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NYU Professor Challenges Holocaust Generalizations

NYU Professor Challenges Holocaust Generalizations

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a lecture Wednesday at Queensborough Community College, NYU professor David Engels spoke about the generalizations and stereotypes applied to Polish Jews under Nazi occupation.

Black Diaspora Icon Stresses Education

Black Diaspora Icon Stresses Education

By Daniela Cobos, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Jan. 29, Christiane Taubira, France’s former minister of justice, spoke at NYU about her life story and her political convictions during a public lecture.

Biologists talk pathogens at Women in Science lecture

Biologists talk pathogens at Women in Science lecture

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


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The NYU Women in Science talked about viral outbreaks at their fall lecture and Q&A on Thursday night.

Darwin lecture looks at evolution of viruses

Darwin lecture looks at evolution of viruses

By Dhriti Tandon, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under Features

This year's annual Darwin lecture was hosted by genomicist and author Eugene Koonin. Presented by the Department of Biology, the lecture discussed advancements in the viral evolutionary biology.

Lecture discusses Afghan stability

Lecture discusses Afghan  stability

By Rachel Cao, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2014


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NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute hosted “America’s Latest Orphan: Afghanistan What does the Future hold for the Country?” a lecture with Barnett R. Rubin.

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 1, 2014


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Event coverage of a lecture exploring how the international and Greek media have portrayed the Greek economic and financial crisis over the last few years.

Advocates equate human, labor rights

Advocates equate human, labor rights

By Anjana Sreedhar, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


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To Jo Becker, labor rights should be considered human rights and fought for with equal zeal. Becker, advocacy director of the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, was joined by Gallatin professors Vasuki Nesiah and Chinnie Ding at NYU to discuss the relationship between labor and hu...

Davis calls for abolition of imprisonment

Davis calls for abolition of imprisonment

March 6, 2014


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Activist, author and professor Angela Davis spoke at NYU on March 4 as the Institute of African American Affairs’ scholar-in-residence. Her lecture, Feminism, Abolition and Radical Reconstruction in the 21st century, centered on the role of feminism in today’s society and the abolition of the incarcera...

Richard Dawkins shifts dialogue

Richard Dawkins shifts dialogue

October 1, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

I rarely idolize writers or public personalities. But last Wednesday I found myself in a long line at Kimmel Center to get my copy of Richard Dawkins’ new book signed after a talk he gave. The talk at NYU was part of a series of appearances to advertise the launching of his memoir, “An Appetite for...