Philosopher Simon Critchley to Present Lecture on Democracy and Branding, “Barack Obama and the American Void”

In keeping with this political moment, philosopher Simon Critchley will approach the subject of democracy through the current presidential elections and focus on one of the candidates in a lecture entitled, “Barack Obama and the American Void.” Critchley’s lecture will examine Obama’s subjectivity, the existential detachment that seems to haunt him, and its relation to […]

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The New School Names Neil Gordon Dean of Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts

The New School has announced the appointment of Neil Gordon as Dean of Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts. A professor of writing at The New School since 2002, Dr. Gordon has served as the chair of Writing at Lang and was the co-chair of Writing and Literature.

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The New School Names Lisa J. Servon Dean of Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy

The New School has announced the appointment of Lisa J. Servon as Dean of Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy. Dr. Servon is an internationally known scholar in the areas of community economic development and urban poverty policy, focusing on issues of racial and gender equity and U.S. microenterprise development programs.

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The New School’s India China Institute Launches First Initiative to Build Trilateral Curriculum, Student Exchange and Research Program

The New School’s India China Institute (ICI) announced a new initiative to develop a unique trilateral curriculum with the University of Calcutta and Yunnan University in Kunming to redefine India-China interactions by creating a framework for collaborative study and research. The three-year initiative is generously supported by a $525,000 grant from the Ford Foundation.

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Center for New York City Affairs to Host Panel with Head of NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services on the Changing Demands Placed on Foster Parents

The Center for New York City Affairs will host a panel of policy makers, practitioners, parents and foster teens to discuss the changing demands placed on foster parents. New York City’s foster care system has made headway in finding family homes for young people, especially younger teens, who once would have lived in group homes […]

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Mannes College The New School For Music Announces 2008-09 Master Artist In Residence Deborah Voigt

Mannes College The New School for Music has announced that Deborah Voigt, the world-renowned soprano, will be a Master Artist in Residence for the 2008’09 academic year. Ms. Voigt will work privately with students and might offer a public master class.

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Mannes College The New School for Music Announces 2008-09 Master Artist in Residence Deborah Voigt

Mannes College The New School for Music has announced that Deborah Voigt, the world-renowned soprano, will be a Master Artist in Residence for the 2008’09 academic year. Ms. Voigt will work privately with students and might offer a public master class.

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Lang Announces Blondell Cummings as Visiting Artist and Celebrates ART WORK Series

Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts has announced the choreographer, dancer and arts advocate Blondell Cummings as its Fall 2008 Visiting Artist. Blondell Cummings will lead a three-week workshop series, 30/30 Meditations on the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights,, which will conclude with a site specific performance/installation on October 7 at 5:00 […]

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Parsons Presents “Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding”

Parsons The New School for Design will present a timely exhibition exploring the potency of democracy as a global brand in Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding. On view October 16, 2008 through February 1, 2009, the exhibition inaugurates the first fall season at The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons’ new venue for […]

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Top Labor Economist to Deliver Lecture on Social, Political Consequences to Growing Income Disparities in the U.S.

The New School’s Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) will host Sanford Jacoby, Professor of Management, Public Policy, & History at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, to present a lecture on the future of capitalism and the link between financial development and rising income inequality and employment risk. Professor Jacoby, a historian and economist, […]

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