Recent Events

Jumpstart Your Summer Writing

In this action-oriented zoom session we discuss how to kick-off your writing project! From setting attainable plans to approaching editors, panelists will provide practical tips and advice on achieving your summer writing goals. Featuring Pamela Newkirk (Professor of Journalism) Pamela Newkirk, PhD, is a journalist, professor, author and multi-disciplinary scholar whose work examines contemporary and historical depictions of African Americans in popular culture. Her latest book Diversity Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, exposes the decades-old practices and attitudes that have made diversity a lucrative business while they fail to realize diversity. The book was included on TIME magazine’s…

Humanities+ | Collaborative Research

In the spring of 2022 the Center for the Humanities will offer two workshops on collaborating across the humanities disciplines and beyond. The first event will explore collaborative teaching (April 6) and the second will look at collaborative research (April 20). Collaboration is highly rewarding, often resulting in the development of new areas of expertise and methods. Barriers and hierarchies can also be broken down by working with colleagues and students with diverse expertise, and yet collaborative teaching and research are unusual in the humanities. What are the benefits of collaborating? What are the challenges? Join us for a discussion…

Let the Record Show | William Olander: Curator, Critic, Activist

Visual AIDS, the NYU Center for the Humanities, and NYU Libraries invite you to a discussion about the visionary curator William Olander About this event Visual AIDS, the NYU Center for the Humanities, and NYU Libraries invite you to a panel discussion about the visionary curator William Olander (1950–1989) in celebration of Visual AIDS’s recent publication, DUETS: Julie Ault & David Deitcher in Conversation on William Olander. Participants include Julie Ault, Susan E. Cahan, David Deitcher, Hugh Ryan, Susan Siegfried, and Bruce Yonemoto. William Olander giving a gallery talk for the exhibition Fake: A Meditation on Authenticity at the New…