May 4, 2017 – The Graduate Center, CUNY, May 5, 2017 – New York Public Library, Schwartzman Building In what ways does an engagement with the concept of FREEDOM complicate, if not trouble , our understanding of colonial histories, individualism, sovereignty, the public sphere, liberalism, nationalism, republicanism, contemporary and post-colonial politics?… Read More

Faculty and students are invited to an upcoming student showcase at Columbia University, Inside Voices[oralhistory.columbia.edu], a multimedia pop-up exhibition free and open to the public on Thursday, April 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. This event employs a wide range of interactive formats and stories based on interviews conducted by student in 2016 cohort of… Read More

The PhD Program in Urban Education is pleased to host a panel session: “Betsy DeVos & Federal Education Policy” PANEL: Joel Spring, David Bloomfield, and Audra Watson, Graduate of Cohort 11. LOCATION: Urban Education Community Room, 4202, 4:15 to 6:15 PM    … Read More

Wednesday April 5th, 7:00 pm, Martin E. Segal Theatre This event features a selection of films and videos by Caroline Key and Shelly Silver; each uses forms of occlusion to recover vulnerable, untranslatable, or invisibilized layers of social material. Caroline Key will screen her film Speech Memory, which questions the entanglement of immigration, cultural assimilation,… Read More

Please join faculty and students from this year’s team-taught courses, Futures Initiative Peer Mentors, and the Humanities Alliance for our Spring Symposium: Pedagogy, Research & Social Change. As the final event in this year’s University Worth Fighting For series, this daylong symposium will celebrate work that connects student-centered learning to institutional and social change. Where:… Read More

Launch Party for the Graduate Center’s Urban Education Program’s Online Journal: TRAUE’s Special Issue: #BlackLivesMatter: Conversations Across Educational and Community Spaces WHEN: Friday, March 31, 2017 WHERE: Graduate Center’s Urban Education Program Lounge, 4th floor, Room: 4202 Located at: 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10016 TIME: 5-8pmPlease RSVP hereCome celebrate and experience the… Read More

Letter from Enrique Pujals: Having been inspired by the interdisciplinary spirit and collaboration across disciplines, I would like to call attention to an initiative of the Math Department at the GC, coordinated by Enrique Pujals, that will take place throughout the current Spring semester. Entitled, “Dynamical Systems: Ideas in Applications”, the idea is to bring… Read More

Join the Center for the Humanities on Thursday, March 16th at 6:30am-8:30pm for State in Time The Crisis of Oppositional Politics Today in The James Gallery at The Graduate Center, CUNY. This workshop opens a space to rethink key concepts that in the era of Trumpism feel exhausted and in crisis – e.g. “critique” and “resistance,” being… Read More

Labor, Literature and Landmark Lecture Series, Winter/Spring 2017 The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen is pleased to present CITY OF SEDITION: The History of New York During the Civil War, With Author John Strausbaugh Tuesday, March 7th AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY LIBRARY The Program starts at 6:30 P.M.   BOOK-SIGNING AND RECEPTION TO FOLLOW… Read More