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Social Justice 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 2016