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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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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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The Mannes Opera Presents Kurt Weill’s Street Scene

Performances will take place on Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 pm at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater…

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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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The 71st Annual Parsons Benefit Honors Pharrell Williams, The RealReal’s Julie Wainwright, Stitch Fix’s Katrina Lake, and Everlane’s Michael Preysman

The Parsons Benefit will take place on Monday, May 20th, 2019 at Pier Sixty…

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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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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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