Discussion

Perfect Storm: Puerto Rico’s Hurricane History and Lessons for Resilience

12/04 Monday | 12pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the Cities, Cultures, and Climate Change Working Group, and the Urban Democracy Lab invite you to join us for a lunchtime discussion with Ingrid Olivo and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro on the history of hurricanes in the Caribbean and the present humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. Since Hurricane Maria hit in September,…

Book Launch

Island People: A Storm Relief Benefit and Celebration

11/29 Wednesday | 7pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, in collaboration with CARIBBEING, the Ace Hotel New York, and WORD Bookstores, invite you to join for the paperback release event for Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s book, Island People: The Caribbean and the World. This masterwork of travel literature and history is a kaleidoscopic portrait of the Caribbean that illuminates its fierce grip on the world’s imagination….

Lecture

US-China Relations in the Global Context

11/13 Monday | 5:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Undergraduate Academic Affairs invite you to join for a talk on US-China relations with He Yafei, Jeffrey Lehman, and Clark T. “Sandy” Randt. He Yafei, former Vice President of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China, will first…

Book Launch

Book Launch | The Art of Revolt: Snowden, Assange, Manning

11/07 Tuesday | 6:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis invite you to join for a talk with French philosopher and sociologist Geoffroy de Lagasnerie on his new book, The Art of Revolt: Snowden, Assange, Manning (Stanford University Press, September 2017). The author will be in conversation with Nikhil Singh and Andrew Ross. Edward…

Symposium

The Big Picture: What’s At Stake in Trump’s America

11/07 Tuesday | 9:30am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and Public Books invite you to join for an all-day symposium investigating the rise of Trump and America’s turn towards authoritarian rule. This symposium is the culminating event to a series of essays published daily on Public Books in the weeks preceding, in which leading intellectuals address what’s at stake in Trump’s America for a…

Symposium

Inequality, Immigration, and the Politics of Populism

10/28 Saturday | 9:45am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a symposium on the politics of populism, convened by the New York Review of Books Foundation, the Dan David Prize, and the Fritt Ord Foundation. Populist parties and movements, mostly on the right, are becoming a powerful force in both the United States and Europe. The ascent…

Book Launch

Book Launch | The Second Coming of the KKK

10/25 Wednesday | 6pm

Upon entry of the event, all guests will be required to have their bags checked and will be subject to search by a metal detector. Thank you for your cooperation. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch event of Linda Gordon’s new book The Second Coming of the KKK, featuring the author in…

Discussion

Canon / Archive: Franco Moretti in Conversation with Leah Price and Nicholas Dames

10/16 Monday | 6pm

The New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, the IPK, and n+1 present: CANON/ARCHIVE: Franco Moretti in conversation with Leah Price and Nicholas Dames, moderated by Virginia Heffernan. On Computer-Aided Criticism & the Stanford Literary Lab and Beyond. Franco Moretti is Permanent Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg Zu Berlin Leah Price is Francis Lee Higginson Professor of English Literature at Harvard Nicholas Dames is Theodore Kahan Professor…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence

10/04 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for a launch event for Rachel Sherman’s new book Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence (Princeton University Press, 2017). Sherman will be present in conversation with Ron Lieber. From TV’s “real housewives” to The Wolf of Wall Street, our popular culture portrays the wealthy as materialistic and…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self

09/27 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites to you to join for a conversation with Natasha Dow Schüll and Manoush Zomorodi on Zomorodi’s new book Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self.  In 2015 Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s popular podcast and radio show Note to Self, led tens of thousands of listeners through…

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