Thursday, February 9, 7:00-9:00 PM, Kimmel Center Eisner and Lubin Auditorium
What is the Future of Diversity in the Media, Arts, Education, Cities, Economy, Immigration and Activism? Find out at the university-wide event during MLK Week at NYU, featuring 7 leaders from various areas speaking for 7 minutes on 7 topic areas surrounding this year’s theme, The Future of Diversity: Here & Now. Confirmed speakers include Dr. Cornel West, Princeton University Professor, philosopher and influential intellectual, who will address the issue of activism; and Dr. Mitchell L. Moss, Director of the Rudin Center for Transportation and Henry Hart Rice Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, who will speak about the issue of cities. We will also be presenting the NYU MLK Jr. Humanitarian Award to Associate Professor Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen, an NYU Alumnus and the Founding Director of NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute and co-founder of the Museum of Chinese in America.
Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP at http://mlkweek2012.eventbrite.com/.
***Please note that you must register via the Eventbrite link above (up to 3 reservations per person) and bring you Eventbrite confirmation to the event to receive a physical ticket to the event on a first come, first served basis.***