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Khin Mai Aung Khin Mai Aung
Judge Victor Marrero Judge Victor Marrero
Jenna Ryall Jenna Ryall
Jesse Wegman Jesse Wegman

Civic Education and Democracy in Crisis: A Conversation in Memory of Judge Robert A. Katzmann

Monday, May 23, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Experts in policy, law, and education discuss how restoring widespread civic education and action can provide a lifeline to our imperiled democracy.Read More ›
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Khin Mai Aung Khin Mai Aung
Judge Victor Marrero Judge Victor Marrero
Jenna Ryall Jenna Ryall
Jesse Wegman Jesse Wegman

Civic Education and Democracy in Crisis: A Conversation in Memory of Judge Robert A. Katzmann

Monday, May 23, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Experts in policy, law, and education discuss how restoring widespread civic education and action can provide a lifeline to our imperiled democracy.Read More ›
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Lesley Blume © Claiborne Swanson Frank Lesley Blume © Claiborne Swanson Frank
Janine di Giovanni © Rannjan Joawn Janine di Giovanni © Rannjan Joawn
Erin Overbey Erin Overbey

New Yorker Treasures: John Hersey & "Hiroshima"

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 6 - 7:15 PM
Lesley M.M. Blume, the author of Fallout, joins New Yorker editor Erin Overbey and journalist Janine di Giovanni to discuss the story behind John Hersey’s masterpiece “Hiroshima.”Read More ›
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Peter Kuper Peter Kuper
Dr. Jessica L. Ware Dr. Jessica L. Ware
Dr. Elena Tartaglia Dr. Elena Tartaglia
Chef Joseph Yoon Chef Joseph Yoon

Bugging Out! Peter Kuper and friends celebrate INterSECTS

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Bug-lovers of all stripes discuss drawing, studying, and eating insects.Read More ›
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Rooftop Happy Hour with Ada Limón and Sarah Ruhl

Friday, May 27, 2022, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Join us on the SNFL terrace for readings, drinks, crafts, and more!Read More ›
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Anne Carson © Peter Smith Anne Carson © Peter Smith
Hilton Als © Brigette Lacombe Hilton Als © Brigette Lacombe
Sam Anderson Sam Anderson

Anne Carson, Hilton Als, and Sam Anderson: Herakles in New York

Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 7 - 8 PM
The poet and translator joins The New Yorker theater critic to read and discuss H of H Playbook, her recreation of Euripides’s 5th-century BC play Herakles.Read More ›
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Nomi M. Stolzenberg Nomi M. Stolzenberg © Scarlett Freund
David N. Myers David N. Myers © Scarlett Freund

American Shtetl: Nomi M. Stolzenberg and David N. Myers with Larissa MacFarquhar

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The Joy Gottesman Ungerleider Lecture. Discover the story of Kiryas Joel, the uniquely American, self-governing religious community in upstate New York.Read More ›
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