Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (1993), a book by Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), has been named one of Billboard’s 100 greatest music books of all time.
Maggie Nelson (Ph.D. ’04, English), an award-winning writer known for nonfiction works such as 2015’s The Argonauts, has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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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
First year student Felix Bernstein’s book of essays has been chosen as a “Best of 2015” by Artforum Magazine. Read more
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Mary Ann Caws, co-translator with Nancy Kline Earth
(Contra Mundum Press, 2015)
Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century
Literature and Art
(Columbia University Press, 2015)
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.