By Samantha Plesser It is rare indeed when one of the most senior judges in the country and a sitting judge on the Federal District Court of Manhattan wrote that the way the prosecution of those directly involved in the […]
By Yiqing Wang “Do you understand your sin?” This is the last line of A Touch of Sin, and it spells out the film’s message. As told through the stories of four individuals’ tragic fates, director Jia Zhangke attempts to reveal […]
By Mai Perkins Thirteen years ago in a small off-Broadway theatre, I was captivated by Sarah Jones’ provocative one woman show “Women Can’t Wait.” In the play, Jones portrays eight different women from around the world, each living under laws […]
By Michael Aryee It is was during a recent a discussion in finance class, of all places, that I finally thought through a phenomenon that has increasingly troubled me as of late. In our analysis of the World Bank’s decision […]
By Marina Gabriel The New School recently hosted a Center for Public Scholarship event entitled “Syrian Higher Education in Crisis; The Road Forward.” The panel presentation aimed to provide the international community with ways to support Syrian academics and students. […]
By Meredith O’Connell As a feminist international affairs graduate student, female empowerment and education equality are the nearest and dearest issues to my heart, so it was fitting that my first visit to the United Nations was for the Day […]
Here’s a roundup of (most) of the papers being presented April 23rd at the GPIA Conference at the New School Hirshon suite, 55W.13th Street, 2nd floor 9:30am-6:30 pm
By Jonathan Leonard Our new social initiative, La Selva Guardia, presents the problems caused by the illegal extraction of Peruvian big-leafed mahogany trees. Facts presented are the results of preliminary research conducted for the lauch of our first Amazonian endeavor. We […]
By Rebekah Frank The day after Hurricane Sandy left large swaths of New York and New Jersey decimated, burnt and under water, I took a walk down to the Red Hook neighborhood in Brooklyn to survey the damage. I was […]
In 1993 my parents moved our family of five from Venezuela to the United States. I was only 5 years old. Somewhere along the way, I began the struggle to define my own identity.
This past summer, I helped conduct a youth media workshop for adolescents living in the unpacified favela of Maré in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
By Sarah El-Shaarawi – GPIA ’13