Victor P. Corona, Ph.D., sociologist at NYU’s School of Professional Studies and author of Night Class: A Downtown Memoir, moderates a panel on the tribes of performers, artists, musicians, DJs, writers, socialites, and nightlife personas that sustain New York’s role as a global cultural capital.
NYU Fales Library will host a panel discussion entitled “Migration, Preservation, and New York City: A Useful Taste of History,” February 28, 2017 from 4-6pm.
The panel will examine subjects such as the food-industry sponsored Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, opposed by consumer groups and currently stalled in the Senate; and Vermont’s GMO labeling law, likely to go into effect this summer.
Stone’s Throw describes the social, political, and personal context that framed the emergence of critically acclaimed artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Deitcher recounts his friendships with Gonzalez-Torres and activist curator Bill Olander, attesting to the importance of relationships forged throughout the most challenging years of the North American AIDS crisis.
But is this just a lot of highly visible marketing or has the Food Movement actually begun to have an impact on what we’re eating? Please join us for a lively panel of Food Studies faculty, family, and friends as we take a hard look at just where the more serious study of food is getting us.
What started as a desperate question sobbed into the telephone by Doris Day’s character—haunted by an unseen stalker—in the 1960 ﬁlm Midnight Lace now encapsulates the latest exhibition of paintings on display at New York University’s Fales Library and Special Collections through May 8, 2016.
The panel, composed of WOW alumnae in dialogue led by theater historian and critic Alisa Solomon and performance studies scholar Ann Pellegrini, will address the impact of feminist and lesbian voices on the downtown New York culture of the 80s and 90s, and discuss the legacy of WOW for current generations. Karen Finley will introduce the event, and Jessica DelVecchio will open it by performing songs from the period.
Kraus’ papers include correspondence and press related to her work as a novelist, critic, and editor. Notably, the acquisition includes her personal diaries, source material for her acclaimed novels that seamlessly combine autobiography with fiction and philosophy.