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Dafna Naphtali Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Dafna Naphtali, an adjunct faculty member in Music Technology, is the recipient of a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. She is one of two Steinhardt professors to be awarded the prestigious Fellowship.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Personal Photography from Kodak to Polaroid to the iPhone

Named a 2023 Guggenheim Fellow, Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Marita Sturken will work on a book tracing the history of personal photography.
Areas of Study: Media Studies The Arts

Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Opens at The Schomburg Center

The exhibition, curated by Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Nicole Fleetwood, will be on view at the historic research library from May through December 2023.
Areas of Study: Media Studies The Arts

NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference Names Dr. Pedro Noguera as Keynote Speaker

NYU Metro Center is proud to announce Dr. Pedro Noguera as the Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference.

Student Choreographs "Mambo Bohemio" for Master's Dance Concert

This piece incorporates NY Style Mambo and Latin Jazz, both music genres and dances that emerged in the 1940s and 1950s in New York City. "Mambo Bohemio" is a romantic, energetic, and passionate piece.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Two NYU Steinhardt Faculty Awarded 2023 Guggenheim Fellowships

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced two NYU Steinhardt faculty members, Professor Marita Sturken and Music Adjunct Faculty Dafna Naphtali, among this year's 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship awardees.

Cool Course Dispatch: Pop/Rock Ensemble

The fast-paced performance elective encourages thoughtful conversation around the historical context and stylistic hallmarks of various popular music genres.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Steinhardt Artist-In-Residence Taj Mahal Leads Talks and Performance

Award-winning songwriter, singer, film composer, and multi-instrumentalist Taj Mahal continued his role as the NYU Steinhardt 2022-23 Americana Artist-in-Residence with a three-day visit to NYU Steinhardt for a series of master classes and musical exploration.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Carlie Bonilla Choreographs Dance in Honor of Her Mother and Grandmother

Dance Education Master’s student Carlie Bonilla, is choreographing a piece titled Kekoa for the upcoming Master’s Dance Concert (April 21 - 22). She discussed the inspiration her mother and grandmother provided, women warriors and the amazing students who are bringing her work to life.
Areas of Study: The Arts

A History of (and a Strike Against) White Sight

From Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication Nicholas Mirzoeff, a leading scholar of visual culture, comes a monograph about the white gaze and the tactics for dismantling it.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Alum Translates Fencing Career to Specialized Psychology

USA Fencing Hall of Famer moves from competitive athlete to sports and performance psychologist.

March 21st Feast and Famine Lecture with Lily Kelting

Nutrition and Food Studies, March 21st Feast and Famine Lecture with Lily Kelting. Lily Kelting, a professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at FLAME University in Pune, India, spoke about the resurgence of interest in a group of grains called millets in India and abroad.

Celebrating National Poetry Month with MCC Grad Sarah Bridgins (BS ’06)

In honor of National Poetry Month, Sarah Bridgins shares insight on poems on practice.

“Diet for a Small Planet” Event Highlights Sustainability, Calls for Action

The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies hosted author Frances Moore Lappé, whose pioneering work explores the environmental impact of meat production, as part of the University-wide 2040 Now sustainability initiative.
Areas of Study: Health

Jazz Cast Series: Nicolas Prost and Sebastien Paindestre

In his latest podcast, Dr. Dave Schroeder, Music Professor of Jazz Studies and host of the NYU Jazz Series, interviewed classical saxophonist Nicolas Prost and pianist Sebastien Paindestre.
Areas of Study: The Arts

The Department of Art and Art Professions: BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2023

As the capstone project for our four-year BFA program, the thesis exhibitions constitute a significant marker for each participating student’s evolving practice and process over the years.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Turning Policy into Practice: NYU Metro Center Collaborates with NYC DOE’s Office of Equity and Access to Incorporate CRSE into Professional Practice for Fall 2023

NYU Metro Center partners with NYC Schools Office of Equity and Access to grow CRSE mindset and practices for school and district teams for Fall 2023

NYU Metro Center’s New Edition of Voices in Urban Education (VUE) Challenges Us to Resist the “Colonized” Academy and Instead Center the Experiences of Historically Marginalized Communities

VUE, NYU Metro Center’s open-access journal, interrogates the need for a “post-pandemic” pedagogy that is culturally centered around the perspectives of the disenfranchised, and new understandings of community care and educational justice.

The Center for Policy, Research, and Evaluation at NYU Metro Center Continues work on WK Kellogg Foundation Grant, Hosting Conversation on Parent-Led Racial Equity Movements

Why do parent leaders engage in racial equity work? Researchers from the Center for Policy, Evaluation, Research, and Evaluation engage parent leadership organizations to share its impact on their families, schools, and community.

Researchers Launch Database with New Classification System for Minority-Serving Institutions in US

The MSI Data Project seeks to counter inaccurate and inconsistent MSI data used by federal agencies and researchers.
Areas of Study: Education