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Shannon Mattern Publishes Book Deep Mapping the Media City

Faculty Member, Shannon Mattern has  published a new column in Places about the history of dashboards, cockpits, and urban control centers; more info here. She has also published a new book, Deep Mapping the Media City, with the University of Minnesota Press’s new short-form Forerunners series. The book(let)

Re/Lens Re/Lab Re/treat

Space is limited so you must fill out RSVP application here for the upcoming Re/Lab retreat at UnionDocs. Event Info March 27-28, 2015 Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art 322 UNION AVE. WILLIAMSBURG BROOKLYN, NY 11211 — MAP (https://goo.gl/maps/zux4S)

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Peter Asaro Quoted in Wired Article

Faculty Member, Peter Asaro was quoted in Wired article today, discussing Clearpath Robotics’ pledge not to build killer robots. http://www.wired.com/2015/02/can-now-build-autonomous-killing-machines-thats-bad-idea Make Cool Stuff; Not Weapons Peter Asaro has spent the past few years lobbying the international community for a ban on killer robots the founder

Michelle Materre Co-Curated Upcoming Film Series

Don’t miss an upcoming series co-presented by Creatively Speaking and co-curated by faculty member, Michelle Materre and Jake Perlin at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, “Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in NY 1968-86” that starts this Friday, February 6th and runs through Thursday,

Faculty Member, Sam Feder Screens Film in NYC

Faculty member, Sam Feder has 3 upcoming NYC screenings of his film, Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger. 2/6 – 9:00pm Athena Film Festival,(Sam & Kate in attendance), New York, NY 2/7 – 7:30pm Gender Reel NYU: Transgender Film (Sam & Kate in attendance), New York,

Assistant Professor Position in Media Management

The School of Media Studies at The New School invites applications for a full-time, renewable term assistant professor in the field of Media Management. The position will begin on July 1, 2015 with an initial term appointment for three years; after a successful review, additional

Michelle Materre Curating Two Upcoming Film Series

Michelle Materre will be curating two upcoming film series. Both film series are being presented or co-presented with Creatively Speaking — the film series that she has programmed for almost 20 years. “Raoul Peck: Apres the Earthquake” at Maysles Cinema in Harlem next weekend, Jan 22nd-25th. Here’s

Faculty Member, Kathleen Sweeney Quoted in The New Yorker

Media Studies faculty member, Kathleen Sweeney, was recently quoted in The New Yorker on viral media (she teaches courses on viral media, social media and social change and runs a blog called The Viral Media Lab) Here is the link to the article: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/05/virologist Here is

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Faculty Member, Peter Asaro Quoted in New York Times

Peter Asaro was quoted in this New York Times article, from his speech to the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons in the Spring: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/magazine/death-by-robot.html “A robot’s lack of emotion is precisely what makes many people uncomfortable with the idea of trying to give it

Holiday Building Hours Reminder

Building hours for Monday, January 5, 2015 – Sunday, January 25, 2015 Buildings must be vacated 15 minutes before scheduled closing time ***All Building will be closed for the Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend 1/17/15 – 1/19/15 (except where noted) ***Buildings must be vacated 15

DESIGN IS ONE Documentary

Available for Purchase: DESIGN IS ONE: LELLA & MASSIMO VIGNELLI A film by Roberto Guerra & Kathy Brew Kathy Brew is available for interviews 79 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2013 DVD Extras: 10 Bonus Shorts (never before seen footage of Massimo and Lella) and Photo

Tune in to Jazz Night in America

Featuring interviews with jazz greats, and concert video-casts from festivals and clubs nationwide “Jazz Night in America,” a new initiative in jazz programming, Jazz Night in America will be airing weekly on 120 NPR stations across the country. No podcast yet, but they hope you

Attend the Drop-In Creative Arts Studio at The University Center

A multidisciplinary group of New School students have collaborated to establish a creative, interactive, and restful haven for Summit attendees looking to take a break, or those just arriving in town.  Located in our brand-new University Center building, the Drop-In Creative Arts Studio invites connection with our

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ULC Workshop, Formal Analysis (October 14 @3pm)

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, On Tuesday, October 14 at 3pm, the University Learning Center is hosting “Looking and Writing: A Workshop on Formal Analysis.”  Through hands-on activities, participants will learn what questions to ask when analyzing and writing about a work of art and how

City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future

Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be participating in the “City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future” symposium at Pratt Institute on Saturday, October 11. The symposium is co-sponsored by Places Journal, where Mattern is a columnist, and which very recently launched a

Climate Action Week @ The New School

The New School demonstrates our commitment to climate action and our solidarity with people converging on New York City for the historic People’s Climate March on September 21 with a week-long series of events focused on climate change. As a leader and official endorser of