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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

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New Blog Posts/THE DEAN’S FORUM

Read the following new blog posts on THE DEAN’S FORUM, at http://blogs.newschool.edu/deans-forum. NSPE faculty, staff, and students are urged to submit any announcements, opinions, reactions, and/or musings for posting to Blog editor Ellen White at whiteet@newschool.edu.  Click below for links to articles.

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Deirdre Boyle on George Stoney

George Stoney, documentary filmmaker, media educator, and “father of public access television” passed away on July 12, 2012. Amy DiPierro, writing for On The Media sat down with The New School’s Deirdre Boyle to talk about Stoney‘s time at NYU and his tremendous influence on