Semester Kick Off

February 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This semester the New School is celebrating Water. Drawing on intellectual, creative strength present throughout The New School, Water (Dis)courses is a collaborative initiative seeking to display the cross-disciplinary work on Water across The New School. Get ready for an exciting series of 5-MINUTE lectures by Professors from Parsons, NSSR, NSGS, Eugene Lang, Milano, and Mannes.

Join us at our Kick-Off Event!

When: Friday February 4thFrom 2:30 to 4:30pm

Where: Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street

Topics include: New School Waterbodies |  Ritual + Weather |   Fracking | Water + Video | Bioscultures/The Art of Water Remediation |  The Student Roof Garden: “Weather Tunnel: Weather Temple” |  Seven Methods of Water Access in Mumbai |  Science, art and environmentalism |  Cholera: A Paradigm for Water Borne Disease |  Shifting from the Sanitary City to the Sustainable City: NYC |  Music from Mannes “Reflections in the Water” |  Building a sponge park at the Brooklyn Navy Yard  |  Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo: Oil under Water |  Water Harvesting in Rajasthan, India |  Mob Geographies of New York and New Jersey |  Soweto’s Water War


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