Octopuses, long seen as solitary creatures, have been shown to engage in a variety of surprising social behaviors, including “standing tall” and grappling, according to new research co-authored by Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith (Philosophy). Read more
Research by the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center figures prominently in the 2016 Poverty and Inequality Report, an influential publication released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality this week. Read more
Arkadi Zaides, installation view of Capture Practice, two-channel video projection, 2014.
in collaboration with Daniel Landau, Dana Shalev, Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein
On view at The James Gallery from February 5 – March 19, 2016.
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The GC Library has attracted international media attention for purging its interlibrary loan records, part of an effort to address privacy protection. Read more
CNN en Español and the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies have announced a partnership to provide exclusive research on Latino voters in America, who could play an instrumental role in electing the next president.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English), director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, received the Ernest L. Boyer Award last week in recognition of her contributions to higher education and interdisciplinary study. Read more
The GC’s American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML) has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant for a two-week institute this summer on the U.S. Civil War. Read more
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
Professor Herman Bennett (History) has been elected into the prestigious Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars in recognition of his expertise on the African diaspora. 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