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 https://bit.ly/3gtTi68 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

Join the Futures Initiative for our first event of the fall semester. In this interactive session, Cathy N. Davidson and Christina Katopodis, foremost innovators in higher education and authors of The New College Classroom(Harvard University Press, 2022), present the latest research on inspiring, effective, and inclusive learning. They share teaching strategies that anyone can adapt easily… Read More