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(l. to r.) GC doctoral student Megan Hicks, Icelandic archaeologist Thora Petursdottir, and GC doctoral student Reaksha Persaud excavate a deeply stratified site at Skutustadir in North Iceland in 2010. Photo by Tom McGovern.
Doctoral faculty and graduate students in archaeology in the GC Anthropology Program have collaborated with an international team of geneticists and biologists in a study of the arctic fox in... 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
“Impossible Grace,” a poem written by Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (English, Women’s Studies Certificate Program), has inspired the first Al-Quds Composition Award, to be... Read more
Jennifer Ball was a contributor to Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, ed. Helen C. Evans with Brandie Ratliffe (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012). She presented at the Colloquium of the... Read more
Judith Stein (Prof., City, History), along with her class, was filmed on March 27 by C-SPAN for broadcast in its American history series. The program will air July 14 at 8 pm and midnight and July 15... Read more
Graham George Priest (Dist. Prof., GC, Philosophy), who joined the GC in August 2009, has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany.... Read more
Eben Kirksey, a Mellon Fellow with the Committee for Interdisciplinary Science Studies and visiting assistant professor at the GC, has published Freedom in Entangled Worlds:... Read more
Robert Bittman (Dist. Prof., Queens, Biochemistry, Chemistry) provided the keynote speech on “Synthetic Sphingolipids as Immunoregulatory Agents” at the 2011 Southeast... Read more
David Del Tredici (Dist. Prof., City, Music), a Pulitzer Prize–winning composer, was honored with two productions celebrating his 75th birthday. On March 15, soprano Courtenay Budd joined Del... Read more
On Monday, March 19, the New York Times printed an op-ed piece by Peter Beinart (Assoc. Prof., School of Journalism, Political Science) titled “To Save Israel, Boycott the Settlements.”... Read more