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Register Now for Fake News Horror Show! 

Registration is open for Fake News Horror Show!—June 7th and 8th in Downtown Brooklyn. Misinformation and computational propaganda are already a problem. New technologies may make things exponentially worse. The Fake News Horror Show! will explore worst case scenarios. New technologies are making it possible to generate new and

International Field Program Now Accepting Applications for TNS 2018 Summer Programs in Argentina and Colombia

International Field Program is now accepting applications for The New School’s 2018 Summer Programs in Argentina and Colombia. Gain international experience in socioeconomic rights, urban and community development, labor practices, governance, human rights, and cooperative development. Through a mixture of hands-on work and an immersive educational experience,

International Field Program Still Accepting Applications

The INP is still accepting applications for The New School’s 2018 Summer Programs in South Africa and Ethiopia. Gain international experience in socioeconomic rights, urban and community development, citizenship practices, migration and refugees, governance, conflict, and peacebuilding. Through a mixture of hands-on work and an immersive educational experience, students can earn undergraduate

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 

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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

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