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Politics, Policy and Government 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Mami's How to Be a Latina - Nathalie Moreno's Senior Thesis Showing

Mami's How to Be a Latina - Nathalie Moreno's... 7:00 pm

Mami's How to Be a Latina is a performance by Nathalie Moreno. Mami is a Cuban-American mom and lifestyle blogger from Miami who wants to advise women on the...

Rabbithole  

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

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

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