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Though marginalized throughout most of history, the traditions of the occult persist, representing an underground perspective that still exerts a strong influence on structures of dissent, utopianism and social change.
NYU will host “Eating Asian America,” a roundtable discussion on the connection between foodways and culinary practices to our understanding of “Asian American-ness,” on Thurs. Oct. 24.
With the recent revelation of NSA's domestic spying, the issue of surveillance has resurged as an area of both social and academic debate. Tackling this topic head on, The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Student Chapter at NYU, together with the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts will present short film program examining the cultural and historical importance of surveillance film and video.
The five-year NIMH-supported study of Person-Centered Care Planning will be conducted at 14 mental health agencies in two states.
NYU neuroscientist André Fenton will deliver “Tracing, Erasing, and Harnessing Long-Term Memory,” a lecture on the biological process of memory, on Wed., Oct. 30.
Yann LeCun, a professor at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named the recipient of the IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award, which is given by the Computational Intelligence Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Following last year’s successful events in New York and Los Angeles, NYU’s Orphan Film Project will expand into the heartland with the first “Orphans Midwest” edition of the symposia series at Indiana University Bloomington, tomorrow, September 26 through 28. More than sixty speakers, including 14 NYU Cinema Studies alumni and faculty, will address the theme “Materiality and the Moving Image.”
A livecast of this Sept. 30 panel discussion about the changing field of policy policy locally and globally will be available online for those unable to attend the event at NYU Washington DC.