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The Oppressive Impact of White Sight

In his new book, Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Nicholas Mirzoeff explains how visual culture has upheld white supremacy – through art, monuments, and surveillance – and offers ways to dismantle it.

From the Grammys to the Emmys: A Talk with David “Swagg R’Celious” Harris

David “Swagg R’Celious” Harris discusses his Emmy win for his work with H.E.R. on We The People (produced by Barack and Michelle Obama) on Netflix.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Recognizing the Impact of Student Voice Featured in VUE Volume 51 Issue 1

The latest edition of NYU Metro Center's Voices in Urban Education prominently features the student voice in a number of poignant ways, including both as author and artist.

2023 Doctoral Convocation Dorothy Height Awardee: Carmen Guillén Fariña (BS ’65)

Carmen Fariña is the former chancellor of the New York City Department of Education and Dorothy Height Distinguished Alumni Award winner.
Areas of Study: Education

NY Marathon Inspires Dance Theme

On Your Mark, a dance choreographed by first year Dance Education student Sky Morgan, was inspired by the NY Marathon. The piece will be one of 14 performed in the Master’s Dance Concert on April 21 and 22 at the Frederick Leowe Theatre.
Areas of Study: The Arts

AOTA Inspire 2023 Presentations by the Occupational Therapy Department at NYU

Faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU will present at the AOTA Inspire 2023 Annual Conference and Expo.

Whit Pow Receives Arnold Grossman Faculty Award

The award honors faculty for their commitment to education, outreach, and advocacy that centers queer and trans understandings of the world.

Siwei Cheng Selected for William T. Grant Scholars Class of 2028

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Siwei Cheng, Associate Professor of Sociology at NYU and IHDSC Faculty Affiliate, has been selected for the William T. Grant Scholars Class of 2028.

Ai-Lian Lim Wins Seventh Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Ai-Lian Lim is being recognized for making significant contributions to the Occupational Therapy profession.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Alum Translates Fencing Career to Specialized Psychology

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