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65 5th Ave, Room 411
New York, NY, 10003
United States

Funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought at the New School incubates advanced transdisciplinary research and practice at the intersection of social theory and design and fosters dialogue on related themes across the university.

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Seminar

The GIDEST seminar is held on Fridays from 12-1:30pm. All seminars take place in the GIDEST Lab at 411, 63 Fifth Avenue.


Sessions are devoted to discussion of pre-circulated papers that can be downloaded one week in advance by clicking on the presentation title below.

 

To receive email reminders of GIDEST events, please join our mailing list by writing to GIDEST@newschool.edu.

 

Sara Hendren
Mar
10
12:00 pm12:00

Sara Hendren

Artist/Design researcher, Olin College of Engineering

Investigating Normal: Technology and the Future of the Body

Julia Foulkes
Mar
31
12:00 pm12:00

Julia Foulkes

Historian, The New School for Public Engagement

Part of the Structure: The Arts in New York


Chris Stover
Feb
10
12:00 pm12:00

Chris Stover

Musician/Music theorist, College of Performing Arts, The New School

Thoughts Around a Politics of Improvised Music

Miriam Ticktin
Nov
11
12:00 pm12:00

Miriam Ticktin

Anthropologist, The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College

The Politics of Sorting at Border Walls

Bruno Latour
Oct
7
12:00 pm12:00

Bruno Latour

Philosopher/Anthropologist, Sciences Po, Paris. 

On a Possible Triangulation of Some Present Political Positions

Otto von Busch
Sep
16
12:00 pm12:00

Otto von Busch

Fashion theorist/Designer, Parsons School of Design

Vital Violence: Aesthetic Antagonism and Real Fashion

Linnaea Tillett
Dec
4
12:00 pm12:00

Linnaea Tillett

Lighting Designer, Tillett Design Associates

What's Light Got To Do With It? Thoughts on Mood, Dignity and Magical Thinking

Ernesto Oroza
Nov
13
12:00 pm12:00

Ernesto Oroza

Architect, Les Ateliers, Ecole Nationale Supérieur de Création Industrielle, Paris

Architecture of Necessity

Rafi Youatt
Oct
30
12:00 pm12:00

Rafi Youatt

Political scientist, The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College

Rerouting Mountain Governance

Orit Halpern
Oct
16
12:00 pm12:00

Orit Halpern

Historian, The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College

The Architecture Machine

Eyal Weizman
Sep
18
12:00 pm12:00

Eyal Weizman

Forensic architect, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London

Material Aesthetics

Rachel Sherman
Apr
24
12:00 pm12:00

Rachel Sherman

Sociologist, The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College

Objects of Ambivalence and Anxiety: Home Renovation and Conflicts about Privilege among Wealthy New Yorkers

Annemarie Mol
Apr
10
12:00 pm12:00

Annemarie Mol

Anthropologist/Philosopher, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science, University of Amsterdam

The Absent/Present Bodies of Objective Knowledge, Subjective Knowing and Avid Eating: An Interference in Infra-Theory

Julie Napolin
Mar
20
12:00 pm12:00

Julie Napolin

Sound and literature theorist, Eugene Lang College, The New School

Dialectical Sound: Resonance, Faulkner, and the Digital Humanities

Reggie Wilson
Mar
6
12:00 pm12:00

Reggie Wilson

Choreographer, Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group

Anthropology, Fractal Symmetry and the Dance

Hugh Raffles
Feb
20
12:00 am00:00

Hugh Raffles

Anthropologist, The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College

All Life is Here

Peter Hall
Feb
6
12:00 pm12:00

Peter Hall

Designer, Griffith University Queensland College of Art

Critical Visualization

Fabio Parasecoli
Dec
5
11:00 am11:00

Fabio Parasecoli

Food studies scholar, The New School for Public Engagement, The New School

Food, Design, and Designers: Making Sense of Emerging Practices

Mabel O. Wilson
Nov
21
11:00 am11:00

Mabel O. Wilson

Architect/Cultural historian, GSAPP, Columbia University

Who Builds Your Architecture? Human Networks of Transnational Architectural Projects

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