February 2018
February 26, 2018 ▪ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Coding While Black: Artificial Intelligence, Computing, and Data in a Racialized World (with Charlton McIlwain and Stephanie Dinkins)

February 26, 2018 ▪ 6:30 pm

  Race is inscribed in every detail of our lives, determining where and how we live, speak, write, move, sense and encounter one another.  So it stands to reason that the technologies that mediate, as Ta-Nehisi Coates might say, “between the world and me,” are also generated by the constraints and expectations of race. In this conversation, Charlton McIlwain (Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU Steinhardt and co-author of Beyond the Hashtags: Ferguson, #BlackLivesMatter, and the Online Struggle for Offline…

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March 2018
March 6, 2018 ▪ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

TEACH IN: Zoning and Urban Development

March 6, 2018 ▪ 6:30 pm

  What is zoning? Rezoning? How has it shaped NYC? How does development relate to climate change? Gentrification? Come talk about it! The Urban Democracy Lab’s Student Advisory Board is hosting a teach-in about zoning and urban development on March 6 from 6:30-8 PM in the Gallatin 5th Floor Lounge. The event will feature Jon Ritter, Paula Crespo, Zishun Ning, and Sam Stein as panelists. Listen to experts, ask questions, and contribute your knowledge to our discussion! The event will…

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April 2018
April 27, 2018 - April 28, 2018

The Latin East: An International Conference

April 27, 2018

At the height of Latin America’s “pink tide” in the mid-2000s, left wing governments throughout the region developed unprecedented economic, political, and cultural ties with the Arab world as part of a larger effort to disrupt U.S. hegemony globally. Meanwhile in the Middle East, entrenched power regimes seemed to teeter against a wave of social and political movements broadly identified as the Arab Spring. Today, as the Pink Tide recedes and renewed conflict and authoritarianism grips the Middle East, the…

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