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Alumna Sara Pursley (2012) the first student in the Middle East major in the Ph.D. Program in History, has accepted a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Princeton Society of Fellows, starting... Read more
Spanish and Portuguese across Time, Place, and Borders: Studies in Honour of Milton M. Azevedo
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
Leading technology scholar Cathy N. Davidson will join the GC’s English Ph.D. program faculty effective July 2014. Davidson is currently the John Hope Franklin Humanities Professor of... Read more
Distinguished Professor James Oakes of the Ph.D. Program in History has won the 52nd annual Barondess/Lincoln Award from the Civil War Round Table of New York for his book Freedom National: The... Read more
Howard H. Lentner, 82, professor emeritus of political science at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, died February 5, 2014. He joined the faculty at Baruch in 1973, teaching mainly... Read more
Lev Manovich, professor of computer science at the Graduate Center, is coordinator of Selfiecity, a project using 3,200 Instagram selfie photos, taken between December 4 and 12, 2013, in Bangkok, Berlin, Moscow, New York, and São Paulo, to explore how people represent themselves using mobile photography in social media. Read more
Matthew J. Burgess, Slippers for Elsewhere (UpSet Press, 2014)
Alison Powell, On the Desire to Levitate (Ohio University Press, 2014)
The Graduate Center and CUNY project Commons In A Box (CBOX) won a 2013 Digital Humanities Award for “best DH tool or suite of tools.” Digital Humanities Awards, given annually, are... Read more
Midway through the academic year, the beginning of the spring semester offers a useful vantage point: we can look back at fall's achievements and forward to... Read more
Noson S. Yanofsky (Prof., Brooklyn, Computer Science) has won the PROSE Award for the best publishing on popular science and popular mathematics for his book The Outer Limits of Reason: What... Read more