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Announcing new event series “Co-Opting AI: Public Conversations About Design, Inequality, and Technology”

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge is pleased to announce a new event series, Co-Opting AI: Public Conversations About Design, Inequality, and Technology: April 1, 5-7PM | Co-Opting AI: Machines April 23, 6-8PM | Co-Opting AI: Work May 13, 6-8PM | Co-Opting AI: Justice Across the globe, new technologies commonly subsumed under ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (AI) increasingly…

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IPK Director Eric Klinenberg in The New Yorker: The Other Side of “Broken Windows”

On August 23, 2018, in The New Yorker, IPK Director Eric Klinenberg shares an excerpt from his forthcoming book Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life, which will be published this September by Crown. The piece considers the possibilities of “broken windows” theory, asking: what it vacant property received…

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Beautiful Games? With Rog Bennett and John Green

On June 7, 2018, the IPK hosted “Beautiful Games? Putting the World Back in the World Cup,” a symposium with an all-star team of leading soccer scholars, scribes and talking heads discussing the global phenomenon that is the World Cup. This is the concluding session, a conversation with John Green and Rog Bennett (of Men…

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Island People: A Storm Relief Benefit and Celebration

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. It shows…

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Nonstop Metropolis Wins the 2017 Brendan Gill Prize

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge is pleased to announce that Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas (UC Press 2016) has won the 2017 Brendan Gill Prize, awarded by the Municipal Arts Society (MAS). Nonstop Metropolis was edited by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro during their residence as Visiting Scholars at the IPK. About the Brendan Gill Prize The Brendan Gill…

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