Book Launch

Book Talk | Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

04/23 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the New York Institute for the Humanities invite you to join for a discussion with Richard Sennett on his latest book, Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City. In Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett distils a lifetime’s thinking and practical experience to explore the relationship between the good built environment and the good…

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Exhibit Opening and Conversation | Lotería de la Migración and the Visual Languages of Advocacy

04/19 Thursday | 7pm

NYU’s Global Liberal Studies and Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, in association with the Institute for Public Knowledge and Colloquium for Unpopular Culture, invite you to an exhibit opening and panel discussion of Richard Arthur Fleming’s Lotería de la Migración, on view on the 5th floor of 20 Cooper Square from April 19, 2018 through May…

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Book Launch | Trump and the Media

04/18 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Trump and the Media, edited by Pablo J. Boczkowski and Zizi Papacharissi. Contributing authors Rodney Benson, Andrew Mendelson and Julia Sonnevend will be present in conversation with Geneva Overholser.  Donald Trump’s election as the 45th President of the United States came as something of a surprise—to many…

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Book Talk | Seeing the World

04/16 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Social Science Research Council invite you to a discussion of Seeing the World: How US Universities Make Knowledge in a Global Era, with authors Mitchell L. Stevens, Cynthia Miller-Idriss, and Seteney Shami. The event will be moderated by Ann Morning with critical remarks from George Steinmetz.  U.S. research universities have long endeavored to be cosmopolitan places, yet the disciplines of economics, political…

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Book Talk | One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together

04/11 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a book talk for One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together, by Amy Bass. The author will be present in conversation with Eric Klinenberg, Director of NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and Professor of Sociology. Lewiston, Maine, was an economically struggling, overwhelmingly…

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Book Launch | Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City

04/09 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Joseph E. B. Elliott, Nathaniel Popkin, and Peter Woodall’s Philadelphia – Finding the Hidden City. Authors Nathaniel Popkin and Peter Woodall will be present in conversation with Michelle Young and David Grazian.  In Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City, urban observers Nathaniel Popkin and Peter Woodall uncover the contemporary essence of one…

Discussion

Secrets We Kept: Writing the Indian Caribbean

04/05 Thursday | 6pm

Since the birth of a self-consciously “Caribbean literature” in the mid-twentieth century, an apt preponderance of Caribbean writers—novelists and historians and poets alike—have focused on the historical experience and legacies of the millions of Africans brought to the Caribbean as slaves, in colonial days, to grow sugar for Europeans. Far less visible have been the…

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Book Launch | Living Emergency: Israel’s Permit Regime in the Occupied West Bank

04/04 Wednesday | 4:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Berggruen Institute invites you to join for the launch of Yael Berda‘s Living Emergency: Israel’s Permit Regime in the Occupied West Bank. Author Yael Berda will be present in conversation with Karin Loevy and Malkit Shoshan.  In 1991, the Israeli government introduced emergency legislation canceling the general exit permit that allowed Palestinians to enter…

Discussion

RAPS Talk | The Color of Money

04/02 Monday | 12pm

The Race and Public Space (RAPS) Working Group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a discussion on Mehrsa Baradaran’s new book, The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, which explores the material ramifications of racism and Jim Crow on financial practices amongst African Americans. This is the final event of the working…

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Book Launch | Tales of Two Americas

03/28 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Tales of Two Americas: Story of Inequalities in a Divided Nation, a new anthology of essays edited by John Freeman. The editor will be in conversation with contributing authors Jess Ruliffson and Rickey Laurentiis, moderated by Sewell Chan.  America is broken. You don’t need a fistful of statistics…

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