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Alluring Androids and Robots in Film, Photography and Art

Alluring Androids and Robots in Film, Photography and Art

Filmmakers, photographers, and artists have long been fascinated by the idea of artificial women that seem alive. The Stepford Wives, Lara Croft, the latest in Japanese female robots look so real they can easily fool the eye. Professor Julie Wosk of State University of New York, Maritime College, showcases colorful images of female robots, androids, [...]

Posted: Oct 30th, 2008 | Comments: 0
State of the MTA Address

State of the MTA Address

Elliot Sander, CEO of the MTA, delivers the first State of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Address, in celebration of its 40th anniversary. He outlines the history of the MTA and 2008 service enhancements, then goes on to outline a 40-year vision for the future of the organization and of the region’s transportation network. To [...]

Posted: Mar 3rd, 2008 | Comments: 0
Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy lectures on his new book, SELLOUT: THE POLITICS OF RACIAL BETRAYAL. This lecture was delivered at Cooper Union.

Posted: Jan 10th, 2008 | Comments: 0
Conversations on God and Religion

Conversations on God and Religion

Antonio Monda, who teaches film at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, is the author of DO YOU BELIEVE: CONVERSATIONS ON GOD AND RELIGION, a new book of conversations with well-known writers and thinkers about God and faith. He assembled four of them for a discussion at the Great Hall at Cooper Union — fiction [...]

Posted: Nov 19th, 2007 | Comments: 0
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