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This panel tackles theorizing racial capitalism from three perspectives. Historically we analyze the lessons learned from early pioneers of the study of the relationship between race, caste, and class. A racial capitalism lens is also used to analyze the school-to-prison pipeline and its connection to racial authoritarianism. Finally, an alternative theoretical framework to classical racial… Read More


CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative   Interested in digital humanities at CUNY? Have a project to share? Sign up to present your digital humanities project, research, or questions with students, faculty, and staff from across CUNY’s campuses.  What: 6th Annual CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative Lightning Talks When: Wednesday, October 28, 2020  Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM… Read More


We invite you to an information session on Wed, Oct 21 at 2-3 pm, for a new three-year initiative supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, “Transformative Learning in the Humanities.” Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost José Luis Cruz (PI of the historic $10 million grant to CUNY, of which this is a part)… Read More


The American Studies Certificate Program invites you to join us on Thursday Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. for a panel discussion addressing issues raised in the newly released essay collection Beyond Populism: Angry Politics and the Twilight of Neoliberalism (West Virginia UP, 2020), edited by the Graduate Center’s Jeff Maskovsky (Anthropology) and Vanderbilt University’s Sophie Bjork-James.  The volume takes up… Read More


Students and faculty interested in and/or affiliated with the American Studies Certificate Program are invited to attend an informal gathering of what we’ve dubbed our Working Group on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.  The point first and foremost is to gather; we will discuss, among other things of current interest, Scott Kurashige’s 2019 American Studies Association Presidential Address,… Read More


  Ghost River: Decolonization through Artistic Reinterpretation Wednesday, 7 October 2020 4:30-6:00pm Co-sponsored by the American Social History Project. Ghost River: The Fall and Rise of the Conestoga (Red Planet Books and Comics, 2019) is a graphic novel about the Paxton massacres of 1763. However, as the title suggests, the Paxton vigilantes associated with this tragedy… Read More


  Please join us for a virtual meet and greet. You will have a chance to meet some of the American Studies faculty and ask questions related to the Certificate Program. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/121793751389  to access the Zoom link to join.… Read More


Mina Rees Library Conversation Series: Summer 2020 Schedule Thursday June 18th, 1:00pm EST: Brian Mercado & Karen Zaino, ​GC Doctoral students, and participants in the 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowship .They’ll talk about their experience developing OER for courses in Sociology and Urban Education, and the ethics of finding open resources in those fields. Sign up here for the Zoom link!  Thursday,… Read More


Academic and Professional Programs at The Met is delighted to announce the 2020 Spring Fellows Colloquia will begin Friday, March 13, at 10:00 AM. Please find the full program attached here, along with links to information on the individual sessions below. All events will take place in the Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, on the… Read More