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New York attracts world's best minds to its shores: they come here to interact with each other at conferences and seminars, and while they are here they are often invited to give a talk, a lecture, to be a part of a public discussion. We at Club Free Time give you an opportunity to be a part of it: to watch how those best minds in the world work! Don't miss the opportunities that only New York City (NYC) provides!

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In New York City, you can talk with and listen to the best minds in the world without spending a dime! Just take a look at free talks, lectures, discussion, seminars, conferences listed on this page below!

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A panel discussion about recent events in Ukraine. Participants: - Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration strongly suggested
Discussions, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, The Crisis in Ukraine and Its Implications for International Relations
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What determined the magnitude and the timing of the Jewish migration from the Pale of Settlement in czarist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Pogroms, Networks, and Migration: Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States 1881–1914
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A lecture by artist and MFA Fine Arts faculty member Sarah Trigg. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Artist Talk: Sarah Trigg
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This illustrated lecture shows New York's largest borough between the years 1920 and 1950, when it was ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Slide Lectures, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Kevin Walsh discusses his book Forgotten Queens
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Editorial, documentary and corporate photographer Ben Lowy provides an overview of recent projects, including ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Photographer Talk: Ben Lowy
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Making Cities3: Innovation, Incubation, Inclusion is part of a three-year research project between the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Conferences, September 24, 2014, 09/24/2014, Making Cities3: Innovation, Incubation, Inclusion
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A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Gallery Talks, September 24, 2014, 09/24/2014, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
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Speaker Eric Jennings’ new book, La France libre fut africaine, (Perrin, 2014, forthcoming in English ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 24, 2014, 09/24/2014, Free French Africa in World War II
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Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia, will give a talk on Armenia and foreign policy. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talks, September 24, 2014, 09/24/2014, Armenian Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities
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A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
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New York-based Ghanaian-American artist Tetteh Tawiah will discuss her exhibition Shape Your World: ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Gallery Talks, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Artist Talk: Tetteh Tawiah
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Today, given the global economy and cultural diversity, the subject of multilingualism has become more ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Discussions, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Multilingualism in the U.S.: Do Americans Need More Than One Language?
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This presentation examines the principal narratives employed by the immigrant rights movements in the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Framing the Immigrant Movement as about Rights, Family, or Economics: Which Appeals Resonate and for Whom?
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A talk by Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Secretary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talks, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Ukraine Between East and West
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Join curator Joanna Kleinberg Romanow and participating artists Robert Otto Epstein, Beryl Korot, Sam ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Curator's Talk: Thread Lines
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A Talk with Tey Meadow and Afsaneh Najmabadi. With the recent publication of Afsaneh ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussions, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National and Institutional Boundaries
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Eyebeam is the leading not-for-profit art and technology center in the United States. Founded in 1997, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, Eyebeam Computational Fashion: Fashion Theory and Technology
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A lecture by Professor A. Dirk Moses (Professor of Global and Colonial History, European University Institute, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 25, 2014, 09/25/2014, (Post)Colonial Violence and the Terror of History
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His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia, will give an address on recent ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talks, September 26, 2014, 09/26/2014, Challenges to Peace and Security in Europe
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Christina Moon presents her ongoing research which examines the social ties and cultural encounters between ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, September 26, 2014, 09/26/2014, Fashion and Manufacturing
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Supermoons are both super and common, but they’re only a tiny slice of our nearest neighbor’s magnificent ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 26, 2014, 09/26/2014, The Inconstant Moon: Lecture Plus Stargazing
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Confucius Institutes in New York City are pleased to announce a series of activities highlighting Chinese ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Conferences, September 27, 2014, 09/27/2014, Global Confucius Institutes Day
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A guided tour by Carter Ratcliff of the exhibition by James Bishop. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Gallery Talks, September 27, 2014, 09/27/2014, Exhibition Tour: James Bishop
