Upcoming Events at NYU Libraries: 4/17-4/21

NYU Libraries hosts events of all kinds across our many locations. This coming week, April 17th through April 21st, we will be hosting the following events:

Jacob Zumoff – Hell in New Jersey: The Importance of the Passaic, New Jersey Textile Strike of 1926

Jacob A. Zumoff will discuss “‘Hell in New Jersey: The Importance of the Passaic, New Jersey Textile Strike of 1926” at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center. An RSVP is appreciated, but not required.

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Date: April 18, 2017
Location: Room 10-03, The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Floor 10 of Bobst Library


Luca Falciola – Making the Revolution with Legal Advisors

As part of the Spring 2017 Cold War Center Seminar Series, Luca Falciola (Agnese N. Haury Postdoctoral Fellow) will discuss “Making the Revolution with Legal Advisors: The Radical Left and the National Lawyers Guild in the United States, 1965-1975” on Thursday, April 20. An RSVP is appreciated, but not required.

Time: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Date: April 20, 2017
Location: Michael Quill Conference Room, The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Floor 10 of Bobst Library

The Food Movement: Now What?

The Fales Library & Special Collections, the Steinhardt Department of Nutrition & Food Studies, and Clark Wolf invite you to a Critical Topics in Food panel discussion. Please join panelists Michael Ableman (Author & Executive Director, Sole Food StreetFarms), Devon Klatell (The Rockefeller Foundation, NYU Alumna), Marion Nestle (Author & Paulette Goddard Professor, Nutrition & Food Studies), Jake Novick-Finder (Chef, Gristmill), Fabio Parasecoli (Director, Food Studies Initiatives, The New School), Emily Soukas (New York City Council, NYU Alumna), and moderator, Clark Wolf (Food & Restaurant Consultant) for a discussion the future of the food movement. An RSVP is appreciated, but not required.

Time: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Date: April 20, 2017
Location: Reading Room, Fales Library & Special Collections, Floor 3 of Bobst Library

unCOMMON Salon: Alexis Merdjanoff: “Weathering the Storm: Examining Long-Term Disaster Resilience and Recovery”

NYU’s Alexis Merdjanoff will be presenting “Weathering the Storm: Examining Long-Term Disaster Resilience and Recovery.” Alexis’s recent work examines the mental health patterns of individuals highly affected by Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to establish trajectories of mental health recovery. An RSVP is appreciated, but not required.

Time: 6 p.m.
Date: April 20, 2017
Location: Room 745, Avery Fisher Center, Floor 7 of Bobst Library

We also have a wide array of amazing classes and workshops. Make sure to check them out!