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Event | December 4th | Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Project Continua and the Digital Humanities Initiative invite you to Writing and Righting History, the second semi-annual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon, co-sponsored by Project Continua, the Digital Humanities Initiative, and the Gender Studies University Minor. An edit-a-thon is a scheduled time where people come together to edit Wikipedia, and it is typically focused on a specific topic. This […]

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Event | November 13th | Writing History Seminar with Nathan Connolly

November 13 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Klein Conference Room (Room A510) at Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Nathan D.B. Connolly is Visiting Associate Professor of History, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University. He writes about the interplay between racism, capitalism, politics, and the built environment in the twentieth century. His work pays special attention to people’s […]

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Event | November 10th | Appetite For Distraction: Social Media And Today’s Attention-Economy

The Liberal Studies department at the New School for Social Research and the Culture & Media Department at Eugene Lang College are jointly presenting “Appetite for Distraction: Social Media and Today’s Attention-Economy,” an evening lecture by Chair and faculty member Dominic Pettman, which also marks the publication his forthcoming book Infinite Distraction (Polity Press, 2016). […]

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Event | November 9th | Shifting Social Contracts

November 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Orozco Room (Room A712) at Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall This event is part of the Shifting Social Contracts Seminar Series. In recent decades, institutions of social provisioning around the world have undergone complex transformations, with shifts in regimes and technologies of access to social welfare goods, changing demands for […]

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BTJR19 Large crowd listening to Theodore Roosevelt speaking in Yonkers, NY on 10-17-1910.

Event | November 13-14 | Platform Cooperativism: The Internet, Ownership, Democracy

The seeds are being planted for a new kind of online economy. For all the wonders the Internet brings us, it is dominated by an economics of monopoly, extraction, and surveillance. Ordinary users retain little control over their personal data, and the digital workplace is creeping into every corner of workers’ lives. Online platforms often […]

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Event | October 26th | Moving Beyond Breaches

New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative and Just Security present conversations with experts in the field of cyber security policy and practice. Monday October 26th, 9am-12pm. Lipton Hall at D’Agostino Hall, New York University School of Law Session 1: The Mechanics of Cyber-Risk: The idea of cyber insurance has been around since the late 1990s but has yet […]

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Metrography launches Map of Displacement

On Tuesday, October 13th from a lecture hall at the University Center at the New School Metrography launched their multimedia web project, The Map of Displacement. Metrography is the first Iraqi photojournalism agency and was created with the intention of training Iraqi photographers so that they could sell their photos at the international market which […]

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