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Narrowcast: Poetry and Audio Research

Author, Lytle Shaw reframes the status of tape recordings in postwar poetics and challenges notions of how tape might be understood as a mode of evidence.

The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Join us to celebrate this new volume of The Postcolonial Contemporary and to reflect on the project with the book’s editors and several contributors.

Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World

Hasia Diner and Robert Cohen explore Julius Rosenwald’s attitudes toward his own wealth and his distinct ideas about philanthropy.


The Evolving World of Remote Care

Event Recap of Remote Care: From the "Electronic Patient" to Self-Tracking, 10/9/18

Humanities Events at NYU | October 15 - 26, 2018

Humanities Events at NYU | October 15 - 26, 2018

Disruptive Color

Event Recap of Bright Signals: A History of Color Television, 9/25/18

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