The Internet Research Agency, a Russia-based group of Internet trolls, relied on local news more than it did fake news to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, finds a new analysis by NYU's Social Media and Political Participation lab.
Nobel Laureates Angus Deaton and Amartya Sen will discuss “Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present, and Future,” on Sat., Nov. 17.
The Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2018 Reading Series concludes in December with events featuring Donna Masini (Dec. 6) as well as Lisa Ko and Helen Schulman (Dec. 13), among others.
NYU will host “Understanding the Outcome of the Midterm Elections,” a panel discussion featuring researchers from the New York metropolitan area, on Fri., Nov. 16.
NYU has awarded the Joe A. Callaway Prize for the Best Book on Drama or Theater for 2016-17 to Stanford University’s Branislav Jakovljevic for his "Alienation Effects: Performance and Self-Management in Yugoslavia 1945-91".
NYU will host “INDOCUMENTALES: A Film and Conversation Series Exploring Latin American Migrant Experiences in the United States,” on Thurs., Nov. 15 and Tues., Nov. 27.
Sign languages can help reveal hidden aspects of the logical structure of spoken language, an analysis by NYU linguist Philippe Schlenker shows.