Anthropologist Lila Abu-Lughod will discuss how agendas to combat violence against women and gender-based violence have been taken up as tools of state sovereignty and global security on Tue., Dec. 3.
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute will host “Imperial Entanglements: Permanent Conditions of War in the Pacific,” a panel discussion on the impact of armed conflict during and after WWII, on Thurs., Dec. 5.
The Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK) will host “The Price of Meritocracy: Debt, Wealth, and Higher Education Today,” featuring Yale’s Daniel Markovits and NYU’s Caitlin Zaloom, on Mon., Nov. 11.
New York University will host a discussion of Gordon Parks’ The Learning Tree, featuring conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas and Columbia University researcher Abbe Schriber, on Wed., Nov. 20.
Actress Regina Hall will discuss the role of race in Hollywood with NYU Journalism Professor Pamela Newkirk, author of Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, on Fri., Nov. 15.
The New York Institute for the Humanities will host poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib for “The Intersections of Mundane Pleasures,” its Fourth Annual Humanities Lecture, on Nov. 14.
The New York Institute for the Humanities will host “Writing Lost and Found: How Books Disappear and Are Rediscovered,” a panel discussion featuring Joan Acocella, Robyn Creswell, Edwin Frank, and Jenny McPhee, on Thurs., Nov. 7.
The Department of Environmental Studies will host a “An Evening of Denial,” a panel discussion centering on the rejection of scientific knowledge, on Mon., Nov. 4, at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life.
The Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2019 Reading Series concludes with events featuring Rigoberto González (Nov. 14), Mira Jacob (Nov. 15), and Jos Charles (Nov. 22), among others.
Professor Karen Adolph, who studies infants as they make their first crawls and steps, will outline this process in “Learning to Move and Moving to Learn,” a public lecture, on Mon., Nov. 18.