New Challenge Presents “Social Innovation Panel & New Challenge Celebration” Echoing Green, Acumen Fund, Purpose: Shaping platforms for social innovation

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6-9 pm The New School Theresa Lang Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor (bw 5th and 6th Ave How is social innovation defined today? What explains the rapid growth of this field? How is an ecosystem evolving that supports and funds social entrepreneurs? What are new models of leadership for […]

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Spring 2013 Faculty Workshops

The Teaching and Learning Committee and the Office of the Executive Dean sponsor a series of workshops open to all faculty and staff at the university.  For more information, please contact Associate Dean Joseph Heathcott <heathcoj@newschool.edu> or Special Projects Coordinator Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani <bendineg@newschool.edu>.   All workshops, except where noted, will take place in room 713, […]

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Events: NSPE Events for January 2013

NSPE Events for 2013 January 1, 2013 - February 1, 2013 An Evening with Jared Diamond Date: January 7, 2013 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? …   Online Graduate Admission Seminar – January 8 Date: January 8, 2013 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Gain information about the admission processes and requirements of programs in The New School for Public Engagement and […]

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News: Nidhi Srinivas on “Rethinking Occupy” in NS Podcast “Research Radio”

News: Nidhi Srinivas on “Rethinking Occupy” in NS Podcast “Research Radio”

Nidhi Srinivas looks at history differently. As an associate professor of nonprofit management at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, he focuses on methods of organizing and management from a historical perspective. Srinivas sees the past as up for grabs, which means that commonly accepted narratives should be re-examined. The idea is […]

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Press Clips: Vera List’s “Jewish Relationship with Israel at a Crossroads” on C-Span

This fall, The New School for Public Engagement’s Vera List Center for Art and Politics hosted author Norman Finkelstein and activist Anna Baltzer in a discussion on entitled “The American Jewish Relationship with Israel at a Crossroads.”  Speaking to a packed audience in Tishman Auditorium, Finkelstein and Baltzer exchanged sharply argued and often sharply differing views about […]

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News: Media Studies Alumnus Jeremy Cohan Awarded Prestigious Film Prize

It’s the beginning of award season once again, and though the Academy Awards may not be on the immediate horizon for New School alumnus Jeremy Cohan, his most recent prize brings him one step closer. On November 28, Cohan, a 2011 Media Studies MA graduate, exited the Directors Guild of America Theater on West 57th street in […]

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News: Milano’s Empowerhouse Becomes Real Home in D.C.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than a year since Empowerhousewas in the Solar Decathlon (where it won the competition’s first Affordability contest). Now, after several years of hard work by the Empowerhouse team and our partners, this project will become a real home for two local families in the D.C. neighborhood of Deanwood, […]

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Publication: Benjamin Taylor’s “Naples Declared” Named New Yorker Best Book List for 2012

MFA Writing faculty member Benjamin Taylor’s book Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay was chosen as one of the best books of 2012 by The New Yorker: “You will find it, somewhat misplaced, in the “travel-writing” section of your local bookstore (if you still have one.) It is a work of voluptuous erudition; a meditation […]

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Press Clips:  Jeff Smith on Jeb Bush and Fiscal Cliff on CNN

Press Clips: Jeff Smith on Jeb Bush and Fiscal Cliff on CNN

Can Jeb Bush Sway the GOP on Taxes, Debt? by Jeff Smith CNN — Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Abstract: No American family embodies mainstream Republicanism more than the Bushes, noted a New York Times article this year. For three generations, Bush men have occupied towering positions in the party pantheon, and the party’s demographic and […]

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News: Jonathan Bach’s Publications and Appearances

News: Jonathan Bach’s Publications and Appearances

Jonathan Bach gave a paper in December entitled “(Extra)Ordinary Lives: The Double Life of the Socialist Everyday after Unification” at an international conference on “Zeitgeist: The Political Culture/Cultural Politics of Germany Today” at the University of Birmingham, England, at the Institute of German Studies. Bach’s 2010 article “They Come in Peasants and Leave Citizens”: Urban […]

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