White student activists from Parkland, Fla. and Black student activists from Chicago and New York come to The New School to share their experiences with gun violence, activism and organizing for gun reform laws and safe communities.
Survivors of Parkland, Fla. Attack and Black Students From Chicago and New York Discuss Gun Reform and Youth Activism
The masterwork of contemporary opera will be performed at the Gerald W. Lynch theater at John Jay College on Friday, May 4, 7:30 pm and Saturday, May 5, 2:00 pm.
Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Presents Ballast Flora Gardens at Sites Across New York City
The High Line, Pioneer Works and Weeksville Heritage Centercome together for A Ballast Flora Garden, a project exploring colonialism, slavery, and global commerce through the lens of displaced plants in ballast, the waste material historically used to balance ships in maritime trade.
Mannes students will perform a program of Rzewski’s compositions as part of Mannes Sounds Festival on Tuesday, April 24th at 7:30 pm.
The New School Launches a Sustainability Contest on Earth Day Using MTA Metrocards — 50,000 Metrocards Will Include a Challenge for Subway Riders: “How Would You Make NYC More Sustainable?”
The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, will be using MetroCards to launch a unique contest in which New Yorkers will be asked — via an announcement printed on the back of 50,000 subway cards — ‘How would you make New York City more sustainable?”
Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) host Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to a Circular Economy conference and research collaborative.
The acclaimed quartet will play the complete cycle of Beethoven string quartets from April 25 – May 14, 2018
Mannes American Composers Ensemble Presents Vijay Iyer’s Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi Together With Works by David Fulmer and Bruno Mantovani
The evening will feature a conversation between Vijay Iyer, MACE Conductor David Fulmer, and Actor Anna George on April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School
Preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon; Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als; photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara; social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 82nd commencement exercises.
The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University host Cons and Scams: Their Place in American Culture, the 37th Social Research conference…
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In the Headlines
Katya Ekimian, BFA Fashion Design ’21, designed a dress for the Met gala (The New York Times)
A study by NSSR/Milano faculty member Darrick Hamilton sheds new light on America’s racial wealth gap (Think Progress)
A study by NSSR’s Shai Davidai confirms that you’re really going to regret not chasing your crazy dreams (Inc.)
MFA Drama alum Benji Harless releases a new single, “Low Life in High Heels” (Papermag)
Alexandra Délano, chair of Global Studies, penned an op-ed on how the Mexican government supports its ‘migrant heroes’ while shunning individuals who are deported back to the country (The Los Angeles Times)