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Ender’s Game: A Discussion at CUNY

Possible Worlds, Alternative Futures: Utopianism in Theory & Practice Seminar Ender’s Game: A Discussion Tuesday, October 8th, 4:15 p.m. Room 6417 Join us for our first seminar meeting on October 8th. Humanity has barely survived its initial encounters with the Buggers, a hostile and inscrutable race

An Evening With Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

An Evening With Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Monday, October 7, 7:00-9:00PM Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall NYU (40 W. 4th St., New York) Alexis has just released a new book, Without Their Permission, and will be discussing entrepreneurship and the internet’s potential. The event will begin

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Conference: Thinking (Further) with Animals

The NYU Animal Studies Initiative & Columbia University present Thinking (Further) with Animals A Conference on Animal Studies Friday, October 4th, 2013 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Shorin Performance Studio, Room 802 New York, NY 10003 RSVP Required: http://animalstudies.as.nyu.edu/object/asevent.20131004.asiconference

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Lecture: Habitual New Media: Exposing Empowerment

Habitual New Media: Exposing Empowerment Wendy Hui Kyong Chun Oct 10, 2013 | 6:30PM James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall Helen Pond Mcintyre ’48 Lecture New media technologies provoke both anxiety and hope: anxiety over surveillance and hope for empowerment. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun reveals

God Help Me: Gregg Araki, Career Retrospective

Navigating adolescent transformation, alternative models for sexuality and love, alien visitors, and the effects of HIV/AIDS on Generation X, the cinema of Gregg Araki is an American creation like no other. Utilizing an innovative pastiche of the most influential of cinematic genres, from the coming-of-age to

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Indie Film Producers’ Mixer

Film Industry Event Invitation for Film & Media Students We are offering the New School Film & Media students a rare opportunity to meet and network with independent film producers, directors, editors, screenwriters, crew members and other behind-the-camera professionals. We bring together publicists, musicians, vendors, casting directors, talent agents, film

Zorn@60

John Zorn is 60! From this Friday’s Sept 13th Screening of Films scored by some of his favorite composers (Morricone, Herrmann, Mancinie and other more obscure composers like Hans Salter) and his Sunday, Sept. 12th “Masada Marathon” all the way through to the October 4th

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Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium

  Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium Friday, September 13, 10:00am—2:00pm The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave between 34th & 35th   Antoinette Burton, Julie Livingston, Megan Vaughan The Skylight Room (9100) 10am: Welcome and Introductions   10:15–11:30am: “Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and

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Observed Ratios Exhibition Reception

Thursday, September 5th, 5-7pm Observed Ratios Exhibition Reception The James Gallery Followed by ICI Curator’s Perspective: Aneta Szylak at 7pm in Martin E. Segal Theatre Join three contemporary New York artists Shoshana Dentz, Caitlin Masley, and Seher Shah, whose practices are grounded in drawing but extend to diverse media of

Volunteers Needed: IFP Independent Film Week

The Independent Filmmaker Project is looking for volunteers for Independent Film Week, the oldest and largest forum of its kind that introduces new talent on the independent scene. Founded as a part of the 1979 New York Film Festival, IFP holds workshops, seminars, and conferences,

New School Alum’s Film Premieres at IFC Center

  New School Media Studies alum Carolina Cruz Santiago (class of 2007) has been working with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia (Future of Food) on her new film, Symphony of the Soil. The NYC premiere will be held at the IFC Center in New York City on Thursday,

Internships: CBGB Film and Music Festival

The second annual CBGB Film and Music Festival is seeking reliable, enthusiastic, and dedicated individuals to participate in the launch of our up and coming YouTube Channel, beginning in June. We are looking for people skilled in the area of digital media technology to form

Upcoming Film-Makers’ Cooperative Screenings

Wednesday, May 1st, 7 pm in the FMC Charles S. Cohen Screening Room, 475 Park Avenue South, 6th Floor at 32nd St. AXWFF Salutes MM Serra & The Film-Makers’ Cooperative Curated by Lili White Screening films by Sarah Pucill, Joey Huertas aka Jane Public, Rie

Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade

Opening – Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 7:00-9:00pm Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade 139 West 35th Street (Between Broadway and 7th Avenue) The show will run from April 18-June22, 2013. This exhibition is part of a larger project that also includes

Student Discount for Seven On Seven Conference

New School students will receive a 10% discount via the code STUDENTS13.  Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference Saturday, April 20th, 201312-6pm at Tishman Auditorium at The New School Tickets starting at $40 http://www.rhizome.org/sevenonseven The Rhizome Seven on Seven Conference pairs seven leading artists with seven influential technologists

CONFERENCE: Cyber-Nietzsche: Tunnels, Tightropes, Net-&-Meshworks

The Center for Transformative Media (CTM) at Parsons The New School for Design presents : ‘Cyber-Nietzsche: Tunnels, Tightropes, Net-&-Meshworks’: a day-long symposium (10am to 6pm) on the relation of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy to Media Studies, Cybernetics, and the so-called ‘Digital Humanities’ (Human, All too Human?). The Nietzsche Workshop @

SUMMER WORKSHOPS: Oral History Summer School

This immersive summer workshop is a rigorous introduction to the field of Oral History, in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Oral History Summer School was established in Hudson, New York in 2012 to train an international group of students to make use of Oral History in their documentary and artistic practices.

See THE YES MEN at Pratt

Monday, April 15-  when Igor Vamos, co-creator of the award-winning activist group The Yes Men, will give an artist talk in Pratt Institute’s Higgins Hall.     Who are the Yes Men? Armed with nothing more than thrift store suits and fake websites, The Yes