Past Events

IDC 2013 Conference in NYC
Date: June 24, 2013 - June 27, 2013 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
IDC is the premiere annual international conference for the top minds in academia and industry to share the latest research findings, innovative methodologies and new technologies in the areas of inclusive child-centered design, learning and interaction.IDC Conference registration is now live! View Program and Register now for discounted rates - New School faculty, staff and students get discounted rates.Co-Organized by The New School and Sesame WorkshopIn Cooperation with the Association for Co...

AIGA/NY @ Parsons Lecture Series June 20, 2013
Date: June 20, 2013 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
In partnership with the New York Chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, Parsons hosts a regular lecture series each semester on campus, inviting some of the most dynamic people in the industry to share their work and outlook on the future of design. ...

Dining + Design: A Conversation with David Chang and Designer Anwar Mekhayech
Date: June 10, 2013 6:00 p.m.
Although we often focus on the food and the service, restaurant dining is really the combination of food, service and environment. That's where architecture and design come in. Design sets expectations, influences moods, engenders feelings that are as much the part of the restaurant experience as where the ingredients are sourced and how the wine pairs. Good design adds to the comfort, satiety, and overall excitement of a great restaurant experience in a synergistic way.The Food Studies Program ...

Parsons Paris and Intramuros Present Transcending The Disciplines: A Conversation on the Future of Design Practice
Date: June 4, 2013 5:00 p.m.
The boundaries between the disciplines are breaking down. People who were trained in industrial design and other fields are often working today in ways that are blurring the traditional boundaries. Moving from one complex problem to another, understanding what the social and technological causes are, and knowing how to address them, requires that designers develop not only skills of making and of craft, but also skills of thinking and analysis—and being able to bring theory and practice together...

Pecha Kucha Presentations: BFA Illustration
Date: May 22, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The senior class present their thesis projects in a series of slide talks, each three to five minutes long and followed by a short Q&A. Faculty members facilitate discussion of students’ ideas and work...

Parsons Fashion Show
Date: May 22, 2013 12:00 p.m.
The School of Fashion presents a runway show of top collections by the graduating BFA Fashion Design class. The annual presentation has helped launch the careers of some of the school’s most prominent alumni, including Marc Jacobs ’84 and Jack McCollough ’02 and Lazaro Hernandez ’02 of Proenza Schouler...

BFA Illustration Installation Space
Date: May 22, 2013 - May 24, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The installation space features installations and gallery-style exhibitions showcasing the range of work by senior Illustration students...

Book Release Party: BFA Illustration
Date: May 22, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
BFA Illustration’s senior thesis class releases its first Illustration Annual, featuring works by all the class members. The book contains images and objects representing the many facets of the industry. ...

Animation Screenings: BFA Illustration
Date: May 22, 2013 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Animation in the School of Art, Media, and Technology includes a range of time-based media, from traditional animation to more experimental works. Students in the senior class show off their unique takes on the genre in this screening of time-based animation works...

Thesis Screening: BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology
Date: May 21, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology seniors present narrative shorts and documentary, animation, kinetic type, sound, performance, and experimental videos...

BFA Photography Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 - May 26, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Parsons The New School for Design and Milk Studios present an exhibition of photographs, installations, video projections, and magazine and book displays by graduating students in Parsons’ BFA Photography program...

BFA Fine Arts Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
This exhibition showcases the diverse work of the program’s 48 graduating seniors, including painting, sculpture, performance, photography, video, and installation...

School of Constructed Environments Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
This exhibition presents drawings, models, and prototypes created by graduating students of the Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, and Product Design programs at Parsons. ...

Design and Management Symposium: The Integration of Design and Research
Date: May 21, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Much of the work produced by students in the Design and Management program concerns strategy, and many students have found interesting ways to integrate research and design methodology in producing their work. In this panel discussion, students explore the innovative approaches they have used to integrate research and design processes in their work...

Thesis Book and Web Preview: BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology
Date: May 21, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See the work of more than 100 graduating BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology students. Projects in a variety of media address practical and theoretical concerns and reflect students’ optimism about the possibilities of design in a global context...

Thesis Installations: BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology
Date: May 21, 2013 - May 24, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
See installations and experiential projects by graduating seniors that explore a range of technologies and constructions in space...

Demo Day: BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology
Date: May 21, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Students present their thesis work together in a setting like an industry fair, enabling visitors to interact with projects and see demonstrations...

