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Gallatin Dean's Luncheon

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 914
60 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012

All Gallatin grads are invited to attend this year’s Dean’s Luncheon. Hosted by Dean Susanne Wofford, the event will allow alumni to enjoy Gallatin camaraderie and to participate in a discussion led by Professor George Shulman of the New York Times-bestseller Between the World and Me. The first 20 Gallatin alumni to register for the luncheon will receive a complimentary e-book. All others are encouraged to BYOB . . . Bring Your Own Book.



Taking a Joke: Here, There, and Everywhere 

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
1 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003

Being funny is golden. Trying to be funny is . . . death. Are some venues better than others for pushing the limits and trying out new jokes? With so many venues available for comedy—from the stage to the Web series and every Tweet in between—how does the experience of writing and performing jokes change with the venue? How does a comic find—and keep—his audience? We'll explore these questions and more with celebrity insider Noah Levy (GAL ’05)in conversation with his former classmate, Comedy Central’s Eliot Glazer (GAL ’05), when they both return to Gallatin to talk about making a living off of making people laugh.

Eliot Glazer, a UCB-trained writer and performer, is a staff writer on the new TV Land series,Younger, starring Sutton Foster and Hilary Duff and has recurring roles on Comedy Central's hit series, Broad City, and on the Hulu series Deadbeat. His blog posts for My Parents Were Awesome were published as a book of essays by Random House in 2010. Glazer also writes, produces, and stars in the Above Average sketch web series, Eliot's Sketch Pad and he performs live at Haunting Rendition Live, a monthly night of musical comedy at The Bell House in Brooklyn. His video Shit New Yorkers Say went viral with nearly 5 million views on YouTube.

Noah Levy is an entertainment insider and style expert who has appeared on The Insider, Entertainment Tonight, E!’s Chelsea Lately, Extra, and The Wendy Williams Show. Most recently he was the co-host of VH1’s The Gossip Table for two years. His web series Noah’s Arc, for which he interviews New York celebrities, appears on the site New York Natives, and he is the voice of his blog Levy's Digest.​ @LevysDigest