A documentary film based on an exclusive interview with Maya Angelou in her home in Winston-salem, NC by the multi-award winning film makers Hafiz Farid, Shelley Grodner Seidenstein, and Richard Woods.
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Graduate Student Organization (GSO), the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Office of Student Affairs are enthusiastic sponsors of the annual Research and Scholarship Showcase. The 6th annual showcase will take place on April 24, 2018, beginning at 9:30 AM. Students are invited to present their original research in either poster or oral presentations to compete for awards and prizes.
To be considered please complete the Research and Scholarship Showcase application by March 9, 2018, at 11:59 PM.
Celebrating your success in helping NYU Steinhardt exceed our student participation rate goal of over 30% in the Being@NYU Assessment of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
When: February 7, 2018, 12-2pm (while pizza lasts)
Where: Pless first floor lounge at 82 Washington Square East.
Again, thank you for participating in this important assessment of the climate of diversity and inclusion at NYU.
Join the Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development team at these informative events.
Demystifying OPT, CPT, and More (Hosted by OGS) – Wednesday, February 7, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor), Presentation Room B
To attend other Wasserman sponsored events, subscribe to CareerNet.
For the 13th-consecutive year, NYU will commemorate Dr. King’s visit and his legacy by hosting a week-long schedule of special events. The theme for this year’s NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Week is, THE REVOLUTION IS NOW. FOR EVENT UPDATES: NYU.EDU/MLKWEEK
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND
NKABOMU (UNITY): AHM BANQUET, FEATURING ROBERT JACKSON
6:00PM | GREENBERG LOUNGE, 40 WASH. SQ. SOUTH
Join us for a night of theatrical performances throughout which Robert Jackson and other performers will perform music, monologues and stories in 3+ African languages, while sharing the narratives and perspectives of what blackness and heritage means for those across the diaspora. More info HERE.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
MLK WEEK OPENING EVENT: A WHISTLE IN MISSISSIPPI (A PLAY)
6:00PM | MAKERSPACE, 6 METROTECH, BROOKLYN
Emmett Louis Till was born on July 25, 1941. When he was 14, he went to visit his great-uncle in Mississippi. According to several versions, Emmett whistled at a white woman and others say he grabbed her hand and asked for a date; others say all he did was say “Bye, baby” as he left the store. The play explores the impact of the untimely death of Emmett Till and the powerful ripples of change that transformed America. This performance will run 55 minutes and will be followed by a discussion on racial injustice in America during Jim Crow compared to today. Submit your RSVP to attend this year’s NYU MLK Week opening event.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH
GSO ORATORICAL CONTEST
7:00PM | PLESS HALL, FIRST FL. LOUNGE
The MLK Oratorical Contest is an annual event that provides graduate and doctoral students across the university to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through oratory performance. Join us this year and watch graduate students across the university perform in the style of oratory (e.g. poetry, speech, song, etc.), reflecting on this year’s NYU MLK Week theme: “The Revolution is Now.” This event is open to all NYU graduate students. A prize will be awarded to the winner of the contest.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH
REVOLUTION: FORGOTTEN. REMEMBERED. REIMAGINED.
7:00PM | CMEP LOUNGE (KIMMEL 804/805)
Revolution as we know it is the combination of what how we have forgotten, and how we have remembered, and what is reimagined. During this event, we hope to search for clarity while we reconcile the complex and multi-layered truth about revolution, particularly forgotten revolutions. Through uncovering revolutionary erasure we hope to engage and empower participants to reimagine the history and truth behind revolution and its relationship to today.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH
7:00PM | SKIRBALL CENTER, 566 LAGUARDIA PLACE
The highlight of this year’s NYU MLK Week will be the University-Wide Event on Thursday, February 8th. The event will feature Oscar Award-winning writer, actor, producer, author, and NYU Grad Film tenured professor, Spike Lee who will be receiving this year’s MLK Humanitarian Award. Panelists for the evening will include comedian, actress, writer, and producer, Amanda Seales; model and social activist, Munroe Bergdorf; and The New York Times columnist, author, and political commentator, Charles Blow; in conversation with author, journalist, and television commentator, Clay Cane. With a performance by Amy León, NYU Alum, musician, poet, activist, and educator. RSVP Here.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH
MLK DAY OF SERVICE
ALL DAY | VARIOUS LOCATIONS
A number of groups and individuals within the university will commemorate the end of MLK Week with an act of service. Co-sponsored by the Center for Student Activities, Leadership & Service.
Get a taste of a new language and culture without leaving home! Speaking Freely is available to all NYU undergraduate and graduate students and staff. The 75-minute language coaching sessions meet once a week for ten weeks each semester at various locations on campus. Each week, you will learn how to communicate on a different topic, or you might enjoy a related activity – a movie, concert, or neighborhood visit – as part of a small, informal language group. No books are required and there’s no pressure of grades!
Speaking Freely offers sessions in Arabic, Czech, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish. It’s all free and easy. Meet new people and have fun. It’s the perfect way to try out a language and culture before you study or visit.
Speaking Freely sessions emphasize learning practical words and phrases you might use when traveling or studying abroad, as well as vocabulary related to various aspects of art, history, and culture. At least two levels of coaching are offered for most of the languages, and a third level is offered in two of the languages. Level 1 is a basic introduction for those who have no experience in the language. Level 2 is slightly more advanced and meant for those who have completed Level 1 or those who have basic experience in the language. Level 3 is meant for those who are fairly proficient and have studied the language for a few years or more in high school or college. All topics covered are based on student interest and conversation is emphasized.
Speaking Freely classes begin the week on February 5th and conclude April 23rd.
Register for NYU Speaking Freely at speakingfreely.cas.nyu.edu
We hope you’ll join the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, Office of Global Services, and other undergraduate and graduate students for our first Let’s Talk meeting of the semester. Let’s Talk is a program to meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern.
Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here
Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures.
While topics and short activities provide a framework, students drive the conversation in directions most relevant to them. Continued attendance is encouraged, though students are not required to attend all sessions.
Sponsored by the Office of Global Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.
The Global Leadership Summit is an issue-driven leadership development program for sophomores and juniors across NYU’s degree-granting campuses. The program invites students to think critically about a complex real-world issue facing their global community and develop the leadership skills needed to take action.
The 2018 Summit, Beyond Climate Change: Shaping the Future of Humanity, will bring together 30 students for a weekend at NYU Shanghai to rethink the role they can play in exploring solutions to global challenges affecting the environment. This idea came to us from Michelle Huang, a student at NYU Shanghai and former Leadership Initiative Summit participant. The Summit is hosted by the NYU Leadership Initiative, NYU Shanghai, eARThumanities at NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Office of Sustainability, NYU Office of Global Programs, and the NYU Environmental Humanities Event Series
**May 18-20, 2018, NYU Shanghai
Deadline: The application deadline is 11:59PM EST on Sunday February 4th, 2018.