• The 2014 Offense & Dissent exhibition presented by Sheila Johnson Design Center has now its own archive page containing all the materials, as well as conversations between the curators and the designers. Check it out!

History

Industry Professional as Professors: Fashion before 1950
Industry Professional as Professors: Fashion before 1950

The Fashion Design program at Parsons has always been known for its professors and mentors, and the professors have always been industry professionals who

The Founding / 1919
The Founding / 1919

“A Proposal for an Independent School of Social Science” (1919), a key document in the founding of The New School, argued that the circumstances over

New School Bulletins
New School Bulletins

(left) Curriculum The New School for Social Research 1941 -1942. circa 1941. New School course catalogs; Public Engagement; General. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07

University in Exile
University in Exile

Alvin Johnson was the president of the New York New School for Social Research when, in 1933, he responded with alacrity to the growing

Art Models in the 1960s
Art Models in the 1960s

By Maryellis Bunn, Parsons ‘14 Art models at The New School offer an insight to the changes, discrepancies, and happenings at the New School

The Arts Curriculum 1945-1960
The Arts Curriculum 1945-1960

by Andrea Cyrille, NSPE The New School Bulletin 1945-1946 Art courses ranged from general, international art history, to specific styles and corresponding time periods

Erwin Piscator
Erwin Piscator

by Sarah Halford, Lang ’14 “I can only work against bourgeois society. I can never work with it or through it.” –Erwin Piscator Born into

65 5th Avenue
65 5th Avenue

A history of the old and new The address at 65 Fifth Avenue has a storied past. Back in 1881, when it was a

The Auditorium
The Auditorium

When the New School for Social Research opened its building at 66 W. 12th St. in January 1931, the auditorium astonished people. Not only

The Dance Studio
The Dance Studio

by Dora Sapanur, MA. Design Studies/Parsons ’15 The New School’s Dance Studio remains one of the most compelling spaces of the 66 West 12th Street

Murals
Murals

by Ari Spool, NSPE ’14 and Haley Chopich, Parsons ’14 “What could have been my feeling when Orozco, the greatest mural painter of our

The Dramatic Workshop
The Dramatic Workshop

In January 1940, Edwin Piscator, a German theater director, launched the Dramatic Workshop at the New School for Social Research. In its first semester

People

Horace Kallen
Horace Kallen
Claude Levi-Strauss
Claude Levi-Strauss
Anthropology Ecole_Libre
Selected works:
La Pensee Savage

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Sidney Hook
Sidney Hook
Education Sociology
Selected works:
The Ends of Education

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Karen Horney
Karen Horney
Psychology Women
Selected works:
Culture and Neurosis

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