Conversation

Gallery Conversation
Apr 25, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

A walkthrough with Jonathan Weinberg, curator of Art after Stonewall.

Conversation<br>Hiding: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany
Feb 12, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

What was it like to be a Jew in Nazi Germany? For those trapped in the Nazi terror regime, mere survival became a nightmare. Those who went underground, including Fritz Ascher, endured the terrors of nightly bombings and the even greater fear of being discovered by the Nazis. All were pressed to the limits of human endurance and loneliness. Marion Kaplan, Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History, NYU, and Rachel Stern, Director of the Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized, and Banned Art and Curator of Fritz Ascher, will discuss.

Conversation </br> Italian Humanist Photography
Nov 16, 2018 | 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Martina Caruso, Assistant Director for Art, Architecture and the Creative Industries at the British School at Rome, will discuss her recent book, Italian Humanist Photography from Fascism to the Cold War (Bloomsbury, 2016), with David Forgacs, Contemporary Italian Studies, NYU, and Maria Antonella Pelizzari, History of Photography, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY.

Conversation <br/> Curating Photography Exhibitions
Sep 20, 2018 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Moderated by Shelley Rice, Arts Professor, NYU, with speakers Isolde Brielmaier, NYU, Jeff Rosenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Enrica Viganò, Admira, Milan, curator of NeoRealismo, this conversation will explore the challenges and pleasures of curating photography exhibitions, including, but not limited to, the research process.

Conversation<br/>Landscapes after Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime
Jun 06, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Joel Sternfeld, artist and Curator of Landscapes after Ruskin, and Chris Wiley, artist, writer, curator, and catalogue essayist, will discuss the exhibition and accompanying book. Admission: $29. Tickets: https://www.92y.org/event/landscapes-after-ruskin. Information: 212.415.5500  

Mar 26, 2018 | 04:00 pm - 05:45 pm

Conversation Conversations on Cajal Monday, March 26, 4:00-5:45 pm Jerome L. Greene Science Center (9th floor lecture hall)   Join Zuckerman Institute visiting scientist Larry Swanson, PhD, and author Ben Ehrlich for an interdisciplinary look at the life and work of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. With introductions by Carol Mason, PhD. Reception to follow. Dr. […]

Feb 13, 2018 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Conversation Three Point Stance: Embodying the Politics and Pleasures of Football and Basketball Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 pm Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)   On the paradoxical mixture of elegance, ferocity, normative masculinity, highly ritualized style, racial identity, and trauma that characterize both games. With speakers Noel Anderson and Pato Hebert, […]

Conversation<br/>Cajal’s Legacy: Memory, Mind, and Consciousness
Feb 14, 2018 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Speakers Stephen T. Casper, Associate Professor in History of Science, Clarkson University, and Wendy Suzuki, Professor of Neural Science and Psychology, NYU, will explore how changes to the brain can impact memory, mind, and consciousness, examining both Cajal’s groundbreaking contributions and the ethical and cultural implications of current work in the area. Co-sponsored by the New York […]

Roundtable Conversation: Who Was Baya? Outsider? Insider?
Mar 02, 2018 | 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

This panel will consider the work of Algerian artist Baya Mahieddine (1931-1998); Jean Dubuffet’s travels in Algeria and concomitant formulation of his definition of “art brut”; and the late Assia Djebar’s writing on Baya at the end of the Algerian War of Independence. Speakers include Natasha Boas, Curator of Baya: Woman of Algiers; author Omar Berrada; Denis Hollier, Professor […]