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2017

OF NOTE in the Classroom:
NYU, Spring 2017

“Artists, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism” with Professor Grace Aneiza Ali, Department of Art & Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

OF NOTE in the Classroom:
City College of New York, Spring 2017

“The Imprisoned: Artists Examine Mass Incarceration in the US” with Professor Grace Aneiza Ali, Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, City College of New York. (Image: Lori Waselchuk)

March 1

“Women in Photography and Film,” A discussion with Maria Burns, Nadia Hallgren, Mae Ryan and Grace Aneiza Ali. International Center of Photography, New York City.  
(Image: Maria Burns)


Past Events

2016

OF NOTE in the Classroom:
NYU, Spring 2016

“Artists, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism” with Professor Grace Aneiza Ali, Department of Art & Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

March 6
Pen and Brush

“The Art of The Burqa,” Artists and writers from OF NOTE magazine’s The Burqa Issue explore the burqa is in all its complexities.   

 


2015

January 29-May 21 (Spring 2015)

“The Literature of Immigration,” Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, The City College of New York. (Undergraduate Course)

February 1

“The Imprisoned Issue,” OF NOTE magazine.

(Image: Lori Waselchuk. “Grace Before Dying.” 2011)

April 23-25

cropped-Inauguration_of_railroad_bridge_brazil_1888“A Portrait of Migration in the Guyana Photographic Archive” Photography and Migration Conference, Colby College, Waterville, Maine. 

April 28

Karran_WEB_SIZE“A Conversation on Photography in Ethiopia and Guyana with Aida Muluneh and Grace Aneiza Ali,” Independent Curators International, New York City, New York. 

May 1

images“Artist Roundtable (A.RT),” World Policy Institute / Arts-Policy Nexus, and the Department of Art and Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York City, New York 

May 18

“Podium Literary Journal: A Reading,” Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92 | Y, New York City. 

(Art: Kim Kullmer)

May 21

“Aljira’s 30th Anniversary Celebration,” Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey. 

May 28-31 | Italy

Black Portraitures II“Framing Black/Brown Bodies,” Smoke and Mirrors: Restitution and the Temporal Black Body, Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-staging Histories, New York University, Florence, Italy. 

June 25-28

“Exploring Resilience Through Media,” IVOH Restorative Narrative Summit & Awards, Haines Falls, New York. 

October 14-17 | Germany

caribbean-globalization-working-group1“Reshaping (G)local Dynamics of the Caribbean,” Hanover, Germany. 

 


2014

December 2
Ethiopia

November 13

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September 30

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August 6
Guyana

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June 12
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January 13
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“A Worldview from Guyana: Four Guyanese Women Photographers,” Addis Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

“Life in Prison: Artists Bear Witness,” Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University, New York. 

“If You Build It, They Will Come,” Out of the Binders: A Symposium on Women Writers Today, New York. 

“Guyana Modern,” Curating Now: A Public Symposium, Independent Curator’s International, New York. 

Georgetown Global Shapers, World Economic Forum, Georgetown, Guyana.

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“Art, Activism, and Journalism,” IVOH Restorative Narratives Summit, Catskills, New York. 

“Guyana Family Photographs: Agents of Social Memory and Citizenship,” Contemporary Caribbean Visual Culture: Artistic Visions of Global Citizenship, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.  

“The Global Caribbean Woman,” School of Continuing and Professional Studies, New York University, New York.

“A Worldview from Guyana,” Visually Speaking, New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center, New York.   

“Cultural Identity: Mosaic or Melting Pot,” My Culture, Your Culture, Lycée Français de New York, New York.  

“Kamoinge at 50,” Visually Speaking, New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center, New York.  


2013

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October 10

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October 5

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April 29

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January 25
Switzerland

“The Image as Catalyst for Social Change,” Visually Speaking, New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center, New York.   

“How Art Impacts Public Policy,” Department of Art and Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York. 

“Transformative Arts & Humanities,” 36th Annual Fulbright Association Conference, Washington, DC. 

“Women Image Makers,” Visually Speaking, New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center, New York.  

“How Can Absence Be a Catalyst for Global Social Change?,” Global Engagement Summit, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

“Photographing a Culture through the Pages of Ebony Magazine,” Visually Speaking, New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center, New York.  

“Creative Resilience: Artists Meeting Adversity with Creativity, 2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting: Davos.