Philosophy in the Library: How Women Changed the Course of Philosophy, 1300-1700

Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 pm

Dweck Center at the Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Christia Mercer explores ideas drawn from medieval Europes most innovative women and shows how their views about self-knowledge, cognition, and truth laid the groundwork for early modern philosophy.

Admission is free. Get your tickets here.

Ron Amato: The Box

Monday, May 1 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway (& 12th Street)
New York, NY 10003

Ron Amato is a full time Associate Professor of Photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where he has been for the last 12 years, 6 of which as the Chairperson of the Photography Department. He has exhibited extensively in the US and internationally and has been published in a number of anthologies. Amato’s recent work centers around issues of aging in the gay community, diverse images of male beauty, idealized body manipulation, image and social media and embracing same sex attraction.

The Box signing event will consist of a conversation between Amato and the author of the book’s foreword, Hunter O’Hanian, the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer at College Art Association (CAA) and the former Director of The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.

Admission is free. Feel free to RSVP on Facebook. if you would like to reserve a copy of The Box, find the link here.

Gender & Power in Russian Literature

Wednesday, May 3 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway (& 12th Street)
New York, NY 10003

It’s Russian Literature Week (RLW)! This event series will take place May 1-6 in literary venues across New York City and online at www.readrussia.org. RLW is a series of panels, screenings, and in-person conversations featuring some of Russia’s most acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and several of the world’s leading Russian literature scholars and literary critics.

Admission is free.

Link of the Week: Society of Publication Designers

The Society of Publication Designers, or SPD, is dedicated to promoting and encouraging excellence in editorial design. Members are art directors, designers, photo editors, editors and graphics professionals. Since drafting its charter in 1965, the SPD remains the only organization specifically addressing the visual concerns of print and online editorial professionals. Editorial design plays a crucial role in shaping and documenting our common history; the efforts of the Society and its members also serve to educate and enlighten the public about the importance of magazines and online publications.

The activities of SPD promote the role of its members as journalists and partners in the editorial process, as well as fostering new generations of publication designers through educational outreach and scholarship opportunities. Member benefits include significant discounts on events, entry fees, Adobe software and training opportunities, complimentary copies of the SPD Annual, and more.

Make sure to check out the SPD-U PUB(lications) CRAWL, the annual all-day event that features a tour of two magazine and/or design offices to give an in-depth look at how things there really work. Space is limited so buy your ticket here. This event takes place on Friday, September 27th. Doors open at 9:15 am at the SPD Office.

Check out these great internship opportunities after the jump. Continue reading “Link of the Week: Society of Publication Designers”

Internship Opportunity: College Life Styles

College Lifestyles is an online magazine for classy co-eds featuring articles on campus life, professionalism, study abroad, Greek life, nutrition, DIY, relationships and entertainment. They are currently seeking classy young women and gentlemen to join our Editorial, Social Media and Outreach Teams for our Summer and Fall 2013 Internship Program.

 Available positions include:

Advertising/PR/Marketing Intern

Campus Representative

Social Media Intern: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Polyvore

Writing Intern:
Health/Fitness/Nutrition
Sorority Life/Leadership
Fashion/Beauty
DIY/Dorm/Apartment Life/Interior Design
High School/College Prep
Professionalism/Etiquette
Study Abroad/Travel
Dating/Relationships
Entertainment

Photography/Graphic Design Intern:

Health/Fitness/Nutrition
Sorority Life/Leadership
Fashion/Beauty
DIY/Dorm/Apartment Life/Interior Design
High School/College Prep
Professionalism/Etiquette
Dating/Relationships

College Lifestyles  is actively seeking the expertise of journalism and public relations students. We want to showcase their talents, and give them the experience they will need to find jobs in the working world. The College Lifestyles internship will give them the experience of working on deadlines and the ability to get their names out in the world of online media. These internships provide college credit, and require a commitment of about 5-10 hours a week. This is a work from home position. Request an application and College Lifestyles Summer 2013 Internship Guide by emailing intern@collegelifestyles.org.  Applications are due to our office no later than April 15, 2013.