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CFP: Student Conference on Philosophy and Science

Romulus and Remus or Castor and Pollux? A Conference on Philosophy and the Sciences The Thirteenth Annual Graduate Student Philosophy Conference April 11th and 12th 2014 With Keynote Speakers: Peter Godfrey-Smith (CUNY Graduate Center) and Gary Gutting (University of Notre Dame) Call for Papers: Much like twins, philosophy and science began their existence as indistinguishable […]

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Dean’s Office awards funds to 7 Student Conferences in Spring 2014

The NSSR Dean’s Office has awarded funds to 7 student conferences being organized by anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, and sociology.  Keep your eye out for more information on these exciting conferences coming up this spring! (All dates are tentative. Conferences appear in chronological order) February 22 – “The State of Worldly Philosophy at The New School […]

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GFSS minutes and survey 11/20/13

In case you haven’t already filled out the survey sent around by the GFSS, you can take it here. It asks questions regarding which types of cross-departmental academic and social events you’d like to see organized at the NSSR, and where and when. The minutes detail the discussion of the most recent Student Senate meeting include […]

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New Challenge deadline extended.

Are you interested in applying for the New Challenge but missed the deadline for the Letter of Interest? If so,  today is your lucky day! The Letter of Interest deadline has been extended until December 18th! Once you submit your Letter of Interest, you can submit the complete application for the New Challenge, which is due by February 7th! For […]

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GFSS minutes 10-10-13

Attached are the NSSR Graduate Faculty Student Senate Meeting minutes. Our senate discussed budgeting, TA/TF limits, and Career Services (among other things). The GFSS meeting of October 10

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GFSS minutes 11-18-13

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 […]

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New School divestment campaign gains wider audience

The New School is gaining attention in the blogosphere for its ongoing divestment campaign and other sustainability efforts. Fossil Free, a campaign launched by environmentalist Bill McKibben’s 350.org group, reported about TNS’s recent sustainability festival and its divestment campaign. The article links the effort taking place at our university to the world-wide campaigns to divest from […]

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New Challenge Information Session

At the last information session of the year, learn more about the New Challenge 2013-14 competition cycles, share ideas and find collaborators.   Letters of interest will be due November 13 and your final application is due on February 7th.  For more guidance see the New Challenge website. Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 pm […]

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SafeZone training: limited spaces available

The aim of SafeZone training is to create a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who celebrate sexual and gender diversity. The next training on Friday, October 10th from 1-5 pm is part of the October Pride events. This introductory training presents the Safe Zone program, university, general NYC and USA resources, LGBTQI concepts, how to support students and […]

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Violence, Resistance, and the Queer Imaginary

A panel workshop – free and open to the public Thursday, October 10th 6:00P, Bark Room, 2 West 13th St. This panel workshop will be dedicated to exploring the various possibilities for the queer community to generate new forms of resistance, rupture embedded cultures of violence, and strengthen ties connecting queer agents and  organizations. The workshop will take […]

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