The New School: The New Knowledge
The New School
The New Knowledge
In 2016, we produced a ten-part series for The New School showcasing some of their top faculty members presenting some of their most important concept and lessons that are at their core of their teaching practice.
Check out The New School's landing page for the complete series here or scroll down to view the rest.
Can design make us empathetic problem solvers?
The New School's Lucille Tenazas, Henry Wolf Professor of Communication Design at Parsons School of Design, discusses how we all have an inner designer, and how that should helps us better understand design, and one another. Learn more about our Design programs: http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/bfa-communication-design/
Is capitalism sustainable?
The New School's Anwar Shaikh, Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics at The New School for Social Research, investigates how, like the humans who drive it, capitalism has innate tendencies that must be regulated. Learn more about the Graduate Economics program: http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/economics
Can we design a better end of life?
The New School's John Bruce, Professor of Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design, reconsiders our greatest living mystery: Dying. Learn more about the Strategic Design and Management at Parsons. http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/masters-design-management.
Why should an artist embrace boredom?
In this episode, The New School's Andy Milne, Pianist, Composer, and Professor at the School of Jazz, explores what happens when boredom sets in- and you let it. Learn more about the different Music Performance majors at The School of Jazz: http://www.newschool.edu/jazz/
Can game design teach us how the world works?
The New School's Colleen Macklin, Professor of Media Design at Parsons School of Design, discusses how systems in games can mimic- and reimagine-systems of the world. Learn more about the Design and Technology program: http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/bfa-design-technology
Can documentaries create sensory experiences?
The New School's Nitin Sawhney, Professor of Media Studies at the School of Media Studies, seeks to use performance and film as a way to reveal invisible narratives. Learn more about the Media Studies and Media Management programs: http://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement/school-of-media-studies/.
What are the politics of wellness and fitness?
The New School's Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, Professor of History at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, critiques public access to wellness, and wonders how it isn't universal. Learn more about Liberal Arts programs: http://www.newschool.edu/lang/history
Why is insurgency good for democracy?
Deva Woodly Professor of Politics at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, discusses how dissonance is not just a part of democracy, but crucial to its existence. Learn more about Liberal Arts programs: http://www.newschool.edu/lang/politics
How can our devices make us more honest?
The New School's Michael Schober, Professor of Psychology at The New School for Social Research, hopes your love for your cell phone works like a truth serum. Learn more about Graduate programs in Psychology: http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/psychology/
Has the environmental movement lost its revolutionary roots?
The New School's Michelle Depass, Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, reflects on the early days of the environmentalist movement in order to ensure its future. Learn more about Graduate programs in Management and Policy: http://www.newschool.edu/milano