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Great New Books in the Humanities: Renato Rosaldo

Date: April 22, 2014

FINAL-4-22-14-GNB-Renato-Rosaldo-PosterCome hear Renato Rosaldo, Professor of Anthropology, read from his new collection of poetry, The Day of Shelly’s Death, published by Duke University Press in 2014. Mary Louise Pratt, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, will join us to discuss ethnography and poetry as forms of humanistic inquiry. The event will be introduced and moderated by Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian Studies and Faculty Director of the Humanities Initiative.

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


Great New Books in the Humanities: Ulrich Baer

Date: April 29, 2014

Ulrich Baer, Professor of German and Comparative Literature and Vice Provost for Globalization and Multi-Cultural Affairs,  discusses his new book The Rilke Alphabet, published by Fordham University Press. Co-sponsored with the New York Institute for the Humanities.

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: April 30, 2014

FINAL-4-30-14-Mapping-Your-FutureNYU’s first ever student-led 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.

Presenters:

Dwai Banerjee
Medicine + Philosophy
Dept of Anthropology, NYU

Jeanette Hayes
Art + Video + Technology
Artist, “Ivanka Trump of the Internet”

Chris Leslie
Sci + Tech + Urban Environments
Science & Technology Studies Program, NYU Poly

Kristen Mapes
Library Sci + Digital Humanities
Library of Science and Medicine, Rutgers

Camille Owens
Non-profit + Literature
Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation

Jeffrey Rabhan
Music A&R + Journalism + Business
Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music

Nick Yulman
Technology + Art + Music
NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program

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


Great New Books in the Humanities: Richard Sieburth

Date: May 6, 2014

Join us for an engaging conversation about women poets of the Renaissance. Richard Sieburth, Professor of French and Comparative Literature, will discuss his new book Louise Labé, Love Sonnets and Elegies, published by NYRB/Poets, and Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian Studies and Faculty Director of the Humanities Initiative at NYU, will discuss her book, Gaspara Stampa, The Complete Poems, The 1554 Edition of the "Rime," a Bilingual Edition. Ulrich Baer, Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities and Diversity, will moderate the discussion. Co-sponsored by the New York Institute for the Humanities.

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