Public Engagement


Featured Events

Les Sauteurs (Those Who Jump): Screening and Discussion
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 7:00 pm

The Spanish enclave of Melilla sits in northern Morocco, making headlines for the deadly border fence that externalizes European territorial controls into...

Tim Wu - The Attention Merchants: Understanding Design and Human Attention (Stephan Weiss Lecture Series)
Friday, March 2, 2018 6:00 pm

Author Tim Wu will discuss the industrial history of the media and advertising industries – industries that concentrate on the harvesting of human attention...

Expanded Sanctuary
Thursday, March 8, 2018 6:00 pm

Expanded Sanctuary is part of a series of events that explore the possibilities of sanctuary – as ideal, as theory, as practice, as historical proposition,...

Cave Canem: Poets on Craft
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 6:30 pm

Cyrus Cassells‘s poetry examines personal encounters with history, love and eroticism, and suffering and violence. His newest collection, The Gospel...

The Culinary Legacy of Joy of Cooking
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 6:00 pm

Starting as a modest self-published recipe-collection during the Great Depression, Joy of Cooking rose to become not just a celebrated American cookbook,...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 6:00 pm

This presentation and discussion will trace the development of the Designer/Manufacturer movement based in Brooklyn, New York; its roots, evolution and...

Latinx Art is American Art
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:30 pm

How can we create a more complete history of American art? This panel explores the significance of contemporary artists living and working in the United...

Mixed Messages: Media Studies 22nd Annual Graduate Media Showcase
Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00 pm

Mixed Messages is an annual exhibition of outstanding creative work by graduate students in the School of Media Studies. Selected by a panel of distinguished...

Cathy O'Neil - Weapons of Math Destruction (Stephan Weiss Lecture Series)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 6:00 pm

In this talk, mathematician, data scientist and author Cathy O’Neil will outline various problems stemming from powerful, opaque, and unfair algorithms...

Design, Justice & Zero Waste:  Exploring Pathways to the Circular Economy
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 8:30 am

The Tishman Environment and Design Center and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) invite you to join us at Design, Justice & Zero Waste:...