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Full Program Schedule

Events are FREE & reservations are required, except where noted.

Thurs, February 13, 6:30PM
East Lake Meadows: A Screening and Conversation
Wed, February 26, 6:30PM
A History of New York City in 27 Buildings: Sam Roberts in Conversation
Thurs, February 27, 6:30PM
Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright - Biographer Paul Hendrickson in Conversation
Tues, March 3, 6:30PM
CITY OF SCIENCE: Climate Change - The Effects on Coastal Environments
Fri, March 6, 7:00PM
LIVE@365: A GLOBAL MUSIC SERIES - Yungchen Lhamo
Tues, March 10, 6:30PM
Another Silicon Valley? New York as a Tech City
Thurs, March 12, 6:30PM
Arguing with Zombies: Paul Krugman in Conversation with Joy-Ann Reid
Mon, March 16, 6:30PM
Reimagining the University
Wed, March 18, 6:00PM
Pop-Up Salon in the Mina Rees Library: Surveillance and Research
Tues, March 24, 6:30PM
Janis: Her Life and Music Biographer Holly George-Warren in Conversation
Fri, March 27, 7:00PM
LIVE@365: A GLOBAL MUSIC SERIES - Flamenco Festival New York - Songs of Light: Rocío Márquez Featuring Miguel Ángel Cortés
Mon, March 30, 6:30PM
Capital and Ideology: Thomas Piketty in Conversation
Thurs, April 2, 6:00PM
Pop-Up Salon in the Mina Rees Library: Privacy 101
Tues, April 21, 12:00PM
Stacey Abrams in Conversation with Johnnetta Betsch Cole
Thurs, April 30, 6:30PM
The Price of Democracy: Julia Cagé in Conversation
Tues, May 5, 6:30PM
CITY OF SCIENCE: Climate Change - What Can We Do About It?
Mon, May 11, 6:30PM
CITY OF SCIENCE: Phillip A. Sharp and Siddhartha Mukherjee in Conversation
Wed, May 13, 6:30PM
Artistic Visions of Democracy
Tues, May 19, 6:30PM
Inside The Graduate Center: A Dissertation Showcase
Fri, May 29, 7:00PM
LIVE@365: A GLOBAL MUSIC SERIES - Rwanda: The Good Ones


Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Graduate Center will not hold any events or gatherings of 50 or more people through the end of the spring semester. Please watch for updates about this policy and about the dates of rescheduled events, or events that move to video or podcast formats. We appreciate your understanding as we navigate this situation, and we will keep you apprised of changes.​

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Special Online Event

Inside The Graduate Center: A Dissertation Showcase

Reducing Inequality Now
Thursday, June 17, 7:30 p.m.