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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
on the Faculty Profiles page.
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Jay Golan named the Graduate Center’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Graduate Center Foundation.
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DEC 11, 2013
Judith H. Dobrzynski, the arts journalist, will interview the art critic Deborah Solomon on her authoritative new biography American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell. Read more
NOV 21, 2013
Join us for a conversation about Nancy K. Miller’s new memoir, Breathless: An American Girl in Paris, a feminist coming–of-age story set in 1960s Paris. Read more
NOV 20, 2013
Gary Giddins will interview Scott Anderson, author of the bestseller Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Read more
NOV 5, 2013
Gary Giddins interviews Molly Haskell, on her new memoir My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation. Read more
OCT 21, 2013
Women Writing Women’s Lives: the Dorothy O. Helly Lecture: Lady Bird Johnson with BETTY BOYD CAROLI Read more
OCT 15, 2013
Benita Eisler in conversation with Gary Giddins on her new biography The Red Man's Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman. Read more
APR 16, 2013
Melville scholar John Bryant in conversation with Professor John Matteson Read more
MAR 18, 2013
Featuring Blake Bailey, Greg Bellow, R.B. Bernstein, Jeffrey Cramer, Eric Foner, Ruth Franklin, Gary Giddins, Annette Gordon-Reed, Alice Kessler-Harris, Hermione Lee, Richard Lingeman, Megan Marshall, John Matteson, Peter Onuf, David Reynolds, Joshua Rubenstein, Carol Sklenicka, and Steven Weitzman. Read more
MAR 5, 2013
Elizabeth Kendall on "Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer," and D.T. Max on "Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace." Read more
DEC 7, 2011
Gary Giddins will discuss the problems and pleasures of writing about contemporary figures with the authors of two new biographies – Charles J. Shields and Patricia Bosworth. Read more