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365 Fifth Newsletter  |  Issue 38  |  Mar. 2018  |
A Voice for
the Voiceless
After decades of fighting for fairness, J. Phillip Thompson (Ph.D. ’90, Political Science) returns to NYC as deputy mayor for strategic policy initiatives.
News from the GC
Professor Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle mixes physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering in her quest to find new ways to treat the devastating disease.
Could This Be the End of Alzheimer’s?
Professor Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle mixes physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering in her quest to find new ways to treat the devastating disease.
Master’s student Christina Trupiano recreates a historic dress.
Taking on the Famous Ticking Clock
From covering mass shootings to doping, 60 Minutes Associate Producer Andrew Bast (M.A. ’09, Political Science) is putting his GC degree to work.
Carrie Rebora Barratt (Ph.D. ’90, Art History) was named the first woman president and CEO of The New York Botanical Garden.
A First for NYBG
Carrie Rebora Barratt (Ph.D. ’90, Art History) was named the first woman president and CEO of The New York Botanical Garden.
Ph.D. candidate Natalia Ortiz (Urban Education) finds ways for teachers to disrupt the racism that holds kids back.
Righting Education’s Wrongs
Ph.D. candidate Natalia Ortiz (Urban Education) finds ways for teachers to disrupt the racism that holds kids back.
Just Published
Sexual Harassment Online: Shaming and Silencing Women in the Digital Age
Sexual Harassment Online: Shaming and Silencing Women in the Digital Age
Tania G. Levey,
(Ph.D. ’06, Sociology)
Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World
Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World
Joshua B. Freeman
(GC/Queens, History)
Singapore Saga, Vol. 1: Forbidden Hill
Singapore Saga, Vol. 1: Forbidden Hill
John D. Greenwood
(Philosophy and Psychology)
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Overheard At the GC
#MeToo and the Oscars made headlines this month. GC professors on both.
Bianca Williams
Bianca Williams
Associate Professor (Anthropology)
“If we censor patriarchy, we can address other forms of oppression.” Overheard at the GC’s Urgent Conversations

André Aciman
André Aciman
Distinguished Professor
(Comparative Literature and French)
“Watching my novel win best adapted screenplay was an ecstatic experience.” Overheard after the Oscars
Come to Our Events
Singer Betsayda Machado and the band La Parranda bring Venezuelan Afro-Soul music to the GC.
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The Voice of Venezuela
Singer Betsayda Machado and the band La Parranda bring Venezuelan Afro-Soul music to the GC.
Part of the Live@365 global music series.
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The Gourmands’ Way
Justin Spring speaks with Jennifer Steinhauer of The New York Times about his book chronicling the chefs who popularized French cooking in the U.S.
Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography. Co-sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine bookstore.
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