New York Encounter 2019

Program 2019 - Highlights


FRIDAY, February 15, 2019
7:45 PM | AUDITORIUM, Second FLOOR

 Keystone/Getty

Keystone/Getty

Exhibit presentation

Something is Happening Here: Bob Dylan, the Man and His Music

Introductory discussion with Richard F. Thomas, George Martin Lane Professor of the Classics, Harvard University, and author of Why Dylan Matters

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Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:00 AM | AUDITORIUM, Ground FLOOR

 George Uveges,  Richard Miller flying his design "Bamboo Butterfly"  1946 | CC BY-SA 3.0

George Uveges, Richard Miller flying his design "Bamboo Butterfly" 1946 | CC BY-SA 3.0

The Human Pursuit of Business

What makes a job interesting and a company successful, with Paul Chibe, president and CEO of Ferrero North America, and William Linton, founder and CEO of Promega, moderated by Anujeet Sareen, portfolio manager, Brandywine Global


Saturday, February 16, 2019
2:00 PM | AUDITORIUM, Ground FLOOR

 Artist's impression of exoplanet orbiting two stars | Credits: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Artist's impression of exoplanet orbiting two stars | Credits: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Beyond the Moon … to the Farthest Reaches

The search for planets outside our Solar System, with Jonathan Lunine, director, Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, and Karin Öberg, professor of astronomy, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, moderated by Massimo Robberto, AURA Observatory Scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute


Saturday, February 16, 2019
6:00 PM | AUDITORIUM, Ground FLOOR

 Henri Matisse,  The Heart (Le Coeur) , 1947

Henri Matisse, The Heart (Le Coeur), 1947

Something in Us to Start From

A conversation on the Encounter’s theme with David Brooks, New York Times editorialist, and Fr. Javier Prades, president of the University of San Damaso, Madrid


Sunday, February 17, 2019
4:30 PM | AUDITORIUM, Ground FLOOR

 Leon Wyczółkowski,  Spring in Gościeradz , oil on canvas, 1933

Leon Wyczółkowski, Spring in Gościeradz, oil on canvas, 1933

A New Beginning. Life in the Aftermath of a Massacre.

Witnesses by Fr. Peter Cameron, OP, director of formation of Hard As Nails Ministries, Dawn Ford, surviving educator in the Sandy Hook massacre, and Jenny Hubbard, mother of Catherine Violet, murdered in the Sandy Hook massacre


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