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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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The 2013 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize went to Distinguished Professor James Oakes (History) for his book Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865 (W.W.... Read more
Alfonso W. Quiroz, professor of Latin American and Caribbean history, died on January 2, 2013. A member of the history program at Baruch College since 1986 and a member of the doctoral faculty... Read more
It is my sad task to inform you that our beloved colleague Isaías Lerner, Distinguished Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages (HLBLL), passed away on... Read more
The Graduate Center mourns the recent loss of five vital members of its community. Read more
Beginning with good news at the second community meeting of the year, President William Kelly announced, “We don’t have anything dramatic to report. The big news is the news we spoke... Read more
MediaCamp, a partnership between the GC’s JustPublics@365 and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (CUNY J-School) is offering five free January workshops for all academics (students and faculty) wishing to acquire skills in various areas of digital media. Read more
Currently, about six hundred doctoral students at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, serve as Graduate Teaching Fellows, while another eleven hundred teach in CUNY’s... Read more
Professor Polly Thistlethwaite’s appointment as Chief Librarian of the Mina Rees Library at the CUNY Graduate Center, effective July 1, 2012, was approved by the CUNY Board of Trustees at its... Read more
A fruitful collaboration between Distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson and visiting Fulbright scholar Dr. Safi Mahmoud Mahfouz promises to yield the first translations into English of three plays by... Read more