In an essay for Salon, Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) examines concerns about “victim culture,” why such fears have surfaced now, and how they thwart free speech and political progress. Read more
In a new Salon.com feature, Professor Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) interviews Brooklyn College’s Moustafa Bayoumi about the profound changes ushered in by the “War on Terror” — legal, political, and cultural. Read more
Professor Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) lent her considerable expertise to New York State last month, analyzing economic and revenue forecasts before the Board of Economic Advisors of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Read more
Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women’s Studies) appeared in an Al Jazeera America segment this week on the rise of Islamophobia in the United States and the effects on children of Muslim-American families. Read more
Beginning in January 2016, Kelly will be responsible for leading the NYPL’s four research centers — the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; the Science, Industry and Business Library; the Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center; and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street — and their 460 staff members. Read more
Professor Matthew K. Gold (NYCCT/GC, English/Digital Humanities) has been elected Vice President/President-Elect of the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH), the primary scholarly association for digital humanists in North America. Read more
In a New York Times feature published this week, Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women’s Studies) commented on how growing anti-Muslim hostility affects young Muslim Americans. Read more
Selfiecity, the high-profile project spearheaded by Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science), continues to yield intriguing findings — this time about social media users in England’s capital.
An extraordinary program at the GC — the first of its kind — serves a population about whom very little is known: Students with Interrupted or Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE).
In a new essay for Salon, Professor Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) comments on the recent debate at Princeton University over Woodrow Wilson’s legacy, which campus activists assert is tainted by racist views and policy. Read more