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Free Screenwriting Event in NYC!

One of the biggest mistakes emerging writers make is trying to write a final draft, rather than a first draft. The International Screenwriters’ Association, one of our amazing sponsors from the 2018 festival, is hosting a free event next Thursday, August, 16th! ‘From First Draft

The Center for Humanities: May Events

May Events Upcoming events this May highlight critical and creative work exploring: the visibility of research in exhibition-making institutions; habitation in a period of climatic upheaval; Victorian ecological discourse and ecocriticism; the legendary CUNY teacher, activist, and poet June Jordan’s life, work, and legacy; PSC-CUNY members

One-Day Oral History Training Workshops with OHMA

Join Columbia University for an intensive day of workshops with OHMA faculty and alumni! The second round of ONE-DAY ORAL HISTORY TRAINING WORKSHOPS are on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Columbia University (Knox Hall) Registration: $25 – 100 per workshop, sliding scale For their oral history workshops, please pay what

Women + Media Career Summit

The Center for Communication is hosting its Second Annual Women + Media Career Summit, a full-day forum highlighting opportunities in areas of the business where women are traditionally under-represented.  Hear top executives, entrepreneurs, producers and directors describe their career journeys and secrets to success. This year’s

Archipelagos and Aquapelagos: Conceptualizing Islands and Marine Spaces.March 30 & 31 @ Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute invites students for “Archipelagos and Aquapelagos: Conceptualizing Islands and Marine Spaces”, a two-day conference that will be take place on Friday, March 30 and Saturday March 31 starting at 10AM in the Alumni Reading Room of the Pratt Institute Library. Conference Theme Description: Archipelagos and small island nations matter. To

The Center for the Humanities: Spring Events 2018

Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative Series VII Tue, Mar 20, 2018, 6:30 PM | Martin E. Segal Theatre Please join the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY for the launch of their award-winning publication series Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative

Korean Queer & Trans Conference, April 6-8

KQTcon 2018, the first national LGBTQ Korean conference in the United States, will take place from April 6-8, 2018. It will be an unprecedented gathering of LGBTQ people of Korean descent, parents & family members of LGBTQ Koreans, as well as allies & friends of the

Advance Screening and Q&A: RISE

The Center for Communications is hosting an advanced screening and Q&A for RISE, a film by the producers of Friday Night Lights and Hamilton, on March 8. NBC’s heartwarming new drama Rise follows dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor, How I Met Your Mother) as he revives his high

Innovation in Local News

The Center for Communication is hosting a talk on Innovation in Local News on March 5. Local news has been a launching pad for ​so many great journalism careers. Hear about ​the latest ​innovation​s​ and opportunities in local ​and the new ways regional outlets ​are engaging with their

International Women’s Day Summit

The Center for Communication is hosting the Bloomberg International Women’s Day Summit on March 3. Bloomberg invites you to a day of mentoring to celebrate International Women’s Day with a special screening of STEP.  Register here! 9:00 am: Welcome and networking with the Bloomberg Women’s

Follow Your Vision: A Creators Conversation

The Center for Communications is hosting “Following Your Vision: A Creators Conversation” on Thursday, March 1. If you’re an aspiring creative, there is wealth of content creation opportunities on various platforms. The industry’s leading storytellers reveal how they get great video made. Register here! Speakers:

Last Weeks: ‘Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound’

Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound  Though February 25, 2018 Don’t miss Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound, a multi-component exhibition featuring interactive installations, immersive environments, and performing objects that explore how the ephemeral and abstract nature of sound is made material. At a time when so much

5 Experimental Animations by Jane Aaron Screening in NYC this Sunday 1 PM

Experimental Animations by Jane Aaron Screening this weekend in NYC 1 PM 5 experimental animations by Jane Aaron  “joyful and pure art that is uniquely cinematic” Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 1 PM Quad Cinema 34 W 13th Street NYC https://quadcinema.com/film/Independent-Frames-Program-4-Introspection/ on-line streaming: https://experimentalanimationsbyjaneaaron.vhx.tv/  

Faculty Member Michelle Materre Hosts “Citizen in Pictures”

Faculty Member Michelle Materre is hosting “Citizen in Pictures”, presented by Creatively Speaking, at St. John’s University. “Citizen in Pictures” is a collection of short films as a visual interpretation of the themes presented in this award winning longform poem by Claudia Rankine. The event will

EVENT – The Personal is Political: Writing about Muslim Women

THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL: WRITING ABOUT MUSLIM WOMEN with Humera Afridi, Roja Heydarpour, Raad Rahman, Sarah Khan, Sumaya Awad & Noel Pangilinan Join the Asian American Writers’ Workshop for a special reading with the Open City fellows. Open City documents the pulse of metropolitan Asian America as it’s