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Mildred Sainer Auditorium, 5313 Bay Shore Rd.

October 2018

New Topics: Sustainability and “the Sweet Life”

Thursday, October 18, 2018,5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

New College Foundation presents Dr. William Powers, Senior Fellow, the World Policy Institute and adjunct professor, New York University, who has led development aid and conservation initiatives in Latin America, Africa, and Washington, D.C., for over two decades. Powers has worked as a fellow at the World Bank; head of programs for Catholic Relief Services in Liberia; and chief of party of the USAID / Conservation International rainforest conservation program in Bolivia. His new book is Dispatches from the Sweet…

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April 2019

Confronting Catastrophe: International Disaster Assistance and Twentieth Century U.S. Foreign Relations

Thursday, April 18, 2019,6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Dr. Julia Irwin, associate professor and associate chair of History at USF Tampa, will present this timely, yet long-term topic stemming from the collaboration between New College history professor Brendan Goff’s course on Food, Fuel, Fiber, and Finance: A History of Global Capitalism and political science professor Frank Alcock’s course on Sustainable Development. She will also be speaking at Feminist Friday the next day, April 19, on Clara Barton, the American Red Cross, and the history of U.S. humanitarianism during…

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Film Screening: “Minding the Gap”

Friday, April 19, 2019,6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

The Gender Studies Program at New College is hosting Oscar-nominated Director Bing Liu for a screening and discussion of his film "Minding the Gap." The film follows three young men for over a decade, addressing issues of masculinity, race, class, family, and the transition to adulthood (plus skateboarding!). You can check out a trailer and more here. The event is free and open to the public. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session hosted by Bradley Battersby, head…

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September 2019

Artist Lecture: ‘Trans-Disciplinary Practice in Visual Arts and Ecology’

Friday, September 27, 2019,7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Led by Andrew Yang, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, this event is free and open to the public. Andrew Yang is Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His practice spans installation art to ecological dynamics, history of science to collage. His current projects and interests include systems aesthetics, archives and the Anthropocene, visual analogy, animal subjectivity, and the nature/culture relationship broadly. His exhibitions…

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