Events

two older adults at a cafe looking at a tablet together

All of the NYU Aging Incubator’s events will be in alignment with our mission which is to promote interdisciplinary and innovative practice, to enhance the lives of older adults. Additionally, in all that we do, we will strive to challenge the stereotype of what it means to age. If you would like to co-sponsor an event that aligns with the NYU Aging Incubator, please contact nyuagingincubator@nyu.edu


Preparing to Care: Caregiving in the Asian American Community

In New York City, almost a quarter of Asian Americans are aged 55 or older. With a growing older population, caregiving is an increasingly important issue in the Asian American community. In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, please join AARP, NYU Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH), NYU Aging Incubator and NYU Freedman Research Program on Aging and Cognition to explore the specific issues of caregiving in the Asian American community.

The panel discussion will feature Dr. Josh Chodosh from the NYU Aging Incubator, Dr. Simona Kwon from NYU CSAAH,  Jeanine Wong from Hamilton Madison House, and Lakshman Kalasapudi from India Home. 

Event Details 

Date:
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 

Time:
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Location:
NYU Langone Medical Center
522 First Avenue, New York, NY10016
Smilow Seminar Room

Co- Sponsored By:
NYU Aging Incubator
AARP New York
NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH)
NYU-H+H Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
NYU Freedman Research Program on Aging and Cognition

Register for the Event:
aarp.cvent.com/PrepToCare

Contact:
For questions, please reach out to Laura Ehrich at LEhrich@aarp.org

 


A conversation with Richard Schechner and Barbara Browning

The NYU Aging Incubator presents a conversation between NYU Tisch Faculty members, the distinguished Richard Schechner, a founder of Performance Studies, and Barbara Browning, renowned author. Join us for a discussion and Q&A that breaks down stereotypes of what it means to age. Exploring personal, practical and literary perspectives on aging.

Event Details 

Date:
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Time:
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST

Location:
NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South, NYC
Room 405

Cost:
Free

Register For Event:
NYU Events Calendar 

Contact Us At:
NYUAging.events@nyu.edu

Meet Our Speakers 

barbara browning

Photographer credit: Kari Orvik

Barbara Browning has been teaching for the last 23 years in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She is the author of three academic books (Samba, Infectious Rhythm, and Caetano Veloso: A Foreign Sound), as well as three novels (The Correspondence Artist, I’m Trying to Reach You, and The Gift). She is also a dancer, poet, and amateur ukuleleist. Her next book, co-authored with Sébastien Régnier, is coming out in February (Who the Hell is Imre Lodbrog?).

Find more of Barbara’s works below of song collaborations with performance partner, Imre Lodbrog.

richard schechner

Richard Schechner is editor of TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies. He is an NYU University Professor Emeritus. From 1967 to 2017, he was a Professor and then University Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. Among the plays he's directed are Dionysus in 69, Commune, The Tooth of Crime, Mother Courage and Her Children, Cops, The Marilyn Project, Seneca's Oedipus, Faust/gastronome, Three Sisters, Swimming to Spalding, and Imagining O. His productions have been seen in China, South Africa, India, Taiwan, Poland, France, and Romania. His books include Public Domain, Environmental Theater, The End of Humanism, Between Theater and Anthropology, The Future of Ritual, Performed Imaginaries, and Performance Studies: An Introduction. His books have been translated into 18 languages. He has taught, lectured, led workshops, and directed plays around the world.

Find more of Richard’s writings, films of stage productions, interviews and more click here.
For the TDR journal, edited by Richard, please click here.
For the "Richard Schechner Papers" and "TDR Collection" at Princeton University, please click here

 


A screening & discussion with John Canemaker & Jon Gartenberg
 

The NYU Aging Incubator presents a screening and Q&A with Tisch Professor, John Canemaker, celebrated animator and Academy Award winner, and Jon Gartenberg, renowned film curator and NYU Tish Alum. Join us for a look at John’s animated short film, The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation, Moon and the Sun, and a conversation that explores John’s personal perspective on aging.

Event Details

Date:
Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Location:
NYU Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway, NYC
Room: 006

 

Cost:
Free

Register For Event:
NYU Events Calendar 

Contact Us At:
NYUAging.events@nyu.edu

Meet Our Speakers

A picture of John Canemaker

Photographer Credit: Joseph Kennedy 

Academy Award and Emmy Award-winner (The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation, 2005) John Canemaker heads the Animation program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where he received a 2009 Distinguished Teaching Award.

His films are in MoMA’s collection and distributed by Milestone Film.  He has written twelve acclaimed animation history books, numerous articles for major periodicals, and curated exhibitions for Walt Disney Family Museum and Katonah Museum of Art.

Canemaker received the Winsor McCay Lifetime Achievement Award from ASIFA-Hollywood, and two residencies from the Rockefeller Foundation.His blog, John Canemaker’s Animated Eye, explores art, animation and performance.

For more information on John’s blog, please click here

For John’s recent creative accomplishments for 2016 -2017, please click here

A picture of Jon Gartenberg

Jon Gartenberg is President of Gartenberg Media Enterprises, a company that is dedicated to archiving, distributing, and programming collections of moving image works.  He was previously a curator in MOMA’s film department, where he worked on the restoration of films ranging from D.W. Griffith to Andy Warhol.  Following that, he worked at Broadway Video Entertainment, where he oversaw a project to digitize and internationally distribute the television animation series, Underdog.  His career path then led him to Golden Books Family Entertainment, where he collaborated on a project to re-publish The Little Golden Books, many of which contained original drawings by famous Disney artists.

Gartenberg has focused a significant part of his career on furthering the work and legacy of moving image artists.  He acquired avant-garde films for the permanent collection at MOMA and programmed experimental films for the Tribeca Film Festival between 2003 and 2014.  For the 2007 edition of the TFF, he organized a one-person tribute to John Canemaker.  He has also spearheaded a comprehensive project to preserve, distribute, and curate international retrospectives of the films of Warren Sonbert.  His company also distributes DVDs of experimental filmmakers to the university market in North America.  

Gartenberg obtained his Masters degree from NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies, and was co-winner of the 1979 Society for Cinema Studies student award for scholarly writing.

For more information about Jon’ Media company, please click here