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Events @ SCA

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


Spring 2014

Jan  29  |  2:00 - 4:00 PM  — "The Question of Method" Speakers' Series Presents Bill Rankin (Yale): Mapping the History of TerritorySponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Feb 6    |   6:30 - 8:30 PM —  Min Hyoung Song: What Does it Mean to be an Asian American Writer? Co-sponsored by SCA's Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program. Event Page

Feb 12  |   6:30 - 8:30 PM — "The Question of Method" Speakers' Series Presents Gustav Peebles (The New School): Indebtedness and the Urban FormSponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Feb 19  |  6:00 - 8:00 PM — "Picturing Place" Presents Jeanne Haffner (Harvard University): Vue d'ensemble/Grand Ensemble: Aerial Photography's Role in a 20th Century Enlightenment Project. Co-sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Feb 20  |  6:00 - 8:00 PM  — Distinguished Lecturer Wendy Brown (UC, Berkeley): Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism and Political Life. Sponsored by The Department of Social & Cultural Analysis at NYU. Event Page

Feb 26  |  5:15 - 6:45 PM  — Human Rights and Migrant Workers in Abu Dhabi: New Perspectives. Co-sponsored by SCA's American Studies Program.*Located at GCASL* Event Page

Feb 26  |  6:30 - 8:30 PM  — At the Intersections of Empire: Art, Activism, and State Violence. Sponsored by SCA's Asian/Pacific/American Studies and Latino Studies Programs. Event Page

Mar 6    |  6:00 - 8:00 PM  — Critical Latin@ Urbanism. Sponsored by SCA's Latino Studies Program. Event Page

Mar 12  |   6:30 - 8:30 PM — "The Question of Method" Speakers' Series Presents Noah Chasin (Columbia University): New Strategies in Urban DesignSponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Mar 13  |   6:00 - 8:00 PM — Book Event | "Creditocracy: And The Case For Debt Refusal" with Andrew Ross (NYU). Co-sponsored by The Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, and OR Books. *Located at IPK Institute* Event Page

Mar 26  |  6:30 - 8:30 PM  — Joanne Barker (San Francisco State University): In Debt: A Reconsideration of “Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime” from Manna-Hatta. Co-sponsored by SCA's Asian/Pacific/American and American Studies Programs. Event Page

Mar 27  |  6:00 - 9:00 PM —  Film Screening | America’s War Workers. Co-sponsored by the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. Event Page

Apr 1    |  6:00 - 8:00 PM — "Picturing Place" Presents Rebecca Ross (Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design). Co-sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Apr 3    |  6:00 - 8:00 PM —  Laura Briggs: Transracial and Transnational Adoption: The Intimate Politics of Race and Empire. Presented by the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. Event Page

Apr 4    |  7:00 - 9:00 PM Book as Tactic: NYC Launch for Debt Resisters' Operations Manual. Sponsored by SCA's American Studies Program. Event Page

Apr 7    |  1:00 - 3:00 PM —  Dr. Keanu Sai: Hawai'i: An American State or a State Under American Occupation? Co-sponsored by SCA's Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program. *Located at A/P/A Institute* Event Page

Apr 9    |  6:30 - 8:30 PM  — "The Question of Method" Speakers' Series Presents Nidhi Mahajan (Cornell). Sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Apr 24  |  6:30 - 8:30 PM  — "The Question of Method" Speakers' Series Presents Bryan Wagner (UC, Berkeley). Sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

Apr 30  |  6:00 - 8:00 PM — "Picturing Place" Presents Christine Gaspar (The Center for Urban Pedagogy): Designing for Democracy. Co-sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

May 1   |  6:00 - 8:00 PM  — An Evening Celebrating the Career and Poetry of Renato Rosaldo. Co-presented by the NYU Departments of Social & Cultural Analysis and Anthropology. Event Page

May 5   |  6:30 - 8:30 PM  — "The Question of Method" Speakers' Series Presents Melissa Fisher (NYU). **RESCHEDULED from 3/24**. Sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program. Event Page

May 9   |  6:00 - 9:00 PM  — The Palestine BDS Campaign; A Model for 21st Century Freedom? A Conversation with Elias Khoury and Kendall Thomas. Co-sponsored by SCA's American Studies Program. Event Page




Past Events: Fall 2013

Oct 3    |  5:00 - 7:00 PM — The Politics of Public Housing from Puerto Rico to El Barrio, NYC. Co-Sponsored by SCA's Latino Studies Program and the IPK Institute. Event Page

Oct 10  |  12:00 - 2:00 PM — Applying to Graduate School Information Session. Sponsored by SCA's Metropolitan Studies Program.  **Open to NYU Undergraduates Only** Event Page

Oct 17  |  6:30 - 8:00 PM — BLOCKED ON WEIBO: An Author Talk by Jason Q. Ng. Co-Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Event Page

Oct 24  |  12:30 - 1:45 PM — The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project Book Talk with Kelly E. Happe, The University of Georgia. Sponsored by the SCA's American Studies ProgramEvent Page

Oct 24  |  6:30 - 8:30 PM — Eating Asian America. Co-Sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Press. Event Page

Nov 4   |  6:30 - 8:00 PM The Sun Never Sets Book Reception. Co-sponsored by the SCA's American Studies Program and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program. Event Page

Nov 5   |  7:00 - 9:00 PM Banned in Arizona: An Effective Pedagogy & Curriculum for Latin@ Students. Sponsored by the SCA's Latino Studies Program. Event Page

Nov 14 |  5:00 - 7:30 PM — Latin@Art Now: The State of Latin@ Art and Artists in NYC. Co-Sponsored by the SCA's Latino Studies Program. Event Page

Dec 3   |  5:00 - 6:30 PM — Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and Cancer in Botswana: A talk by Julie Livingston, Department of History, Rutgers University. Co-sponsored by the Department of History at NYU. Event Page

Dec 4   |  6:00 - 8:00 PM — Reform Without Justice: A Book Launch Reception and Panel Discussion on Latino Immigration with Alfonso Gonzales. Sponsored by the SCA's Latino Studies Program. Event Page