Acclaimed novels by Distinguished Professor André Aciman (Comparative Literature/French) are drawing major interest — from both major media and Hollywood alike. Read more
Elizabeth Alsop (Ph.D. ’12, Comparative Literature), a Mellon Humanities Scholar in the GC’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), published a thought-provoking Atlantic essay about “why TV needs ‘weak’ female characters.” Read more
NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Graduate Center City University alumnus Judith Tawil in Enigmatic Realms. The exhibition will open on December 29,... Read more
World War II-era social scientists provided a starting point for “shedding light on the meaning of Trumpism and what it says about the fate of American democracy,” writes Distinguished Professor Richard Wolin (Comparative Literature/History/Political Science) in a new Chronicle of Higher Education essay. Read more
Our ‘Prophet of Deceit’
Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.30.16 Read more
Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (1993), a book by Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), has been named one of Billboard’s 100 greatest music books of all time.
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.29.15 Read more
Mary Ann Caws, co-translator with Nancy Kline Earth
(Contra Mundum Press, 2015)
In a new National Geographic article, Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), offers insight on the origins of “Jim Crow,” a shorthand term with long historical roots. Read more
Who Was Jim Crow?
National Geographic, 8.6.15 Read more