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A presentations by Dennis Raverty, Ph.D., Art Historian. Topic: Caravaggio &amp; the Tenebrists ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, September 28, 2014, 09/28/2014, Reformation/Counter-Reformation: European Art in the Age of Religious Struggle
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With leader Curt Collier. Lifestyle choices, our impact on the planet, and ways we can make a meaningful ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussions, September 28, 2014, 09/28/2014, Sustainable Living Support Circle
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A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, September 29, 2014, 09/29/2014, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
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David Forgacs, Professor of Italian Studies will give this lecture that looks at a case study in Professor ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 29, 2014, 09/29/2014, Social Marginality and the Camera: The Case of Migrant Roma in Italy
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Artist Francesco Arena in conversation with Lorenzo Benedetti, director of De Appel Arts Center in Amsterdam, Vincenzo ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, September 29, 2014, 09/29/2014, Publicness in Contemporary Italian Art: The Work of Francesco Arena
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The adventurous woman nicknamed La Belle Créole is brought to life in this illustrated lecture through ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Slide Lectures, September 29, 2014, 09/29/2014, Alina García-Lapuerta discusses her book La Belle Créole
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What are we talking about in discussing “male” and “female”? Chromosomes? Hormones? Behavior? ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, September 29, 2014, 09/29/2014, Sexes, Genders, and Brains: Four Scientists, Four Perspectives
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With Rania Antonopoulos, senior scholar and program director of Gender Equality and the Economy. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, The State as an Employer of Last Resort: Thinking the 'Thinkable'
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With David Miliband, the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Migrants, Refugees and Deportees: Confronting the Humanitarian and Political Challenge
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Sue Kaplan, JD, is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center and is a Research Scientist at the Robert ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Talks, October 01, 2014, 10/01/2014, Community-Based Approaches to Health Disparities
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A lecture by Kathryn Lofton, Department of Religious Studies Yale University. This talk ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 01, 2014, 10/01/2014, Do Not Tamper With the Clues: What The Goldman Sachs Group Can Tell Us About Religion
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With: Ethan Cohen, President and CEO, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts. Moderated by Dorothy Ko, Professor of History ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, October 01, 2014, 10/01/2014, Inside the Contemporary Chinese Art Market
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Award-winning scholar Lauren Berlant will lead participants through a discussion about the Statue of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP requested
Discussions, October 01, 2014, 10/01/2014, Open Air Salon: The Statue of Liberty as an Icon of National Fantasy
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With Julia Pelta Feldman. Ernest Cole (1940–90), one of South Africa’s first black ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Gallery Talks, October 01, 2014, 10/01/2014, A Talk on the Exhibition Ernest Cole Photographer
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Island cultures and ecosystems are already feeling the effects of climate change. Join Museum curator ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; must be 21+; RSVP required
Lectures, October 01, 2014, 10/01/2014, Islands at the Edge: Climate Change, Globalization, and Island Culture
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A talk by Dr. Agnia Grigas on energy security in Eastern Europe, focusing on new EU states, Belarus, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 02, 2014, 10/02/2014, Energy Security and Pipeline Politics: The Achilles Heel of Eastern Europe
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Dove has produced unique and highly imaginative embodied hybrids of film, installation art, and experimental ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 02, 2014, 10/02/2014, Artist Talk: Toni Dove
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Are Europe’s Muslims America’s problem? Since the French riots of 2005, American policymakers have ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 02, 2014, 10/02/2014, Race, Diplomacy, and U.S. Policy Toward Europe’s Muslims
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A talk with Tony Spanakos of Montclair State University, Associate Professor of Political Science and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 02, 2014, 10/02/2014, What's Left of the Left: Latin American Left in the 21st Century
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In this talk, three professors will discuss three 19th-century European artists whose work had a large ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 02, 2014, 10/02/2014, Trans-Atlantic Celebrity: H.G Wells, Elinor Glyn, and Sarah Bernhardt
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A two-day workshop focused on Asia and Africa that will address a wide range of themes across disciplinary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Conferences, October 03, 2014, 10/03/2014, Asia and Africa Across Disciplinary and National Lines
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This conference offers a platform to discuss the implications of epistemological, ontological and methodological ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 03, 2014, 10/03/2014, Ukraine as a Mirror of the Political: Grounding Theoretical Reflections in Politics
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With: Michael G. Plummer, Eni Professor of International Economics and Director of the SAIS Europe, John ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, October 03, 2014, 10/03/2014, ASEAN Centrality and the U.S.-ASEAN Economic Partnership
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Join bell hooks, William Germano, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cooper Union ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP recommended
Discussions, October 03, 2014, 10/03/2014, bell hooks discusses the 20th anniversary of her book Teaching to Transgress
