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Today First Amendment Watch will begin posting an online roundtable discussion of a provocative new essay “Can Free Speech Be Progressive?” by Professor Louis Michael Seidman of Georgetown University Law Center.
NYU's Tim Naftali and Nikhil Pal Singh reflect on how the events of 1968 still resonate today.
Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management, tackles the question.
Stephen Cohen and Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation, will debate “who is to blame” for the state of U.S.-Russia relations today on Wed., May 9, 5-7 p.m. at Columbia University.
Jedediah Purdy, Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law at Duke University Law School, will deliver “This Land is Our Land: Nature and Nationalism in the Age of Trump,” a free public lecture, on Fri., May 11.
The news media are often accused by adopting a “doom and gloom” tone, especially when it comes to coverage of the environment. However, a new study on how journalists report on the state of our oceans shows that view may be misguided.
New Center Will Focus on Research and Policy Related to these Merging Societal Concerns
An NYU conference brought Israeli and Palestinian negotiators together to look back on the historic peace agreements.
Amanda Lawson, a junior in the College of Arts and Science and an advocate for criminal justice reform, has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar.
Reflections from the annual student advocacy trip.