Mannes College The New School for Music Announces 2008-2009 Classical Music Performances and Events

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

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Food Studies Public Programs: Fall 2008

This fall, the New School Food Studies program presents three events exploring food writing and literature. The events are part of the school’s food studies program, a series of continuing education courses and public programs that examine the relationship between food, politics and popular culture. For more information, please visit www.newschool.edu/foodstudies. Food Writing Forum: Gastronomica

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The New School for Drama Names John Turturro 2008-2009 Artist-In-Residence

The New School for Drama has announced that award-winning actor John Turturro will be the distinguished Artist-in-Residence for the 2008, 09 academic year. Turturro is the recipient of a multitude of awards and accolades for his extensive acting work in theater, film and television. Most recently, he was nominated for a SAG Award for his […]

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‘Feet in Two Worlds’ Journalist Reports on the Presidential Candidates’ Outreach to Latino Voters

Eleven million Latinos are expected to vote in this year’s presidential election (60% more than in the 2004 elections), and 3 million of them are young voters. Feet in Two Worlds journalist Martina Guzm√°n examines how the Presidential campaigns are increasingly tailoring their outreach to subsets of Latino voters”a large and diverse electorate that has […]

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The New School Partners with Questbridge to Increase Outreach to Low-Income Students

The New School today announced it has partnered with QuestBridge, a non-profit program that links low-income students with educational opportunities at some of the nation’s best colleges. As part of the program, The New School will provide four-year scholarships covering tuition and room and board to qualifying low-income students attending Parsons The New School for […]

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Child Welfare Report Shows City’s Increased Reliance on Foster Families for Care of Children with Emotional and Mental Health Issues

The Center for New York City Affairs at The New School and the Center for an Urban Future today issued a joint report on child welfare documenting the city’s increased reliance on foster families to care for children with emotional and mental issues. Child Welfare Watch, Vol. 16, Homes Away from Home: Foster Parents for […]

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music – September Concerts and Performances

This September, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music is kicking off the new school year with a concert by saxophonist and faculty member David Glasser in performance with New School students and young alumni, and its fifth season of Monday Nights at Sweet Rhythm, the school’s concert series at New York’s premier jazz […]

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Morgan Acheson, "Visualizing Lolita"

Lolita in America

On Saturday, September 27, The New School will present a day-long symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita in the United States. Initially rejected by American editors (one editor recommended that it be buried under a stone for a thousand years, ), Lolita appeared under a little-known imprint in […]

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The New School for Drama Students and Alumni Sweep 2008 Samuel French Short Play Festival

The New School for Drama was well represented in the 33rd Annual Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, which featured a selection of 40 plays this past month at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in New York City. Three plays by New School Drama students and alumni, out of six total, achieved top honors: Juniper; […]

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New “Big Game” to Engage Young Adults on America’s Fiscal Future

The National Academy of Public Administration (National Academy) and PETLab (an initiative of Parsons The New School for Design and Games for Change) announced today that they are joining forces to develop an innovative game for college students about America’s fiscal future. The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is funding development of this Big Game,, which […]

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