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Anthropology and Ethnographic Theory

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Developed as a tool for colonial empire-building at the close of the 19th century, the ethnographic method has become an important practice for telling the stories of the oppressed, designing for the future, and demanding social change. British and American anthropologists were initially concerned with understanding the discrete cultures of “savage”...

Tuesday Jul 9th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

William Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom!

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Sunnyside 47-29 32nd Pl, Long Island City, New York 11101

For the historian C. Vann Woodward, living in the South at the height of Jim Crow, it was literature that awoke him to the myths and dissimulation of official white supremacy. In particular, William Faulkner’s novels—his 1936 classic Absalom, Absalom! especially—challenged the tendency of Southern historians to justify and validate...

Thursday Jul 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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Cold Pastoral: Literature, Nature, and the Anthropocene

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

What do ideas of nature have to tell us about literature and how it works? Through the medium of the pastoral—variously defined as a genre, a set of rhetorical moves, or an uneasy collection of tropes—writers have evoked, described, and accounted for nature and humanity’s place within it. From visions of Arcadia to Paradise to the Golden Age,...

Thursday Jul 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

AIANY Industrial Waterway Tour to Freshkills (Students)

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

AIANY Industrial Waterway Tour to Freshkills Park (Students only) Cruise on the vibrant waterways of the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill and into the heart of Freshkills Park in Staten Island on one of our luxury yachts. The AIANY & Freshkills Park planners host this special Classic Harbor Line tour; the only public water tour into the Freshkills...

Saturday Jul 13th, 9:45am - 1pm

Tour & Taste: All About Pasta

at La Scuola at Eataly Flatiron - Flatiron 200 5th Ave , New York, New York 10010

Italy is celebrated for its infinite varieties of fresh and dry pasta, each with its own unique history, texture, and place on the table. We love the air-dried, bronze-extruded pasta that originated in southern Campania; by the same token, the north’s fresh egg pasta is exquisite. At Eataly, we eat pasta – a delicious, versatile ingredient –...

Saturday Jul 6th, 10:30am - 12:30pm

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Mimosa Sail on Schooner America 2.0 (Ages 3-14)

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Start your Sunday off with a Mimosa Sail aboard the stunning Schooner America 2.0. Sit with friends and family and enjoy an early afternoon out on the water in NY Harbor. Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant ship designed for our fleet. Added to our fleet in 2011, the America 2.0 provides...

Sunday Jun 30th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Silvia Federici's Caliban and the Witch

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Silvia Federici's Caliban and the Witch: Women, Colonization, and Capitalism The “witch” embodies a world of female subjects that capitalism had to destroy. This bold argument is the premise of Silvia Federici’s book, Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation. For Federici, perhaps best known for the manifesto “Wages...

Sunday Jul 14th, 2pm - 5pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Day Sail to Statue of Liberty on America 2.0(Ages 3-14)

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant ship designed for our fleet. Added to our fleet in 2011, the America 2.0 provides the most exceptional day sailing one can find in New York Harbor. Her design is influenced by the style of the late 1800s but incorporates technology of the 21st century,...

Wednesday Jun 26th, 4pm - 6pm

The Evolution of a Neighborhood Tour - Private for 20

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - East Village St Marks Pl & 2nd Ave 39 St Mark Inc., New York, New York 10003

NYC neighborhoods are always evolving - it's part of what makes the city so fascinating. Manhattan's East Village is a perfect example of this evolution; from German, Irish immigrant communities, to wealthy landowners, to trend-setting hipsters. Experience the diversity in history, culture, and of course cuisine!  From Peter Stuveysant’s...

Friday Aug 9th, 10am - 1pm

$1,139.40

E. Said’s Orientalism: Literature and the Non-European

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

What is “Orientalism”? And why has the book that defined it as a Western body of knowledge remained so popular as a key text of critical theory? Published in 1978, Edward Said’s Orientalism immediately attracted both praise and censure. For Said, the notion that the world is divided—politically, culturally, and morally—into the...

Wednesday Jul 17th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Karuna Reiki Master Certification Program

at Shamanic Fire Reiki - Midtown 56 West 45th St Ste 1703, New York, New York 10036

Karuna is a Sanskrit word and is used in Hinduism and Buddhism and Zen. It is translated to mean any action that is taken to diminish the suffering of others and could also be translated as "compassionate action." When individuals experience enlightenment, they report that all beings are known as one. Therefore, it is natural to extend compassionate...

Saturday Aug 10th, 9:30am - 7pm

  (4 sessions)
$950

4 sessions

The Evol. of a Neighborhood Tour: East -Event for 9

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - East Village St Marks Pl & 2nd Ave 39 St Mark Inc., New York, New York 10003

Full Course Name: "The Evolution of a Neighborhood Tour of the East (Private Group)" NYC neighborhoods are always evolving - it's part of what makes the city so fascinating. Manhattan's East Village is a perfect example of this evolution; from German, Irish immigrant communities, to wealthy landowners, to trend-setting hipsters. Experience the diversity...

Monday Jul 1st, 10am - 6pm

Mimosa Sail on Schooner Adirondack

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Start your Sunday off with a Mimosa Sail aboard the stunning Schooner Adirondack. Sit with friends and family and enjoy an early afternoon out on the water in NY Harbor. Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner Adirondack is the legend of our fleet. Climbing aboard Adirondack, our 80-foot wooden pilot schooner, you will quickly...

Saturday Jul 6th, 1pm - 3pm

Political Economy in the 21st Century

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Murray Hill 275 Madison Ave St #2114, New York, New York 10016

What is the nature of the global economy in the 21st century? How can we understand its development and its unique characteristics? In the 1970s, a seeming post-war “Golden Age” in countries like the United States was faced with a series of crises: growing fiscal imbalances, the oil crisis, the end of the Bretton Woods system of dollar-to-gold...

Wednesday Jul 10th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

The Evolution of a Neighborhood Tour (Private for 15)

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - East Village St Marks Pl & 2nd Ave 39 St Mark Inc., New York, New York 10003

NYC neighborhoods are always evolving - it's part of what makes the city so fascinating. Manhattan's East Village is a perfect example of this evolution; from German, Irish immigrant communities, to wealthy landowners, to trend-setting hipsters. Experience the diversity in history, culture, and of course cuisine!  From Peter Stuveysant’s...

Monday Jul 22nd, 1pm - 3pm

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