First Annual Institute Social

Come celebrate our fifth Anniversary and support our work over the next year! 

The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research invites you to join us for a night of local fare, libations, and lightning lectures from our faculty at the First Annual Institute Social. This event will support the Brooklyn Institute’s core operations as well as new efforts to expand education in the public sphere, including our midwest regional expansion, Community Initiative programs that bring classes to low-income and underserved adults, and more.

Program Overview

8 pm: Dinner & Drinks

9 pm: Opening remarks from BISR Directors

10 pm and 11 pm: Lightning lectures by BISR Core Faculty


May 20, 2017
8 pm – Midnight

Verso Loft, 20 Jay St, 10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

RSVP by May 5th

Host Committee 

Robin Varghese, BISR Board of Directors — Chair
Miriam R. Haier, BISR Board of Directors
Sara Clugage
Rosemary R. Corbett
David Kaiser
Daniel Weick


Student ticket – $50

Friend ticket – $150

Horkheimer ticket – $400 (includes 2 tickets plus recognition in the program)

Adorno ticket – $1000 (includes 4 tickets plus recognition in the program)

Benjamin ticket – $2500 (includes 10 tickets plus recognition in the program)

I can’t attend but would like to donate to the “Gretel Adorno donation fund for unsung labor that makes it work behind the scenes.”

To add a faculty ticket, please make a $100 donation to the fund. 

BISR is a 501c3 organization. Ticket costs in excess of $50/ticket are tax deductible.

Event Schedule

Saturday, 8pm - 12am
May 20, 2017


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