Nov 14: Media Blackness

By Mike Rifino|November 4, 2016|FI Events|0 comments

Monday, November 14 | 12 PM to 2 PM EST | http://bit.ly/Media-Blackness | #fight4edu | RSVP Description  Join the Futures Initiative on Monday, November 14 from 12-1 for “Media Blackness,” an engaged conversation about the rendering of blackness in, across, and through multiple forms of media. The discussion will include multiple perspectives on the intersections of blackness and aesthetics in film, television, digital media, and beyond. Panelists include Cathy N. Davidson (CUNY Graduate Center), Shelly Eversley (Baruch College), Racquel Gates (College of Staten Island) and Michael

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Cathy Davidson will Talk about the Future of Higher Education on CNN’s @ThisHour on Nov. 20th

By Lisa Tagliaferri|November 13, 2014|Announcements, Of interest|0 comments

  @This Hour, CNN 11am, Thursday, Nov. 20th @This Hour with John Berman and Michaela Pereira will be discussing the future of higher education with Cathy Davidson, Director of the Futures Initiative, and NYU professor and author Richard Arum. The discussion will consider the recent film, Ivory Tower, and CUNY’s Prof. Davidson will speak to the urgency of what price society will pay if higher education cannot revolutionize our current university model and evolve to

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Futures Initiative Director Cathy Davidson discusses Technology Distraction on NPR

By Lisa Tagliaferri|September 30, 2014|Announcements, Of interest|0 comments

Listen to Futures Initiative Director Cathy Davidson talk on the NPR Show To The Point here. Who’s in Charge: You or Your Smart Phone? Drivers tell pollsters they know it’s too dangerous to text while they’re at the wheel, but about one third admit they do it anyway. Now there’s persuasive evidence that we don’t have as much choice as we tell ourselves. Matt Richtel reports for the New York

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