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  • Press Release: Great Issues Forum First Year Focus on Power

    A series of high-profile public Conversations on the theme of Power will launch the Great Issues Forum this fall. An ambitious new initiative of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the Great Issues Forum brings together prominent statesmen, policy makers, public intellectuals, entrepreneurs, journalists, and scholars to explore the critical questions of our time, focusing on a separate theme each year.

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  • Press Release: Eroica Trio Opens Music in Midtown Fall Season

    Music in Midtown -- the popular free lunchtime chamber concert series at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York -- opens its Fall 2008 season on Thursday, September 18, with the Eroica Trio playing works by George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and contemporary composer Mark O’Connor.

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  • Press Release: Centenaries of Composers Elliott Carter & Olivier Messiaen Celebrated in Graduate Center Faculty-Guest Concert

    A chamber music centenary celebration of American composer Elliott Carter (b. 1908) and French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) will be presented Wednesday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. by CUNY Graduate Center faculty members, students, and guest artists. The concert will be held in the Graduate Center’s Baisley Elebash Recital Hall, located at 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street).  Admission is free and open to the public.

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  • Press Release: September Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of September at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Not Just Window Dressing: New Director Brings New Directions to James Gallery

    The Amie and Tony James Gallery at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York is getting a decidedly modern facelift under the direction of its recently appointed curator, Linda Norden.  Accentuating the gallery's prime location on Fifth Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets, on the first floor of the former B. Altman Department Store building, Norden plans to turn the James Gallery into an active art forum and to use its exceptional location to provoke curiosity among pedestrian passersby, as well as art world insiders and the Graduate Center’s students and faculty.

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  • Press Release: 2008 CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies Commencement Journalist John Hockenberry to speak

    Speaker:  John Hockenberry, three-time Peabody Award winner, four-time Emmy award winner and Dateline NBC correspondent; now co-host of an NPR morning news program, “The Takeaway"

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  • Press Release: 2008 CUNY Graduate Center Commencement

    Speaker: William P. Kelly, President of the Graduate Center and scholar of Early American Republic literature and culture.

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  • Press Release: Isabella Ducrot, Russian Faces

    From May 15 to June 14, the Graduate Center will present Isabella Ducrot, Russian Faces, forty-two portraits executed in pencil, charcoal, watercolor, and pastel in the Exhibition Hallway.  Accompanied by an illustrated, thirty-two page catalogue, Russian Faces is on view Monday through Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m.

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  • Press Release: Inheriting the City: the Children of Immigrants Come of Age

    Much has been said about America’s new immigrants, yet what do we know about the sort of Americans they and their children are now becoming?   

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  • Press Release: Deadpan: Photography, History, Politics

    Deadpan: Photography, History, Politics—the latest exhibition at the CUNY Graduate Center’s Amie and Tony James Gallery—brings together distinctly different bodies of work from Sierra Leone, Lebanon, South Korea, and Australia to consider the efficacy and politics of ‘documentary’ photography.  On view from May 16 through June 28, the exhibition features images by four acclaimed photographic artists—Anne Ferran, Hein-kuhn Oh, Walid Raad, Candace Scharsu—that challenge assumptions about the nature of the documentary mode and its role in the representation of history.

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