The New School to Honor Filmmaker Peter Davis as Part of Fourth Annual Dorothy H. Hirshon Film Festival

This spring, The New School and its Film and Media Studies program will present the Fourth Annual Dorothy H. Hirshon Film Festival, from April 10 through May 5, 2006. This year’s festival will focus on The War Film,, and will honor New School artist-in-residence, Peter Davis, the award-winning documentary filmmaker best known for his landmark […]

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The New School Ashbery Festival: A Three-Day Tribute to John Ashbery

From April 6 to 8, the New School’s Graduate Writing Program will present The New School Ashbery Festival, a tribute to John Ashbery, one of the most widely read and revered American poets of the past few decades both in this country and around the world. The three-day festival will feature two major presentations by […]

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The New School For Jazz And Contemporary Music Presents THE COLLECTIVE BLACK ARTISTS: How Collective Black Artists, Inc. Managed the Business of Making Music in 1970s New York

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music hosts a reunion of the founding members of the Collective Black Artists, Inc. (CBA), who recount their experiences and explore the relevance of CBA to musicians who face similar social and economic challenges in today’s performance world. A support network for black jazz musicians, CBA was formed […]

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Parsons Dean Paul Goldberger in Conversation with Michael Graves

On Wednesday, Parsons The New School for Design will present the third in the season’s At the Parsons Table, when visionary architect and designer Michael Graves joins Parsons Dean Paul Goldberger for a lively discussion that will address some of the most topical issues in the field. Presented before a live audience at The New […]

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Mannes College The New School For Music Presents The Mannes Orchestra Performing Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides ( Fingal’s Cave, ) Op. 26

Mannes College The New School for Music presents The Mannes Orchestra, conducted by Otto-Werner Mueller, with special guest-artist Matei Varga, pianist and Alexi Gregory Concerto Competition Winner performing Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides ( Fingal’s Cave, ) Op. 26; Chopin’s Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21; and Brahms’s Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. […]

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The New School For Social Research Presents Cynthia Ozick at the The Rights of History and the Rights of Imagination, Lecture

The New School for Social Research announces the establishment of an endowed lectureship to commemorate the remarkable life and work of William Phillips, the founding co-editor of Partisan Review. He remained at the helm of the fiercely independent magazine from 1934 until his death in 2002. Cynthia Ozick, one of the most revered American novelists […]

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The New School Performing Arts Programs: March’April 2006. Panels, Lectures, Readings and Screenings

This spring, The New School presents an array of performing arts events, including lectures, discussions, and performances, at three of its schools: The New School for General Studies, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, and The New School for Drama

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Calendar of Events: March-May 2006

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music presents an exciting series of concerts and special events this spring, including Monday Nights at Sweet Rhythm, its concert series at New York’s premier jazz club, Sweet Rhythm, featuring New School Jazz students, alumni, and special guest artists. The Jazz Presents series showcases the work of New […]

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James Hansen, Silenced Nasa Scientist, to Speak Out at Politics and Science: How Their Interplay Creates Public Policy,

James Hansen, a leading NASA climate scientist under fire from the Bush administration for decrying its poor track record on reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to global warming, has agreed to speak at The New School on Friday, February 10 as part of a two-day conference called Politics and Science: How Their Interplay Creates Public […]

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Provost Takes On New Role at The New School

President of The New School Bob Kerrey announced today that Arjun Appadurai has decided to step down as Provost and Chief Academic Officer of the university. Effective July 1, 2006, he will become a fully-tenured member of the university faculty, as John Dewey Professor in the Social Sciences, and will assume responsibilities for directing The […]

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