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Full Program Schedule

Events are FREE & reservations are required, except where noted.

Mon, February 8, 7:00PM
An Evening with Dr. Bassem Youssef and Rula Jebreal
Wed, February 17, 6:30PM
Leif Wenar: Blood Oil
Thurs, February 18, 6:30PM
Inequality in New York City and Beyond: Mayor Bill de Blasio in Conversation with Paul Krugman
Mon, February 22, 6:30PM
Marina Rustow: The Cairo Geniza and the Material Turn
Mon, February 29, 6:30PM
Conversations in the Commons with Peter Beinart: Election 2016 Update
Wed, March 2, 6:30PM
Sarah Chayes in Conversation with Chase Robinson: The Roots of Global Extremism
Tues, March 8, 7:00PM
An Evening with Aileen Agopian on Contemporary Art
Mon, March 14, 6:30PM
Sarah Schulman: The Cosmopolitans
Wed, March 16, 7:00PM
LIVE@365: Ancient Korean Music Today: Jeong Ga Ak Hoe
Thurs, March 17, 6:30PM
Tania Bruguera: The Artist as Activist
Mon, March 21, 6:30PM
Conversations on Race and Other Diversities with Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole: It’s Not Just About Black and White
Mon, March 28, 6:30PM
David Greilsammer: A Conversation with Music
Wed, March 30, 6:30PM
Children of the Holocaust: Writers of the Next Generation
Mon, April 4, 6:30PM
Conversations in the Commons with Peter Beinart: Islam in America
Tues, April 5, 6:30PM
Person Place Thing: Margo Jefferson in Conversation with Randy Cohen
Thurs, April 7, 7:00PM
The Economics of Work-Life Conflict: Heather Boushey and Janet Gornick in Conversation
Tuesday, April 19, 6:30PM
Patti Smith on Camus
Thurs, May 5, 7:00PM
LIVE@36: Flamenco Gitano: The Festero Tradition
Fri, May 6, 6:30PM
Critical Theory Today: Homi Bhabha on Translation
Mon, May 9, 6:30PM
Murray Perahia: A Conversation with Music
Wed, May 11, 7:00PM
Globalization and Inequality: Paul Krugman in Conversation with Janet Gornick and Branko Milanovic
Wed, June 1, 7:00PM
LIVE@365: Mexican Music, Dance, and Poetry: Zenen Zeferino with Radio Jarocho
Thurs, June 9, 6:30PM
Five Easy Theses: James Stone & Eduardo Porter Discuss America's Economic Challenges
Tues, June 21, 6:30PM
LGBTQ Pride Month: A Conversation with Jose Antonio Vargas


In 2015-2016, the Graduate Center presented dozens of exciting programs, featuring timely discussions, diverse cultural perspectives, and thought-provoking ideas. Videos of many of our popular events are now available: VIEW VIDEOS.

Thank you to all who attended events this year, and we hope to see you in the fall! A new season of innovative programs will be announced in September.

For an early look at the schedule of free events, which tend to fill up fast, please consider becoming a Graduate Center Member.