NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance presents Finding Home: Our Stories, a series of vignettes featuring the music of world-renowned American composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, and poetry by Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Tina Landau, and more.
Deutsches Haus at NYU will host Elias Wessel’s photography exhibition In the End, Though, Nothing is Lost (opening April 6); a panel discussion Tell Me What Democracy Looks Like with Siri Hustvedt and Marion Brasch as part of NYU’s The Literary Mews and the Pen World Voices Festival (April 20); an illustrated lecture with choreographer and dance historian Millicent Hodson featuring stills from the original 1916 Ballets Russes production of Till Eulenspiegel (April 30); and more in April.
The Department of Environmental Studies will host “Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You,” a panel on the role of business and local and state government in environmental action, on Wed., March 28.
The Center for Ancient Studies will host “The Origins of the Arts: Expressive Culture of Early Homo sapiens,” the annual Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies, on Thurs., April 26 and Fri., April 27.
Historian Lawrence Baron will deliver “From Abie’s Irish Rose to Anna Riley’s Rabbi Jake: The Irish-Jewish Couple in Feature Films,” a lecture on how American feature films about Irish-Jewish romances have conveyed varying messages related to the “Melting Pot” ideal, on March 29.
Hundreds of scientists, researchers, and students from around the New York City area will gather in Washington Square Park on April 14 for a rally and teach-in in support of science and evidence-based public policy before marching to City Hall park.
Michael Friedman, professor of philosophy at Stanford University, will deliver “Scientific Philosophy from Kant to Kuhn and Beyond,” a lecture series sponsored by NYU’s New York Institute of Philosophy, March 21, 23, and 28.
Deutsches Haus at NYU will host Festival Neue Literatur 2018: “The Author’s Voice” on Sun., Mar. 25, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (42 Washington Mews [at Washington Place]).
NYU will host a screening of HBO’s “King in the Wilderness,” a documentary, preceded by a panel discussion, that explores the final years of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., on Mon., April 9.
The Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2018 Reading Series concludes with events in April and May featuring Daniel Alarcón (April 12), Edmund White (April 26), and Dorothea Lasky (April 27), among others.