Scott Korb talks about his book Light Without Fire: The Making of America’s First Muslim College, in which he recounts the creation of the first four-year Muslim liberal arts college: Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. Korb follows the school’s first class and profiles its founders, Hamza Yusuf and Imam Zaid Shakir. He spoke at the New York University Bookstore in New York City.
So, as y’all know, and have been made painfully aware of by my panic posts for the last few months/years/life, I’m currently neck-deep in work on my Master’s thesis. I’m pursuing an artistic thesis at NYU’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study, which means half of my work is…
NYU Gallatin professor Alejandro Velasco discusses Hugo Chavez’s legacy on MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes.”
This Friday at 6 p.m., learn about the social and personal ramifications of an upcoming Supreme Court decision on whether genes are “patentable.”
Elsewhere Envisioned - Global Design NYU
By Lucy Bullivant
Science, rather than art, is the steer behind a new touring exhibition on experimental architecture from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, that argues for the opening of the sociopolitical borders dividing architecture from its landscape, and will add local projects whose flavour exemplifies this mindset at each future venue around the world.
Alumna Joanna Sherman travels to conflict zones around the world to encourage peace through the theater arts. See her at 6:30 p.m. on Monday in the Labowitz Theatre. RSVP