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Gallatin School to Host “The Trial,” Stage Adaptation of Kafka Novel, Nov. 5-8
Oct 30, 2009
NYU s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host four performances of The Trial, Stephen Berkoff s stage adaptation of the Franz Kafka novel of the same name, November 5-7 (7 p.m.) and November 8 (2 p.m.), at its Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (715 Broadway at Washington Place/entrance on 1 Washington Place).
The Evolution of the Food Cognoscenti in America - Nov. 5
Oct 29, 2009
New York University’s Fales Library, the home of one of the nation’s largest and prestigious archives in food studies, will host a discussion entitled “Who’s Who and What’s What: The Evolution of the Food Cognoscenti in America,” on Thursday, November 5, at 4:00 p.m. at the Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, Third Floor, 70 Washington Square South.
A City of One’s Own: Architecture & Urbanism as Cultural Heritage in Barcelona, with Eulàlia Bosch - Nov 2
Oct 28, 2009
New York University s Catalan Center, in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NY), will present a Design Literary Retreat entitled A City of One s Own: Architecture & Urbanism as Cultural Heritage in Barcelona, with Eulàlia Bosch. The event will be held on Monday, November 2, at 6:30 p.m at the AIA-NY, Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, N.Y.
La Maison Francaise at NYU Announces November Lectures, Performances, and Exhibitions
Oct 23, 2009
Through its rich and varied program in the areas of French culture and civilization, La Maison Francaise at New York University has long played a major role in the flow of intellectual currents between France and United States. During the month of November, La Maison Francaise will sponsor a number of distinctive events.
John Wray, Nick Flynn, and Jayne Anne Phillips Featured in November Reading Series at NYU Creative Writing Program
Oct 22, 2009
The New York University Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2009 Reading Series continues in November with a number of special poetry and fiction readings. Events are held in the program’s Greenwich Village home, the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House at 58 W. 10th Street, unless otherwise noted. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.8816 or visit www.cwp.fas.nyu.edu.
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU to Present the Third Annual Leon Levy Lecture, Nov. 5
Oct 21, 2009
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University will present the Third Annual Leon Levy Lecture on Thursday, November 5, 2009. This year’s featured speaker will be Nicola Di Cosmo, Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study. Di Cosmo’s lecture topic will be The Historian in the Future of the Ancient World: A View from Central Eurasia.
Les Dames d Escoffier New York and NYU s Fales Library Celebrate New Partnership - October 21
Oct 20, 2009
On Wednesday, October 21, Les Dames d Escoffier New York (LDNY) and New York University s Fales Library will hold a reception honoring Carol Brock, founder of Les Dames d Escoffier, and celebrating the Les Dames d Escoffier/Carol Brock New Acquisitions Program. The event begins at 6 p.m.
LSE’s Nancy Cartwright to Deliver NYU’s Annual Frumkes Lecture, “Causation: What Can Be the Use of It?”-Nov. 16
Oct 19, 2009
Nancy Cartwright, a professor of philosophy at the London School of Economics, will deliver New York University s Annual Lewis Burke Frumkes Lecture on Monday, November 16, 7:30 p.m. at NYU s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East [at Washington Place]). Cartwright s lecture is titled Causation: What Can Be the Use of It? The event is free and open to the public, which may call 212.998.8320 for more information.
Latin America's Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Focus of NYU's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Symposium, Oct. 22-23
Oct 16, 2009
New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host “After Truth: Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, and Related Aftermaths,” a two-day symposium on the impact of Latin America’s truth and reconciliation commissions, on Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23 (53 Washington Square South, between Thompson and Sullivan Streets). The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.3650.
“The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon” at NYU Skirball Center, Nov. 1
Oct 15, 2009
The second season of the Big Red Chair Family Series at New York University s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts continues with an Enchantment Theatre Company production of The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon on November 1 at 3:00pm. Based on the beloved Harold book series by Crockett Johnson, the touring production brings the storybook characters to life with life-sized puppets, masks, music, and magic.