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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

Seats still available for Politics of Soccer

https://courses.newschool.edu/courses/UGLB4304 THE POLITICS OF SOCCER FALL 2017 TAUGHT BY: JACOBS, SEAN Credits: 3 Course Description: This course will explore the connections between soccer — particularly in its most “globalized” form through the World Cup and also the European professional leagues that are watched every week by hundreds

Upcoming Job Talks

Upcoming Job Talks for Organizational Management and leadership Candidates JOB TALK: LATHA POONAMALLEE Wednesday, April 26 11:30am-12:30pm University Center, 65 5th Avenue, Room UL105 (lower level) Latha Poonamallee, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, School of Business and Economics – Founding Director, Michigan Tech Center for Social

SOCIAL SCIENCE IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

SOCIAL SCIENCE IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA Public Lecture Wed. April 19 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM 68 5th Ave, Orientation Room – M 104 Kieran Healy informally examines how social science, and especially sociology, has been affected by the rise of social media.

NYC Book Launch of ‘Digital Countercultures’ Fri. Apr. 21

Join Jessa Lingel, Assistant Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Pennsylvania), for the launch of her new book, Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community. The Brown Institute (Columbia University) Friday, April 21 The book launch will also include a live drag performance,

Breaking the “Internet Bubble” at ICP

Breaking the “Internet Bubble” Wednesday, April 5 | 6:30 PM | ICP School A panel discussion on the effects of the “Internet bubble” – how and why we tend to both consume and share media that confirms our pre-existing biases Link: https://www.icp.org/events/breaking-the-internet-bubble In the months following the 2016 election,