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Category Archives: New York

Lecturer: Connie O’nassis Title: ”A Trip Down Memory Lane: A Blast From Past Vacations and Tours” Date: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 Host: Travel Valley

Lecturers: Scott Schwartz & Rachel Steinberg Title: “Unauthorized Tourism : A Guided Tour Through Exotic Lands and Neurotic Times” Date: Friday, January 29, 2010 Host: Travel Valley!

Lecturer: Chris Morgan Title: ”On Perpetuating Our Political Institutions By Way of Our Disassembling and Reassembling of Them” Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 Host: Book Thug Nation

Lecturer: Matt Howard Title: ”Creative Economy : Understanding architecture and infrastructure as outmoded frameworks of production” Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009 Host: Book Thug Nation

*** A Night of Social Criticism with Devin Reitsma, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., M.W.O. *** Lecturer: Devin Reitsma Date: Thursday November 19, 2009 Host: BOOK THUG NATION Lecture 1: The Oscar Wilde Economy: What is it, How Did it Happen and Can it Last? Lecture 2: Cyber-Society: Why Net Neutrality is the Most Important Issue No One [...]

Lecturer: Liam Turkle Title: “Mash-ups & Mysticism” Date: Thursday, November 12, 2009 Host: BOOK THUG NATION

Lecturer: Felipe Gaston-Munoz Title: “The Oniric Metropolis: Cities as Seen/Created in REM-Stage Sleep” Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009 Host: BOOK THUG NATION

Lecturer: Jessie Singer Title: ”Tunnel #3 and the Death of the Tap” Lecturer: Sam Holleran Title: “That Leaf-Charged Banner: The Story of the Canadian Flag” Date: Thursday, October 29, 2009 Host: BOOK THUG NATION

Lecturer: Willis Elkins Title: ”Expanding Arenas and Exploding Stadiums” Lecturer: Scott Schwartz Title: “Death to the Neo-Easternists! Long Live the Neo-Easternists!” Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009 Host: BOOK THUG NATION

Lecturer: Howard Steinberg Title: “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism” Date: Wednesday August 5th, 2009 Host: Devin, Rachel, Willis

Lecturer: Eli Bock Title: “You Are Your Brain: the Neurobiology of Personality” Date: Thursday July 30th, 2009 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Mark Jaffe Title: “Don’t Fake the Funk on a Nasty Dunk…or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Professional Sports” Date: Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Rachel Steinberg Title: ”Seeing as Believing” Lecturer: Lillian Gerson and Devin Reitsma Title: “Vacation Slides” Date: Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Host: Devin, Lillian, Willis

Lecturer: Nonya Grenader and Jonathan Grenader Title: “Live/Work Spaces” Date: Thursday, May 21st, 2009 Host: Eli

  Lecturer: Emily Bell Dinan Title: “Dogs Are Our Friends” Lecturer: David Feinstein Title: “Justifying Your Alcoholic Stupor With Knowledge: A Guide to Fine French Wines”” Date: Thursday, May 14th, 2009 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Anna Hoetjes Title: “It was hard / It should be there again” Lecturer: Marnix Ike Title: “Plexant” Date: Monday, April 13th, 2009 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Todd Zuniga Title: “The Future of Reading” Date: Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Matt Tracey Title: “You? Really?: Differences in automatic judgments of sexual orientation” Date: Tuesday February 3, 2009 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Christopher Pappas Title: “The Elimination of Shadows: A presentation on the Handlers of Dawn and Dusk” Date: Tuesday January 27, 2009 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Milan Zrnic Title: “Triad: Exploring the first three music videos from late photographer Herb Ritts.” Date: Thursday December 18, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Eli Bock Title: “Thematic Testing: Do you see what I see” Date: Wednesday December 10, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Emily Bell Dinan Title: “Corte la Calabasas ; a History of Jack-O-Lanterns/ a General Pumpkin Carving Party” Date: Wednesday October 29, 2008 Host: Emily Bell

Lecturer: Willis Elkins Title: Shopping is not a sport? Date: Wednesday September 24, 2008 Host: Scott and Willis (the house boat)

Lecturer: Roland Schöny Title: Visual Construction of Territories In the Age of Surveillance and Panoptical View Date: Wednesday September 17, 2008 Host: Lena

Lecturer: Lea Sattler (via Matt Howard) Title: Silhouette of the architect, profile of absence Date: Wednesday August 20, 2008 Host: Will McFly

