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365 Fifth Newsletter  |  Issue 35  |  Nov. 2017  |  To view in browser, click here.
Summer Love
Call Me By Your Name, the hotly anticipated film adaptation of Professor André Aciman’s acclaimed novel, goes into wide release this month. Aciman opened up about the book and the film.
News from the GC
A Different Sort of Theater of War
A Different Sort of Theater of War
Helping to re-stage long lost World War II musicals gave Ph.D. candidate Jennifer Joan Thompson a glimpse of what life is like for veterans.
Keeping Kids Out of Prison
Keeping Kids Out of Prison
Professor Carla Shedd looks at how schools and the criminal justice system shape young lives in our unequal cities.
Cracking the HIV Code
Cracking the HIV Code
Bruce Johnson of the ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative has three NIH grants to develop software that could help in the fight against deadly viruses.
In Fashion at MoMA
In Fashion at MoMA
Ph.D. candidate Michelle Millar Fisher co-curated the blockbuster fashion show at MoMA — the museum’s first in over 70 years.
Just Published
Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Martin D. Ruck
(Psychology and Urban Education)
A Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical
A Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical
Elizabeth Wollman
(GC/Baruch, Theatre)
Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches
Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches
Jason Kandybowicz
(Linguistics)
Come to our events
Dream Hoarders
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Dream Hoarders
Richard Reeves discusses his latest book on inequality with GC professors and Stone Center scholars.
Presented with the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality.
ASRC Open House
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ASRC Open House
Get a tour, meet the directors, and learn about the ASRC’s initiatives and facilities at this all-day event.
Hosted by the ASRC
Overheard
"If education is worth anything, it’s got to be relevant to the society we’re living in.”
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– Distinguished Professor Cathy N. Davidson speaking at the GC about her book, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University for a World in Flux
New to the GC
Miles Corak
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In January, Miles Corak, a renowned economist and inequality expert, will join the Graduate Center as a faculty member in the Economics program and as a senior scholar at the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality.



He comes to New York from Canada, where he is a full professor of economics at the University of Ottawa and the economist in residence at Employment and Social Development Canada.

And the Award Goes To…

Congratulations to the winners of the GC’s 2017 Alumni Achievement Awards!


Perry N. Halkitis (Ph.D. ’95, Educational Psychology)

Michael P. Jacobson (Ph.D. ’86, Sociology)

Maya Hess (Ph.D. ’14, Criminal Justice)

William Seraile (Ph.D. ’77, History)

Edward Smaldone (Ph.D. ’87, Music Composition)

 

Please join us for the awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 15, at 6:00 p.m.

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The Graduate Center
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