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College of Performing Arts at The New School Announces 9th Edition of (Un)Silent Film Night

Friday, May 10th at 7:00 pm, The New School’s Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 5th Ave

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TWO NEW SCHOOL WRITING PROFESSORS AWARDED 2019 GUGGENHEIM FELLOWSHIPS

On Wednesday, April 10, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced its list of 2019 Guggenheim Fellows. Among those honored with the prestigious fellowship are two professors of writing and literature at The New School: Helen Schulman, professor of writing and chair of Fiction in the MFA Creative Writing Program at the Schools of Public […]

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Beyond Addiction: Reframing Recovery

There are about 23 million people in the United States who have successfully resolved a problem with drugs or alcohol, but we rarely see or hear their stories, especially compared to depictions of addiction in media, art, music, and film.

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Unknowability: How do we Know What Cannot be Known?

The New School’s Center of Public Scholarship (CPS) presents a two day public conference that will examine the ways the unknowable plays a part in multiple areas of inquiry and scholarship. Experts from a range of academic disciplines will discuss the criteria used to determine what appear to be unanswerable questions. The speakers will examine […]

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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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FOOD WRITING AND JOURNALISM IN THE DIGITAL AGE

The craft of food writing continues to be in transition from the traditional world of magazines, newspapers, and cookbooks, to the digital world of food blogs, digital books, websites, online restaurant reviewing, food photography, and the influence of social media networks. Industrial professionals and experts predict that in the years to come, there will be […]

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THE NEW SCHOOL’S MANNES SCHOOL OF MUSIC APPOINTS ELIZABETH MANN TO FACULTY

The New School announced today that internationally acclaimed flutist, Elizabeth Mann, will join the faculty of Mannes School of Music. As professor of flute at Mannes, Mann will direct ensembles, teach private lessons, and give master classes to students at Mannes. She will also work closely with faculty colleagues to develop and provide new performance […]

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International Curator Eriola Pira Appointed Vera List Curator At The New School

The New School is pleased to announce the appointment of Eriola Pira as Curator at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, the university’s research center and public forum on art, culture and politics….

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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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New Report: Land Use Reforms Can Break Cycle of American Environmental Racism

Municipal zoning laws across the country have fueled segregation and deepened environmental injustices, but grassroots organizations are now reforming zoning laws to provide protections from industrial pollution, as detailed in a new analysis released today by the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and partner environmental organizations…

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