Lecturer: Matt Carman Title: Accidental Anthropology: The Art and Narrative of the Found Item Date: Wednesday August 13, 2008 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Kseniya Yarosh Title: Internet Dating: Thoughts & Stories Date: Wednesday August 6, 2008 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Sam Holleran Title: Pim Fortuyn & the New Politics of the Netherlads Date: Wednesday July 30, 2008 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Bill McLaughlin Title: Fruits, Nuts, and Tarpans: Healthy Eating the Old-Fashioned Way Date: Wednesday July 23, 2008 Host: Dave and Maayan

Lecturer: Anna Della Subin Title: The Tortoise and the Lyre: a Mythical and Musical Paradox Date: Wednesday July 16, 2008 Host: Dave and Maayan

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz Title: The Past Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Emily Bell Dinan Title: One Man’s Trash is in my Garden Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 Host: David

Lecturer: Mia Narell Title: Handmade Books Date: Wednesday,  June 18, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: David Feinstein Title: Automatomic Deepsloaration Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Robin Willis Title: Surfing the groBstadt Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Emily Jo Cureton Title: The History Crossworld Date: May 21, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Will Price Title: Getting in with the best of it: How to play poker with positive expected value Date: May 14, 2008 Host: Eli

Lecturer: Karna Krishna and WNO: Spring Concert 2008 Title: It begins with Johann Sebastian Bach. It ends with John Williams Date: May 7, 2008 Host: Cooper Union

Lecturer: Eli Bock Title: Split Brains Date: April 16, 2008 Host: David

Lecturer: Seth Cameron Title: Searching for Bobby Fischer Date: Wednesday February 13, 2008 Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Nathan Storey Title: The American Lawn: History, Environmental Implications, and Alternatives Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2008 Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Willis Elkins, David Feinstein, Robin Willis Title: The Brain is a Stange Place for a Love Affair Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Gabe Rothschild: Title: Bears, Beards, and Beers of Japan Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Eli Bock Title: A Look at Violence Addiction Among Serial Killers Date: December 19th Host: David and Adam

Lecturer: Emily Jo Cureton Title: Amelia Earhart, but No Planes Date: November 15, 2007 Host: Canal Chapter

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz Title: Robert Wadlow vs. The Piasa Bird Date: November 5, 2007 Host: Canal Chapter

Group Lecture Title: Letters to Congressman Date: October 26, 2007 Host: Jessica and James

Lecturer: Robin Willis Title: Crash Test Dummy Olympics Date: October 12, 2007 Host: Cab and Nate

Lecturer: Greg Wasserstrom Title: Shafted: Down the Political Rabbit Hole Date: October 2, 2007 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Matt Howard Title: Causal Archipelagos Date: September 26, 2007 Host: Matt

Lecturer: Willis Elkins & Scott Schwartz Title: 100+ Portraits  &  Pile Mirgation: How to Defeat Capitalism Date: September 11, 2007 Host: Will

Lecturer: Claire Hansen Title: Mitt Romney for President!!!!!—Here and no longer Queer, the Mainstreamification of Mormon theology Date: August 18, 2007 Host: Emily and Ian

Author: Devin Kenny Title: Footwork Date: August 15, 2007 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Karna Krishna Title: Introduction to Quantum Physics Date: July 24, 2007 Host: Emily and Ian

Lecturer: Jonathan Bourland Title: Unlearning: Forgetting what you know about language through wacky poetry exercises Date: July 17, 2007 Host: John

Title: Lecture Series Oldies Date: July 3, 2007 Host: John

Lecturer: Athan Biss Title: Also Known As Date: June 19, 2007 Host: Emily and Dave

Lecturer: Emily Grenader and Ian Burnley Title: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Lecturer: Cassandra Lorien Title: Technology and Relationships Date: June 12, 2007

Lecturer: Robin Willis Title: Untitled (A Lecture by Robin Willis) Lecturer: Ryan Lillis Title: Untitled (A Lecture by Ryan Lillis) Date: June 5, 2007 Host: David and Emily

Lecturer: Adam Feinstein Title: How To Make  A Music Video II: The Music Video Supremacy Lecturer: Siobhan Doughberty Title: Witches Date: May 29, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Carl Feinstein Title: Intersubjectivity Date: May 15, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Rufus Lusk Title: Death and Life of Great American Cities Lecturer: Hanna Kelley Title: The Czech-Slovak Question Date: May 8, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Gabe Duncan Title: Computers – Everything You Never Wanted to Know and Weren’t Bored Enough to Ask Date: May 1, 2007 Host: The Cooper Union

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz Title: Pre-recorded 2nd Law of Thermodynamics Lecturer: Robin Willis and Emily Grenader Title: Urban Territory Grid Tag Fun Run Date: April 24, 2007 Host: John Bachir

Lecturer: Orhpan Tycoon Title: Improvisational Action Date: April 17, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Kandis Williams Title: Y Forms Lecturer: Morgan Silver-Greenberg Title: Program Nature Date: April 10, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Willis Elkins Title: Memory in the Era of Information Access Date: April 3, 2007 Host: Cab, Eli, Nate, Leticia

