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NYU Solidarity Week

NYU Solidarity Week creates opportunities for students, faculty, and administrators to deepen their understanding of the experiences of others, and raise awareness of the individual and collective injustices that confront many in our society.

About these Selections

The video selections listed below were recorded by NYU-TV.


  • Ocean Vuong: 2019-2020 A/P/A Artist-in-Residence

    Ocean Vuong kicks off his year as Artist-in-Residence at NYU's A/P/A Institute with a night of readings from writers he loves (and from his own work). Vuong's guests are Alexander Chee, Mahogany L. Browne, Monica Sok, and Sinan Antoon.

  • What We Can Learn About Allyship Today From the "Suffragents"

    NYU Journalism Professor Brooke Kroeger explores the formation of the Men's League for Women Suffrage, how it grew from 150 founding members into a force of thousands across thirty-five states, what they did at the behest of the movement's female leadership - and why.

  • Violet Holdings: LGBTQ+ Highlights from NYU Special Collections

    NYU celebrates the opening of Violet Holdings: LGBTQ+ Highlights from the NYU Special Collections at Bobst Library, curated by Hugh Ryan. As part of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, this exhibition surveys queer life from the mid-1800s to the present day through a sample of the diverse and extensive queer materials in NYU’s archives.

  • The Fire This Time: Ferguson and the Future of Race in America

    A panel of activists featuring Nyle Fort, Brittney Cooper, Imani Henry, Kiese Laymon, Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng, and Frank Roberts. Presented by NYU's Center for Multicultural Education and Programs.

  • Portraits 2019

    Actors Steven Yeun, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and Ashley Fink join a group of talented NYU students as they share the diverse stories, both personal and historical, that make this country.

  • Agents of Change: Voices of a People's History

    Part of the Agents of Change event, a group of performers including Staceyann Chin, Wallace Shawn, and Martha Redbone bring to life a diverse set of voices from American history.

  • Beyond Islamophobia: Telling Tales

    The first panel from Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories Transform Our Communities, featuring Eddie Torres, Nigel Redden, Cristal Chanelle Truscott, and Sokeo Ros.

  • Stonewall: Legacy of a Movement

    As one moment in LGBTQ+ history, the riots at Stonewall Inn were a critical milestone that incited and advanced LGBTQ+ movements in the United States and beyond. This Skirball Talk engages LGBTQ+ activists from across the generations in dialogue and narrative sharing about what the fight for LGBTQ+ rights has looked like over the past 50 years since Stonewall. Featuring Phillip Picardi, Andrea Jenkins, Jennicet Gutiérrez, Urvashi Vaid, and young NYU student activist Anesu Nyatanga.

  • Audacious & Bold: Panel Discussion

    Jodie Patterson moderates a panel on intersectionality and gender justice with Rosie Perez, Jessica González-Rojas, and Wade A. Davis II.