Latest Stories in 2017

Pulitzer Winner Gordon-Reed on “Thomas Jefferson’s Imagined Black Nation”—April 20
Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed will deliver “Thomas Jefferson’s Imagined Black Nation,” a public lecture, on Thurs., April 20.
illustration: map inside of brain
Creative writing professor George Michelson Foy argues that GPS is robbing us of our humanity.
Bringing Social Justice to Direct Practice
As part of this NYU Silver School of Social Work academic conference, six outstanding MSW students will give presentations on how to “walk the talk” and incorporate social justice and diversity into direct practice.
“The French National Front and Beyond” Conference Draws Journalists & Scholars, April 7-8
NYU will host “The French National Front and Beyond: A Global Populist Moment?”—a conference drawing both journalists and scholars—to be held April 7 and 8.
Why Are Primates Big-Brained? Researchers’ Answer is Food for Thought
Brain size in primates is predicted by diet, an analysis by a team of NYU anthropologists indicates.
NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center to Host Lectures on the Iberian Nation Under Franco—April 4
NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) will host lectures on the Iberian nation under dictator Francisco Franco on Tues., April 4.
photo: Tony Thompson, Loretta Lynch, Bryan Stevenson, and Sherrilyn Ifill seated in chairs on a stage laughing. Text on screen behind them reads: Race, Inequality, and the Law
Loretta Lynch, Bryan Stevenson, and Sherrilyn Ifill spoke on a panel moderated by Anthony C. Thompson.
“Regarded As” Muslim: Islamophobia and Its Ripple Effects
NYU Law will host “Regarded As,” a discussion with leading thinkers about how Islamophobia affects both Muslims and those “regarded as” Muslim.
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) will host selected sessions of AFEST, a conference of Latin female writers in New York, from March 27 through April 1 at its 53 Washington Square South location.
A respected art history scholar with expertise in modern and contemporary art, Italian studies, and gender and sexuality, Dr. Poggi will assume the directorship at the Institute in September 2017.
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