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Shannon Mattern Publishes New Article, Gives Two Talks

Faculty member Shannon Mattern recently published an interview with Ben Vershbow, former director of NYPL Labs, in Urban Omnibus. She also served as one of three invited speakers at the national academic librarians’ conference in Baltimore on March 23, and on March 31 she’ll be talking about information architectures at the Yale School

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Black Studies in New School Libraries Video Trial

The New School Libraries & Archives will have a trial subscription to Black Studies in Video (streaming video). The trial will run until 4/24/2017. Please use this link to access the content. Please submit any feedback you might have on this video collection via this form. This will help Libraries

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Faculty Member Shannon Mattern Is Speaking At 4 Events

Faculty member Shannon Mattern was one of the invited speakers at Verge, the annual Parsons Transdisciplinary Design conference. She spoke about “Invisible Interfaces.” On March 3, she’ll be serving as a respondent at the GIDEST “Our Own Devices” workshop — held here at The New

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Faculty member Shannon Mattern will speak at Harvard School of Design

Dr. Shannon Mattern will be speaking at the Harvard Graduate School of Design on February 16 for the launch of the new “Shelf Life” issue of Harvard Design Magazine, which features one of her long-form essays. http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/issues/43 This issue of Harvard Design Magazine investigates and unpacks the contents, containers, and

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A City Is Not a Computer – Shannon Mattern

“What should a city optimize for?” Even in the age of peak Silicon Valley, that’s a hard question to take seriously. (Hecklers on Twitter had a few ideas, like “fish tacos” and “pez dispensers.”) 1 Look past the sarcasm, though, and you’ll find an ideology on the

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Call for Submissions: riverSedge Journal

riverSedge is a journal of art and literature with an understanding of its place in the nation. riverSedge exists to provide an outlet for writers and artists of excellence in the genres of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, dramatic writing, visual art, interviews, and critical reviews.

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When Experimental Storytelling Provokes Social Inquiry

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, New School faculty from across the university are hosting a conversation: When Experimental Storytelling Provokes Social Inquiry. To join this influential talk, even if you aren’t in the mountains of Park City, UT, livestream from The New School website. Professors are coming

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Nitin Sawhney Participates in TNS Panel at Sundance

Media Studies Professor, Nitin Sawhney will join the “When Experimental Storytelling Provokes Social Inquiry” at Sundance Film Festival on Jan 22, 2017 at CINETRANSFORMER, 500 Main Street, Park City, Utah 84060 . It will be livestreamed from 11am onward. https://medium.com/@TheNewSchool/the-new-school-at-sundance-film-festival-2017-when-experimental-storytelling-provokes-social-9d20c8373184#.hhuhxf2tt

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Shannon Mattern Published Article on History of the Bookshelf

Media Studies Professor, Shannon Mattern has published an illustrated article on the history of the bookshelf for a special “storage” issue of Harvard Design Magazine, and her “Of Mud, Media and the Metropolis: Aggregating Histories of Writing and Urbanization” was included in a special “Mediated Geologies” issue

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Peter Asaro Quoted in Motherboard

Media Studies professor, Peter Asaro was quoted in a Motherboard article, The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Makes Incremental Progress at the UN on December 19, 2016: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_uk/read/the-campaign-to-stop-killer-robots-makes-incremental-progress-at-the-un

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Peter Asaro Interviewed by Future of Life Institute

Media Studies  Professor, Peter Asaro was interviewed twice recently by writers for the Future of Life Institute, who have also funded his research: http://futureoflife.org/2016/11/21/peter-asaro-autonomous-weapons/ http://futureoflife.org/2016/11/30/autonomous-weapons-interview-experts/ One of the interviews was picked up by Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/experts-weigh-in-on-autonomous-weapons_us_58409970e4b0b93e10f8e088

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Call for Papers For Conference: Formalism and Its Discontents

Formalism and Its Discontents, An Interdisciplinary Conference Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University, 23-24 February, 2017 With keynote presentations by: Caroline Levine Professor of English and David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities Cornell University Author of Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (Princeton University Press,

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Introducing Open Campus at The New School

The New School is renewing its historic commitment to continuing education through the creation of Open Campus. This strategic step will contribute to the development of our university in important ways: diversifying revenue streams to alleviate pressure on core programs; opening up access to new

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2017 Nantucket Film Festival Submissions Now Open!

The 22nd Annual Nantucket Film Festival has opened film submissions for its 2017 festival. The festival is rich in history with a focused mission to promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting in the world of cinema. For more information, visit the

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Oaxaca FilmFest Feature Script Concept Challenge

Oaxaca FilmFest is proud to Present the Feature Script Concept Challenge. This event includes $15,000 worth of cash and prizes! FIRST PRIZE: $3,500 USD plus trip for two persons to Oaxaca FilmFest 2017 SECOND PRIZE: $1,500 USD plus trip for one person to Oaxaca FilmFest 2017 THIRD PRIZE: Trip