Upcoming Programs

Unless otherwise noted, programs are free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. All are subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Exhibition Walkthrough with Conversation
Oct 23, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Exhibition walkthrough with Summer A. Sloane-Britt, Graduate Curatorial Assistant, Grey Art Gallery, and PhD student, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.

Rose-Marie Lewent Conference<br>Persepolis, Then and Now
Nov 21, 2019 | 01:00 pm - 08:00 pm

This symposium organized by Matthew S. Santirocco, Professor of Classics and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies (NYU), will bring together a panel of speakers to explore the history and archaeology of ancient Persepolis—along with its revival in the modern era, in the visual imaginations of artists such as Parviz Tanavoli and others. Free and open to the public, RSVP required.

Past Programs

Film Screening<br>Sevmek Zamani (Time to Love), 1965
Oct 18, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

This Turkish drama, directed by Metin Erksan, features Müşfik Kenter as a poor painter who falls in love with the image of a female singer while at work in one of the large villas on Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands. What happens when she appears in the flesh? Sevmek Zamani is a remarkable example of the Turkish new wave that has rarely been screened or written about outside Turkey. 1:25 min., black-and-white, in Turkish with English subtitles. Introduced by Farbod Honarpisheh, Postdoctoral Associate, Film & Media Studies, Yale University.

Film Screening: The Fabulous Life and Thought of Ahmad Fardid, 2015
Oct 15, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Ali Mirsepassi, Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies in NYU’s Gallatin School and Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, will present this documentary, which he co-created with Hamed Yousefi. The film explores the life and thought of Iranian philosopher Ahmad Fardid (1910-1994) in his intellectual crusade to halt rising Western influence in Iran. 85 min.