Is it a university, or just a corporation?

The case of NYU’s expansion plan

A panel sponsored by Truthout and News from Underground

Tom Angotti
Hunter College
Author of New York for Sale

Andrew Ross
Author of Bird on Fire

Jennifer Washburn
Author of University, Inc.

Sharon Zukin
CUNY, Brooklyn College
Author of Naked Cities

Moderated by Mark Crispin Miller, NYU

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
7:00 p.m.
McNally Jackson Bookstore
52 Prince St.
New York, NY

“News from Underground” is hosted by Mark Crispin Miller, a professor at NYU and author of many books on politics and cultural history. In these tense times, there are many topics of extreme importance that the corporate media tends to ignore or misreport. “News from Underground” is a monthly series of panels that will deal honestly with these forbidden issues.

Miller will moderate a panel discussion, “Is It a University, or Just a Corporation? The Case of NYU’s Expansion Plan,” with Andrew Ross (Nice Work If You Can Get It and Bird on Fire), Tom Angotti (New York for Sale), Sharon Zukin (Naked Cities) and Jennifer Washburn (University Inc.)

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