The 8th Annual Pedagogy Day conference with the theme “Cross-Pollinating Teaching and Research” will be held on October 27th, 2017 at The Graduate Center. The morning session will take place in the Segal Theater on the ground floor of The Graduate Center. Lunch and the afternoon session will take place in room 6304.01 of The Graduate Center. The conference program can be found… Read More


13th annual CUNY Women’s Leadership Conference, under the leadership of the Council of Presidents’ Women’s Leadership Initiative Committee, and co-sponsored by the New York State Women’s Suffrage Commission Friday, October 27, 2017 8:15 –8:50 am: Registration and Buffet Breakfast 9 am – 2:45 pm: Program Hunter College/CUNY 68th Street and Lexington Avenue Manhattan The goal of… Read More


The Critical Theory Certificate Program and the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY invite you to attend “Fictions of History: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory.” The conference will take place May 5th-6th, 2017. Stephen Greenblatt will give the Keynote Lecture on May 5th at 6:30, and Mark Anderson, Daniel Kehlmann, and… Read More


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


Friday, April 21st, 10:00am–5:30pm, Martin E. Segal Theatre Landscape and seascape have been abiding interests in the history of American art, inspiring iconic national imagery and stimulating significant bodies of literature. Many studies have examined how landscape and marine painting encode American culture, politics, and philosophy, often promoting a monolithic notion of American identity. As… Read More


Thursday, March 30th, 9:00am—6:00pm Keynote: Don Mitchell, Uppsala University, Sweden Martin E. Segal Theatre How have scholars, activists, and artists apprehended their position in public life and their belonging in a collective? How can we make sense of the designation of public, as opposed to private, spaces, both literal and figurative? Through a series of… Read More


On May 8th, 2017, the Teaching and Learning Center will be hosting the second Teach@CUNY Day. This event is scheduled for 9am-4pm on the Concourse Level of the Graduate Center. Teach@CUNY Day is open to the entire CUNY community, but we especially encourage attendance by students at the Graduate Center who are or who will be teaching in Fall… Read More


Please join us Tuesday, March 7th from 10:30am-8:00pm in the Martin E. Segal Theatre at The Graduate Center, CUNY for “Art, Institutions, and Internationalism: 1933-1966,” the first day of a two-day long conference addressing art and nation building during the transition from colonial to post-colonial statehood in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, as well as socio-political changes in the Americas and Europe. Speakers… Read More


Emancipations, Reconstructions, and Revolutions African American Politics and U.S. History in the Long 19th Century Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:30 am – 5 pm, CUNY Graduate Center, 9100: Skylight Room 365 Fifth Ave, New York NY 10016 Emancipations, Reconstructions, and Revolutions gathers students of US politics and African-American life to consider collectively not whether but… Read More