Friday, April 28, 2023 4:00 p.m. English Program Lounge, room 4406   Come hear Prof. Judith Raiskin, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Oregon, talk about her oral history project:   In the 1960s-90s Eugene, Oregon was known as a “lesbian mecca,” drawing hundreds, perhaps thousands, of young women from across the United States.… Read More

April 18, 6pm, room 4406 A lecture by Scott Herring This talk rehearses core arguments from Scott Herring’s recent book, Aging Moderns: Art, Literature, and the Experiment of Later Life (Columbia University Press, 2022). Canvassing artists, performers, and writers such as Mabel Hampton, Indra B. Tamang, and Tillie Olsen, my research illuminates how old age… Read More

David Waldstreicher on Phillis Wheatley in conversation with Elizabeth McHenry Tuesday, March 7, 6:30 pm, the Skylight Room, the Graduate Center Admired by George Washington, ridiculed by Thomas Jefferson, published in London, and read far and wide, Phillis Wheatley led one of the most extraordinary American lives. Seized in West Africa and forced into slavery… Read More

Monday, November 28, 2022 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm Online A Conversation on British Post-Punk with Gavin Butt and Richard T. Rodríguez Join Gavin Butt and Richard T. Rodríguez as they talk around their recently published books and new approaches to the study of British popular music culture. Butt’s book is No Machos or Pop Stars:… Read More

Friday, November 18, 2022 at 5:00pm Room 9205 Attendees must register in advance at Andrzej Krakowski is a director, screenwriter, film producer, writer, educator, and cartoonist who has made over seventy films and TV series. He received the Outstanding Pole Abroad award in 2022 for researching the Polish roots of Hollywood. This event will… Read More

Dr. Jones will discuss his new book, The Tuskegee Student Uprising (discount code JONES30-FM_), the untold story of a dynamic student movement on one of the nation’s most important historically Black campuses. The discussion will include Dr. Robert P. Robinson, Assistant Professor & Academic Counselor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Both Dr’s Jones and Robinson are alums of UED. Brian Jones… Read More

after, within, beyond: art and the struggle for freedom in our time Nicholas Gamso and Tavia Nyong’o Thursday, 13 October, 6:30p // Graduate Center Skylight Room Or, register here to attend by zoom Join us as Nicholas Gamso and Tavia Nyong’o present work and occasion discussion of the potentiality and relationality of art, Blackness, institutionality,… Read More

Political Violence & Oral Histories: Presenting the Archive of Sri Lankan Tamil Feminist Dissent (VIRTUAL) Friday, September 30th 11am to 12:15pm REGISTER Co-sponsored by the South Asian American Digital Archive Join the PublicsLab and South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) as we celebrate the launch of the oral history collection “Tamil Feminist Liberation: An Archive of What Could… Read More