Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English), director of the GC’s Futures Initiative (FI), has been named the 2016 recipient of the New American Colleges and Universities’ Ernest L. Boyer Award, which honors scholars who make significant contributions to higher education.
Connected Conversations: Amanda Licastro - Video
Connected Academics, Project Blog, 9.11.15 Read more
Doctoral candidate Amanda Licastro (English) offers tips for language and literature Ph.D. students as part of a new Mellon-funded project for the Mellon Language Association.
Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (GC/Hunter, English) was recently featured in a Statesman Q&A that introduced her as “undoubtedly one of the finest poets in contemporary... Read more
CUNY Grad Center Names ‘Early Research’ Chief
Politico New York, 8.20.15 Read more
‘Writing a Poem is Itself an Act of Hope’
The Statesman (India), 8.20.15 Read more
Atticus Finch, Representative American
HuffingtonPost.com, 7.21.15 Read more
Worse Than ‘Dred Scott’
The Wall Street Journal, 8.8-9.15 Read more
In a new National Geographic article, Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), offers insight on the origins of “Jim Crow,” a shorthand term with long historical roots. Read more
Professor Duncan Faherty (GC/Queens, English/American Studies) has been named the inaugural director of the Graduate Center’s new Early Research Initiative (ERI), which will provide opportunities for doctoral students to do exploratory research early in their graduate careers.