Limited Edition Showcase: School of Art, Media, and Technology Pop-Up Shop
Date: May 21, 2013 - May 24, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Take home a limited edition work from students graduating from the School of Art, Media and Technology...

Thesis Book and Web Launch Party: BFA Communication Design and BFA Design and Technology
Date: May 21, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join students and faculty for the opening celebration of the print and digital projects showcased in the Thesis Book and Web Preview event. Projects in a variety of media address practical and theoretical concerns and reflect students’ optimism about the possibilities of design in a global context...

Opening Reception: BFA Photography Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Parsons The New School for Design and Milk Studios present an exhibition of photographs, installations, video projections, and magazine and book displays by graduating students in Parsons’ BFA Photography program...

Opening Reception: BFA Fine Arts Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This exhibition showcases the diverse work of the program’s 48 graduating seniors, including painting, sculpture, performance, photography, video, and installation...

Opening Reception: School of Constructed Environments Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
This exhibition presents drawings, models, and prototypes created by graduating students of the Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, and Product Design programs at Parsons...

Opening Reception: MFA Photography Exhibition
Date: May 21, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This exhibition features work by students in the MFA Photography program, which seeks to redefine the creative role of the photographer in contemporary culture. The work of these emerging artists extends the boundaries of the medium and the limits of creative vision...

Dining + Design: A Conversation with Andrew Carmellini and Architects, Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch
Date: May 20, 2013 6:00 p.m.
Although we often focus on the food and the service, restaurant dining is really the combination of food, service and environment. That's where architecture and design come in. Design sets expectations, influences moods, engenders feelings that are as much the part of the restaurant experience as where the ingredients are sourced and how the wine pairs. Good design adds to the comfort, satiety, and overall excitement of a great restaurant experience in a synergistic way. The Food Studies Program...

INTERACT 2013: A Forum on Civic Engagement and Sustainable Partnership
Date: May 18, 2013 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
INTERACT 2013 is an all-day forum that examines co-creation as a central factor in developing successful relationships with external partners. Participants explore ways to structure and facilitate cross-divisional, multiyear collaborations to make them effective in reaching social justice goals. ...

WantedDesign
Date: May 18, 2013 - May 20, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
For a second year, WantedDesign will host a transatlantic student design challenge, which will take place in real time at the event. Led by Parsons faculty members Mark Bechtel and Christian Schneider, students representing diverse design disciplines will work on teams to develop new products and systems that address one of the most valuable resources on the planet, our water supply, in the face of population explosions in megacities such as New York...

MFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
Date: May 18, 2013 - May 25, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The MFA Fine Arts program at Parsons is proud to present its 2013 thesis exhibition. The MFA in Fine Arts is a two-year program in which emerging artists develop the formal, intellectual, and conceptual dimensions of their work. This year’s exhibition is curated by Wendy Vogel and Jess Wilcox...

Parsons Scholars Presentations and Reception
Date: May 18, 2013 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Parsons Scholars program is a three-year college preparatory program in art and design for high school students in New York City public schools. Students present senior capstone projects produced as part of Sandy Storyline, a community-generated narrative of Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath aimed at building a more just and sustainable future...

Wasteless: A Collaboration with Poltrona Frau
Date: May 18, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Parsons The New School for Design and Poltrona Frau, the world’s leading producer of luxury home furnishings, present an exhibition of work by Parsons product design students under the direction of faculty member and noted designer Andrea Ruggiero. Students were challenged to design and develop new objects using leather scraps collected over a period of two months at Poltrona Frau’s factory in Tolentino, Italy...

From Sustaining Democracy to the State of the Civic: 20 Years of the Vera List Center for Art & Politics
Date: May 17, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
On its twentieth anniversary, the Vera List Center assesses the unique role art plays at the intersection of politics and civic life. This daylong conference addresses the changing cultural and political landscape shaped by new global social movements, and provokes responses and reflections from an international group of artists, activists, and scholars.While the last twenty years have been marked by a general interest in the convergence of art and politics, the current moment is being character...

MFA Design and Technology Symposium
Date: May 17, 2013 - May 18, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Please visit mfadt.parsons.edu for event schedule and details...

Temporary Environments
Date: May 17, 2013 - May 20, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
On the floor of Wanted Design, Parsons students will create an experimental installation that explores paper as a material for the built environment. Led by architects Moorhead & Moorhead and sponsored by Homasote, the installation will be constructed of Homasote’s signature recycled fiberboard...

five sixty 7th Exhibition
Date: May 17, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The School of Fashion at Parsons presents an exhibition of thesis work from a range of fashion disciplines, including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, accessories, and multimedia installations...

