New Voices

The New School for Drama Presents New York’s Freshest Playwrighting Talent

The New School for Drama presents the New Voices Playwrights Festival, a series featuring six original plays performed in repertory March 30-April 2 and April 6-9 at The New School for Drama Theater. (more…)

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Leading Journalists Discuss News and Narrative in the Internet Age

The New School and ProPublica present “Long-Form Storytelling in a Short-Attention-Span World,” a panel discussion among today’s leading journalists to answer the question, “Will long-form stories go unread in a generation that relies on 140 characters to get their news?” (more…)

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music's Jane Ira Bloom jams with students

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Takes It to “The Streets”

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music will present a series of gigs at historic downtown performance space, the University of the Streets (UOTS), as part of the venue’s monthly Curator Series. (more…)

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Stephen Burks, "We are all one: Six Baskets," 2010

Parsons Presents First International Conference on Black Studies in Art and Design Education

Black artists and designers are at the cutting edge of contemporary culture but Black communities and their cultural histories continue to be a marginal presence in art and design schools. On March 26 and 27, 2011, Parsons The New School for Design will host the first international conference to consider the reasons for this gap: […]

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An Evening with Jonathan Franzen and Jhumpa Lahiri Presented by The New School Writing Program

The New School, New York’s premiere presenter of public literary events, welcomes Jonathan Franzen and Jhumpa Lahiri, America’s two most celebrated authors, whose works share a focus on the contemporary middle class. (more…)

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Leveraging Endowments for Social and Environmental Change

The New School and the Responsible Endowments Coalition will co-host a national meeting of students, faculty, and university trustees from across the United States to examine how universities can consider and improve the environmental and social effects of the more than $350 billion in collective endowment dollars they have invested while continuing to return resources […]

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Arab Democracy Uprisings: Causes, Prospects and Consequences

What are the implications of the unprecedented revolutionary wave transforming the Middle East? Unseating the entrenched leaders of Tunisia and Egypt, the movement now sweeps through Algeria, Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and Iran. (more…)

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Guy Maddin, Hauntings, 2010

The New School Presents NOIR

From April 1’8, The New School will present its first arts festival, which will explore the relevance of the classic genre of Noir and evaluate its meaning today. The festival will include iconic films, hard-boiled storytelling, graphic art, and music inspired by this quintessential American style. (more…)

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Associate Professor of Environmental Policy John Clinton, lead faculty of The New School's M.S. in Environmental Policy and Sustainable Management

The New School Launches M.S. in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management

Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy announces its new Master of Science Degree in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, designed to provide graduates with intensive education and hands-on experience in the ecological, financial, governmental and cultural structures of sustainability. The program aims to prepare the next generation of urban sustainability leaders. (more…)

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Kosovo: The Hazards of International State-Building

Humanitarianism is cited as a catalyst for American foreign policy in regions from Haiti to Sudan. But how effective is humanitarianism as a tool of international relations, and what is its purpose on the world stage? (more…)

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