Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy This Week

Consider these recommendations for upcoming virtual talks, readings and more in and around New York City:

Maesters, Greyscale, and Milk of the Poppy: Medicine in ‘Game of Thrones’
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m.
Morbid Anatomy
Live stream only
“If a physician from 15th-century England were to find themselves transported to Westeros, would they find the medical landscape familiar?” That’s the premise of an illustrated lecture that looks at the real remedies of medieval and early modern Europe. Rare book librarian Elisabeth Brander leads the way ($8).

Turning Points: Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty in Dialogue
Thursday, Sept. 10 1 p.m.
Columbia University
Live stream only
Are we finally at a turning point for economic inequality? Hear two Nobel Prize winners hash it out as Thomas Piketty and Joseph Stiglitz look at “the COVID-19 pandemic and global economic insecurities, racial disparities and protests, the weakening of democracy, and the U.S. presidential election” (free).

Table of Silence Project 9/11

Friday, Sept. 11, 7:55 a.m.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Live stream only
Mark the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks by attending or livestreaming the annual Table of Silence Project, a free outdoor dance performance that pays tribute to the 9/11 victims and prays for peace and healing (free).

For more information about lectures, readings and other intellectually stimulating events throughout NYC, sign up for the weekly Thought Gallery newsletter at

Want It In Print?

We now offer matted and framed copies of articles upon request.

Leave a Reply




A New Fitness Club Geared For Hofstra Females

Are you a college-aged girl who struggles to find a group of girls you can work out with? Do you find it hard going...

How Colleges Are Handling Back-To-School

A look inside school reopening plans within higher education Colleges, just like younger grades, have started school once again. From the protocols to the new...

Long Island, Let’s Lead on Climate

BY Laura Curran, Nassau County Executive As I write this, the skies above Long Island are filled with smoke blown east from the wildfires raging...

Local School Adds Holocaust Memoir By Syosset Resident To Curriculum

Holocaust education is mandatory in New York State, but one local writer wants Nassau County schools to use his father’s incredible story from World...

Tyra Banks Talks New Hosting Gig With Dancing With The Stars

Fascinated by the entertainment business at such a young age, Tyra Banks has proven to everyone that she is a force to be reckoned...

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email to be updated with all the latest news and special announcements.