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Humanity, Society, Social Justice Events

May 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

The 50th Anniversary of The Cultural Revolution in China

The 50th Anniversary of The Cultural Revolution... 6:00 pm

The 50th Anniversary of The Cultural Revolution in China: Public Voices 9 The New School's University in Exile Scholar, Professor Xu Youyu, discusses the...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 202  

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

Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation

Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation 5:00 pm

New School staff, faculty, or students who are interested in volunteering at the Food Pantry should attend this volunteer orientation. For more information,...

The New School Food Pantry, 12th floor  

Students Faculty Staff

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Australian Documentary Screening / Q&A with Director and Producer: "Gayby Baby"

Australian Documentary Screening / Q&A with... 6:30 pm

Parsons Fine Arts, Australians in Film (AFI) and the Australian Consulate present a free screening of Gayby Baby, an award-winning Australian documentary...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

Lang Civic Liberal Arts Showcase

Lang Civic Liberal Arts Showcase 6:30 pm

Three years ago, the Civic Liberal Arts (CLA) program was born through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as a means of reinvigorating...

Starr Foundation Hall, University Center, UL102  

General Public

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Detournement: Outer Body Fragmented Femme Windows Translate Well Currents

Detournement: Outer Body Fragmented Femme... 7:30 pm

Multidisciplinary artists from Eugene Lang College at The New School have come together to make some sweet dissonance between image, sound, and text. Having...

Spectacle Theater  

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

RASANBLEMAN - GATHERING SERIES

RASANBLEMAN - GATHERING SERIES 7:00 pm

Some of New York's finest Haitian dancers, singers, and drummers team up with students in the Spring 2016 Global Voices course (Haitian Rara in New York) at...

The Auditorium, 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

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

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

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Opening Reception - Impact! at South Street Seaport

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Opening Reception - Impact!... 6:00 pm

Running from May 9 to June 10, Impact! explores the ways in which designers, artists, scholars, technologists, and strategists from different disciplines...

South Street Seaport  

General Public

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

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

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Continuing Education Online Info Session - Writing, Liberal Arts, Languages, Media and Management Programs

Continuing Education Online Info Session -... 12:30 pm

Looking to explore your passion for media and film, languages, writing, or liberal arts? Or maybe you’re looking to take your career to the next level...

Online event  

Thursday, May 12, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Stephan Weiss Lecture Series Spring 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: Stephan Weiss Lecture Series... 11:30 am

Parsons' School of Design Strategies hosts the Stephan Weiss Lecture Series on Business Strategy, Negotiation, and Innovation. The Spring 2016 Weiss Lecture...

Eugene Lang College Building, Wollman Hall  

General Public

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Friday, May 13, 2016

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

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Saturday, May 14, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Sunday, May 15, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Monday, May 16, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Thursday, May 19, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Friday, May 20, 2016

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen Gallery - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

PARSONS FESTIVAL: The Future Now - Kellen... 12:00 pm

Combining works from across all of Parsons' undergraduate and associate degree programs, "The Future Now" will take place in the Sheila C. Johnson Design...

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

General Public

Saturday, May 21, 2016

What Now? 2016: On Future Identities

What Now? 2016: On Future Identities 1:30 pm

What Now 2016: On Future Identities will examine notions of 'future identities', through discussions around the construction of the self, queer theory,...

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105  

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

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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