On June 7, 2018, the IPK hosted “Beautiful Games? Putting the World Back in the World Cup,” a symposium with an all-star team of leading soccer scholars, scribes and talking heads discussing the global phenomenon that is the World Cup. This is the concluding session, a conversation with John Green and Rog Bennett (of Men in Blazers).
09/20 Friday | 12pm
NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a talk with Jesse Ribot on climate and migration from the Sahel. Senegalese farmers are crossing the Sahara toward Europe. They travel through Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Algeria and Libya, and across the Mediterranean to Italy. Along the way many are taken captive and robbed...
09/23 Monday | 6pm
NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to the launch event of The Drama of Celebrity (Princeton, 2019) by Sharon Marcus, featuring the author in conversation with Katie Lofton, Anne Cheng, and Joshua Gamson. Why do so many people care so much about celebrities? Who decides who gets to be a star? What are the privileges...
09/30 Monday | 6pm
NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a presentation and discussion of Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (Polity, 2019) by Ruha Benjamin, Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures (forthcoming from NYU Press, 2020) by André Brock, and Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter (forthcoming...