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Race, Class and Education

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

This course is designed to provide students interested in Education with a multi-faceted perspective of the issues prevalent affecting students and their families. As a primary place of establishing one’s understanding of societal norms, school is among the most powerful institutions in American culture. Among its many functions, School has played...

$765

16 sessions

Wednesday Jan 24th, 6pm

The Encyclopedia from Babylon to Google

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

In The City of God, Saint Augustine confronts a central problem: How did evil come into the world if human beings were created good? Through our study of the ethical universe of literary texts, we engage with questions essential to humanity, including the nature of human beings, the basis for moral conventions, individual and collective responsibility,...

$765

17 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 6pm

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Future of Sustainable Food

at Be Social Change - Hell's Kitchen
424 W 54th St, New York, New York 10019

Future of Sustainable Food - Innovating for a 21st Century Food System They say, “you are what you eat,” but do you truly understand what you’re eating, where it is come from, and the impact it has? The journey of your food is often invisible and begins well before you find it in the market much less fork it on your plate. Through new innovations,...

Wednesday Jan 24th, 7pm

David Hockney at the MET

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Central Park
1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

avid Hockney just turned 80, and the MET is honoring him with a retrospective that will make you smile again and again. The show examines Hockney as a realist painter, a gay man discovering his sexuality, a cubist playing with perspective, and a colorist experimenting with hues so brilliant they nearly emit Vitamin D. Ultimately, we will see how Hockney...

Friday Feb 2nd, 6:30pm

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Revitalizing Sissinghurst

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Long celebrated as a jewel in the National Trust crown, Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent, England is currently undergoing a vigorous renewal under the direction of its head gardener, Troy Scott Smith.  In this talk, Smith will describe how he is restoring and reimagining Vita Sackville-West's original creation—recapturing the romance, experimentation,...

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$31.50
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$35

Wednesday Jan 31st, 1pm

DED Talks

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

From watchers of the immensely popular Ted Talks, comes this new lecture series highlighting the life and ideas of your favorite dearly departed celebrities.   DED Talks will share the knowledge from history’s most inspired thinkers and pretty much anyone else willing to push aside death’s veil and return to share “Ideas Worth Un-Deading.”...

Thursday Feb 15th, 7pm

Psych of Women and Gender

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

How has Western psychology understood the concept of Gender? How have conceptualizations of Gender changed over time? Over the past 35 years, feminist psychologists have challenged what we study, who we study, how we study, and what we (think) we know about gender in psychology.  Feminist psychology has both informed, and been transformed by,...

$765

16 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 4pm

brunchwork w/ David Pakman

at brunchwork - Flatiron
43 W 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Venrock Partner David Pakman! Enjoy an intimate conversation with David, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal. Special Guest David has been a Partner at Venrock since 2008 and focuses on early stage consumer and enterprise internet companies....

Sunday Feb 4th, 11:30am

Pregame Your Brain: Biomedical Blitz

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Get some post-work drinks in your face, and some brand new knowledge in your brain! Several stations of experts on the week’s theme will be set up around the bar – grab a drink, and choose your own adventure. Each expert has a 10 minute speed-lesson, so you can get the basics or go deep.  Each week features experts on a different topic, so...

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Friday Jan 26th, 6pm

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Understanding and Treating Victims of Abuse

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

This course introduces students to the dynamic and often controversial field of advocacy, intervention, and treatment for abused children, ranging from the reporting of abuse to protective services to therapeutic treatment of child victims and adult survivors. There are lectures and group discussions, and experts describe their professional experiences....

$765

16 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 8pm

Black Is Beautiful: Fashion and Consciousness

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

Documentary photographer Kwame Brathwaite and his son Kwame S. Brathwaite join historian Tanisha Ford to reflect on the impact of Brathwaite Sr.’s pioneering “Black Is Beautiful” photographs.  Beginning in the late 1950s and early ‘60s, Brathwaite helped to popularize an Afro-centric vision of female beauty...

Tuesday Feb 6th, 6:30pm

Happier Hour: Philosophy To Make Your Life Suck Less

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Philosophy means a “love of wisdom,” but what can wisdom teach us about l-o-v-e? Come find out with our stellar  line-up of philosophers and philosopher-ish folk as they share how some of humanity’s greatest ideas can help make us… dare we say it… a little happier.* After a smashing inaugural event last month, The Happier Hour returns...

Wednesday Feb 7th, 6:30pm

Passing: (Re)Constructing Identity

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

"Passing," a term traditionally used to describe fair-skinned Blacks posing as whites, is in fact part of a broader cultural phenomenon that has its origins in the pursuit of the American Dream. For the sake of economic comforts, racially, ethnically, and sexually diverse individuals submerge certain aspects of their identities in order to "pass" into...

$765

16 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 6pm

brunchwork w/ WeWork

at brunchwork

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with WeWork Chief Growth Officer David Fano! Enjoy an intimate conversation with David, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal. Special Guest David Fano is the Chief Growth Officer at WeWork, where he focuses his passion for combining the digital...

Sunday Feb 25th, 11:30am

Epic Histories: A Conversation

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

Join two renowned American historians for a conversation about the challenges of writing epic narrative histories.  Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Mike Wallace, author of Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 -- his long-awaited sequel to Gotham -- sits down with fellow distinguished historian Nell...

Tuesday Feb 27th, 6:30pm