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Future of Planning Forum: Operative

Columbia University, Avery Hall - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Wood Auditorium
1pm, $0

Art, Social Change, and the Urban Sphere
Anna Indych-Lopez, Dread Scott, Johanna Fateman

City College of New York, Compton Goethals Hall - West 140 Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Room 249
6pm, $0

From the Sans-culottes to the Zapatistas: Revolts, Insurrections, Revolutions
Kristin Ross and Eric Hazan

Columbia University, Buell Hall - 515 West 116 Street, East Gallery
6 - 7:30pm, $0

Genocidal Regimes and their Perpetrators

Columbia University, The Heyman Center - 2960 Broadway, Floor 2 (Common Room)
6:15pm, $0

Abram De Swaan will talk about his new book The Killing Compartments; The Mentality of Mass Murder (Yale U.P., Jan 2015).Episodes of mass annihilation occur in societies that have gone through a process of compartmentalization, in which the target group is increasingly separated from the rest of the population at every level: culturally and institutionally, in everyday interaction and in personal experience Continue Reading »

Istanbul City Hills: Margherita Moscardini and Pippo Ciorra

School of Visual Arts, Curatorial Practice - 132 West 21 Street, Floor 10
6:30pm, $0

What Comes Next And How To Life It: Abigail Thomas with Elissa Schappell

McNally Jackson - 52 Prince Street
7pm, $0

Friday, 27 March

Print Politics: Samuel Johnson, Simon Sadler, Meredith TenHoor

Columbia Graduate School of Architecture - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Ware Lounge
12pm, $0

The Intersection of Literary and Commercial Fiction: A Panel Discussion

NYU Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House - 58 West 10 Street
5pm, $0

Marygrace Berberian: Art Therapy in Public Schools

School of Visual Arts - 133/141 West 21 Street, Room 101C
6:30pm, $0

The Wellness Syndrome: Carl Cederstrom, Andre Spicer, Simon Critchley

Book Culture - 450 Columbus Avenue
7pm, $0

Not exercising as much as you should? Counting your calories in your sleep? Feeling ashamed for not being happier? You may be a victim of the wellness syndrome. In this ground-breaking new book, Carl Cederström and André Spicer argue that the ever-present pressure to maximize our wellness has started to work against us, making us feel worse and provoking us to withdraw into ourselves. The Wellness Syndrome follows health freaks who go to extremes to find the perfect diet, corporate athletes who start the day with a dance party, and the self-trackers who monitor everything, including their own toilet habits. This is a world where feeling good has become indistinguishable from being good Continue Reading »

Saturday, 28 March

Stalking the Essay (Day One of Two)

Columbia University, Casa Italiana - 1161 Amsterdam Avenue
10am - 7pm, $0

Jiraiya and Chip Kidd in Conversation

School of Visual Arts - 133/141 West 21 Street, Room 101C
3pm, $0

Sara Watson: Data is the New

New Museum - 235 Bowery
4:30pm, $0

Washington Square Launch: Graham Foust,
Wayne Koestenbaum, Charles McLeod

NYU Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House - 58 West 10 Street
7pm, $0

Sunday, 29 March

Stalking the Essay (Day Two of Two)

Columbia University, Casa Italiana - 1161 Amsterdam Avenue, Teatro
10am - 9pm, $0

The End of Boyhood: John Hampsey, Richard Hoffman, Cary Barbor

McNally Jackson - 52 Prince Street
6pm, $0

Monday, 30 March

Forensic Methodology: How Does Architectural Research Work?

Columbia University, Avery Hall - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Wood Auditorium
4 - 8pm, $0

The development of a research methodology might be understood as a complex editing process; methods are unstable and adaptive, evolving in response to changing conditions and findings. Tools and techniques that were formerly reliable and productive may suddenly seem ill-fitting or obsolete. Unexpected results may challenge assumptions and force the construction of new regimes for gathering knowledge. Any particular methodology, therefore, is defined both for and by the research Continue Reading »

The Passages of Walter Benjamin: Screening and Discussion
Judith Wechsler and Susan Buck-Morss

The Graduate Center - 365 Fifth Avenue, Floor 9 (Skylight Room)
6 - 8pm, $0

A film screening followed by lecture and discussion with director Judith Wechsler and Susan Buck-Morss (The Graduate Center, CUNY). THE PASSAGES OF WALTER BENJAMIN. A documentary film. 55 min Continue Reading »

Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education

NYU Institute for Public Knowledge - 20 Cooper Square, Floor 5
6 - 8pm, $0


Marilynne Robinson and Robert Hardies: Reading and Discussion

Columbia University, Pulitzer Hall - 2950 Broadway, Room 301
6:15pm, $0

Alfredo Jaar: It Is Difficult

Cooper Union - 41 Cooper Square, Rose Auditorium
6:30pm, $0

Artist, architect and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar will discuss his latest works as part of the free, public Interdisciplinary Lecture Series. He was born in Santiago, Chile, and has lived in New York since 1982. Jaar’s work has been shown extensively around the world, with more than sixty public interventions, and numerous museum and gallery installations Continue Reading »

Tuesday, 31 March

Laurel Nekadate: Artists Talk

School of Visual Arts - 133/141 West 21 Street, Room 101C
6pm, $0

James Goggin: Theory and Practise and Time and Place

School of Visual Arts, Design Criticism - 136 West 21 Street, Floor 2
6:30 - 8:30pm, $0/Rsvp

Wednesday, 01 April

Fascisms Across Borders (Day One of Two)

Columbia University, The Heyman Center - 2960 Broadway, Floor 2 (Common Room)
8:30am - 7:30pm, $0

Oscar Sosa

Columbia University, Avery Hall - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Room 115
1pm, $0

Mauricio Rocha

Columbia University, Avery Hall - 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, Wood Auditorium
6:30pm, $0

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