Upcoming NYU Humanities Events

Blood Libel in the United States. It happened here.

Date: September 24, 2019

Join us for the exciting launch of The Accusation by Ed Berenson (Professor & Chair, Department of History, NYU). Invited panelists will discuss the disturbing story of one town's embrace of an insidious anti-Jewish myth. The Accusation is a shocking and perceptive exploration of American and European responses to antisemitism.

Featuring:

Ed Berenson
Professor & Chair, Department of History, NYU

Elissa Bemporad
Professor, Department of History, CUNY Graduate Center

Zvi Ben-Dor Benite
Professor, Department of History & Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU

Andrew Needham
Associate Professor, Department of History, NYU

Thane Rosenbaum
Distinguished Fellow, NYU School of Law

Moderated by Marion Kaplan (Professor, Hebrew and Judaic Studies, NYU).

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


Writing Matters: Writing the Humanities and Reaching a Wide Readership

Date: September 25, 2019

Writing Matters: A Year-Long Series Re-centering the Craft of Writing

Join us for this year-long series of workshops that recenter the craft of writing in the production of knowledge.

Our launch event, Writing Matters: Writing the Humanities and Reaching a Wide Readership, will take place with a round table on the role of writing in humanities and publishing today. Reflecting on their specific experiences, a trade editor, a non-fiction writer, and academics will consider voice, style, structure, reading experiences, and the interplay between form, narrative, and presentation of information.

Featuring:

Tim Duggan
Editor and Publisher, Tim Duggan Books/Crown

Martha Hodes
Professor of History, NYU

Michael Massing
Author and Investigative Journalist

Moderated by Stéphane Gerson (Professor of French Studies, French, and History, NYU) and Mel Bavaria (Ph.D. student, French Studies and History, NYU).

Co-sponsored by the Institute of French Studies.

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