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Freud’s Trip to Orvieto

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Learn about Freud’s letters and little-known reflections on art he saw in the early years of his life.

An Underground History of Early Victorian Fiction

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

How does the literature and culture of early Victorian Britain look different if viewed from below?

After Now: Navigating Life After Prison

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

A premiere screening of After Now — a documentary capturing the complexities of what it’s like to transition from prison back into society — and talk-back with the film’s participants.


NYU Professor Receives NEH Grant for Humanities Preservation

Congratulations to Hannelore Roemich for receiving a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) award.

Staying Productive over Winter Break

Event recap of Jumpstart Your Winter Writing, 12/19/17

Leading the Way through Team Teaching Seminars

A sneak peek at the Justice and Rights Movements: Let Them Lead the Way team-taught course.

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