Latest Stories in January
Christiane Taubira, France’s Minister of Justice, to Speak at NYU, Jan. 29
Jan 20, 2016
Christiane Taubira, France’s minister of justice, will discuss her individual path, her political struggles, and how she sees the world through her political convictions during a public lecture at NYU on Friday, Jan. 29.
Author and Critic Chris Kraus’ Papers Arrive at NYU’s Fales Library & Special Collections
Jan 15, 2016
Kraus’ papers include correspondence and press related to her work as a novelist, critic, and editor. Notably, the acquisition includes her personal diaries, source material for her acclaimed novels that seamlessly combine autobiography with fiction and philosophy.
Remembering to the Future: Researchers Shed New Light on How Our Memories Guide Attention
Jan 14, 2016
A team of researchers has discovered that differences in the types of memories we have influence the nature of our future encounters. Their findings show how distinct parts of the brain, underlying different kinds of memories, also influence our attention in new situations.