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Monthly Archives: November 2017

UAlbany EGSO Conference – Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS! The University at Albany’s 16th annual EGSO Graduate Conference will take place March 23-24, 2018.  The theme is “Transversing Spaces.” Generally speaking, this is an interdisciplinary conference seeking critical and creative pieces that approach space as a source of connection and/or explore innovative

“Dark Data” Course Available in Spring 2018

Dark Data PSAM 5752 – A Instructors David Carroll, Melanie Crean Tuesdays 3:50 – 6:30   Digital networks provide for immense, unprecedented connectivity. This hyper connectedness enables not only unlimited communication and ubiquitous monitoring, but the potential to affect civic discourse and government. As whistleblowers leak

GIDEST Seminar, December 1—Tanya Kalmanovitch

The GIDEST lab (Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought) is hosting a discussion with 2017-18 GIDEST Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor at Mannes School of Music, Tanya Kalmanovitch, of her multimedia theatrical performance “The Tar Sands Song Book.” It will take place in room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue, on Friday, December 1. Seminar participants are asked to prepare

Call For Nominations: Teaching Awards

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. We are especially interested in faculty who bring cross-disciplinary and

Call For Submissions – NYNW Festival

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative is calling all submissions for their fifth annual New Year New Works festival, a two-day screening of work recently placed in distribution by their artist-members. Their objective is to present a wide spectrum of works from longstanding, recent, and new members of the Coop.

ULC Citing 101 Workshop

n Wednesday November 29th from 1pm-2:30pm, the University Learning Center will be offering their last workshop of the semester: Citing 101.  This workshop will provide a guide through the three main citation styles (Chicago, MLA, and APA).  They will demonstrate how to cite quotes and paraphrases within a paper, as

November on Filmatique: Tallinn Black Nights

Filmatique’s Tallinn Black Nights Series concludes with Close Relations, Vitaly Mansky’s latest documentary that premiered at Tallinn Black Nights, Toronto, Karlovy Vary and Visions du Réel. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.  

Skill-building for Social Justice: El Puente’s Community-Building Framework

Skill-building for Social Justice: El Puente’s Transformative Community Building Framework Friday, December 1, 2017   2:00-5:00pm El Puente, 211 South 4th Street, Brooklyn NY NOTE: We will leave as a group from 65 West 11th Street at 1:15pm. Food is provided! You must register to participate: Lang CESJ enthusiastically invites you

TNS Efforts for Puerto Rico

Please take time to support and promote these wonderful New School efforts for Puerto Rico, organized by Parsons MFA student Marien Velez and Mannes Professor Nancy Wilson:   (1) Concert on  December 2, 8 pm. Mannes Baroque Chamber Players – Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief – A special concert by future

Doc Talks With Filmmaker J. P. Sniadecki

Everyday life in the People’s Republic of China has been a central focus of anthropologist and filmmaker J. P. Sniadecki, a longtime affiliate of Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab, active in both the United States and China. A prolific, formally innovative documentarian and experimentalist, Sniadecki has

Break Into Broadcast Journalism – Center for Communication

On November 29th, 6:30PM at SVA Theatre, two legendary agents, who represent the biggest names in the business, from Robin Roberts to Anderson Cooper, joined by Brian Stelter, who made a successful transition from The New York Times to host of CNN’s Reliable Sources, reveal the secrets of broadcast journalism, how to