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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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CfP | Mediated Populisms

NYU’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communications invites you to participate in the annual Neil Postman Conference, to be held October 6, 2017. The topic this year is “Mediated Populisms,” and the keynote speaker will be Zeynep Tufekci. CFP Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 extended to Monday, May 15, 2017 Submit an abstract. At 3:30 a.m. on…

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