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Politics Events

May 2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Afrofuturism Conference 2016: #Black is Viral

Afrofuturism Conference 2016: #Black is Viral 10:00 am

The 2nd annual Afrofuturism Conference, put on by Students of the African Diaspora of The New School, explores Afrofuturism as a cultural and aesthetic...

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center , and UL 103, UL 104, and UL 105 (lower level)  

General Public

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Hollywood and the New Cold War: 25 Years Then and Now Symposium

Hollywood and the New Cold War: 25 Years Then... 6:00 pm

“Belief in the inevitability of conflict can become one of its main causes.” Donald Rumsfeld. In the 2016 Spring semester, to mark the 25th anniversary of...

Locations vary: please click on the individual links in the event description for more details.  

General Public

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

Monday, May 16, 2016

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

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

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

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