New York AFLSE - October 2009 Newsletter

Remember, remember the fifth of November,

The gunpowder treason and plot,

I know of no reason

Why the gunpowder treason

Should ever be forgot.

With the color of the leaves changing and fall in the air, the NY Chapter would like to invite you to attend a Guy Fawkes Day celebration at the legendary Landmark Tavern, the historic speakeasy in Manhattan, on November 6th, 2009. This is a great chance to come down and celebrate over drinks and hors d'oeuvres with your LSE friends and classmates. Space is limited at this historic location so signup early. Please click on the link below for full event details and the link to the registration.

Also coming up for the NY Chapter is a lecture with Professor Nikolas Rose on October 15, 2009 at New York University, School of Law. He will be discussing Biopolitcs in an age of Biological Control. We will also be hosting the annual holiday party on December 4th, 2009. Please check the website regularly to keep up with the 1st Mondays in Midtown and 3rd Thursdays downtown. They are a great opportunity to catch up with friends and network.

Also please see the bottom of this email as it contains details about another media event that one of our alumni has invited us to attend. Please visit the New York Chapter page at for a complete list of upcoming events, including events hosted by the NYBSC. 

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New York City: Lecture by LSE Professor Nikolas Rose - Biopolitics in an Age of Biological Control
Thursday, 10/15/09 at 6:00pm
The Sixth Annual Dorothy Nelkin Lecture at the New York University School of Law. All AFLSE members are invited!

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AFLSE New York City: Guy Fawkes Night Party
Friday, 11/6/09 at 7:30pm
Help us celebrate the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot!

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AFLSE New York City: New York Chapter Holiday Party
Friday, 12/4/09 at 8:00pm
Please join us for our annual holiday party!

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One of our alumni has invited us to attend this media related event. 

You are cordially invited to an intimate gathering with Avner Ronen, CEO and Founder of Boxee
on Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 PM 

TALK: Round 2 "Re-designing the TV experience with people, the Internet, and social networking at the core"
Led by Avner Ronen, CEO and Founder of Boxee

Please register @

Registration Cost: $35 

TALK is focused on bringing together media, technology, and entertainment influentials to discuss some of the most provocative issues happening within the current marketplace. 

Who should attend? Mid-to-senior executive decision-makers at Media, Advertising, Technology, and Entertainment companies. The goal is to bring together these sectors' leaders to share ideas, network, and make things happen.
What to expect? Provocative dialogue, good drinks, and great music.

Please contact for more details.  

Thank you for your past and future support of the AFLSE.

Norm Morneau
Chapter Newsletter Editor

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