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Friday, March 24, 2017

Registration for the Vision & Justice series is now closed.  Walk-ins will not be accommodated.  A lecture and conversation inspired by Frederick Douglass’s ideas about the role of images for American progress and the power of...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Can you harness people’s guilt to effect positive changes for the environment? Jennifer Jacquet, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at New York University, will lead a discussion on the use of shame to promote large-scale...
Tue, Mar 28
6:00 pm

Monday, April 3, 2017

Featured Event
Bill McKibben ©Nancie Battaglia, BPL Program
Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with artcritical.com. April's Review Panel features Sarah Douglas, Ara H. Merjian, and Alexi Worth with moderator David Cohen...

Friday, April 7, 2017

Registration for the Vision & Justice series is now closed.  Walk-ins will not be accommodated.  A lecture and conversation on art and activism during the long Civil Rights movement and the Black Lives Matter movement. Following the...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the...

Friday, April 21, 2017

Registration for the Vision & Justice series is now closed.  Walk-ins will not be accommodated.  The final lecture of the series will focus on the role of images for the creation of national policy, such as the Muslim ban, and its...
Fri, Apr 21
6:30 pm

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta during the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's families: the public one and the secret one. When Witherspoon's daughters from each family meet, they form a friendship, but only...