The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Presents Concerts Honoring Miles Davis

This spring, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music’s annual Jazz Presents series will explore the music of the legendary trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Miles Davis. Two concerts will pay tribute to the artistry of the musician, one of the most influential of the 20th century. The first concert focuses on work from his […]

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Persecuted Scholars Join Panel on Global Challenges to Academic and Intellectual Freedom

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/02/07/Endangered_Scholars_Worldwide. In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the University in Exile, The New School for Social Research and its flagship journal, Social Research: An International Quarterly of the Social Sciences, will host a discussion on the plight […]

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The Immigration Debates: Spotlight on the U.S.-Mexico Border

How to secure the U.S.-Mexico border is a hugely contentious issue in the immigration debates shaping the 2008 presidential race. A day after ‘Super Tuesday’ in the 2008 primary election calendar, a panel of experts with a history of diverse opinions on immigration policy will join with Bob Kerrey, President of the New School, to […]

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

For six 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 works by Tennessee Williams, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, Tony Kushner and more, as well as seven original works by New […]

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International Expert on Global Finance Joins Bob Kerrey, President of The New School, to Analyze Role of Monetary Policy in Current Economic Downturn

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/02/12/Credit_Crises_of_Central_Banks_Future_Risks. Since 2000, new financial instruments in the credit sector served as the catalyst for huge financial gains. Seven years later, these same innovations would be blamed for the current market upheaval and anticipated economic recession. However, these […]

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Teresa Ghilarducci Joins The New School to head the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis

Teresa Ghilarducci, Retirement Security Expert, Joins The New School as Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis

As the spring 2008 semester begins, the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) announces the appointment of economist, author, and retirement security expert Teresa Ghilarducci as the Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy Analysis at The New School for Social Research. Ghilarducci will head up SCEPA, the economic policy research arm […]

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Curtain Rises on Second Year of The New School for Drama’s Summer Music Theater Immersion Experience

On the heels of its successful opening run, The New School for Drama has announced that applications are now being accepted for its Summer Music Theater Immersion Experience. Over three intensive weeks, the school brings together more Tony award-winning talent than can be found on any one stage, to give a select group of aspiring […]

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Urban Conversations: Leaders Share Strategies to Strengthen the Middle Class

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/01/25/Strengthening_the_Middle_Class_Pt__1. Elected officials, policymakers, and leaders from around the country will participate in a major forum on the urban middle class in America, sharing strategies to create community-friendly development, a stronger workforce and solid middle-class jobs. Panelists will […]

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Locked Out: How Will NYC’s Neighborhoods Recover from the Mortgage Crisis?

The collapse of the housing market and its emphasis on subprime lending has concentrated foreclosures and financial ruin in select neighborhoods across the city. With interest rates on a large number of subprime mortgages due to adjust upward in 2008, the trend is likely to worsen for working-class homebuyers and small landlords. Policymakers and housing […]

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Mannes Orchestra Presents Two Concertos with Soloist Vladimir Felstman and New York City Premiere of Jennifer Higdon Work in Free Concert at Carnegie Hall

Renowned pianist and Mannes faculty member Vladimir Feltsman will perform as soloist with the Mannes Orchestra in the second of its two Carnegie Hall appearances during the 2007/2008 season. The first portion of the program on Tuesday, February 19 at 8:00 p.m. will feature Mr. Feltsman in J.S. Bach’s Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F […]

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