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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.

Sonic Sea Film Screening and Q&A

Sonic Sea (2017) tells the story of Ken Balcomb, a former Navy officer who solved the tragic mystery of a mass stranding, and the global network of scientists working to limit our deadly clamor.


Tranquillo Casiraghi, People of the Torretta, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, c. 1950 © Eredi Tranquillo Casiraghi

Humanities Events at NYU | November 13 - 20, 2018

Humanities Events at NYU | November 13-20, 2018
Laurie Lambert speaks at our Oct 30 event "Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present."

The Postcolonial move to a more equitable future

Event Recap of The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present, 10/30/18
Group Photo of the 2018 Center Fellows

Research Fellowships | Apply by November 12, 2018

Apply for research fellowships in the humanities.

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