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
The Graduate Center is publishing the fifth edition of its “Lost & Found” series, which features unexpected, genre-bending works by important 20th century writers. Read more
The GC’s Fashion Studies Program, along with the Women’s Studies Certificate Program and the Italian Specialization in Italian Literature, will hold a roundtable on the subject of Italian fashion on Friday, February 27, from 3-5 p.m. Read more
After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy
(Columbia University Press, 2014)
Distinguished Professor André Aciman (Comparative Literature) was recently named recipient of the 2014 NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science, in recognition of his achievements in fiction. Read more
Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: A Conference Film Screening: “Only a God Can Save Us” Read more