Faculty in the News 11/4/11: deBeer, Liebovitz, Zimmerman

Steinhardt faculty members weighed in on Halloween, copyright law, sex education, school prayer, and art during the week of November 4, 2011.

Sue deBeer, assistant professor of art education, unveiled new work on Halloween. Her installation, Haunt Room, on the High Line at the 14th Street Passage, was featured in the New York Times:

Creep Show | Sue de Beer’s ‘Haunt Room’

In a New Republic essay, Liel Leibovitz, visiting assistant professor, weighed the potential impact of an impending Supreme Court decision on U.S. copyright law:

Liel Leibovitz: Artistic Judgment: How The Supreme Court Will Soon Decide How Much Access We Have To Art

Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of history and education, draws comparisons between two controversial school issues: prayer and sex education in a New York Daily News op/ed:

Sex ed in New York’s schools? Fine, but respect religious parents who want to opt out

(Photo: October Snow Storm, Lindsay Wright)