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GC Presents Spring 2022
Be at the Center of the Conversation

 

GC Presents Hero

In this time of dramatic change, we present a series of online conversations on important issues impacting our city and our world. Join us for inspiration, insight, and new ideas from leading thinkers, authors, and activists.

All events for the spring semester will take place online.

 

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

SPRING 2022 PROGRAMS:

The Great Resignation: Paul Krugman in Conversation with Caitlyn Collins, Michelle Holder, Lawrence Katz, and Derek Thompson

Wednesday, February 16, 7:30 p.m.

The Great Resignation: Paul Krugman in Conversation with Caitlyn Collins, Michelle Holder, Lawrence Katz, and Derek Thompson

 

 

 

The Future of Multi-Racial America

Wednesday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.

The Future of Multi-Racial America

 

 

 

City of Science: The James Webb Space Telescope

Wednesday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.

City of Science: The James Webb Space Telescope

 

 

 

On Freedom:
Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Wayne Koestenbaum

Thursday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.

On Freedom: Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Wayne Koestenbaum

 

 

 

George Soros: A Life in Full
Peter L. W. Osnos in Conversation with Contributors

Thursday, March 17, 6:00 p.m.

George Soros: A Life in Full Peter L. W. Osnos in Conversation with Contributors

 

 

 

City of Science: Demystifying Drug Discoveries
Michael Brown in Conversation with Kevin Gardner

Wednesday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.

City of Science: Demystifying Drug Discoveries Michael Brown in Conversation with Kevin Gardner

 

 

 

Take Up Space: The Unprecedented AOC
Lisa Miller and Rebecca Traister in Conversation with Michael Kazin

Wednesday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.

Book cover of Take Up Space: The Unprecedented AOC, with photos of panelists Lisa Miller, Rebecca Traister, and Michael Kazin

 

Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer
Kate Clifford Larson in Conversation with Tamara Payne

Tuesday, April 19, 6:00 p.m.

Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer Kate Clifford Larson in Conversation with Tamara Payne

 

 

 

The End of Peace: 
How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine is Transforming Europe and Transatlantic Relations
Ivan Krastev in Conversation with John Torpey

Tuesday, April 26, 12:00 p.m.

Details of a global map showing the Atlantic Ocean, countries in Europe, and Russia.

 

Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed 

Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m.

Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed

 

 

Building Political Alliances Across Race and Class

Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

Building Political Alliances Across Race and Class

 

 

 

Inside the CUNY Graduate Center: A Dissertation Showcase 

Wednesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.

Inside the CUNY Graduate Center: A Dissertation Showcase

 

 

 

Tastes Like War:
Grace M. Cho in Conversation with Patricia Clough

Wednesday, May 25, 7:30 p.m.

Tastes Like War: Grace M. Cho in Conversation with Patricia Clough

 

 

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