Portfolio Strategies Student Presentations - Day 2
Date: May 17, 2013 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Short narrative portfolios are presented by undergraduate students in the School of Design Strategies’ Design and Management, Integrated Design, and Environmental Studies programs...

Opening Reception: five sixty 7th Exhibition
Date: May 17, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The School of Fashion at Parsons presents an exhibition of thesis work from a range of fashion disciplines, including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, accessories, and multimedia installations...

Opening Reception: MFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
Date: May 17, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The MFA Fine Arts program at Parsons is proud to present its 2013 thesis exhibition. The MFA in Fine Arts is a two-year program in which emerging artists develop the formal, intellectual, and conceptual dimensions of their work. This year’s exhibition is curated by Wendy Vogel and Jess Wilcox...

School of Art and Design History and Theory Graduate Symposium
Date: May 16, 2013 - May 17, 2013 10:30 a.m.
This symposium explores a range of student research on decorative arts and design history, fashion studies and history, and design studies and theory. The event features scholars from the MA History of Decorative Arts and Design, MA Fashion Studies, and MA Design Studies programs in the School of Art and Design History and Theory...

AIGA/NY @ Parsons Lecture Series May 16, 2013(1)
Date: May 16, 2013 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This panel will feature candid conversations with leading design entrepreneurs who have founded startups, channeled personal passions into self-made careers, and taken risks to do what they love. Join us as we discuss whether the client-service model is a thing of the past and discover how these pioneers push the definition of design...

First Issue Launch Party for BIAS: Fashion + Healing, Journal of Dress Practice
Date: May 16, 2013 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Dress Practice Collective hosts a launch party for their first issue of BIAS: Journal of Dress Practice...

Concurrent Urbanities
Date: May 16, 2013 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Remapping the relationships between urban practices and design...

MS Strategic Design and Management Studio Exhibitions and Presentations - Day 2
Date: May 15, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 Exhibition and presentations of work by Strategic Design and Management students. Tuesday, May 14, 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.Wednesday, May 15, 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. This event is part of Parsons Festival 2013: www.newschool.edu/parsons/festival.View Larger Map...

MS Strategic Design and Management Studio Exhibitions and Presentations - Day 1
Date: May 14, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Exhibition and presentations of work by Strategic Design and Management students...

MFA Fashion Design and Society Exhibition
Date: May 14, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
This exhibition presents work by the graduating class of Parsons’ recently launched MFA in Fashion Design and Society, a selective graduate program for emerging designers initiated and supported by alumna Donna Karan...

In Celebration of the Vera List New School Art Collection Writing Awards
Date: May 14, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This event is open to The New School community only. This is not a public event.To commemorate the 2012–13 awardees and the artwork that inspired their winning pieces, a gathering will take place with honorary guest and artist Hans Haacke. His piece Helmsboro Country (dyptych), 1990, part of the Vera List Art Collection, is the subject of the critical response essay "Helmsboro Country and Me" by Thomas J. Ashley, New School for Public Engagement, Institute for Retired Professionals. Gathering in...

Parsons Scholars Exhibition
Date: May 13, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Parsons Scholars program is a three-year college preparatory program in art and design for high school students in New York City public schools. This exhibit showcases work created by students at each level of the program, spanning a variety of art and design disciplines. ...

MFA Photography Exhibition
Date: May 13, 2013 - May 24, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
This exhibition features work by students in the MFA Photography program, which seeks to redefine the creative role of the photographer in contemporary culture. The work of these emerging artists extends the boundaries of the medium and the limits of creative vision...

Opening Reception: Flat-Pack and Micro-Manufacturing Exhibition
Date: May 13, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Parsons’ BFA Product Design program presents an exhibition highlighting two key issues within contemporary design...

Transdisciplinary Design Exhibition and Presentations
Date: May 12, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m.
Exhibition and presentations of work by Transdisciplinary Design students.This event is part of Parsons Festival 2013: www.newschool.edu/parsons/festival.View Larger Map...

Urban Design Exhibition and Presentations
Date: May 11, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m.
Exhibition and presentations of work by Urban Design students...

