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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, 2014. The symposium is co-sponsored by Places Journal, where Mattern is a columnist, and which very recently launched a redesigned website 

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

Interview with Shannon Mattern in Urban Omnibus

Urban Omnibus recently published an interview with Shannon Mattern and Chattanooga librarian Nate Hill about experimentation in library services: http://urbanomnibus.net/2014/07/precedents-for-experimentation-talking-libraries-with-shannon-mattern-and-nate-hill/ Shannon delivered one of the opening keynotes, alongside media theorist Matt Kirschenbaum, at the Library of Congress’s Digital Preservation conference in Washington, D.C. (http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/meetings/ndiipp14.html?loclr=blogsig) You can find

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Sumita Chakravarty attends ‘Crossroads’ in Cultural Studies conference in Finland

For her report on the conference, please read: “Reinventing the University”: A Conversation with Larry Grossberg  http://comm.unc.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty/lawrence-grossberg/ The Association of Cultural Studies or ACS met for its hallmark ‘Crossroads’ conference in Tampere, Finland from July 1-4, 2014. For its tenth anniversary, ‘Crossroads’ returned to the

Dawnja Burris’ new Animal Images Course

My course, Animal Images: Representation of the Non-Human Animal, has been listed on the resource site for the Human-Animal Studies (HAS) group at the Animal Studies Institute (with a link to SMS/NSPE): Course Description: http://www.animalsandsociety.org/pages/has-courses-in-media-and-communication Syllabus: http://www.animalsandsociety.org/static/resources-publications?tcid=151&_i=res View final project blog/journal site: animalcollectivism.com  

Collaboration Opportunity- Ring the Bells Productions

Ring the Bells, Collaborations across nationalities, genders and style We are intrigued by the facinating dance between structure and content – the extent to which they interact and affect each other. This encourages us to take on projects of highly collaborative and multidisciplinary nature, and to

United Nations Film Screening – Flying Paper

United Nations Film Screening- Flying Paper Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 3:30 pm Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium United Nations Headquarters, New York Robert Turner, Director of Operations, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)- Gaza will be presenting a briefing

New Articles by SMS Faculty Shannon Mattern

Two new articles by SMS Faculty Shannon Mattern have been published. Animated Spaces: Experience and Context in Interaction and Architectural Design Exhibitions has been published in The Senses and Society. Interfacing Urban Intelligence has been published in Places. 

Urban Interfaces Article in Places by Shannon Mattern

http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/04/28/urban-interfaces-article-in-places/ “I wrote about “urban interfaces” — the points of point of engagement where people interface with, and experience, our cities’ “operating systems.” You can find my “Interfacing Urban Intelligence” at Places. ” ~Shannon Mattern

Dawnja Burris presents paper at the annual ICAS Conference

Dawnja Burris recently presented at the annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies Conference on April 12 at Rice University. Her paper entitled “Animal Instances: Representation of and Relationship with the Non-Human Animal” deals with the ways in which imagery and representation of the non-human animal