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The New School’s Humanities Action Lab Awarded $484,769 Grant by Institute of Museum and Library Services

Today, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded $484,769 to The New School’s new Humanities Action Lab, an interdisciplinary hub that brings together a range of university-wide, national, and global partnerships to immerse students in urgent social issues.

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Harry Belafonte, Talib Kweli, Cornel West Coming To The New School For Juvenile Justice Conference

Harry Belafonte, Talib Kweli and Cornel West are among the illustrious musicians, actors, poets, activists and academics who will take the stage at Growing Up Locked Down (GULD), a three-day, multi-media juvenile justice conference to be held at The Tishman Auditorium at The New School for Drama September 24-26.

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Legacy Of Controversial Designer Challenged In New Parsons Exhibition

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s (SJDC) Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery at Parsons The New School for Design launches its new exhibition, How Things Don’t Work: The Dreamspace of Victor Papanek, with a public reception on September 25, 6:30-8:30 pm.

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bell hooks Returns for Third Residency at The New School

This fall, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts welcomes back author and radical thinker bell hooks as scholar-in-residence. 

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Universities to Showcase Future of Tech and Digital Media Design at Annual Summit

  NYC Media Lab, in collaboration with the School of Media Studies at The New School, will present the city’s first-ever pan-university demo showcase of new media technologies. 

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Pioneering Interactive Filmmaker to Join The New School as Dorothy H. Hirshon Director-in-Residence

Groundbreaking interactive filmmaker Toni Dove will share her creative insights and cinema expertise with students, faculty and the public as the 2014 Dorothy H. Hirshon Director-in-Residence in the School of Media Studies at The New School.

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The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons 
Announces Fall Season

Launching with a participatory architectural installation exploring the ways design can be used to foster dialogue in contested public spaces—specifically, the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi—the season continues with work by Parsons alumni, an exhibition that critically re-interprets the work of queer artists in The New School collection, and images of a post-industrial boom […]

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Naomi Klein to Speak on Climate Change, New Book at The New School

On the eve of the People’s Climate March, journalist and best-selling author Naomi Klein will present her first book in seven years, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate at The New School, the first stop on a national tour. 

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Emerging and Top International Artists to Convene at Annual “Days of Art and Ideas”

  Non-profit producing organization MAPP International Productions joins Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts to present the latest installment of Days of Art and Ideas, a weekend-long festival celebrating art and civic engagement. Conceived by Harlem-born artist, activist, academic, and long-time MAPP International-collaborator Sekou Sundiata (1948-2007), the festival examines the roles that art […]

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‘EarlyLearn’ Education Effort Falling Short of Lofty Goals, Finds Center for NYC Affairs Report

An ambitious initiative to improve subsidized early childhood education and expand licensed care of toddlers in low-income, working families has produced, at best, mixed results, a report released today by the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School finds.

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