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A presentation by art therapist Eileen McGann and social psychologist Vincent Grande focusing on the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 03, 2014, 10/03/2014, Developing a Therapeutic Arts Community
Conference |
A two-day workshop focused on Asia and Africa that will address a wide range of themes across disciplinary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Conferences, October 04, 2014, 10/04/2014, Asia and Africa Across Disciplinary and National Lines
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A presentations by Dennis Raverty, Ph.D., Art Historian. Topic: The Visual Rhetoric of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, October 05, 2014, 10/05/2014, Reformation/Counter-Reformation: European Art in the Age of Religious Struggle
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In 1805, at the age of 56, Lorenzo da Ponte (1749-1838) left “Old Europe”, to emigrate to the United ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Symposiums, October 06, 2014, 10/06/2014, Da Ponte Day: Power and Seduction
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In the wake of Romanticism, early nationalist projects proclaimed a new age of happiness of the folk, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talks, October 06, 2014, 10/06/2014, ‘The Turks Were Killing the Body, the Austrians Kill the Soul’: Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia, 1840-1914

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Lectures, October 06, 2014, 10/06/2014, The Dark Age of Nyāya: The Retreat, Resurgence, and Reformation of Brahmanical Logic
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"Critical Perspectives: Before and After the 19th Party Congress: Political Trends in Xi Jinping’s ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 06, 2014, 10/06/2014, Human Rights in East Asia and Beyond: Critical Perspectives
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President Harry Truman is often portrayed as Israel's champion, but he wanted a state that was neither ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 06, 2014, 10/06/2014, Present at Birth? Israel and Harry Truman, 1948
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On the occasion of the acquisition of the archives of Manuel Ramos Otero, a discussion of the writer's ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 06, 2014, 10/06/2014, Fierce: The Work and Life of Manuel Ramos Otero
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The ‘war on drugs’, in most places, is metaphorical. It is rarely used by governments and was recently ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Lectures, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Drug Policy Reform: How Did We Get Here and What is Next?
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Oberst’s latest works reflect her obsession with childhood, dreams, and memory. Childhood informs our ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Artist Talk: Carolyn Oberst
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Mexico City-born Angel Nevarez is a multidisciplinary artist and musician who has been working collaboratively ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Artist Talk: Angel Nevarez
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Musicians and dancers have a long and storied relationship with one another, from traditional forms that ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Dance and Music Now
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Dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and writer Yvonne Rainer (American, b. 1934) is one of the most influential ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Talks, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Dislocations: An Abbreviated Journey Through 55 Years of Work
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A lecture by Kyla Wazana Tompkins, English and Gender &amp; Women’s Studies, Pomona College. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, On the Gelatinous: Three Movements
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What kinds of “practice” create possibilities for new feminist futures? How do our everyday engagements ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Black Feminist Futures and the Practice of Fugitivity
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Graphic design legend Tom Geismar talks about the first retrospective of his work to feature his groundbreaking ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Designer Talk: Tom Geismar
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Fine-art photographer Robin Schwartz talks about her monograph Amelia and the Animals, which features ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Photographer Talk: Robin Schwartz
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Laverne Cox is a critically acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP recommended
Discussions, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Forever Young: A Public Dialogue between bell hooks and Laverne Cox of Orange Is the New Black
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Laverne Cox is a critically acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP recommended
Discussions, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Forever Young: A Public Dialogue between bell hooks and Laverne Cox of Orange Is the New Black
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Patricia Lockwood, who is on the cutting edge of recent American poetry, has published two poetry collections ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Talks, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Patricia Lockwood, Cutting-Edge Poet
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A panel discussion with Alison Gaylin, Peter Straub, and Patrick McGrath on the influence of Poe on their ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Discussions, October 07, 2014, 10/07/2014, Poe's Children
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Speaker Miguel Coyula is an architect, urban planner, and professor at the University of Havana. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Havana: Past, Present, and Future
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With: Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies; Lydia H. Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Around 1948: Human Rights and Global Transformation
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Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He has taught at Union Theological ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP recommended
Discussions, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Forever Young: A Public Dialogue between bell hooks and Cornel West
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With: Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Lectures, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, The Chinese Economy: Boom or Bust?
