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Introduction to Genealogy Research

at New York City College of Technology - Downtown Brooklyn 25 Chapel St 4th Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Find your circa 1900 New York City ancestors in online databases, and learn where to look for them in brick-and-mortar NYC archives: births, deaths, marriages, ship manifests, military, tax and voting records. Come with a name and any documents you already have. Questions will be answered, and your ancestor may be used as the class example. Hands-on...

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Introduction to Irish Genealogy with Bridget Bray

at Irish Arts Center - Hell's Kitchen 553 W 51st St, New York, New York 10019

Learn about the key steps to researching Irish genealogy. Curious about your Irish ancestry but not sure how to begin? Then join this beginner level workshop and learn about the key steps to researching Irish genealogy. The workshop will identify common research challenges, free and paid genealogy sites and resources, the impact of history on types...

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Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

Have you seen the television commercials or programming that use DNA for genealogy and wondered what it’s all about? Maybe you submitted a DNA sample, received the results, and didn’t know how to interpret the findings.  This course is a primer on genetic genealogy; it will examine the five major companies offering DNA testing for the mass...

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Genealogy Research with Maps

at The New York Public Library (Tech) - Manhattan 476 5th Ave, New York, New York 10018

New York Public Library’s Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division collections are national and international in scope, and comprise 433,000 maps and 20,000 books and atlases, an invaluable resource for genealogists the world over. Holdings include:  Topographical maps that describe where our ancestors lived, the names of settlements,...

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Darwin: Genes, Generation, Genealogy

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Boerum Hill 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species produced a radical paradigm shift in thinking about the living world.  After Darwin, the origins of life were no longer miraculous or murky: life could build itself, meaning humanity no longer stood apart from the natural world or required a supernatural character.  This work remains,...

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Genealogy Searching with Ancestry Library Edition

at The New York Public Library - St. George 5 Central Ave, New York, New York 10301

Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, and African American and Native American Records. Library version of Skill prerequisites: Basic Internet

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A Genealogy of Eros: Plato, Sappho, Foucault

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Lower East Side 178 Stanton St, New York, New York 10002

Sexual desire—ancient Greek eros—is fundamental to the philosophical dialogues of Plato and the lyric poetry of Sappho, as well as to Michel Foucault’s genealogy of the modern self. Both Plato and Sappho begin with contemporary ideas of eros as madness, even as they also argue for the centrality of eros to new forms of self-knowledge and...

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Queer Theory

at The New School - Greenwich Village 66 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011

What do we mean when we describe something as queer? Often seen in a string of letters denoting sexual identities, subjectivities, and lifestyles, what exactly does the Q of LGBTQIA+ signify? This class offers an introduction to the field(s) of queer theory. Students will examine key texts, concepts, and debates through a historical overview of queer...

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Clarice Lispector: Modernism, Mysticism, and Morality

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Morningside Heights 612 W 116th St, New York, New York 10027

Compared over the course of her life to Marlene Dietrich, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Rainer Maria Rilke, Arthur Rimbaud, a sphinx, a she-wolf, a “foreigner on earth,” and a hurricane, the Jewish Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector moved in mystery. The author of nine novels and a large body of short stories, journalism, and children’s...

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Writing Your Family History

at The New York Public Library (Tech) - Manhattan 476 5th Ave, New York, New York 10018

Genealogy lovers, now is time to shape your genealogy research into a cohesive family history for others to read. Learn the different types of family history writing styles and explore the writing manuals that will match your writing style. Explore the history of the places where your family lived, learn tips for creating a...

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Family History Writing

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Not Genealogy 101 and not a giant memoir project, this workshop will encourage you to write down the little stories of your life, the ones that nobody else knows about. Did you have a fun birthday party when you were a kid? Who was your prom date? What is your favorite memory of your aunts and uncles or your grandparents? What can you remember...

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Friedrich Nietzsche: Truth and Morality

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Gramercy 30 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

Friedrich Nietzsche is among the most notorious and controversial thinkers in the western intellectual tradition. He aimed to philosophize “with a hammer,” to demolish the philosophical tradition founded by Socrates and Plato and slaughter its most sacred cows. Central to that tradition is the value placed on truth, reason, objectivity, and a moral...

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Introduction to Trauma

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

The rhetoric of trauma has saturated the medical, academic and political spheres in the past two decades, exemplified by the rapid rise of interdisciplinary trauma studies. In contemporary parlance, trauma is qualified as being acute, collective, complex, vicarious and intergenerational, and is implicated in clinical and political concerns ranging...

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Separation Anxiety: Religion and the Modern State

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Williamsburg 96 Berry St, Brooklyn, New York 11249

The separation of church and state is often regarded as the hallmark of enlightened democracy, a guarantor of a secular order that protects freedom of conscience by rendering the state indifferent to questions of religious persuasion. While it was long assumed that modernization and secularization went hand in hand, the so-called “return of religion”...

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Nietzsche’s Critique of Morality

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Boerum Hill 323 Dean St, New York, New York 11217

This course will consider these questions by examining Nietzsche’s distinctive and radical conception of philosophy and its history, as well as his views on the nature and value of knowledge and truth. We will begin by considering how Nietzsche’s attack on popular morality and philosophical moral theory go hand in hand with bold theses in metaphysics...

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