Alumni Day @ The New School 2013
Date: May 11, 2013 11:00 a.m.
All New School alumni are invited back to campus for a day of programs and events highlighting the best of the university. Alumni should visit the website for full information and to register online...

gadgITERATION
Date: May 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Turn trash to treasure! Experiment with interaction design! Children ages 11–13 and their families are invited to this fun multigenerational workshop. Come tinker with electronics using a simple, safe device called The Noisemaker...

CreativeMornings @ Parsons: Seth Godin
Date: May 10, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series, dubbed “TED for the rest of us” and founded by designer Tina Roth Eisenberg of the design blog swissmiss. CreativeMornings comes to Parsons The New School for Design for its May event, where best-selling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin will speak on the theme of "Backwards," as part of Parsons Festival 2013. Seth Godin's latest book, The Icarus Deception, takes a look at the end of the industrial economy and what happens next, challenging readers to approach their work as a form of art...

Portfolio Strategies Student Presentations - Day 1
Date: May 10, 2013 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Short narrative portfolios are presented by undergraduate students in the School of Design Strategies’ Design and Management, Integrated Design, and Environmental Studies programs...

Transdisciplinary Design Workshop
Date: May 10, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Graduate students and outside experts explore aspects of transdisciplinary design. This event is presented in conjunction with the School of Design Strategies exhibition, which includes thesis projects by graduating students in the MFA Transdisciplinary Design program...

School of Design Strategies Exhibition
Date: May 10, 2013 - May 24, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
How can we use design thinking to promote change, to foster creativity, to envision the new urban? How can design be employed to improve or reimagine established systems, from fashion to health care to housing? In light of the diverse challenges facing modern societies, how can we use all of our abilities to effect change? The School of Design Strategies confronts questions like these through rigorous research and application. This exhibition presents outcomes of these practices...

Fashion Career Day
Date: May 10, 2013 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
See the Parsons Career Services Events page at: http://www.newschool.edu/design-career-announcements-events/...

Opening Reception: School of Design Strategies Exhibition
Date: May 10, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
How can we use design thinking to promote change, to foster creativity, to envision the new urban? How can design be employed to improve or reimagine established systems, from fashion to health care to housing? In light of the diverse challenges facing modern societies, how can we use all of our abilities to effect change? The School of Design Strategies confronts questions like these through rigorous research and application. This exhibition presents outcomes of these practices...

Fashion Design Practice and Research in Latin America
Date: May 10, 2013 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
A roundtable discussion that aims to explore diverse Latin American Fashion Design systems...

School of Art, Media, and Technology Annual 2013: Crossing Screens
Date: May 9, 2013 - May 24, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The School of Art, Media, and Technology Annual 2013, Crossing Screens, is a selection of art and design work addressing compelling issues through a broad range of practice by the 2013 senior class at Parsons' School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT). Meet the new generation of artists and designers through this multimedia exhibition...

Opening Reception and Screenings: School of Art, Media, and Technology Annual 2013
Date: May 9, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The School of Art, Media, and Technology Annual 2013, Crossing Screens, is a selection of art and design work addressing compelling issues through a broad range of practice by the 2013 senior class at Parsons' School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT). Meet the new generation of artists and designers through this multimedia exhibition...

MFA Design and Technology Exhibition
Date: May 8, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The MFA Design and Technology thesis exhibition features installations and performances, objects and apps, games and video, and interactive experiences that explore the dynamic role of technology in our lives...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Ugo Rondinone
Date: May 8, 2013 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This spring, Public Art Fund brings together a series of talks by three distinctive artists whose work transforms the boundaries of objects and space in the public realm. Whether through the scale of forms that shrink or expand in response to a specific context, or through the permeability of concepts, ideas and emotions that exist in their work, each of the artists showcased in this series explores the ways in which art has the ability to alter our experience of public space and the natur...

Opening Reception: MFA Design and Technology Exhibition
Date: May 8, 2013 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The MFA Design and Technology thesis exhibition features installations and performances, objects and apps, games and video, and interactive experiences that explore the dynamic role of technology in our lives...

Flat-Pack and Micro-Manufacturing Exhibition
Date: May 7, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Parsons’ BFA Product Design program presents an exhibition highlighting two key issues within contemporary design...

Parsons Festival 2013
Date: May 5, 2013 - May 24, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Established to showcase the creativity, innovation, and scholarship of Parsons students in a diverse range of disciplines, the Parsons Festival offers an array of exciting thesis exhibitions, presentations, installations, workshops, symposia, gallery openings, and special events...

