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When the Digital Humanities Meets Art Galleries

Date: March 28, 2017

Scholars from across NYU are collaborating with artists and art galleries on innovative digital projects. Join us to learn about some of this work. We hope this event will serve as an opportunity for all those interested in the field to gather, connect, and discuss.

Projects will be presented by:

  • Glenn Wharton, Clinical Associate Professor of Museum Studies, NYU
  • Jonathan Hay, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Professor of Fine Arts, NYU
  • Sarah Demott, Data Services Specialist, NYU Libraries
  • Deena Engel, Clinical Professor, Computer Science, NYU & Joanna Phillips, Conservator, Time-Based Media, Guggenheim Museum

This event is moderated by Marion Thain, Associate Director of Digital Humanities, NYU.

Co-sponsored by NYU DH.

Event Location:
NYU Center for the Humanities
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States


What Can You Do with a PhD in the Humanities?

Date: March 29, 2017

Learn about alternative-academic (alt-ac) career options from professionals with career trajectories different from the tenure track. After brief introductions and opening statements, panelists will meet in small groups with audience members for more focused discussions about the topic.

Participants include:

  • Rebecca Amato — Associate Director, Urban Democracy Lab, NYU Gallatin
  • Cristel Jusino Diaz — Assistant Director of Student Affairs, NYU Graduate School of Arts & Science
  • Jenny Kijowski — Educational Technology, NYU Gallatin
  • Arnaldo J. López — Development Officer, Pregones / Puerto Rican Traveling Theater
  • Katina Rogers — Director of Administration & Programs, The Futures Initiative, CUNY
  • Eric Zinner — Associate Director & Editor-in-Chief, NYU Press
  • Moderated by Gwynneth Malin — Director, NYU Center for the Humanities

Co-sponsored by Graduate School of Arts & Science.

Event Location:
NYU Center for the Humanities
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States


Everything You Need to Know about Open Educational Resources

Date: April 4, 2017

Join NYU faculty and staff as they discuss Open Educational Resources (OER), free or low-cost teaching materials that faculty at many institutions have been using as alternatives to expensive textbooks. The use of OER is directly tied to NYU's commitment to affordability, and allows for interdisciplinary presentation of content.

Panelists include:

  • Daniel Shiffman — Associate Arts Professor, ITP, Tisch
  • Marybeth McCartin — Instructional Services Libraries, NYU Libraries
  • Stephen Duncombe — Professor, Gallatin and Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, Steinhardt
  • Benjamin Stewart — Clinical Associate Professor, Expository Writing Program

Moderated by Carol Mandel, Dean, NYU Libraries. Co-sponsored by FAS Office of Educational Technology, Tisch, and NYU Libraries.

Event Location:
NYU Center for the Humanities
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States


Politics on Campus: From the 2015 Protests to the Trump Presidency

Date: April 18, 2017


Why did American campuses burst into protest in November 2015? And how have our universities responded? Building on "Campus Politics," a recent book by Jonathan Zimmerman, this panel will examine diversity, sexual assault, trigger warnings, and the wide range of other issues that have sparked campus controversy in recent years.

Panelists include:

  • Juan M. Calero C. — Bachelors of Arts Candidate, Latino Studies and Religious Studies, Class of 2018, New York University
  • Robert Cohen — Professor of Social Studies Education, New York University
  • Michael Funk — Clinical Assistant Professor of Higher Education, New York University
  • Crystal Parikh — Associate Professor of English and Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
  • Jonathan Zimmerman — Professor of History of Education, University of Pennsylvania

"Campus Politics" will be on sale at the event at a 20% discount.

Event Location:
NYU Center for the Humanities
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States