Suketu Mehta

Suketu Mehta appears in the following:

New York Values: 2nd Generation

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Author Suketu Mehta shares his take on this question of what New York values means across immigrant cultures and over time.

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Decade 9/11: Suketu Mehta and Pete Hamill

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Suketu Mehta, New Yorker contributer, professor of journalism at NYU, and author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found talks with Tabloid City author and former editor-in-chief of the New York Daily News Pete Hamill about how New York and the world have changed since September 11th, 2001. 


EVENT: Suketu Mehta and Pete Hamill along with dozens of other journalists will be taking part in a day-long discussion on the Journalism of 9/11 tomorrow at NYU.   

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"The Asylum Seeker"

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

In light of the revelation that the DSK accuser may have lied to gain asylum, Suketu Mehta, New Yorker contributor, professor of journalism at NYU, and author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, writes about a woman from Central Africa seeking asylum in New York.

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Advice for Egypt

Friday, February 11, 2011

Guests today include: 

As well as Shinasi A. Rama, deputy director of the NYU Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy and one of the leaders of the Albanian student movement; Suketu Mehta, New York City-based journalist, professor of journalism at NYU, and author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and FoundNeferti Tadiar, professor and chair of women's studies at Barnard College; Anne Nelson, adjunct associate professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University who's covered revolutions as a journalist in Central America; Omar Cheta, PhD candidate in the departments of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at NYU; Shiva Sarram, who was eight years old during the 1979 revolution in Iran and the founder of the Blossom Hill Foundation, which works with children affected by conflict.; Gladys Carbo-Flower, recording artist and witness to Cuba's revolution; Didi Ogude, a recent NYU graduate who was ten years old during South Africa's regime change in the nineties; Hesham El-Meligy, a Muslim-American community organizer from Staten Island; and Ali Al Sayed, Egyptian New Yorker and owner of Kabab Café in Little Egypt, Astoria, Queens.

Improving Street Fairs

Friday, July 02, 2010

It's street fair season. Jonathan Bowles, director of Center for an Urban Future, Suketu Mehta, New York-based journalist and author, and Stacey Sutton, assistant professor of Urban Planning at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, weigh in on how to improve the city's street fairs.

How would you improve street fairs? Or do you like them the way you are? Play street fair czar and tell us what changes you'd make!

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New York Movie

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Suketu Mehta, a writer and journalist based in New York and screenwriter for one of the chapters of the new film "New York, I Love You", talks about putting New York on film.

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Paterson Presses On

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

New York State Governor David Paterson is trying to close a $3 billion dollar budget shortfall. He explains how he plans on making it happen amidst the dysfunction in Albany. Plus, New York Congressman Anthony Weiner on his fight to include a public option in the health care bill; Suketu ...