New York University will host the University of Southampton’s Francesco Izzo for a public lecture, “The Transformative Life of Giuseppe Verdi,” on Tues., April 8, 6-8 p.m. at 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor, between 5th and 6th Streets.
New York University’s Fales Library and Special Collections presents Behind the Lens: A Conversation with Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers of GoNightclubbing, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 6:00pm, third floor, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, (at LaGuardia Place).
A multi-media presentation of award-wining film scores composed by students from the Music Composition program at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development will be performed at the NYU Symphony Orchestra annual concert on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. The compositions will be played in tandem with film imagery provided by students in the NYU Tisch Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television.
Poetry, love, and academics are all lampooned in Shakespeare’s wittiest, wordiest play, Love’s Labour’s Lost. On April 12 and 13, Shakespeare in the Square, a student group at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, will bring the Court of Navarre to Washington Square.
Researchers at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development will examine Afghanistan’s schools and help its Ministry of Education assess the sustainability of community-based schools in a research initiative backed by grants from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).
The aftermath of the “Arab Spring” has resulted in unforeseen changes in the political landscape of many countries of the region, especially regarding the role of Islam and democracy. How have these countries been affected since the historic transformation began? Is U.S. foreign policy adapting successfully to these changes?
Throughout April and May, La Maison Française of New York University will offer a series of stimulating cultural events featuring, for example, a conference entitled “History, Memory, and Scaling the Past: A Tribute to Jacques Revel,” and poetry readings by noted actors as part of the annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.