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FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

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August 27, 2021

Welcome to a New Semester!

Welcome to a new semester! Fall Events are up! In September, we have Sarah Schulman’s talk on “LET THE RECORD SHOW: A Political History of ACT UP, NY 1987-1993.” In October, there’s Women’s Writing Women’s Lives O’Helly Work-in-Progress Lecture by Victoria Phillips on “From Martha Graham to Eleanor Lansing Dulles: Women, Power, and Intrigue in Cold-War Berlin” by Victoria Phillips. An Open House on the 20th at 6 PM, RSVP here, https://bit.ly/WGSOpenHouseFall2021. The Women’s and Gender Studies MA Program no longer require the GREs. November, another talk with Mary L. Gray on “Ghost Work in Pandemic Times.” Do join the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance (SSWR) for their lectures this semester!

June 23, 2021

CSWS Summer Reading List!

Check out faculty books this Summer!

June 10, 2021

Congrats to the Class of 2021!

Women’s and Gender Studies MA Program Graduates: Jozette Belmont, Isatou Bittaye-Jobe, Clarisa Gonzalez, Alexandra Johnson, Juwon Jun, Ashleigh K. Williams, Jyun-Jie Yang

Women’s Studies Certificate Program Graduates: Sumru Atuk, Christina Katopodis, Pilar Ortiz, Alison Parks, Aaron Slodounik

2020-2021 Award Winners: The Koonja Mitchell Memorial Prize – China Sajadian, The Sue Rosenberg Zalk Endowed Fund Award – Joanna Beltrán Girón, The Carolyn G. Heilbrun Dissertation Prize – William Camponovo

May 5, 2021

Stretching time, making space, or, the metaphysics of teaching

In The Difference Aesthetics Makes cultural critic Kandice Chuh asks what the humanities might be and do if organized around what she calls “illiberal humanism” instead of around the Western European tradition of liberal humanism that undergirds the humanities in their received form. Recognizing that the liberal humanities contribute to the reproduction of the subjugation that accompanies liberalism's definition of the human, Chuh argues that instead of defending the humanities, as has been widely called for in recent years, we should radically remake them. Read more about the book.

April 6, 2021

Mildred Harnack and the German Resistance to Hitler

Thank you for attending Rebecca Donner on “Mildred Harnack and the German Resistance to Hitler.” All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days will be published in 2021 by Little, Brown in the US.