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The Lady and the Sharks: An Evening with Eugenie Clark

The Lady and the Sharks: An Evening with Eugenie Clark

At the third event in the Science & the City Girls Night Out series, world-renowned ichthyologist Eugenie Clark, founding director and senior research scientist at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida, describes her fantastic and distinguished 60-year career studying deep sea sharks and tropical fish. Dr. Clark, popularly known as the Shark Lady, captivates [...]

Posted: Apr 22nd, 2010 | Comments: 1
What Makes the Mindset of a Radical?

What Makes the Mindset of a Radical?

Writer Stephen Batchelor + neurophilosopher Owen Flanagan The author of Confession of a Buddhist Atheist argues that the Buddha was a radical innovator. What is it in our brains that makes some of us upend tradition and most of us follow the herd? Follow @RubinMuseum to learn more about the Rubin Museum of Art‘s events and exhibits. Recorded [...]

Posted: Apr 14th, 2010 | Comments: 1
The Addams Family: an Evilution

The Addams Family: an Evilution

Tee & Charles Addams Foundation Director Kevin Miserocchi presents his new book, The Addams Family: an Evilution, in conjunction with The Museum of the City of New York’s current exhibit Charles Addams’s New York. Charles Addams’s New York is an exhibition of original artworks by the legendaryNew Yorker cartoonist that capture Addams’s quintessentially idiosyncratic and [...]

Posted: Apr 7th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Sharing Our Humanity through 9/11 Remembrances

Sharing Our Humanity through 9/11 Remembrances

THIRTEEN presents the first lecture in The National September 11 Memorial & Museum‘s series, “9/11, Today and Tomorrow.” Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps—a national initiative documenting stories of everyday Americans—has received numerous broadcasting honors including five Peabody Awards for his work. He is the author of four books including New York Times bestseller “Listening Is [...]

Posted: Apr 7th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Worse than War

Worse than War

Next week we present a lecture by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, author of “Worse than War” and writer of the upcoming PBS series of the same name.

Posted: Mar 30th, 2010 | Comments: 8
National September 11 Memorial and Museum

National September 11 Memorial and Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is the not-for-profit corporation created to oversee the design, raise the funds, and program and operate the Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site. The Memorial & Museum will be located on eight of the 16 acres of the site. The National September 11 Memorial & [...]

Posted: Mar 29th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal

Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal

Journalist and business writer Kirstin Downey celebrates her latest book, a portrait of this devoted public servant, a woman who changed the landscape of American business and society. Frances Perkins was this country’s first female cabinet secretary, and her work and actions greatly affected the New Deal and the whole of American politics at the time. [...]

Posted: Mar 17th, 2010 | Comments: 1
How Do Our Brains Cope with Long-term Stress?

How Do Our Brains Cope with Long-term Stress?

Arjia Rinpoche + Bruce S. McEwen A survivor of the Chinese Cultural Revolution talks to the Rockefeller University neuroendocrinologist about how stress hormones act on the brain and if Buddhist practice has anything to teach us about how we can control stress levels. Follow @RubinMuseum to learn more about the Rubin Museum of Art‘s events and [...]

Posted: Mar 10th, 2010 | Comments: 1
The Story of India

The Story of India

For  ”The Story of India,” Worldfocus news anchor Daljit Dhaliwal interviews three prominent South Asians from the New York community. Issues range from the birth of feminism in India to the importance of the arts during Akbar’s rule to the country’s growth as a technological and economic power. Here are the three interviews, in their [...]

Posted: Mar 3rd, 2010 | Comments: 1
What to Eat: Diet, Nutrition, and Food Politics – An Evening with Marion Nestle

What to Eat: Diet, Nutrition, and Food Politics – An Evening with Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle contends that the modern grocery store is a place where the giants of agribusiness compete for your purchases with profits—not health or nutrition—in mind. Her acclaimed book, What to Eat, helps readers navigate the supermarket aisles and make sensible food choices, from produce to packaged foods. Is organic food better? Are carbohydrates bad? What [...]

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010 | Comments: 1
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