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John Jackson, dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice, and Richard Perry University Professor ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, From 'Writing Culture' to Filming Culture: Toward an Anthropology of Multimodality
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What are we to make of these extraordinary images that have played a crucial role in shaping identities ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Black Portraitures
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In this informal discussion, National Park Service architect Dana Lockett will guide visitors through ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP requested
Discussions, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Exhibition Tour: Danh Vo: We The People

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Slide Lectures, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Leslie Adatto discusses her book Roof Explorer's Guide: 101 New York City Rooftops
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Author and School of the Arts alumna Karen Russell will discuss the craft of writing. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, The Craft of Writing
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The magazine form is central to the story of fashion photography. In conjunction with the release this ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 08, 2014, 10/08/2014, Photography and Fashion's Maverick Magazines
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After a September 2013 court ruling stripped citizenship from thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 09, 2014, 10/09/2014, Birthright Crisis: The Power and Paradoxes of Media Advocacy
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With: Luke Patey, Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 09, 2014, 10/09/2014, The New Kings of Crude: China, Oil, and Civil War in Sudan and South Sudan
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This is the first in the series of events hosted by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies that ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 09, 2014, 10/09/2014, The Bullet and the Ballot Box
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An open dialogue on sexuality with bell hooks, Marci Blackman (Author of Tradition), Samuel “Chip” ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP recommended
Discussions, October 09, 2014, 10/09/2014, Transgressive Sexual Practice
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Speaker: Abram de Swaan, Emeritus University Professor of Social Science, University of Amsterdam. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Lectures, October 09, 2014, 10/09/2014, The More Languages, The More English: On the Language Constellation in the European Union
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As a cultural commodity, dance is a source of national identity performed live and in film. It thrives ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 10, 2014, 10/10/2014, Contemporary Dance in Europe
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Documentarians/producers Liz Mermin and Jenny Raskin discuss their careers and innovations in ethnographic ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 10, 2014, 10/10/2014, Innovations In Ethnographic Documentary
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Baroque scholar Mark Franko presents his influential essay Dance and the Political States of Exception ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation; RSVP required
Discussions, October 11, 2014, 10/11/2014, Conversations Without Walls: Dance and the Political States of Exception
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Mira Friedlaender is a Brooklyn–based multidisciplinary artist who puts creative struggle at the center ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 11, 2014, 10/11/2014, Artist Talk: Mira Friedlaender
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The first flowering of scientific truth trampled by the bully church. The Trials of Galileo focuses on ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Lectures, October 12, 2014, 10/12/2014, The Trials of Galileo
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Have you ever thought that something wasn’t fair and that you wanted to change it? Visit the exhibition ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Pay-what-you-will admission policy
Gallery Talks, October 13, 2014, 10/13/2014, Exhibition Tour: Pushing Buttons: Activist New York
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A talk by Atul Kohli, Princeton University. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 13, 2014, 10/13/2014, Corporate Imperialism and East India Company
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In conjunction with the theatre department's production of Goethe's Faust 2.0, Obie award-winning scenographer ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 13, 2014, 10/13/2014, Stages of Inquiry: Falling Down a Funnel
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Galia Solomonoff is founder and creative director of the Solomonoff Architecture Studio. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 13, 2014, 10/13/2014, Architect Talk: Galia Solomonoff
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Presented by the MFA Fine Arts Dept. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 14, 2014, 10/14/2014, Artist Talk: A.K. Burns
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With: Narita Ryuichi, Professor, Japan Women's University; Harry Harootunian, Adjunct Senior Research ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 14, 2014, 10/14/2014, Japan: What History Is, Knows, Does
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The first Adventure in Italian Opera with Fred Plotkin of this season will feature character tenors Steven ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 14, 2014, 10/14/2014, Adventure in Italian Opera: Tenors Steven Alexander Cole and Anthony Laciura
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By Miriam Ticktin, The New School for Social Research. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 15, 2014, 10/15/2014, The Politics of Planetary Care: Going Beyond the Social
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Why do we talk about food so much? Priscilla Ferguson's new book, Word of Mouth, explores the ways food ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talks, October 15, 2014, 10/15/2014, What We Talk About When We Talk About Food
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Mira Jacob is the author of the novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, published by Random House ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Talks, October 15, 2014, 10/15/2014, Fiction Forum: Mira Jacob
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With: Hyaeweol Choi, Professor of Korean Studies and Director of Korea Institute, The Australian National ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 16, 2014, 10/16/2014, The Experience of 'House' and 'Home' in Colonial Korea
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Professor Miguel Beistegui (University of Warwick) will deliver a talk. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 16, 2014, 10/16/2014, Genealogies of Desire: Instinct, Interest, and the Law
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Research about domestic work, domestic workers, and domestic worker organizing is an abundant and growing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Conferences, October 16, 2014, 10/16/2014, Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future
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Research about domestic work, domestic workers, and domestic worker organizing is an abundant and growing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Conferences, October 17, 2014, 10/17/2014, Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future
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With: Donald P. Green (Columbia, Politics), Vincent Pons (Harvard, Business School), Frédéric Sawicki ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Conferences, October 17, 2014, 10/17/2014, Getting Out the Vote in France and in the U.S.
