FREE PUBLIC PROGRAMMING AT THE COOPER UNION’S ICONIC GREAT HALL (SPONSORED)

Registration is now open for The Cooper Union’s Fall 2022 public events that amplify activism, new ideas, and public dialogue on key issues of democracy and across disciplines of art, architecture, and engineering. Sign up now for Cooper Union’s newsletter to stay informed. Here are a few events coming up the week of Sept. 19, 2022.

Cooper Union x Climate Week: Climate, Labor & Policy
Moderated by The New Republic columnist Liza Featherstone, a conversation with Dr. Genevieve Guenther, fossil-fuel disinformation expert and advisor to the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and New York State Assemblymember Zohran Kwame Mamdani, 36th Assembly District, Queens, will explore local, national, and global discourses surrounding climate justice, policy, and labor. The event is organized by the Cooper Climate Coalition and The New Republic in conjunction with Climate Week NYC.
Monday, September 19, 2022, 6:30pm
FREE ADMISSION, but registration is required. Register here.

Architect Moshe Safdie Shares his Life in Architecture
World-renowned architect and champion of human-centered design Moshe Safdie sits down with Metropolis executive editor Sam Lubell to discuss his new memoir If Walls Could Speak: My Life in Architecture, as well as his practice’s approach to building more meaningful, vital, and healthier public spaces.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 6:30pm
FREE ADMISSION, but registration is required. Register here.

We Gathered: 130 Years of Asian American Activism in New York City
Writers, artists, organizers, and local politicians gather to commemorate 130 years of the Chinese Equal Rights League by discussing the integral role of activism across the Asian diaspora of New York City, from unionizing to guerilla art collectives. A conversation moderated by writer Wajahat Ali between author Gina Apostol, organizer Whitney Hu, and city council member and Cooper Union alumnus Shekar Krishnan follows an Indian classical dance performance by Leela New York in a celebration of Asian arts, culture, and social justice. This is the first event in The Gardiner Foundation Great Hall Forum series.
Thursday, September 22, 2022, 7pm
FREE ADMISSION, but registration is required. Register here.

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