The Taub Center for Israel Studies will host “Human Geography of the New State: Population and Planning in Israel, 1947-1952,” a one-day conference on the decades preceding the nation and its early years of existence, on Sun., April 28.
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute will host events in April that include a Carnegie Hall Migrations Festival panel focusing on migration and music, a roundtable discussion on fashion and beauty in the current “Asian Century," and a walking tour of 19th-century Chinese American activism in Greenwich Village.
La Maison Française will host François Noudelmann, in conversation with writers Abdellah Taïa and Ananda Devi, a lecture by Catherine Turocy, with dance demonstrations by members of New York Baroque Dance Company, and the Black Experience in French Cinema Film Festival and Conference, among other events.
The Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2019 Reading Series concludes with events featuring Deborah Eisenberg (April 4), Ilya Kaminsky (April 11), and Edmund White (May 2), among others.
Kieran Setiya, a professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2019 New York Institute of Philosophy Biennial Lecture, “Public Philosophy,” on Fri., April 5.
The ACLU’s James Esseks will deliver “Stonewall@50: Reflecting on LGBTQ Rights—Past, Present, and Future,” NYU’s Annual Irving H. Jurow Lecture, on Mon., April 8.
Author Jeffrey Eugenides will read and discuss “Pink Belly,” a work-in-progress essay about parental expectations and gender roles within the family, on Wed., April 3.
NYU will host Leif Andersson, a scientist at Sweden’s Uppsala University, for “How Darwin’s Finches and Atlantic Herring Genetically Adapt to Their Environment,” its annual Darwin Lecture, on Friday, March 22.
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute will host events in March centering on migration, refugees, and the politics of sanctuary.