Discussion

From DIY Urbanism to Actually Existing Commons

04/13 Thursday | 12:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and Gehl Institute invite you to join us for a lunchtime presentation from Jeffrey Hou, professor of landscape architecture and and urban design and planning at the University of Washington, Seattle, on his new work on “urban commoning.” Against the backdrop of increasing enclosures of the public realm through forces of privatization…

Discussion

Artist Talk | Norell Giancana

04/12 Wednesday | 3:15pm

The Race and Public Space working group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Metropolitan Studies Program invite you to a screening and conversation with filmmaker Norell Giancana. Norell holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Chicago. Her research centers on the sexual politics and aesthetic sensibilities that have historically defined African American print magazines, especially those conceived…

Book Launch

Learning How to Swim: Negotiating Immersion in Journalism and in Social Science

04/11 Tuesday | 6pm

The Institute for Public Knowledge and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU invite you to join us for a conversation about how journalists and social scientists negotiate the challenges of spending extended periods of time with the people they’re writing about in immersive reporting and research, the subject of Ted Conover’s new book, Immersion: A Writer’s Guide to…

Symposium

Humanizing Data: Data, Humanities, and the City

04/08 Saturday | 9am

RSVP here This day-long symposium examines how we can use data and digital strategies to enhance and disrupt the kinds of research questions, methods, and narratives that define the humanities. It also complicates the role of the urban university in a global “city-state” such as New York, where the boundaries between university and city are…

Discussion

The Future of Progressive Politics: Praxis and Strategy

04/06 Thursday | 6:30pm

The Institute for Public Knowledge’s Race and Public Space workshop and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU invite you to join us for a double panel on practical solutions concerning criminal justice reform and the future of progressive politics. The first panel features representatives from three organizations dedicated to criminal justice: Ezra Ritchin…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Barbara Celarent: Varieties of Social Imagination

04/03 Monday | 6pm

The Institute for Public Knowledge and the Department of Sociology at NYU invite you to join us for a book launch celebrating the release of Varieties of Social Imagination, the collected works of the pseudonymous Barbara Celarent, edited by sociologist Andrew Abbott. Abbott will present this intriguing work in discussion with Paola Castaño, Daniel Huebner, and  Peter Miller. In July 2009,…

Symposium

Student Research Workshops: Exploring Critical Research Practice

03/31 Friday | 4pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the global NYLON working group invite you to join us for afternoon research practicums as part of the 2017 NYLON Conference at NYU.   Session 1: Friday, March 31 – 4:00-6:00 PM Live-Action Role-Play (LARP) as Scientific Proof Organizer: Noah Arjomand (Columbia University) Live-Action Role-Play (LARP) as Scientific Proof…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Forged Through Fire: War, Peace, and the Democratic Bargain

03/29 Wednesday | 1pm

The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU invites you to join us for the book launch of John Ferejohn and Frances Rosenbluth’s Forged Through Fire: War, Peace, and the Democratic Bargain. The authors will be in discussion with Daniel Kevles and Melissa Schwartzberg. Peace, many would agree, is a goal that democratic nations should strive to…

Book Launch

Book Launch | The Unbanking of America

03/27 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for the book launch of Lisa Servon’s The Unbanking of America. The author will be in discussion with Tamara Draut and Jonathan Morduch. What do an undocumented immigrant in the South Bronx, a high-net-worth entrepreneur, and a twenty-something graduate student have in common? All three are victims…

Spaces of Everyday Consumption: The Costs and Benefits of Place-Based Economic Development

03/20 Monday | 6pm

The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU and the Gehl Institute invite you to join us for a discussion on community economic development strategies in New York City and beyond. A panel of experts will take a critical look at the advantages, disadvantages, and contradictions of tying economic development to place, and local improvement to consumption….

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