Building the Productive City: New York and Beyond

Presenter: Gregory Kiss, Founding Architect, Kiss + Cathcart, Architects
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
6:30-8:00 PM
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

**NOTE: DATE HAS CHANGED! PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED AS DECEMBER 7th.**




This event is presented by the NYU Humanities Initiative, the Office of The Dean for the College of Arts & Science, the Office of The Dean for Humanities (FAS), the Metropolitan Studies Program, the Environmental Studies Program, the Department of Sociology, the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis as part of the


SITUATING SUSTAINABILITY SERIES
Urban Social Life, Urban Environments, and Creating Livable Cities

Extraordinary wealth and appalling economic disparities. Complex technological feats and massive ecological disasters. Forging sustainability in the twenty-first century city is the focus of this lecture series, in which urban practitioners reflect on their work, and encourage us to re-think conceptual and practice-based approaches to creating more ‘livable’ cities.

Other Events included in this series are:

Athens Green 360
Sophia Kalantzakos, Global Distinguished Professor
Monday, September 20, 2010
2:00-3:15 PM
20 Cooper Square, Room 471
RSVP to jmp351@nyu.edu

The Masdar Initiative
Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company
Discussant: Fabio Piano, Provost of NYU Abu Dhabi
Thursday, September 23, 2010
6:30-8:00 PM
19  Washington Sq. North
RSVP to kerry.barrett@nyu.edu

Back to the Back-to-the-Land: The ‘New Farmer’ Generation and the Land-Community Interface in the United States
Curt Ellis, Peabody Award-Winning Filmmaker, Writer and Producer, Wicked Delicate
Monday, September 27, 2010
6:30-8:00 PM
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Media, Education and Sustainable Social Change
Mathangi Subramanian, Director of Content and Global Education, Sesame Workshop
Monday, October 4, 2010
6:30-8:00 PM
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Finding Delhi: Loss, Renewal and Environmental Justice in a Megacity
Bharati Chaturvedi, Chintan Environmental Research and Action, Delhi
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
6:30-8:00 PM
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Urban Environmental Education Across Social Differences
David Heiser, Head of Education and Outreach, Yale Peabody Museum
Monday, November 29, 2010
2:00-3:15 PM
20 Cooper Square, Room 471
RSVP to jmp351@nyu.edu