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Spring 2019
148 Search Results for “social impact”
Venture Lab
A keystone program of the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative, the Venture Lab is designed to support graduate students and upper undergraduates at The New School in developing financially sustainable ventures that address critical societal challenges and demonstrate the potential for scalable impact. Students accepted to the Venture Lab enroll in a semester-long course offered in the spring semester, for which they w...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 8093 - UTNS 0500 0
  • van der Meer, Jennifer
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:40 PM
Spring 2019
Race, Class and Education
This course is designed to provide students interested in Education with a multi-faceted perspective of the issues prevalent affecting students and their families. As a primary place of establishing one’s understanding of societal norms, school is among the most powerful institutions in American culture. Among its many functions, School has played a significant role in perpetuating and/or reproducing deep inequalitie...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5056 - NHUM 2010 A
  • Kelly, Carla
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
In this course, we explore fashion beginning with the father of haute couture and concluding with the designer who brought punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream. We discuss fashion in its historical context, examining economic and technological influences, as well as those from the world of arts and artists. Broad thematic considerations include the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does) and its rela...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5125 - PCFD 1802 A
  • Maxmen, Mary
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
The Media Business
An exploration of the work of media industries and the complex of factors that make the business of media so distinctive. In what ways has the media business evolved in the past 25 years? How do emergent media business models compare with legacy media industries? What economic drivers steer the media economy? How do business and political interests influence the packaging and selling of news and entertainment media...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7219 - NCOM 4301 A
  • Martinez, Neyda
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Linguistic Anthropology: On the Power of Gestures, Jokes, and Words
We often think of language as simply a means of expressing ideas and exchanging information. But as we move through our daily lives, our words and gestures continually construct, negotiate, and contest our identities, social worlds, and political conditions. This class explores the powerful role played by communication--and miscommunication--in the formation of gender dynamics, class relations, ethnic/racial identiti...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6634 - NANT 3300 A
  • Pfeil, Gretchen
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Arts and Social Engagement
A poem can change the world. Or just one person’s life. What explains the connection between an artwork and an individual, a wider public, a world? This course serves as an introduction to a pathway of courses that investigate this question by examining the variety of ways in which the arts make and meet people. We explore different modes of engagement: from the creation of stories that help us imagine and understand...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6638 - NARH 2200 A
  • Foulkes, Julia
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Typography 1
An in-depth understanding of typographic concepts and methods is essential for effective visual communication. Students examine the evolution of the alphabet and the history and basics of typographic style (with an emphasis on 20th-century type design and application). Projects help students understand the difference between legibility and readability and develop a discerning eye and the ability to create effective a...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5270 - PCGA 0101 B
  • Kennedy, Steven
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Kitchen and Bath
Visualize your dream kitchen and bathroom, then piece it together without bumping your head on the range hood. This class explores basic planning and layout; selection of materials, cabinets, and appliances; essential services; ventilation; lighting; conveying a design idea; and evaluating the existing setup for remodeling. Short assignments and final projects help you tackle practical realities.Prerequisite: Basic D...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5300 - PCID 0122 A
  • Pisarski, Conrad
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Typography 1
An in-depth understanding of typographic concepts and methods is essential for effective visual communication. Students examine the evolution of the alphabet and the history and basics of typographic style (with an emphasis on 20th-century type design and application). Projects help students understand the difference between legibility and readability and develop a discerning eye and the ability to create effective a...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5155 - PCGA 1001 B
  • Kennedy, Steven
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Kitchen and Bath
Visualize your dream kitchen and bathroom, then piece it together without bumping your head on the range hood. This class explores basic planning and layout; selection of materials, cabinets, and appliances; essential services; ventilation; lighting; conveying a design idea; and evaluating the existing setup for remodeling. Short assignments and final projects help you tackle practical realities.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5185 - PCID 1212 A
  • Pisarski, Conrad
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Understanding and Treating Victims of Abuse
This course introduces students to the dynamic and often controversial field of advocacy, intervention, and treatment for abused children, ranging from the reporting of abuse to protective services to therapeutic treatment of child victims and adult survivors. There are lectures and group discussions, and experts describe their professional experiences. Specific topics include the workings of the New York City Admini...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4598 - NPSY 0860 A
  • Frank, Michele
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Arts Management: An Entrepreneurial Approach
We examine the tensions between artistic integrity, economic viability, and stakeholder benefit in arts management. Readings and case studies foster student understanding of the economic and social importance of the arts. Students also acquire practical skills--organizational, financial, strategic, and promotional--applicable to day-to-day and long-term management of nonprofit and commercial ventures in the arts. The...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4608 - NMGT 0110 A
  • Ankhra, Pi-Isis
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
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