• Join The New School at SXSW 2019 as we celebrate 100 years of groundbreaking scholarship, bold creativity, and world-changing ideas.

    Meet up with our faculty and alumni to discuss the pursuit of radical equality and using empathy and innovation to design solutions for today's most pressing challenges.

    Featured Events

    Feminist Rising: Why Brands Must Take a Stand
    Kim Jenkins, Parsons School of Design
    Friday, 3/8 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM
    Unleashing Cities' Collective Superpower
    Maya Wiley, SVP of Social Justice at The New School
    Saturday, 3/9 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM
    The Future of Gender Identities in Art and Media
    Myles Loftin, Parsons School of Design
    Sunday, 3/10 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM
    Sustainable Products for Refugees, by Refugees
    Burak Cakmak and Brendan McCarthy, Parsons School of Design
    Sunday, 3/10 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM
    The New School Hosts: Open Bar + Open Conversation

    Happy Hour on the Four Seasons Terrace
    Sunday, 3/10 | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
    400 Years of Inequality: A People's Observance
    Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Urban Policy and Health
    Monday 3/11 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM

    The New School @ SXSW 2019 - Alumni Participants

    Friday, March 8

    *Kimberly Jenkins, MA Fashion Studies '13
    Part-Time Lecturer & Visiting Assistant Professor, Parsons School of Design
    Feminist Rising: Why Brands Must Take a Stand
    March 8, 2019 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    *Karen Maine, BA Liberal Arts '08
    Writer and Director, Yes, God, Yes
    Yes, God, Yes Screening
    March 8, 2019 | 9:00PM – 10:17PM

    Saturday, March 9

    *Mollie West Duffy, MFA Transdisciplinary Design '15
    Organizational Designer, IDEO
    No Hard Feelings: Emotions at Work
    March 9, 2019 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

    Courtney Snavely, MFA Design and Technology '17
    Co-founder, Ovee
    Startup Spotlight at SXSW Wellness Expo
    March 9 & 10 | 11am-6pm
    Startup spotlight March 11 | 11am-6pm
    SXSW Wellness Expo
    Palmer Event Center - 614
    Austin Convention Center, Hall 1 - 2206
    Ovee is a sexual and reproductive health platform empowering women with premium content, curated products, and the supportive community they need to decide what is right for their unique healthcare needs.

    *Karen Maine, BA Liberal Arts '08
    Writer and Director, Yes, God, Yes
    Yes, God, Yes Screening
    March 9, 2019 | 6:00PM – 7:17PM

    *Sarah Winshall, MA Media Studies '13
    Producer, Smudge Films
    Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window Screening
    March 9, 2019 | 8:45pm —9:53pm

    Sunday, March 10

    *Siddharta Jatia, MFA Design & Technology '02
    VP of Global ECommerce at Under Armour
    The Architects are Invading
    March 10, 2019 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM

    Savannah Enright, BBA Strategic Design & Management '07
    Business Designer / Consultant
    Mentor Session
    March 10, 2019 | 12:30PM – 1:45PM

    Sarah Flynn, BA Liberal Arts '03
    General Manager, Thirty Five Ventures
    Future of Athletes' Production Companies
    March 10, 2019 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

    Monday, March 11

    Stephanie Kim, BFA Communication Design '12
    Co-founder and CEO, Moonlit Skincare
    Ty Haney, BBA Strategic Design '12
    Founder, Outdoor Voices
    Outdoor Voices event: Yoga and Chill with @CBQUALITY + Moonlit Skincare
    March 11 | 9:30 AM

    Sarah Winshall, MA Media Studies '13
    Producer, Smudge Films
    Mentor Session
    March 11, 2019 | 12:30PM – 1:45PM

    Tuesday, March 12

    *Andre Singleton, BA The Arts '11
    Co-Founder, The Very Black Project
    The Rebels' Resistance Conversation
    March 12, 2019 | 9:30AM – 11:00AM

    *Sarah Flynn, BA Liberal Arts '03
    General Manager, Thirty Five Ventures
    Influencer Marketing in 2025: The Future of Human Media
    March 12, 2019 | 9:30AM – 10:30AM

    *Benjamin Chase, MFA Design & Technology '08
    Managing Director, IDEO.org
    Design for Health: Moving to Application
    March 12, 2019 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    *Charles Yust, MFA Design & Technology '08
    Principal Design Technologist at frog design
    Art Museums as Spaces of Digital Play
    March 12, 2019 | 2:00PM – 3:00PM

    Greg Rhem, MA Media Studies '10
    Director of Documentary Programming, HBO
    Mentor Session
    March 11, 2019 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

    Wednesday, March 13

    Devin Tellatin, MA International Affairs '16
    Producer, The Atomic Tree
    The Atomic Tree Screening
    Mar 13, 2019 | 11:00am —6:00pm

    *Vanessa Kincaid, BBA Strategic Design & Management '10
    Chief Brand Officer at Littlstar
    How the Future of VR & AR Will Be Unleashed Through Blockchain
    March 13, 2019 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

    *Omer Ashano, BFA Jazz and Contemporary Music '18
    OSOG show
    March 13, 2019 | 6:40PM – 7:10PM
    Hole in The Wall for Ranch X Chicken Ranch

    Thursday, March 14

    Noah Feldshuh, BA Liberal Arts '10 (guitar)
    Adam Levin, BA Interdisciplinary Science '11 (drums)
    Casey Harris (keyboard) - his brother is alum Sam Harris, BA The Arts '10
    X Ambassadors show
    March 14, 2019 | 8:45PM – 9:45PM

    Friday, March 15

    Stephen Bailey, MA Media Studies '15
    Producer, Strange Negotiations
    Strange Negotiations Screening
    Mar 15, 2019 | 3:00pm — 4:31pm

    Saturday, March 16

    Omer Ashano, BFA Jazz and Contemporary Music '18
    OSOG show
    March 16, 2019 | 8:00PM – 8:40PM

    Other

    Julie Pinzur, BFA Illustration '11
    Founder and Creative Director, Mokuyobi
    SXSW commissioned her to design the official SXSW merchandise.

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