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“Persepolis, Then & Now” Brings Ancient Capital to Artistic Present—Nov. 21 Conference

New York University

New York University’s Center for Ancient Studies will host “Persepolis, Then & Now,” a one-day conference that will explore the impact of this ancient city on modern artists, on Thurs., November 21.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: 24th Annual Boe Forum Explores the Impact of Genetic Engineering on our Future

24th Annual Boe Forum Explores the Impact of Genetic Engineering on our Future

Augustana University, South Dakota

Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies announced Drs. Robert Green and Jamie Metzl as keynote speakers for the 24th Boe Forum on Public Affairs to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23, in the Elmen Center.This year’s forum, “Are We Ready? The Science, Ethics, and Geopolitics of Genetic Engineering and Preventive Genomics,” will examine the relationship between genetics and health, the ability to predict and thereby prevent disease, and the geopolitics of genetic engineering and genomics.

Channels: All Journal News, Biotech, Education, Engineering, Genetics,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST
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How Do We Learn to Move?

New York University

Professor Karen Adolph, who studies infants as they make their first crawls and steps, will outline how we learn to move in “Learning to Move and Moving to Learn,” a public lecture, on Mon., Nov. 18.

Channels: Cognition and Learning,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
Higher Education Event
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Authorial Stars Align for Evening of Readings—Nov. 18

New York University

NYU will host an evening showcasing many of its Creative Writing Program’s renowned authors—Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Safran Foer, Terrance Hayes, Yusef Komunyakaa, Nick Laird, Sharon Olds, and Zadie Smith—on Mon., Nov. 18.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Arts and Humanities

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Bloomberg American Health Summit Kicks Off Tuesday Nov. 12 in Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

After years of progress, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has been on the decline for three consecutive years. The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring together national leaders, policymakers, advocates, and innovators from across the country to share new knowledge and evidence-based practices around five focus areas implicated in reducing U.S. life expectancy: addiction and overdose, adolescent health, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Environmental Health, Obesity, Public Health, Guns and Violence, Education,

Released:
11-Nov-2019 9:05 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Education

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Actress Regina Hall on Race & Hollywood—Nov. 15 Conversation with Diversity, Inc. Author Pamela Newkirk

New York University

Actress Regina Hall will discuss the role of race in Hollywood with NYU Journalism Professor Pamela Newkirk, author of Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, on Fri., Nov. 15.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
7-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Hanif Abdurraqib on “The Intersections of Mundane Pleasures”—Nov. 14 Lecture

Hanif Abdurraqib on “The Intersections of Mundane Pleasures”—Nov. 14 Lecture

New York University

The New York Institute for the Humanities will host poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib for “The Intersections of Mundane Pleasures,” its Fourth Annual Humanities Lecture, on Thurs., Nov. 14.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, All Journal News,

Released:
6-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
Higher Education Event

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Flood requiem makes U.S. premiere at Cornell College

Flood requiem makes U.S. premiere at Cornell College

Cornell College

As Iowa and other areas of the country continue their long-term recovery from major floods, Cornell College will present an artistic response with the U.S. premiere of Dutch composer Douwe Eisenga’s “The Flood, Requiem” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in King Chapel.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
31-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Higher Education Event

Arts and Humanities

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An “Evening of Denial” to Feature Advocates and Experts on the Impact of the Rejection of Scientific Knowledge—Nov. 4

New York University

New York University will host a “An Evening of Denial,” a panel discussion centering on the rejection of scientific knowledge, on Mon., Nov. 4.

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Energy, Environmental Science, Pollution,

Released:
30-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Higher Education Event

Law and Public Policy

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“Writing Lost and Found,” Part of New York Review of Books Classics Series—Nov. 7 Panel Discussion

New York University

The New York Institute for the Humanities will host “Writing Lost and Found: How Books Disappear and Are Rediscovered,” a panel discussion featuring Joan Acocella, Robyn Creswell, Edwin Frank, and Jenny McPhee, on Thurs., Nov. 7.

Channels: Education,

Released:
30-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Higher Education Event

Arts and Humanities


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