New York University celebrates the launch of The Humanities at NYU: Tradition and Innovation, the latest publication by the Humanities Initiative, on Wednesday, October 17, 5-7 p.m. at 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor (between 5th and 6th Streets).
The free is event is open to the NYU community. To RSVP, click here. Valid NYU ID required for entry. For more information, call 212.998.2187.
The Humanities at NYU: Tradition and Innovation showcases the diversity of projects and research in the humanities at the university, celebrating the commitment of NYU's faculty and students to their scholarship, to the broader public, to professional education, and to the global community. Spearheaded by Director Jane Tylus and compiled by staff at the Humanities Initiative at NYU, The Humanities at NYU examines humanities-related contributions in leadership, public knowledge, science, global studies, and the digital realm, and serves as a resource for synthesizing the university’s efforts in the discipline.
The Humanities Initiative at NYU draws on the diverse talents and interests of NYU’s humanities faculty and students while taking advantage of the university’s location in New York City. The Initiative is committed to bringing NYU’s humanists together as well as to exploring the role of the humanities in the larger university and global community. Each year, the Initiative supports a team of graduate and faculty fellows, clusters of faculty engaged in team-teaching, working research groups, and outreach programs to schools and cultural communities in New York City. Together with the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, the Humanities Initiative sponsors an annual Humanities Festival and other events for a wide public. The Initiative also assists with the funding of events on campus and NYU’s sites abroad, as well as individual research projects. For more, go to: http://www.humanitiesinitiative.org/.