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GIDEST Presents Wendy S. Walters, March 8

GIDEST Seminar Wendy S. Walters SECOND ATTEMPT: AN ARGUMENT AGAINST WHITE PAINT Friday, March 8, 12-1:30 p.m. GIDEST Lab, Room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue Please join us on Friday, March 8, for a discussion with Wendy S. Walters of her project on white paint. Seminar participants are asked to

GIDEST Presents: Andrea Geyer, 12/7

GIDEST Seminar Andrea Geyer ON DANCE FUTURES AND GHOST GESTURES Friday, December 7, 12-1:30 PM GIDEST Lab, Room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue Please join GIDEST on Friday, December 7, for a discussion with multi-disciplinary artist Andrea Geyer of her project, “On Dance Futures and Ghost Gestures.” Seminar

New Puerto Rican Cinema: Emerging Filmmakers

NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, present a conversation with the creators of groundbreaking Puerto Rican films, El silencio del viento (The Silence of the Wind; 2017), El Chata

TOMORROW: Making Motherhood Work in the Film & TV Industry

Join NYWIFT for a candid conversation concerning the challenge for mothers balancing career and family while working within the demanding and competitive television and film industry. Guest speakers cinematographer Ayana Baraka, costume designer Katie Irish, makeup artist Martha Melendez, entertainment attorney Lauren Menkes, and actor Tricia Paoluccio and writer/director Tonya McCornell (moderator) 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

Perspectives On The Design of Digital Tools For Education

For the past four years, I have been conducting participatory action research within public elementary schools and FabLabs in Paris. I have been designing digital tools in close collaboration with children and young participants in each site. Each community of practice has its own ways

DOC TALK with Indie lawyer KAREN SHATZKIN

Please join us for a provocative and lively discussion on the legal issues that affect documentary filmmakers and their work — from fair use to music rights to negotiating distribution contracts. Karen Shatzkin is a highly regarded indie lawyer who has represented numerous narrative fiction

Race in the United States: Fraught Crossroads

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM University Center, UL10463 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Guest Speaker: Lawrence Weschler, former staff writer at The New Yorker, where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies. Two-time winner of the George Polk