Latest Stories in 2008
Sheldon H. Solow Gives $4 Million to NYU Institute of Fine Arts for Student Financial Aid
Dec 22, 2008
The Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) at New York University has announced that it has recently received a gift of $4 million for student fellowships from real estate developer, patron of the arts, and philanthropist Sheldon H. Solow, an IFA Life Trustee and an NYU Life Trustee. Students supported by the funds will be named Sheldon Solow Scholars.
Best-Selling German Crime Novelist to Speak at NYU, Feb. 17
Dec 19, 2008
Best-selling German crime novelist Andrea Maria Schenkel will read from her new book, Bunker (Nautilus, Feb. 2009), on Tues., Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at New York University’s Deutsches Haus (42 Washington Mews at University Place). The reading will be in German and English.
NYU to Host "Art and Social Conflict: Culture Wars From 1930 to the Present," Feb. 4
Dec 16, 2008
New York University’s College of Arts and Science will host “Art and Social Conflict: Culture Wars from 1930 to the Present,” the third and final in a series of conversations on American Culture, Arts, and Social Policy, on Wed., February 4, 6:30 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102, 100 Washington Square East. The conversation series is held in conjunction with the Corporation of Yaddo.
NYU Scholar Available for Comment On History Behind New Holocaust Film, "Adam Resurrected"
Dec 10, 2008
New York University’s Rakefet Zalashik is available for comment on the history behind the new film “Adam Resurrected” (July August Productions), which follows the story of a patient at a mental institution for Holocaust survivors in Israel. Set in 1961, the film stars Jeff Goldblum and Willem Dafoe and is directed by Paul Schrader (“Affliction,” “Light Sleeper,” “The Comfort of Strangers”).