Since 1919, The New School has been home to scholars, creators, and activists who challenge convention and boldly make their mark on the world.
To celebrate this groundbreaking legacy, we are opening our doors to the public for a weeklong festival of innovative performances, talks, workshops, screenings, exhibitions, and more.

On October 1–6, 2019, join us as we reflect on a century of world-changing ideas and together imagine a new kind of future.

The Festival of New is free and open to all.
Saturday, October 5 • 7:00pm - Sunday, October 6 • 7:00am
A Night of Philosophy

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A Night of Philosophy is a new thing. It suggests a brilliant future where nightlife and philosophy, everyday life and art, would merge. It is happening at the New School.

Join us for A Night of Philosophy at The New School, a 12-hour, multimedia delve into philosophy, and experience philosophy as performance with 48 philosophers and 30 artists.

7:00 PM–7:00 AM 
  • 12 hr - Field Recordings | Eugene Lang Bldg. (room 465) and throughout Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall 
  • 12 hr - Movement Theater | Room 001 
  • 12 hr - Invisible Forces | throughout Eugene Lang Bldg. and Alvin Johnson/ J. M. Kaplan Hall 
  • 12 hr - Looking for Art: 64 Art Works from The New School Art Collection to Find | throughout Eugene Lang Bldg. and Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall

To Download the full schedule for A Night of Philosophy CLICK HERE!

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Mériam Korichi

Mériam Korichi is a philosopher and a theatre stage director. She was a Visiting Fellow at NYU Philosophy Department during 2015 spring semester, to research on the topic “Philosophy after Art”. She studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris... Read More →

Saturday October 5, 2019 7:00pm - Sunday October 6, 2019 7:00am EDT
Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall