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Intellectual Culture and Big Ideas Events

May 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Gay American History @ 40 : Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer History : Past, Present, Future

Gay American History @ 40 : Lesbian, Gay,... 8:00 am

OutHistory.org and The New School host the Gay American History@40 Conference on May 4-6, 2016.The conference will take place at John Jay College of Criminal...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

General Public

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

Gay American History @ 40 : Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer History : Past, Present, Future

Gay American History @ 40 : Lesbian, Gay,... 8:00 am

OutHistory.org and The New School host the Gay American History@40 Conference on May 4-6, 2016.The conference will take place at John Jay College of Criminal...

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall  

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

Monday, May 9, 2016

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

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

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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

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

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

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

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 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

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