SAVE THE DATES!
Satuday May 18:
All-day symposium inspired by Benjamin Binstock's Vermeer's Family Secrets
with Anthony Grafton, Linda Nochlin, Chuck Close, April Gornik, Ivan Gaskell, Rachel Cohen and others
Saturday June 1:
Love and Let Die
All-day symposium on Ballooning Longevity, the Quality of Life, and the Coming Generational Smash-Up
An all-day consideration of Ballooning Longevity, the Quality of Life, and the Coming Generational Smash-Up
Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 11:00am
An all-day symposium on an unorthodox insurgent theory and how The Academy goes about processing
(or failing to process) such renegade notions
An evening conversation with Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja and human rights legal scholars and activists Aryeh Neier, Ruth Wedgwood, and Sarah Leah Witson
An All-Day Wonder Cabinet and Symposium on the theme of SOLITARY CONFINEMENT with a mix of artists, writers, scientists, performers, legal and human rights activists...and a few who have been there.
With Geoff Dyer, Walter Murch,
Philip Lopate, Francine Prose,
Michael Benson, and Dana Stevens
AN ALL-DAY WONDERCABINET
Guest Curated by David Rothenberg
made possible with support from the
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
A public conversation, sympathetic if at times critical, with activists, organizers, and observers about the current state of the Left in America – and where it should be headed, given the game-changing forces unleashed by OCCUPY WALL STREET
U.S. premiere screenings of "Nacht und Nebel" by Dani Gal and "5,000 Feet is the Best" by Omer Fast, both Venice Biennale standouts, followed by a discussion with both artists, filmmaker Errol Morris, critic Maggie Nelson, human rights luminaries Aryeh Neier and Philip Alston, and Institute director Lawrence Weschler.
A day long series of talks and discussions featuring writers, photojournalists, comic artists, historians, human rights lawyers, cultural critics, performers, and others gathered to explore the achievements and pitfalls of the commemorating impulse.
Listen to Lawrence Weschler, Ian Buruma, and Kanan Makiya discuss "The Memory Industry" on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show .