Hello all, We’re pleased to bring back a slightly abridged version of the Bulletin of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. In this edition, we provide a more comprehensive look at two of our current classes and a preview of our next class, “American Transcendentalism: Emerson and Thoreau“! The next Bulletin will feature the return →
This is the last weekend to enroll in “Politics of the City I: Plato and Aristotle” and/or “The Avant-garde in Theory and Practice“! Space is limited. So if you’ve been sitting on the fence for these courses, today is the day to enroll and start your New Year off the right way. A quick look at →
We are extraordinarily excited to announce a new partnership with the Goethe-Institut as part of a shared mission to provide innovative programming about culture and scholarship to the general public. This ongoing program will involve a variety of event formats, beginning with our first collaborative class, ”Critical Theory and the Now: a Contemporary Introduction to the Frankfurt School” →
This is the first episode of the second season of our podcast series, “The Podcast for Social Research.” We recorded this episode on Friday, October 23 with an eye towards relevance to the upcoming election, and also to return to film criticism to inaugurate our second season, much as we began our first. As such, →
Hey all! If you’ve been following our Facebook or Twitter you know that we had to cancel last week’s classes and events. We are currently working on rescheduling all of these. Additionally, we have had some sad news from our friends at the Center for Jewish History that, due to flooding, Monday’s class will have →
This is a supplemental episode of our podcast series as well as the final episode of our “first season”! In this episode – actually recorded several months ago – Michael and I (Ajay) engage in a somewhat freewheeling discussion of several issues raised in our previous podcast, particularly questions raised by philosophical naturalism and “scientism.” →
Our faculty are hard at work not only for the Brooklyn Institute but also in other venues. Please check out some of their recent work around the web:
We are proud to announce a partnership between the Center for Jewish History and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, as part of a shared mission to promote open, rigorous, and critical academic study for the general public. For more information please visit the Center’s site: http://www.cjh.org/.
We are proud to announce the first in a series of courses presented in a partnership between the Center for Jewish History and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, as part of a shared mission to promote open, rigorous, and critical academic study for the general public.
Hello all, You can download the second Bulletin of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research here. What is the Bulletin? While it will most likely change, adapt, and evolve, it centers around two things: 1.) A more comprehensive look at our upcoming courses. Including: quotes from the texts, pertinent images, and a few casual interviews with the instructors. →