NYU faculty are invited to attend Global Conversations, a program of discussions and workshops designed to create an opportunity for faculty to learn about a range of current global study initiatives, innovations, and challenges; to engage in discussion about the role of study away in an NYU education; and to open up new avenues for creative thinking and cross-disciplinary collaboration in academic programming at the global sites.
Additional events will be posted as information becomes available. If you have questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.
Kimmel Center 912
NYU’s global sites and campuses present unique opportunities for students and faculty to study and learn from the city in a global context. Panelists will discuss how the global network can support scholarship, teaching, and research on urban issues around the world, from transportation and housing to social movements and media representations.
Zhan Guo, Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Transportation Policy, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Karen Hornick, Clinical Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Juan Piñon, Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Thomas Sugrue, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, Faculty of Arts and Science; Director, NYU Collaborative on Global Urbanism
Kristen Day, Professor of Technology, Culture, and Society, Tandon School of Engineering
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.
Kimmel Center 914
This panel will highlight a range of channels through which the global network opens up space for faculty at NYU to cut across typical institutional and disciplinary boundaries to develop new relationships, build creative collaborations, and advance interdisciplinary research and ideas.
Alfred Galichon, Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Science and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences; Director, NYU Paris
Lisa Gitelman, Professor of Media and English, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and Faculty of Arts and Science
Gbenga Ogedegbe, Professor of Population Health and Medicine, School of Medicine and College of Global Public Health; Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Academic Planning
Robert Rowe, Professor of Music, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Marianne Petit, Associate Arts Professor, Tisch School of the Arts; Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Academic Planning
Faculty are also invited to attend the NYU Global Engagement Symposium on April 5. The Symposium showcases the achievements of NYU undergraduates in local engagement and research during their time studying away across the global network. Details of the program are available here.