Latest Stories in April
The Hugo Wolf Project - Mörike-Lieder—Apr. 8
Apr 8, 2014
Deutsches Haus at New York University, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Art Song Society, presents The Hugo Wolf Project-Mörike-Lieder, featuring highlights of the most sophisticated of Lied composers with his audaciously inspired collection of 53 songs on poems by Eduard Mörike. The program will be performed on Tuesday, April 8, starting at 6:30 p.m., by soprano Nell Snaidas, tenor Dominic Armstrong, and pianists Julius Abrahams and Miori Sugiyama.
NYU’s Literary Mews Festival Brings Sebastian Barry, Lydia Davis, George Prochnik & Others to Celebrate International Literature
Apr 7, 2014
Many of NYU’s international houses and literary centers open their doors to the public at “The Literary Mews,” the second annual NYU literary festival within the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.
NYU Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day with a Month-Long Program of Events
Apr 7, 2014
New York University will participate in the 45th annual Earth Day festivities with a month-long celebration and tribute with eco-friendly events including hiking and biking trips, an Earth Day Street Fair, film & lectures, green projects, and the ever-popular environmentally friendly clothing swap. All events are free and open to the public. Some events require a RSVP.
Skirball Presents NYU Symphony Performance of Tan Dun’s The Map, May 12
Apr 4, 2014
Marking the final performance in its second annual Visions+Voices Global Series, the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present a one-night only concert of the NYU Symphony performing Chinese composer Tan Dun’s masterpiece, The Map, on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Historian Sammons on WWI African-American Combat Unit—April 30 Lecture at NYU
Apr 4, 2014
Jeffrey Sammons, an NYU historian and co-author of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality, will deliver “The Fight to Fight,” a public lecture, on Wed., April 30, 5:30 p.m. at New York University’s Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East/enter at 31 Washington Place).
Rights Pioneers Edith Windsor and Rachel Robinson Are Among Four NYU Alums to Be Honored at Annual Lunch
Apr 3, 2014
The NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA) will honor four outstanding graduates at its annual Awards Luncheon: Edith S. Windsor, lead plaintiff in the groundbreaking gay marriage legal case; Rachel A. Robinson, civil rights activist and wife of baseball trailblazer Jackie Robinson; Winston W. Ma, international business leader; and Chris Harrison, interactive technology innovator.
An Evening with Memoirist Margot Friedlander—April 7
Apr 2, 2014
Deutsches Haus at New York University (located at 42 Washington Mews, New York, N.Y., off University Place) will present Margot Friedlander, author of “Try to Make your Life”: A Jewish Girl Hiding in Nazi Berlin (A Memoir) on Monday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m.