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I Stand In My Place With My My Own Day Here: Site-Specific Art At The New School

I Stand in My Place with My Own Day Here: Site-Specific Art at The New School features essays by more than 50 renowned authors considering thirteen monumental works commissioned by The New School between 1930 and the present for its university campus.

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A DRAMA IN TIME: THE NEW SCHOOL CENTURY Tells the Bold, Aspirational Story of an Iconoclastic and Unconventional University

Marking the centennial of one of the most iconoclastic, spirited, and unconventional universities in the United States, A Drama in Time: The New School Century (Profile Books, October 1, 2019) tells the bold, aspirational story of the birth of a new university guided by the progressive ideals of egalitarian, lifelong education. Written by novelist, poet, filmmaker, and […]

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Marking 100 years of groundbreaking scholarship, bold creativity, and world-changing ideas, The New School will open its doors to the public from October 1 – 6, 2019 with The Festival of NEW, a week-long celebration honoring its distinct legacy.  Alumni including Anna Sui, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and Julio Torres join Andrew McCabe, Aasif Mandvi, Shaun King, […]

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The New School Announces Centennial Art Exhibit at Sheila Johnson Design Center

The New School presents a new exhibit of commissioned artworks, artist-led engagements and performances, and works drawn from the New School’s art collection and archives in celebration of the university’s Centennial…

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Commencement 2019

Tarana Burke, Kevin Kwan, Robert Mundheim Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

Me Too Movement founder Tarana Burke; New York Times best-selling author and Parsons alumnus Kevin Kwan; and philanthropist, attorney, and longtime New School Trustee Robert Mundheim will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 83rd commencement exercises on Friday, May 17 at 11:30 a.m.

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President David Van Zandt Speaks with The Business of Giving on WNTM-AM 970

In a conversation spanning topics from The New School’s 100-year history to issues facing higher education institutions, New School President David Van Zandt was interviewed by Denver Frederick for The Business of Giving, broadcast on WNYM-AM 970…

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The New School and the Kindertransport Association Join Together to Commemorate the Kindertransport Movement 80 Years Later

The Kindertransport, a rescue movement that saved nearly 10,000 children from Nazi Germany, will be remembered at The New School through a series of performances, screenings, and panel discussions from April 10-12…

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Mayor Bill de blasio Congratulates the New School on its Centennial Anniversary

Citing The New School as a “global epicenter of innovation” that has strengthened New York City’s legacy, Mayor Bill de Blasio congratulates the university on its 100-year anniversary…

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Director Raoul Peck Named The New School’s 2019 Hirshon Director In Residence

Award Winning filmmaker Raoul Peck, director of I Am Not Your Negro, has been named the 2019 Hirshon Director-Residence at the School of Media Studies at The New School.

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Liberalism and Democracy

Liberalism and Democracy: Past, Present, Prospects

Two days of a public seminar discussion featuring a diverse lineup of conservatives, liberals, socialists, veterans of Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter, inside the beltway policy experts, scholars, and journalists that will focus on the challenges to the liberal norms of tolerance and pluralism.

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