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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.
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Melissa T. Brown

Associate Professor of Political Science, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Melissa T. Brown is Associate Professor of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. She is the author of  Enlisting Masculinity: the Construction of Gender in US Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force, published by Oxford University Press.