June 5: James Stewart Polshek Discusses “The Brooklyn Stoop” at WSA Annual Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
6:00 pm
NYU's Ireland House,
1 Washington Mews (at Fifth Avenue)
The Washington Square Association and president Anne-Marie W. Sumner invite you to attend the Association's annual meeting at New York University’s Ireland House, where keynote speaker James Stewart Polshek, a renowned architect and long-time Greenwich Village resident, will discuss “The Brooklyn Stoop.”

This event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is strongly encouraged. For more information, or to RSVP, please call 212-677-6783...


May 31: Film Screening and Discussion on "Gigante," the Andrés Torres Story

Thursday, May 31, 2012
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Farkas Auditorium, NYU School of Medicine
550 First Avenue, 1st Floor
Register for Free Tickets

The NYU School of Medicine invites you to a special screening of Gigante, a documentary film about Andrés “Yungo” Torres, a Puerto Rican professional baseball player for the New York Mets, and his struggles with acute ADHD.

Following the screening, guests will have the chance to view interviews between Andrés and Xavier Castellanos, MD, in English and Spanish, and attend a discussion panel on adult ADHD chaired by Lenard Adler, MD, director of the NYU School of Medicine's Adult ADHD Program...

Summer: Photographs of Women Writers of the African Diaspora

Ongoing until September 30
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs
Kimmel Center for University Life 60; Washington Square South, 8th Floor
Free with photo ID
For more information, call 212.998.4350 
Celebrated, Brooklyn-based photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn presents a visual anthology of  African and Caribbean global perspectives in her powerful new exhibition, "Her Word As Witness: Portraits of Women Writers of the African Diaspora." 35 large-scale photographs capture intimate images of some of today’s most compelling female writers...

May 31: How Would Julia Childs Vote on the Farm Bill?

Thursday, May 31, 2012 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  
NYU's Fales Library, on the third floor of Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South (at LaGuardia Place)

Suggested donation: $10. Please email rsvp.bobst@nyu.edu with your name and the title of the event to RSVP.  For more information, contact Elizabeth Wiest at 212.992.9744 or liz.wiest@nyu.edu.
Culinary leaders and writers come together in a panel discussion to examine the practicalities of how food happens in America, and explore what can be done to reconnect us to a healthy way of living.

"How Would Julia Child Vote on the 2012 Farm Bill: Culinary Interests & Obligations" attempts to digest the implications of the far-reaching and controversial Farm Bill, which is up for reauthorization this year...


Update: April Events

Photography and Imaging Thesis Exhibition: Show Three 2012 

March 22, 2012 – April 14, 2012
721 Broadway (at Waverly Place)

Gulf and Western Gallery (1st Floor Rear Lobby) and 8th Floor Gallery 
Gallery hours are 10am to 7pm weekdays, and noon to 5pm Saturdays

Photography Exhibition: Fukushima 3.11: One Year After

March 8, 2012 – May 31, 2012
Institute of Public Knowledge
20 Cooper Square (between 5th and 6th Streets), 5th Floor
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 pm weekdays, and noon to 5 pm Saturdays

Befriending the "Necessary Angel of Earth"

Tuesday, April 3, 12:30-1:30pm: 285 Mercer Street, 10th Floor (Between Waverly and Washington Pl.) 

Book Launch: Going Solo, by Eric Klinenberg (NYU) 

Tuesday, April 3, 5-7pm: 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor, New York, 10003

Democratizing Palestinian Politics: A Lecture with George Bisharat

Tuesday, April 3, 7-9pm: Global Center, Room 375, 238 Thompson St.

Percussion Master Class Series 

Tuesday, April 3, 7pm: 35 W. 4th Street

Wednesday, April 4

CLAIREZALC: "991 Juifs face à la persécution antisémiteen France(1940-1945)"

Wednesday, April 4, All Day: La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews (At University Place & 8th Street)
Story Time for Kids