Book Launch

Book Launch | Dying of Whiteness

03/05 Tuesday | 6pm

  *Please note: This event is over-subscribed, and seating will be available on a first come first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat. Please arrive early if you can. Doors open at 5:30PM.   NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Jonathan Metzl’s new book Dying of Whiteness,…

Discussion

Palaces for the People: Social Infrastructure and Civic Life

02/25 Monday | 6pm

The Future of Democracy Working Group at the Institute for Public Knowledge and the GovLab at NYU invite you to a conversation between Eric Klinenberg and Beth Simone Noveck. We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country hasn’t seen since the…

Co-Opting AI: Justice

02/24 Sunday | 8am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion on “Co-Opting AI: Justice,” with Alondra Nelson, Virginia Eubanks, Sasha Constanza-Chock, Amanda Levendowski, and Mona Sloane. This panel will examine how the issues that so clearly surface through the deployment of AI can be taken as a cue for pushing for social justice beyond technology and address the root cause…

Discussion

Publishing the Avant-Garde: International Perspectives on Art and Magazines

02/05 Tuesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a NYU Center for the Humanities discussion on Publishing the Avant-Garde: International Perspectives on Art and Magazines. Bringing together a group of scholars working at the intersection of printed matter and visual culture this panel will ask, how does the periodical help us tell cultural histories across…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet

02/04 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute invite you to the launch event for Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet, featuring the author Will Hunt in conversation with Ted Conover. When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in…

Lecture

Clutter: Unpacking the Stuff of Business Innovation

12/07 Friday | 12pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion with Eitan Wilf on business innovation. Although business innovation is widely associated with a notion of organizational creativity that entails free information flow, flexibility, and minimalism that enable cross-fertilization between different departments and skills, in practice many of the physical spaces in which innovation takes place…

Book Launch

Book Launch | The Circuit: A Tennis Odyssey

12/03 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for the launch event of Rowan Ricardo Phillips’s new book The Circuit, out now from FSG, featuring the author in conversation with Eyal Press. In The Circuit: A Tennis Odyssey, the award-winning poet—and Paris Review sports columnist—Rowan Ricardo Phillips chronicles 2017 as seen through the unique prism of its…

Discussion

Jackson Rising: Building a Fearless City

11/30 Friday | 5pm

The Oikos and Race and Public Space working groups at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invite you to join for a discussion with Kali Akuno, co-founder and executive director of Cooperation Jackson. This discussion will focus on how Cooperation Jackson is advancing the Jackson-Kush Plan to transform Jackson, Mississippi into a center of radical municipalism…

Lecture

Poetry Reading | Claudia Castro Luna

11/30 Friday | 12pm

TEXT Claudia Castro Luna is the Poet Laureate of Washington State (2018-2020) She served as Seattle’s first Civic Poet (2015-2017) and is the author of This City (Floating Bridge Press) and Killing Marías (Two Sylvia’s Press) shortlisted for the 2018 Washington State Book Award. She also created the acclaimed Seattle Poetic Grid, an interactive digital…

Discussion

Imagining their Voices: The Murdered Women of Juárez

11/30 Friday | 12pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for a reading by Washington State Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna, of her Pushcart-nominated new book, Killing Marías: A Poem for Multiple Voices. Writer and poet Claudia Castro Luna will read from her book and weave through the reading a discussion of the forces that since 1993 have collided…

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