Is New York ready for another Sandy? IPK Director Eric Klinenberg answers this question for The New Yorker. Read the full story here.
02/26 Monday | 12pm
The Race and Public Space (RAPS) Working Group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a conversation with Michael Ralph about the financial institutions that made millions of dollars from insuring slaves during the antebellum period. This is the second event of the working group’s Reparations Project, a project which explores the prospect of reparations…
02/27 Tuesday | 9am
In honor of Black History Month, join the Race and Public Space Working Group of the Institute for Public Knowledge for a 12 hour transcribing marathon to help the Boston Public Library turn their collection of handwritten correspondence between 19th century anti-slavery activists into texts that can be more easily read and researched. Can't make it?…
03/05 Monday | 12pm
The Race and Public Space (RAPS) Working Group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a lecture by Jovan Scott Lewis about how disadvantaged black youth in Jamaica engaged in the practice of international "lottery scamming" mobilize a reparative logic. This event is part of the working group’s Reparations Project, a project which explores the…