A call for papers for the Yale Graduate Conference, “Conditions of Precarity. Life, Work, Literature”: Conditions of Precarity Life, Work, Literature April 11th-12th, 2014 Yale University Keynote Speaker: John Hamilton (Harvard) http://conditionsofprecarity.wordpress.com/ In the last decade, “precarity” has been invoked to describe working conditions and social life under late capitalism. Thinkers such as Paulo Virno […]
From the NSSR Graduate Faculty Student Senate: Attached are minutes from last Friday’s meeting and last month’s leadership council. I’ll be sending out a preliminary agenda for Wednesday’s meeting over the weekend. If anyone would like an issue included feel free to send it to me. One issue we’ll be discussing is PhD requirements. With that in mind, please […]
Rutgers University’s Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2014 graduate student conference: GLOBAL CONTAGIONS: NARRATIVE, ETHICS & ILLNESS Thursday, April 10th, 2014 Keynote Speaker: PRISCILLA WALD, Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University While most often thought of in connection with communicable diseases, the word “contagion” literally means “to touch together,” […]
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6:00–8:00 p.m. The New School, John Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, main floor Experts discuss the surveillance operations being carried out by the US government on American citizens. Speakers include journalist James Bamford, noted for writing about United States intelligence agencies, especially the National Security Agency,Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights […]
An upcoming Career Services workshop: Negotiating your compensation package Learn how to prepare yourself for and what to consider in the negotiation process. When: Thursday, November 21, 5–6:30 pm Where: 6 East 16th Street, 10th floor, room 1005 For more information about career service workshops scheduled in the spring, visit the NSSR Career Hub.
The New School’s Center for Public Scholarship presents the 30th Social Research conference: Corruption. Thursday and Friday, November 21 and 22, 2013 at The New School (Theresa Lang Student Center at 55 West 13th Street and the John Tishman Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street, NYC). There is hardly anywhere one can look, in political or corporate life […]
Job interview skills for non-academic jobs Learn what to anticipate in the interview, how to answer “trick” questions and how to prepare for those questions that seem to come out of left field. Bring a job ad and practice in a mock interview. When: Thursday, November 14, 5–6:30 pm Where: 6 East 16th Street, 10th […]
30th Social Research Conference Thursday and Friday, November 21–22, 2013 The New School (multiple locations) Signs of corruption and the damage it causes are painfully evident in political and corporate life everywhere. Policy makers, historians, lawyers, and scholars will discuss the many systems undermined by corruption and the transparency and accountability protocols that could serve to reduce corruption, if […]
The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and Amnesty International present a panel discussion about the ongoing imprisonment and persecution of students and scholars in Iran called Iran: Silenced, Expelled, & Imprisoned. Co-sponsored by Scholars at Risk and International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 6:00 to […]
HeCitizen Science and Filmmaking Lecture: Environmental Justice and Survival in a Changing Arctic Monday, November 4th 6:30-8:30; Eugene Lang, 66 W 12th, Room 407 Join director/producer Dr. Joel Heath and Inuit community members from Canada’s Hudson Bay for a discussion on the award winning film, People of a Feather, and learn about the community based […]
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