Discussion

CBH Talks: Brooklyn Resists, Act Two: CORE and the Civil Rights Movement

04/29 Thursday | 6pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. Weaving together highlights from the Center for Brooklyn History’s collection, including documents from the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), we examine Brooklyn’s civil rights and social justice movements of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Textiles, landscape, and photographs function as repositories of lived experiences and technologies of history, focusing…

Discussion

Pre-existing Conditions: 2020 in Historical Perspective

04/23 Friday | 12:30pm

To understand the events of 2020- pandemic, police violence, political instability, precarity, and protest- requires grappling with the preexisting conditions that caused and worsened the crises. In an ongoing series, the NYU Cities Collaborative is hosting cutting-edge historians reflecting on the origins of the 2020 crises. Friday, March 26 from 12:30 – 2:00 PM ET-…

Discussion

Contact and Distance in the Post-Pandemic Social World

04/22 Thursday | 5pm

To watch the event, please click here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. The Institute for Public Knowledge, in partnership with the NYU’s Cross-Cutting Initiative on Inequality, invites you to join a conversation on the future of social distancing in a post-pandemic world. The event is moderated by Eric Klinenberg featuring Natasha Dow Schüll, Paul…

Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Ideology

04/15 Thursday | 5pm

To view the event, please click here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the NYU Center for Responsible AI, and the 370 Jay Project invite you to a discussion on games in the series “Co-Opting AI.” Quests for innovation, particularly technological innovation, seem to always be closely tied to different…

Book Launch

Book Talk | Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town

04/13 Tuesday | 5pm

To view the event, please click here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a book talk for Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town featuring the author Colin Jerolmack in conversation with Harvey Molotch and Rebecca Elliott. Shale gas extraction—commonly known as fracking—is…

Discussion

Cities After COVID

04/08 Thursday | 5pm

Please view the event here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. The Institute for Public Knowledge, in partnership with the NYU’s Cross-Cutting Initiative on Inequality, invites you to join a conversation on the post-pandemic future of cities. The event is moderated by Eric Klinenberg featuring Thomas J. Sugrue, Shlomo (Solly) Angel, Vanessa Léon, and Kimberly…

Discussion

We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems

03/31 Wednesday | 5pm

To watch the event, please click here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. In many corners, we’ve come to accept the notion that government can’t do new things or solve tough challenges, that it’s too big and slow and bureaucratic. It doesn’t have to be that way, says former public official, now Harvard Business School…

Discussion

Brooklyn Resists, Act One: Suffrage, Abolition, and the Untold Stories of Black Women Leaders

03/23 Tuesday | 6pm

In the summer of 2020 protesters flooded the streets of Brooklyn in response to the brutal police killing of George Floyd, led by local activists who organized nightly marches throughout the borough. These leaders follow in the footsteps of centuries of Black activists in Brooklyn. This three-part series looks at the long history of Black-led…

Discussion

Protests and the Pandemic

03/18 Thursday | 5pm

To view the event, please click here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. The Institute for Public Knowledge, in partnership with the NYU’s Cross-Cutting Initiative on Inequality, invites you to join a conversation on protest and the pandemic. The event is moderated by Eric Klinenberg featuring Stephen Duncombe, Jeffrey Goodwin, Linda Gordon, and Olutoyin Demuren….

Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Intimacy

03/16 Tuesday | 5pm

To watch the event, please click here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the NYU Center for Responsible AI, and the 370 Jay Project invite you to a discussion on games in the series “Co-Opting AI.” This event will focus on how our intimate lives are mediated by technology, and…

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