Multiple NSSR Students Win Fellowships and Grants

Recently, a number of NSSR students have received widely recognized awards to support their research. Three students in Anthropology won awards to help them with ...

Philosophy of Street Art: Art in and of the Street

March 5, 6, and 7th at Pratt Institute and NYU   Philosophy of Street Art: Art in and of the Street is a conference made possible by generous donations from Pratt Institute, American Society for Aesthetics, and New York Institute of Philosophy. The three day conference will take place at Pratt Institute and NYU. Alison […]

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Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism Program Highlighted on Inside HigherEd

Scott McLemee wrote about NSSR’s Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism program for Inside Higher Ed. McLemee notes the promise of the program’s novel take on teaching critical writing, as well as the impressive list of faculty members, writing: The roster of faculty and guest speakers listed on its Web site is clearly the program’s biggest draw for now, and […]

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Ann Stoler Interviewed about the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry

Faculty member Ann Stoler was interviewed by the anthropology site Savage Minds about the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry. In the interview Stoler explains what differentiates The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry from other summer programs: Our idea is somewhat different. The focus of the ICSI seminars is both more intensive and perhaps less about […]

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Job Opportunity – Videographer wanted for Political Concepts Conference

  The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society (ICLS) at Columbia University seeks a student to hire as a casual worker, to video record the Political Concepts conference in the Jerome Greene Annex (next to Wien Hall) on the Morningside Campus. The conference takes place on Friday March 6th from9am-5:30pm, and on Saturday March 7th […]

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Laura Mulvey Scholar in Residence @ Pratt: March 10 and 11

The Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies is proud and pleased to present two events with Laura Mulvey, the SLAS Scholar-in-Residence for 2014-15. These events are free and open to all. On Tuesday, March 10, from 5:30-8:00 PM in Higgins Hall , Prof. Mulvey will present a screening of her seminal avant-garde film Riddles of […]

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March 4th – New Challenge Symposium

New Challenge Symposium Wednesday, March 4 from 5 – 8 p.m. Theresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street New Challenge is The New School’s ideas competition for students who are committed to creating innovative approaches to addressing social and environmental challenges on a local or global scale.  The New Challenge Symposium gives students who enter […]

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Berlin Summer School Now Accepting Applications

Announcing a new opportunity for research in Germany with our educational partners at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Humboldt is offering a Berlin summer school in social sciences which runs from July 19 – August 1, 2015. NSSR will be sending 3 students to this institute to attend at no tuition cost. Applications are due on March […]

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Feb 26: Sue Parnell Lecture on South African Cities

Renowned professor Sue Parnell from the University of Cape Town will give a lecture on South African contemporary urbanization process this Thursday, February 26, from 6:00 –  7:50 p.m. in Room 601 at 6 East 16th Street. Sue Parnell is an urban geographer in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences at the University of Cape Town […]

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Free Community Screening of “Selma”

          There will be two free community screenings of Selma at The New School on February 28th and March 2nd. More details can be found below.

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The New School Sandor Ferenczi Center Presents: Power genealogy of men and women A Discussion with Gerard Pommier When: WEDNESDAY APRIL 29  7:30 Where: WOLFF CONFERENCE ROOM: 6 east 16th  Street,  11th floor   Michel Foucault and a large current of feminism have shown the consequences of power that was always “patriarchal, male and phallocentric”. This power […]

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