Below are archival collections, periodicals held in The Archives, and oral history interviews that may be helpful for researching activism at The New School in the 2000s.
Administrative records from the Schools of Public Engagement and its predecessor programs and schools. Includes a report on the 2009 student occupation in protest of then-New School President Bob Kerrey. Some material is available on our Digital Collections site.
Administrative records from the New School for Social Research and its predecessor school, the Graduate Faculty. Includes a file on the investigation into the 2009 student occupation.
Locally published periodicals are a great resource for researching activism here on campus as well as activism that New School students, faculty and staff may have participated in off-campus. All of the periodicals listed below are available in the New School Archives by appointment. Titles in red have been scanned and are available online through our Digital Collections site. Unfortunately, we are missing many issues of student publications, so we do not have complete runs of all the titles below.
The New School Archives has supported several projects and ongoing programs to identify and interview individuals who can contribute to the documentary record through their personal experiences. Many of the oral histories touch upon activism at different points in time. Oral history recordings are available on our Digital Collections site, both in transcript form and as sound recordings.
No Longer in Exile: The Legacy and Future of Gender Studies at the New School was a two-day conference held in 2010 in celebration of the re-establishment of a gender studies program at The New School university. Faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate-level students and invited guest speakers discussed topics relevant to the discipline's past, present and future. This collection consists of the video files recorded during the conference.
Digital video recordings are available here.