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: 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 […]

Conversation<br/>“The Brain is a World”: Ramón y Cajal as Explorer
Mar 23, 2018 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

NYU’s Marisa Carrasco, Collegiate Professor and Professor of Psychology & Neural Science, and James D. Fernández, Collegiate Professor and Professor of Spanish & Portuguese, will discuss and illustrate Cajal’s pioneering cartography of the brain in the context of his fascinating biographical trajectory. Co-sponsored by NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, Center for Neural […]

Conversation<br/>Three Point Stance: Embodying the Politics and Pleasures of Football and Basketball
Feb 13, 2018 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Featuring NYU’s Noel Anderson, Clinical Assistant Professor of Art & Art Professions (Steinhardt); Pato Hebert, Associate Arts Professor, Art & Public Policy (TSOA); and Daniel P. Perl, Professor of Neuropathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, this conversation will examine the materiality and aesthetic forms of football and basketball to address the paradoxical mixture […]

Conversation<br/>Decision Trees and Branching Dendrites
Feb 12, 2018 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Lawrence Weschler, writer; Carl Schoonover, Postdoctoral Fellow, Axel Lab, Columbia University; and Beth Campbell, artist, will ponder the way branching patterns keep appearing at different scales and in different guises, from the dendrites of Cajal’s neurons to the decision trees in Campbell’s work. Co-sponsored by NYU’s New York Institute for the Humanities and Grey Art […]

Roundtable Conversation<br/>At the Intersection of Art, Neuroscience, and Perception
Feb 05, 2018 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Moderated by Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery, and Eric Klann, Professor and Chair of Neural Science, both NYU; with speakers Teresita Fernández, artist, Eric Kandel, Nobel laureate and University Professor and Fred Kavli Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University; and Robert Whitman, artist, who will discuss the relationships between mind, brain, perception, and art. […]

Conversation and Performance<br/>Mark Mothersbaugh, Music for Six-Sided Keyboard
May 04, 2017 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Following an onstage conversation with Carlo McCormick, Senior Editor, Paper Magazine, Mark Mothersbaugh—creative polymath and founder of the band DEVO—conducts orchestral renditions of his original music and film compositions on a six-sided keyboard of his invention. Organized by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and co-sponsored by NYU’s Program in Music Technology (Steinhardt). General Admission: $30; NYU Students: […]