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1:00–3:00 pm: Curating and Writing on South African Photography - Panel discussion moderated by Deborah ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Colloquiums, October 18, 2014, 10/18/2014, Curating and Writing on South African Photography
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Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden’s The New York Times Feminist Reading Group is a public forum that encourages ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Forums, October 18, 2014, 10/18/2014, The New York Times Feminist Reading Group

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Lectures, October 20, 2014, 10/20/2014, To Lose Without Fighting? The US, China, Southeast Asia and the South China Sea
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A discussion on the recent elections in Indonesia and the inauguration of a new era of politics. Joko ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Discussions, October 20, 2014, 10/20/2014, The New Political Era in Indonesia
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A story of urban transformation, cultural shifts, and an expanding contemporary art scene. The Chelsea ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 20, 2014, 10/20/2014, David Halle discusses his book New York's New Edge: Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side
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In his lecture, Renaissance scholar Gerard Passannante will discuss Leonardo da Vinci’s lifelong obsession ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 20, 2014, 10/20/2014, Leonardo's Disasters
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Is there such a thing as “untranslatables”? Translating works from one language or form to another ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 20, 2014, 10/20/2014, Untranslatable? A Roundtable
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Today's foremost Czech chamber ensemble discusses and performs examples from works by Dvorak, Smetana, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 20, 2014, 10/20/2014, The Smetana Trio: Lecture and Demonstration
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Since the late 2000s, Southeast Asia's democratization has stalled and, in some of the region's most ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia and Its Implications
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With: Maria Josefina Saldana-Portills, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Of Narcos, Indios and Terrorists: A Racial Geography of the Now
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In addition to detaining and deporting migrants during undocumented border crossings, the U.S. government ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Removal of Criminals? The Massive Deportations of Mexican Migrants from the U.S.
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With Aracelis Girmay, Fady Joudah, and moderator Tonya Foster. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Poets on Craft
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Terry Boddie's work as a photographer and artist explores the historical and contemporary aspects of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 21, 2014, 10/21/2014, Photographer Talk: Terry Boddie
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With Steven Dubin, Professor of Arts Administration, Columbia University, and author of a forthcoming ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Gallery Talks, October 22, 2014, 10/22/2014, Exhibition Talk Ernest Cole: Photographer
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Featuring dancers, designers, curators, and scholars, this international, interdisciplinary symposium ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Symposiums, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, 14th Annual Dance and Fashion Symposium
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We are living through a moment of tremendous change at the intersection of race, religion, and sexuality, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Conferences, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics
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This year the Italian Jewish Studies Project is held in connection with the international symposium Legacies ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Forums, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Ethiopian Jews Under Fascist Rule
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With: Sam Perry, Assistant Professor of Korean and Japanese Literature, Brown University. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, From Across the Genkai Sea: Kim Talsu and the Korean War in Japan
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As the labor market continues its slow return to health following the Great Recession, there is growing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Is There a Skills Mismatch Problem and What Does the Answer Imply for Policy?
