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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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November 2, 2022

Anthropology Alumni Publishes New Edited Volume

CUNY anthropology alumni Sophia Perdikaris has published a co-authored an edited volume with Becky Boger. The book is titled: Barbuda: Changing Times, Changing Tides. 

Focusing on the island of Barbuda in the West Indies, the volume shares critical insights into how climate change is reshaping our world. It explores a range of themes including impacts of climate change, resilience, sustainability, indigeneity, cultural genocide, disaster capitalism, preservation of biodiversity, and environmental degradation.

July 28, 2022

Prof. Writes ‘Washington Post’ Op-Ed on Shinzo Abe’s Death

Graduate Center Professor Michael Orlando Sharpe (GC/York, Political Science/Behavioral Sciences) published a timely op-ed in The Washington Post, “Shinzo Abe’s death reveals complex story of discrimination and xenophobia.” Sharpe, a 2008 graduate of the Ph.D. Program in Political Science, offers an analysis of the assassination of the former prime minister, linking the killing to his ultranationalist agenda and Japan’s long record of xenophobia.

Sharpe is currently working his second book, The Politics of Racism and Antiracism in Japan.

June 8, 2022

Alumna Andréa Becker Published An Op-Ed in New York Times

Men benefit from abortion—why don't cis men talk about their abortion stories and why do we mostly study women?

Read the op-ed "Men Have a Lot to Lose When Roe Falls" in New York Times written by our alumna Andréa Becker, who just began her postdoc journey at University of California San Francisco.

January 3, 2021

Linguistics Student Carolina Fraga Publishes New Article

Caroline Fraga, a Ph.D. candidate in the Linguistics program, has published her article "Spanish prepositions and silent PLACE" in the journal Glossa.

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Full publication citation:

Fraga, Carolina. 2020. Spanish prepositions and silent place. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 5(1):1-31.