Lecturer: Stephanie Stephenson Title: Synesthesia Lecturer: Nick Shimkin Title: Jan Svankmajer Date: March 27, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Thomas Galloway Title: Magma Lecturer: Drew Alexander Title: Stocks and Bonds Date: March 20, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: David Feinstein Title: Crossing the Human-Animal Divide Lecturer: Nate Boley Title: World War ! Date: March 13, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Tim Grant Title: The First Official Primary for the 2008 Presidential Election Lecturer: Dave Sales Title: Superman Date: March 6, 2007 Host: Tim and Dave

Lecturer: Devin Kenny Title: Arguments Against the Production of Anything Lecturer: Eli Bock Title: Schizophrenia Date: February 27, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

SHOW and TELL Date: February 13, 2007 Host: David, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Ian Burnley Title: This Spartan Life Lecturer: Will Sherman Title: Contested Streets Date: February 6, 2007 Host: NIck, Will, Willis

Lecturer: Robin Willis Title: Natural Capitalism Lecuturer: Kevin Fey Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Nick Holmes Title: Fermentation Lecuturer: Vera Nehkov Title: Bulgaria Date: Thursday, January 25, 2007 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz and Willis Elkins Title: Recording the Greatest Punk Rock Album of All Time Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2007 Host: Dave and Vera

Lecturer: James Whipple Title: Expanding Earth Theory Lecturer: Ian Burnley Title: Adventure Playgrounds Date: Thursday, December 21, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Adam Feinstein Title: Making a music video Lecturer: Anna Hoetjes Title: Dutch Politics Date: Thursday, December 14, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Jessica Williams Title: Deja Vu Lecturer: Scott Schwartz Title: Top Ten Sentences Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Willis Elkins, Emily Grenader, Robin Willis Title: BUCKMINSTER FULLER Date: Thursday, November 16, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Dustin Ferrer Title: Dr. Seuss Date: Thursday, November 9, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Amit Pitaru Date: Thursday, November 2, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Molly Golden Title: Rockstar Architects Lecturer: Victoria Febrer Title: Patron Saints Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Julie Bachir Title: Myths from the TV show Law and Order Lecturer: Natalie Bachir Title: Myths fromthe TV show ER Date: Thursday, October 19, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Willis Elkins Title: Asexuality Lecturer: David Feinstein Title: Poetry Reading Date: Thursday, October 12, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

LS joins Cab Broskoski to watch Cory Arcangel’s Untitled Translation Exercize Date: Thursday, October 5, 2006 Host: Anthology Film Archives

Lecturer: Abraham Frank Title: Cooking with Abe Thursday, September 28, 2006 Host: Abe

Lecturer: Eva Burmeister and Ben Wolff Title: (live music) Date: Thursday, Septeber 21, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz and Willis Elkins Title: Lecture Series Trivia Game Show Date: Thursday, September 14, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: Sarah Todd Title: Ghazals Lecturer: Everyone Title: SHOW AND TELL Date: Thursday, September 7, 2006 Host: Will McFly

Lecturer: William Sherman Title: Psychogeography Lecturer: Robin Willis Title:Edward Bernays Date: Thursday, August 31, 2006 Host: Dave, Emily, Vera

Lecturer: John Bachir Title: Ray Kurzweil Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006

Lecturer: Sam Grenader and Eliot Turner Title: The Astrodome Lecturer: Phillip Nelson Title: RFID Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Lecturer: Michael Alexander Title: Electricity Lecturer: Willis Elkins and Scott Schwartz Title: De-evolution Date: Thursday, August 10, 2006

Lecturer: Emily Grenader Title: Group Material Lecturer: Athan Biss Title: The Two Knots You’ll Ever Need to Know / Rastafarianism Date: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Lecturer: Willis Elkins, Nate Boley, Emily Grenader, David Feinstein Title: BACON, BACON, BACON, BAKIN’, AND CHICKEN Date: Thursday, July 27, 2006

Lecturer: Cab Broskoski Title: How To Cure Stage Fright / Dusty Springfield Lecturer: Nate Boley Title: Summer of Scott Date: Friday, July 14, 2006

Lecturer: Sarah Fenoglio Title: Haircutting, A Do It Yourself Guide Lecturer: Phillip Nelson Title: Google Summary / A.I. Date: Friday, July 7, 2006

Lecturer: Scott Schwartz Title: Bruce Willis Bruce Willis & The Kaballah vs. Nothing Lecturer: Dave Feinstein Title: The Legacy of Glenn Gould: Rock with Bach Date: Thursday, June 29, 2006