Discussion

Valor y Cambio: Community Currency in Puerto Rico

04/05 Friday | 4pm

The OIKOS working group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a discussion of Valor y Cambio with Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Sarah Muir. Valor y Cambio (#valorycambio) is a story-telling, community-building, and solidarity economy project started by the artists Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Sarabel Santos Negrón. The project emerges in response to the island’s more than decade-old debt crisis and the…

Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Machines

04/01 Monday | 5pm

*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 early if you can. Doors open at 4:30PM. JOIN US ON LIVESTREAM NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to the first event of our series on “Co-Opting AI.”…

Book Launch

Book Talk | Counterproductive: Time Management in the Knowledge Economy

03/28 Thursday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Melissa Gregg’s new book Counterproductive: Time Management in the Knowledge Economy, out now from Duke University Press, featuring the author in conversation with Finn Brunton, Natasha Dow Schüll, and Caitlin Zaloom. As online distractions increasingly colonize our time, why has productivity become such a vital…

Discussion

Racial Categories in Machine Learning

03/27 Wednesday | 12pm

The Co-Opting AI series and Race and Public Space Working Group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invite you to join for a discussion of Racial Categories in Machine Learning, with Sebastian Benthall and Bruce D. Haynes. Controversies around race and machine learning have sparked debate among computer scientists over how to design machine learning…

Book Launch

Book Talk | The Privileged Poor

03/25 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a talk on The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, out now from Harvard University Press, featuring the author Anthony Jack in conversation with Reshma Saujani and R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy. The Ivy League looks different than it used to. College presidents and deans of admission…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Dying of Whiteness

03/05 Tuesday | 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 early if you can. Doors open at 5:30PM.   NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Jonathan Metzl’s new book Dying of Whiteness,…

Discussion

Palaces for the People: Social Infrastructure and Civic Life

02/25 Monday | 6pm

The Future of Democracy Working Group at the Institute for Public Knowledge and the GovLab at NYU invite you to a conversation between Eric Klinenberg and Beth Simone Noveck. We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country hasn’t seen since the…

Discussion

Publishing the Avant-Garde: International Perspectives on Art and Magazines

02/05 Tuesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a NYU Center for the Humanities discussion on Publishing the Avant-Garde: International Perspectives on Art and Magazines. Bringing together a group of scholars working at the intersection of printed matter and visual culture this panel will ask, how does the periodical help us tell cultural histories across…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet

02/04 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute invite you to the launch event for Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet, featuring the author Will Hunt in conversation with Ted Conover. When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in…

Lecture

Clutter: Unpacking the Stuff of Business Innovation

12/07 Friday | 12pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion with Eitan Wilf on business innovation. Although business innovation is widely associated with a notion of organizational creativity that entails free information flow, flexibility, and minimalism that enable cross-fertilization between different departments and skills, in practice many of the physical spaces in which innovation takes place…

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