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The famous ellipses that punctuate Stendhal’s Le Rouge et le noir tend to intervene when the story ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Sex, Politics, and Silence in Restoration France
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In his Theologico-political Treatise Spinoza asks the question: what does it mean for a text to be the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, The Impossible Translation of the Word of God
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A lecture by Professor Nicola Behrmann (Professor of German, Rutgers University). A critical ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 23, 2014, 10/23/2014, Giving Up Nothing: Archiving Woman in the Avant-Garde
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We are living through a moment of tremendous change at the intersection of race, religion, and sexuality, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Conferences, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics
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Featuring dancers, designers, curators, and scholars, this international, interdisciplinary symposium ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Symposiums, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, 14th Annual Dance and Fashion Symposium
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At the height of her career, Clementine Paddleford was the most widely read and respected food journalist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 24, 2014, 10/24/2014, Feast and Famine: Ethos and Place in American Food Writing
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Authors for a new book published on the occasion of the exhibition will present their original research ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Symposiums, October 25, 2014, 10/25/2014, Sylvan Cemetery: Architecture, Art and Landscape at Woodlawn
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A presentations by Dennis Raverty, Ph.D., Art Historian. Topic: Sacred Themes in Secular ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 26, 2014, 10/26/2014, Reformation/Counter-Reformation: European Art in the Age of Religious Struggle
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A talk by C.M. Naim (Prof. Emeritus Chicago). ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 27, 2014, 10/27/2014, Urdu Mystery Fiction: The First Fifty Years
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Building on his pioneering work in the science of molecular gastronomy, physical chemist Hervé This ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 27, 2014, 10/27/2014, Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food
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Jen Percy is the author of Demon Camp. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Talks, October 27, 2014, 10/27/2014, Nonfiction Forum: Jen Percy
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Photographer and faculty member Isaac Diggs and artist Edward Hillel talk about their collaborative project ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 27, 2014, 10/27/2014, Photographer Isaac Diggs and Artist Edward Hillel in Conversation
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With: Lila Davachi, Associate Professor of Psychology and Neural Science. For decades ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, The Rhythms of Memory
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A talk by artist and faculty member Petah Coyne presented by MFA Fine Arts. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Artist Talk: Petah Coyne
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With: Yves Charles Zarka (Université Paris 5-Sorbonne, rédacteur en chef de la revue Cités) ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Philosophy in France Today
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Come learn about the spectrum of asexual experiences and identities through a screening of the film (A)sexual ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 28, 2014, 10/28/2014, Asexuality: An Introduction
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Welcome the Delhi-based trio Raqs Media Collective, world-renowned artists whose work intersects contemporary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 29, 2014, 10/29/2014, History’s Ghosts: Raqs Media Collective
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With: Gari Ledyard, King Sejong Professor Emeritus Discussant: George Kallander, Associate Professor, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, Hong Taeyong on China: An 18th Century Korean Sirhak Scholar's Views
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Join Brett Littman, curator of Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War, for a walkthrough ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Gallery Talks, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, Curator's Talk: Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War
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VICE, a magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics, began as an online zine in Montreal in 1994. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, From Punk Zine to Major Media Force: Vice Magazine
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As a respected writer on contemporary art and curator to Deutsche Bank, which holds one of the largest ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, October 30, 2014, 10/30/2014, The Changing World of Contemporary International Art Today
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A presentations by Dennis Raverty, Ph.D., Art Historian. Topic: The Protestant Christ ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, November 02, 2014, 11/02/2014, Reformation/Counter-Reformation: European Art in the Age of Religious Struggle
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Physician and microbiologist Martin Blaser will discuss how changes in the human microbiome brought on ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Lectures, November 05, 2014, 11/05/2014, Antibiotics and Obesity
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Within the field of dance, the creation process often demands that dancers develop methodologies, movement ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Discussions, November 10, 2014, 11/10/2014, Dancer as Agent
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Have you ever thought that something wasn’t fair and that you wanted to change it? Visit the exhibition ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Gallery Talks, November 15, 2014, 11/15/2014, Exhibition Tour: Pushing Buttons: Activist New York
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Christov-Bakargiev is an internationally esteemed curator, author and researcher into the histories of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Talks, November 20, 2014, 11/20/2014, Curator's Talk: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
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Have you ever thought that something wasn’t fair and that you wanted to change it? Visit the exhibition ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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Gallery Talks, November 22, 2014, 11/22/2014, Exhibition Tour: Pushing Buttons: Activist New York
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