Design Historians Are The New Fact Checkers: Parsons School Of Design Explores How Historical Objects Can Shed Light On Contemporary Politcal Issues

This month, curator, critic, and author Glenn Adamson leads Objects of Dispute, a graduate seminar at Parsons School of Design exploring the ways in which historical American objects — a Westminster gun and early 19th century women’s garments, among others — shed light on contemporary political issues.

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The New School’s Mannes School of Music Presents Kaija Saariaho’s La Passion de Simone

The opera will be presented in partnership with International Contemporary Ensemble and La Chambre Aux Echos

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New School Study For Habitat III: Countries Made Little Or No Progress On Commitment To Address Urban Issues

More than half the countries that signed on to an agreement to address urban problems at Habitat II, the 1996 United Nations conference on human settlements, are not living up to their commitments. That’s according to the Habitat Commitment Project, an exhaustive study by a delegation of students and faculty at The New School in New York […]

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The New School to Expand Journalism + Design Program Nationwide With $1.3 Million From Knight Foundation

The initiative will open new opportunities for learning and networking to students and professional journalists across the country

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The New School Opens Making Center At Parsons School Of Design With Focus On Cross-disciplinary Collaboration, Social Engagement, And Manufacturing In New York

Bolstering its global status as a center for design education and innovation, Parsons School of Design announces the opening of the Parsons Making Center at The New School.

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Faculty Experts At The New School Are Available For Comment On U.S. Elections

Faculty experts at The New School, a progressive New York City university with academic programs in politics, policy, economics, international affairs and more, are available for comment on the U.S. elections.

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Race and the Environment in the 21st Century

Panel discussion featuring New School faculty will discuss the 17 principles of Environmental Justice

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Artists And Designers Come Full Circle In Parsons School Of Design’s Sixth Annual Alumni Exhibition

The New School’sParsons School of Design presents Loop, an immersive, interactive experience highlighting cross-disciplinary, collaborative work across media by select Parsons alumni.  

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Parsons School Of Design Hosts Celebration Of Character-related Art And Design

Pictoplasma is a one-day public event with select screenings, artist lectures, panels and presentations of the very best in international animation, character design, illustration, and fine art. In its 5th US edition, the Pictoplasma Conference, originating from Berlin, returns to New York to present a marathon of inspiring lectures, talks and panel discussions by some […]

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‘Questioning Light’ Explores Dazzling Physics Of Illumination

From materials to optics, instincts to cosmos, and reality to perception, Questioning Light, a presentation, will illustrate how much more there is to know about light. The lecture will be immediately followed by a reception, featuring an immersive, student-designed installation by the Parsons Light-Space Art class.

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