June 1, 2008 - April 1, 2009
CANCELLED - Who Knows One! Profiling the Citizen/Client
Date: November 21, 2008 6:30 p.m.
Following on the heels of the American presidential election, this panel focuses on the techniques and implications of behavioral studies, corporate ethnography, political polls and profiling by which populations are defined and segmented into distinct target groups...

Dress Code: Panel and Charrette with Shelley Fox, Peter Merlin, and Trevor Paglen
Date: November 19, 2008 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hailing from the world of fashion, national security, and art respectively, Shelley Fox, Peter Merlin, and Trevor Paglen discuss visual literacy in relation to dress codes, and look at collective identity constructed--and dissected--by open and closed systems of visual codes such as military insignia and designer logos...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School with Catherine Sullivan
Date: November 19, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The Public Art Fund Talks fall 2008 series concludes with a lecture by Catherine Sullivan...

Boris Groys: The John McDonald Moore Memorial Lecture(1)
Date: November 17, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The fourth John McDonald Moore Memorial Lecture will be delivered by philosopher Boris Groys who will speak on art as the most democratic of expressions...

Aperture Foundation at The New School presents Confounding Expectations - Photography in Context: Framing the Presidency
Date: November 12, 2008 7:00 p.m.
The Aperture Foundation, the Photography Department of Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School present a new season of three panel discussions focusing on photography...

AICA Distinguished Critics Lecture at The New School: Linda Nochlin on the Goals of Art Criticism
Date: November 10, 2008 7:00 p.m.
AICA Distinguished Critics Lecture at The New School with art historian Linda Nochlin discussing the goals of art criticism...

Charrette with artist Runo Lagomarsino
Date: November 7, 2008 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
artist Runo Lagomarsino for a charrette, or collaborative workshop, in which participants are invited to create not works of art, but a fictional artist...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School with Tom Friedman
Date: November 5, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The Public Art Fund Talks at The New School series continues this fall season with Tom Friedman...

Performance by artist Andrea Geyer: Spiral Lands/Chapter 2
Date: November 3, 2008 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
In her 45-minute performative slide lecture, artist Andrea Geyer will present an unsettling consideration of oppressed identity and a concise critique of the aggressive racism naturalized by capitalist democracy...

Grad School Expo & Open House
Date: November 1, 2008 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thinking about graduate school? The Grad School Expo & Open House at The New School will give you an inside look at how to apply to grad school, finance your education, and advance or change your career...

Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding Opening Reception
Date: October 15, 2008 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Opening reception for the exhibition "Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding" co-produced by the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School and Parsons The New School for Design...

Aperture Foundation at The New School presents Confounding Expectations - Photography in Context: Photography (TM)
Date: October 15, 2008 7:00 p.m.
The Aperture Foundation, the Photography Department of Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School present a new season of three panel discussions focusing on photography...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School with Rob Pruitt
Date: October 1, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The Public Art Fund Talks at The New School series continues this fall season with artist Rob Pruitt...

Branding Democracy: Barack Obama and the American Void
Date: September 18, 2008 6:30 p.m.
Every year, an inaugural lecture launches the Vera List Center’s annual theme, defining the intellectual territory that the center will explore in public programs throughout the year. This year’s theme is Branding Democracy with British philosopher Simon Critchley. ...

Students of Color Welcome Social
Date: September 16, 2008 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Stop by and welcome students of color to The New School!...