Professor Stone died on January 21. He is fondly remembered as an "astute, learned man with a bright wit" who was a "generous mentor.
The PhD Program in English celebrates the life and mourns the loss of Professor Gerhard Joseph, who died on January 25, 2021. Professor Joseph was named Professor Emeritus of the PhD Program in English upon his retirement in 2015. Also a member of the faculty of Lehman College, he earned his PhD from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Amanda Gorman (Credit: Hostos Community College)
Professor Celina Su (GC/Brooklyn, Urban Education/Political Science) shares her thoughts on Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem and why it moved so many of us. Read more
Alice Paalen Rahon
Translated by Mary Ann Caws
Alice Paalen Rahon
(Prenguin Random House, 2021)
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Experts on national and international politics, U.S. history and literature, criminal justice, and psychology comment on the implications of the “riveting and horrifying” attack and related events. Read more
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
Professor David S. Reynolds and his new book, "Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times"
Professor David S. Reynolds’ latest book, Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times, reveals a “fresh” portrait of Lincoln that also speaks to our divided times. Read more
David S. Reynolds
Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times
(Penguin Publishing Group, 2020)
(OR Books, 2020)
Dawson's new book, People’s Power: Reclaiming the Energy Commons, warns about the dangers of fossil fuels and urges a transition away from fossil fuels in the next decade. Read more