Book Launch

Book Launch | Barrio America

11/14 Thursday | 12:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Cities Collaborative at NYU invite you to join us for a conversation with Andrew Sandoval-Strausz on his new book Barrio America, the compelling history of how Latino immigrants revitalized the nation’s cities after decades of disinvestment and white flight. Thirty years ago, most people were ready to give…

Discussion

The Price of Meritocracy: Debt, Wealth, and Higher Education Today

11/11 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a conversation about student debt, meritocracy, and inequality among young Americans. With Daniel Markovits, author of The Meritocracy Trap, and Caitlin Zaloom, author of Indebted. The Meritocracy Trap places meritocracy at the center of rising economic inequality and social and political dysfunction. The book takes…

Book Launch

Book Launch | American Resistance

11/04 Monday | 6pm

The Future of Democracy Working Group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of American Resistance: From the Women’s March to the Blue Wave, featuring the author Dana R. Fisher in conversation with Jeff Goodwin. Since Donald Trump’s first day in office, a large and energetic grassroots “Resistance” has taken…

Discussion

Book Talk | Beyond The Valley & The Revolution That Wasn’t

10/30 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a discussion with Ramesh Srinivasan on his new book Beyond The Valley: How Innovators Around the World Are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow and Jen Schradie on her new book The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives. In Beyond the…

Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Body

10/28 Monday | 6pm

*Please note: This event is over-subscribed, and seating will be available on a first-come first-served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat. Please arrive a few minutes early if you can. Doors open at 5:30PM. This event will be live-streamed via Twitter: @nyu_ipk. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the 370 Jay Project invite…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Why Trust Science?

10/15 Tuesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Environmental Humanities Initiative at NYU invite you to the launch event for Why Trust Science? featuring the author Naomi Oreskes in conversation with Andrew Needham. Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when…

Book Launch

Book Talk | Wilding by Isabella Tree

10/07 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Environmental Humanities Initiative at NYU invite you to join us for a book talk for Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm, featuring the author Isabella Tree in conversation with Joshua Jelly-Schapiro. In Wilding, Isabella Tree tells the story of the ‘Knepp experiment’, a pioneering rewilding project in West Sussex, using…

Book Launch

Co-Opting AI: Race

09/30 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a presentation and discussion of Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (Polity, 2019) by Ruha Benjamin, Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures (forthcoming from NYU Press, 2020) by André Brock, and Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter (forthcoming…

Book Launch

Book Launch | The Drama of Celebrity

09/23 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to the launch event of The Drama of Celebrity (Princeton, 2019) by Sharon Marcus, featuring the author in conversation with Katie Lofton, Anne Cheng, and Joshua Gamson. Why do so many people care so much about celebrities? Who decides who gets to be a star? What are the privileges…

Discussion

Climate and Migration from the Sahel: Causality under Changing Skies

09/20 Friday | 12pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a talk with Jesse Ribot on climate and migration from the Sahel. Senegalese farmers are crossing the Sahara toward Europe. They travel through Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Algeria and Libya, and across the Mediterranean to Italy. Along the way many are taken captive and robbed…

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