Virtual Book Launch

Book Talk | Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains

11/29 Monday | 6pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a book talk for Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains featuring the author Lucas Bessire in conversation with Julie Livingston and moderated by Caitlin Zaloom. The Ogallala aquifer has nourished life on the American Great Plains for…

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Virtual Book Launch

Book Talk | Does Skill Make Us Human? Migrant Workers in 21st Century Qatar and Beyond

12/02 Thursday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a book talk for Does Skill Make Us Human? Migrant Workers in 21st Century Qatar and Beyond, featuring the author Natasha Iskander in conversation with Rachel Sherman, Paula Chakravartty, and Michael Burawoy.  Skill—specifically the distinction between the “skilled” and “unskilled”—is generally…

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Virtual Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Advertising

12/07 Tuesday | 6pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the NYU Center for Responsible AI, the 370 Jay Project, and the NYU Tandon Department of Technology, Culture and Society invite you to a new discussion in the series “Co-Opting AI.” This event will discuss the socio-cultural history of advertising vis-a-vis automated targeting, big…

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Discussion

Identity and Belonging in a Global Age Series

12/10 Friday | 10am

With the rise of tribalism and nationalism throughout the world, questions of collective identity and belonging have surged to prominence in recent years. Across numerous disciplines and discourses, a key dilemma has taken shape: how to reconcile the legitimate yearning for rootedness and locality, with the fluidity and porousness of an increasingly global age. On the one…

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Virtual Book Launch

Book Talk | The Empathy Diaries

12/13 Monday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a book talk for The Empathy Diaries, featuring the author Sherry Turkle in conversation with Marita Sturkin and Carol Gilligan. For decades, Sherry Turkle has shown how we remake ourselves in the mirror of our machines. Here, she illuminates our present…

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Virtual Discussion

On the Spiritual in Contemporary Architecture Series

02/05 Saturday | 3pm

This series explores how the material medium of architecture facilitates transcendent experiences. Each event features a virtual talk and visual presentation by a distinguished working architect, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Michael J. Crosbie. Sponsored by the Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum, the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, the Institute for…

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