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Writing and Righting History: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon 8:00 pm
Writing and Righting History: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The New School’s Humanities Action Lab in conjunction with Project Continua will host Writing and Righting History: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, inviting students, faculty, and the general public to learn and practice Wikipedia Editing Technology in order to correct the gender imbalance of Wikipedia entries, as well as to create new and more accurate entries for historical[...]
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Development, Thought and Policy Lecture Series: Austerity and Neoliberalism in Greece 6:00 pm
Development, Thought and Policy Lecture Series: Austerity and Neoliberalism in Greece
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What austerity is about is shifting the burden of an economic crisis from one part of the population to another. The mass of Greek people did not force Andreas Papandreou to borrow money. The mass of the Greek people didn’t know about or have much to do with fiscal policy at the national level. In[...]
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Cuba: Looking Ahead 8:00 pm
Cuba: Looking Ahead
May 7 @ 8:00 pm – May 8 @ 12:00 am
Please join SOMOS OLA for a panel discussion on the changing landscape in Cuba and the prospects for closer relationship with the US. Panelists: Nina khrushcheva- USSR/Russi-Cuba Relations Orlando Justo- U.S.- Cuba relations and the embargo Gabriel Vignoli- The Cuban Economy Maria Cabrera- Material Culture in Cuba Robin Hayes- Black & Cuba The panel is[...]
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bell hooks + Chirlane McCray: Critical Thinking at The New School 9:30 pm
bell hooks + Chirlane McCray: Critical Thinking at The New School
May 8 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Join bell hooks and Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City and Chair of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, in a conversation about critical thinking and healing in contemporary society. bell hooks (nee Gloria Watkins) is among the leading public intellectuals of her generation. Her writings cover a broad range of[...]
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