The New School Public Program: Fall 2009 Literary Events

This fall, The New School and its Writing Program present a wide and engaging range of literary events and readings. The offerings run the gamut from fiction to poetry to writing for children forums that feature some of the most gifted writers and thinkers of our times, including Brenda Shaughnessy (Sept. 8), Ntozake Shange (Oct. […]

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Freefall #92, 2009, digital c-print, 20 x 30 in. Aaron Gustafson

Parsons Presents MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition

Parsons The New School for Design will present its annual exhibition of MFA Photography thesis work in the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries of the Sheila C. Johnson Center from August 24 through September 11. An opening reception will take place Wednesday, August 26 from 6 ‘ 8 p.m.

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Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Deputy Provost Bryna Sange

The New School Names Bryna Sanger Deputy Provost

he New School has named Bryna Sanger senior vice president for Academic Affairs and deputy provost in the university’s newly expanded Office of the Provost led by Tim Marshall. She is a policy and management expert with a focus on city service delivery, leadership, innovation, and performance management. Sanger has been with the university for […]

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The New School for Drama Students and Alumni Sweep 2009 Samuel French Short Play Festival for Third Year in a Row

The New School for Drama was well represented in the 34th Annual Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, which took place this month at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in New York. Realer than that, written and directed by Kitt Lavoie (’01), was one of the six winners of this year’s festival and will be […]

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New School President Bob Kerrey Hosts Live Webcast on Health-Care Reform with Top Aides in U.S. Senate

New School President and former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey will host a live webcast from the recording studio in the U.S. Senate to discuss the health-care reform debate raging on Capitol Hill this summer. He will be joined by three top advisors to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Edward Kennedy and Max Baucus, […]

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The New School and the Israel Conservatory of Music Announce Partnership

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music has announced it will partner with the Center for Jazz Studies at the Israel Conservatory of Music (ICM) in Tel-Aviv, Israel, to enable Israeli students to earn a degree in jazz on the college level. In this four-year program, which will launch this fall, students will begin […]

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New School Drama Presents Revised “References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot”

ABroad Stage Company (ABSCo) is gearing up for its debut performance of Jose Rivera’s new version of his best-known play, References To Salvador Dali Make Me Hot,, which originally premiered at The Public Theater in 2000. Directed by Pippin Parker, the play will open on Friday, July 10, at the New School for Drama Theater […]

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Center for New York City Affairs Releases Report on Mayor Bloomberg’s High School Reforms

The Center for New York City Affairs at The New School today issued a report on the city’s public high schools, revealing that Chancellor Joel Klein’s high school reforms created valuable new opportunities but also caused collateral damage. Klein’s reforms created 200 new small high schools and expanded high school choice, but weakened large high […]

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Mannes College for Music Announces Summer 2009 Institutes, Festivals, and Seminars

Mannes College The New School for Music, as it has done for more than a decade, will present an exciting array of classical music institutes, festivals, and seminars this summer that go beyond the usual fare. These include The Ninth Annual Mannes Beethoven Institute, May 31-June 7; The Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance, June […]

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Parsons to Showcase Student Work during ICFF

Parsons The New School for Design will have a wide range of student work on view throughout New York City during the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. This includes special projects with Design Within Reach and Vitra, as well as a thesis exhibition at Parsons’ award-winning Sheila C. Johnson Design Center. The exhibition brings together for […]

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