The Future of Orchestral Garments
Date: May 5, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Presented by Parsons The New School for Design in collaboration with Mannes College The New School for Music and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...

Social Justice and the City
Date: May 4, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The Graduate Program in Design and Urban Ecologies Presents: Social Justice and the City...

AMT Visiting Artists Lecture Series: Fia Backström
Date: May 1, 2013 7:00 p.m.
The Visiting Artists Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT) at Parsons The New School for Design. The lecture series, organized by Coco Fusco, director of intermedia initiatives at AMT, invites renowned artists from across the globe to give free public presentations each Wednesday...

Strategic Design & Social Innovation
Date: April 28, 2013 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Strategic Design & Social Innovation: A Conversation with Helsinki Design Lab ...

Day 2- Design and Mobility: The Twenty-Second Annual Parsons/Cooper-Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the Decorative Arts and Design
Date: April 27, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Twenty-Second Annual Parsons/Cooper-Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the Decorative Arts and Design will focus on Design and Mobility and consist of student and faculty presentations from the U.S. and the U.K...

Day 1-Design and Mobility: The Twenty-Second Annual Parsons/Cooper-Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the Decorative Arts and Design
Date: April 26, 2013 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mobility is this year's theme at the Decorative Arts and Design Graduate Student Symposium which will include presentations from graduate students and faculty from various U.S. and U.K. institutions...

The New School Green Fund Presentations
Date: April 25, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Students and faculty present their innovative sustainability projects...

b the next
Date: April 25, 2013 6:00 p.m.
An evening of design and shopping to benefit the next generation of designers, the Parsons Scholars.See their work and meet renowned Parsons alumni, including:Mara HoffmanAlejandro IngelmoParke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel of Parke & RonenTracy ReeseNarciso RodriguezLela RoseKay UngerCarmen Marc ValvoEdward Wilkerson of Lafayette 148Bob Williams of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williamsas well as Tim Gunn of Project Runway, who will be signing copies of his book Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible.About The Parsons Sch...

AMT Visiting Artists Lecture Series: Pedro Lasch
Date: April 24, 2013 7:00 p.m.
The Visiting Artists Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT) at Parsons The New School for Design. The lecture series, organized by Coco Fusco, director of intermedia initiatives at AMT, invites renowned artists from across the globe to give free public presentations each Wednesday...

Dining + Design: A Conversation with Dan Barber, Laureen Barber and Architect, Peter Guzy
Date: April 22, 2013 6:00 p.m.
Although we often focus on the food and the service, restaurant dining is really the combination of food, service and environment. That's where architecture and design come in. Design sets expectations, influences moods, engenders feelings that are as much the part of the restaurant experience as where the ingredients are sourced and how the wine pairs. Good design adds to the comfort, satiety, and overall excitement of a great restaurant experience in a synergistic way. The Food Studies Program...

Who Builds Your Architecture? Part 2: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life
Date: April 22, 2013 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
"Workers' rights and safety should be a pivotal point for any sustainability discussion: the environment is not just the air, ground, and water, but the people with whom we work and live."—Ann Lui, "Sustainability of Workers' Rights," Archinect, May 2011Sustainability means to support, uphold, and endure. This roundtable discussion with professionals, scholars, students, and the audience examines current issues in ethics, in particular the links between construction practices and workers' rights...

The New School's Earth Week 2013
Date: April 20, 2013 - April 30, 2013 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The New School taps into the energy of the environmental movement catalyzed by the first Earth Day 43 years ago...

Your Food Is On Its Way - Presentation and Discussion
Date: April 19, 2013 12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Your Food Is On Its Way is a project by artist Annie Shaw on the livelihoods of delivery men in the food industry. Food delivery is part of the fabric of life in New York City, a service provided by a transient workforce that remains largely invisible to the public it serves. The very phrase "your food is on its way" omits any reference to the person delivering the meals. This project exposes the material reality of four delivery men's physical labor through the tools they use, the routes they t...

Megapolis Day 1
Date: April 19, 2013 2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The New School for Public Engagement’s School of Media Studies,  Eugene Lang College and MEGAPOLIS are collaborating on a weekend-long festival dedicated to the craft of do-it-yourself (DIY) audio creation. MEGAPOLIS 2013 will be held April 19-21, 2013 at The New School with support from performance and creative venues citywide.The mission of the MEGAPOLIS Festival is to provide a forum for artists, documentarians, musicians, and fans to come together to share secrets on producing and presenting...


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