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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 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Visit the African Burial Ground National Monument

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As a continuation of the Civil Rights Digital Storytelling Animation Project, we have organized a guided tour of The African Burial Ground National Monument and a viewing of a short animation about the monument, narrated by the excavation staff and historian.

The monument is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York City.

**Please check in at the visitor center and request The New School Tour**

Speakers
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JMichelle Hill

JMichelle Hill, a graphic artist, textile designer, digital fabric printer and budding animator, has developed a background within the field of textile, graphics and animation design. Michelle has travelled extensively working in many countries on rural women's development projects... Read More →