forms of articulations between Latin America and the United States. Researchers and research...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Latin America-United States Dialogue of Knowledge. International Symposium CLACSO-OLA @ The New School

Latin America-United States Dialogue of... 9:00 am

This two-day symposium proposes a space to discuss and create forms of articulations between Latin America and the United States. Researchers and research...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Argentina & Chile: Ordinary Life, Dictatorship & Human Rights

Argentina & Chile: Ordinary Life,... 10:00 am

The Historical Studies Department presents a two-session workshop exploring political and social aspects of life in Argentina and Chile, featuring the work...

Room G529, 80 Fifth Avenue, 529  

Students Faculty Staff

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics & Brazil’s Collapsing Political System

Rio 2016 Olympics & Brazil’s Collapsing... 7:00 pm

Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism at the New School for Social Research presents "The 2016 Rio Olympics & Brazil’s Collapsing Political System". An...

Starr Foundation Hall, University Center  

General Public

May 2016