Design and Existential Risk

Parsons The New School for Design: Fall 2010 Lecture series


Design and Existential Risk
Fall 2010 Lecture series
Parsons The New School for Design
Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue

6 PM – 8.30 PM  Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

October 9    Bruce Sterling, author, Tomorrow Now, in conversation with
Carla Leitao
, AUM Studio; Adjunct Professor, Pratt; RPI

October 9   Geoff Manaugh, BLDGBLOG, USC, Wired UK  [NB: This event will be streamcast online, on location from Los Angeles.]

October 21   Robin Hanson, Associate Professor, George Mason University; Research Associate, Oxford Future of Humanity Institute

November 4   Benjamin H. Bratton, Director, Center for Design and Geopolitics, UCSD in conversation with McKenzie Wark, Associate Dean, Eugene Lang College, The New School

November 5   Elizabeth Ellsworth, Associate Provost for Curriculum and Learning and Professor, Media Studies,  The New School; smudge studio /  Jamie Kruse, smudge studio and David Gersten, Professor of Architecture, The Cooper Union; Visiting Professor, RISD

November 11   Jeffrey Inaba, INABA, C-Lab

November 15   Keller Easterling, Professor, Yale University; author, Enduring Innocence
Please Note: Easterling’s talk will take place in Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor

November 18   Kazys Varnelis, Director, Network Architecture Lab, Columbia Univ. GSAPP

December 2   Mark Wigley, Dean, Columbia University GSAPP in conversation with
Joel Towers, Dean, Parsons

December 9   Michael Chen and Jason Lee, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Crisis Fronts Design Research, with  Annie Kwon and Adriana Young, The New School, GPIA Crisis Networks, in conversation with Mathan Ratinam, Parsons SDS


Guests will speak for 30-50 minutes, followed by a conversation with respondent, and an audience discussion / Q&A.

Organized & sponsored by the Dean’s Office, Parsons The New School for Design

Coordinated and moderated by Ed Keller, Associate Dean of Distributed Learning and Technology


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