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Great New Books in the Humanities with Hasia Diner

Date: March 10, 2015

Hasia Diner, Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History at NYU, discusses her forthcoming book Roads taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way. Diner tells the story of millions of young Jewish men whose peddling propelled a mass migration of Jewish families seeking opportunities abroad, leaving parents, wives, and sweethearts behind.

Panelists:

Andrew Needham
Associate Professor of History, NYU

Nancy Sinkoff
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History, Rutgers University

Barbara Weinstein
Chair, Department of History, NYU

Event Location:
The Humanities Initiative at NYU
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States


Making Art, Making the World: Great New Books in the Humanities with Louis Bury and Bruce Bromley

Date: March 31, 2015

In two recent books from Dalkey Archive Press, Louis Bury and Bruce Bromley each consider the ways in which criticism itself is an act of artistic making. Join us for an evening of reading and spirited conversation about the joys of undercover poesis.

Louis Bury, Exercises in Criticism: The Theory and Practice of Literary Constraint (Champaign: Dalkey Archive Press, 2015).

Bruce Bromley, Making Figures: Reimagining Body, Sound, and Image in a World That Is Not for Us (Champaign: Dalkey Archive Press, 2014).

Event Location:
The Humanities Initiative at NYU
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States


Great New Books in the Humanities with Kristin Ross

Date: April 8, 2015

Kristin Ross's new book Communal Luxury considers the political imaginary of the Paris Commune, viewed from the perspective of contemporary concerns: internationalism, the future of labor, the status of art, ecological theory and practice.

Event Location:
The Humanities Initiative at NYU
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY
10003
United States


Mapping Your Future: What Can You Do with a B.A. in the Humanities?

Date: May 4, 2015

The Humanities Ambassadors Club will host a career panel talk featuring an all-star line up of professionals from a variety of careers. Presenters will talk briefly about how their background in the Humanities has helped them be successful in their career. Following the panel talk, students will have an opportunity to form small groups and ask questions of speakers in a more intimate roundtable setting.

Event Location:
Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South
New York, NY
10012