Observatory on Latin America Holds International Conference on Bicentennials

The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) will present an international conference titled, Building Latin American Bicentennials,, at The New School on February 26-27, 2009. The conference will reflect on the present and past commemorations of national independence in Latin American countries and includes a panel of United Nations Ambassadors from Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Mexico, […]

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Social Research Journal Announces Conference on the Separation of Church and State in the U.S.

The New School for Social Research and its flagship journal, Social Research: An International Quarterly of the Social Sciences, will host the conference The Religious-Secular Divide: The U.S. Case, from March 5’6 at The New School. The conference will explore the historical tension between religion and secularity in the United States and investigate current trends, […]

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Economist Robert Shiller to Discuss the Need for an Active Government Role in Ending the Global Economic Crisis

The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis will host a discussion with Professor Robert Shiller, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics at Yale University, to discuss his upcoming book, titled Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why it Matters for Global Capitalism. In the book, Robert Shiller and his co-author, Nobel prize-winning […]

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The New School Announces Ongoing Series of One-on-One Interviews Between Bob Kerrey and Today’s Top Leaders

he New School announces the Spring 2009 launch of an ongoing series, titled the President’s Forum. This series of occasional, one-on-one conversations between New School president Bob Kerrey and leaders from academia, business, government, the arts, and other walks of life will provide an in-depth look into the careers and perspectives of today’s most distinguished […]

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Estudio Teddy Cruz, La Biennale di Venezia, 2008

Parsons Presents “Into the Open: Positioning Practice”

Parsons The New School for Design will present Into the Open: Positioning Practice, the official U.S. pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, the 11th International Architecture Exhibition, from March 4 through May 1, 2009 at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center. The exhibition focuses on the increasing interest in civic engagement in American architectural practice, […]

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The New School for Drama Presents Fourth Annual Random Acts! One-Act Play Festival

For five weeks this spring, the Random Acts! One-Act Play Festival invites audiences to experience the best of The New School for Drama’s up-and-coming actors, directors, and playwrights. Free to the public, the festival features the work of 24 actors, 8 directors, and 6 new playwrights in 15 presentations of plays drawn from classic and […]

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Michelle Obama in Jason Wu

Parsons Designers Sweep Inaugural Fashions

From her inaugural ball gown to the daytime ceremony dress, and other fashions worn in the festivities leading up to Inauguration Day, Parsons The New School for Design was well represented by Michelle Obama as she paid tribute to American fashion through the work of three Parsons-trained designers: Isabel Toledo, Narciso Rodriguez, and Jason Wu.

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Charles Mingus

The New School Celebrates Black History Month With Tribute to Charles Mingus

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music celebrates Black History Month with performances honoring the legacy of American jazz legend Charles Mingus directed by faculty members Diane Moser (February 11) and Andy McKee (March 26), and featuring alumni Becca Stevens and Lenart Krecic, as well as special guests Marcelino Feliciano, Vic Juris, Idris Muhammad […]

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Mannes College The New School for Music Announces Spring 2009 Classical Music Performances and Events

Mannes College The New School for Music has announced its spring schedule, featuring numerous events of special interest.

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Statement from New School President Bob Kerrey on the Resolution of the Student Protest

Early this morning approximately 50 demonstrators quietly and peacefully vacated the New School cafeteria at 65 Fifth Avenue. Senior staff worked through the day and night yesterday, talking to student representatives, listening to their demands, and closely monitoring the situation. An agreement was reached to make changes in university policies to accommodate some of the […]

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