Little Magazines and the Conversation of Culture in America

The New School for Social Research presents a conference called “little magazines & The Conversation of Culture in America,” Thursday November 12 – Friday November 13 2015. The conference celebrates the 50th anniversary of Salmagundi & the launch of the new M.A. in Creative publishing & critical journalism at the New School for Social Research.

This two-day event ignites the conversation between contemporary journalisms and politics for a celebration of NSSR’s newly launched M.A. in Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism, concurrent with the 50th anniversary of the legendary Salmagundi Magazine.

The Thursday evening event takes place in Wollman Hall, and will be available via livestream here.
Thursday 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Introduction by James Miller

“The fate of ideas today,” opening address: Robert Boyers, editor of Salmagundi and Tisch Professor of Arts and Letters at Skidmore College

Panel discussion:

Chair: Rachel Rosenfelt, Adjunct Professor at The New School for Social Research and founder of The New Inquiry magazine

Jackson Lears, editor of Raritan

Mark Greif, co-founder of n + 1

Heidi Julavitz, editor of The Believer

For Friday:

See the description for events on Friday, November 13 in Wolff Conference Room (1103, 6 East 16th Street, New York, NY).

This special event is free and open to all.