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9:30 AM | 12:30 PM
Classified Service Staff
9:30 AM | 10:30 AM
This important orientation is required for you to be processed to payroll. Please bring original Social Security card.
12:00 PM | 4:30 PM
Reading Rescue is both a literacy intervention for elementary students, as well as a professional development program for school staff members. We bring expertise in...
1:00 PM | 2:30 PM
Join us for Elena Filatova's (City Tech) "Sarcasm Detection using Sentiment Flow Shifts." Talk takes place in room 9116.
Abstract: In this talk I will discuss the differences in...
2:30 PM | 3:30 PM
6:30 PM | 8:30 PM
Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative is partnering with The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church to celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a panel and discussion on the life and...
My Life With Things: Elizabeth Chin in Conversation with Arlene Davila
My Life with Things is an autoethnography, a wide open attempt to look at contemporary consumption—mine—in its...
10:00 AM | 8:00 PM
Born in Cesena in 1960, Romeo Castellucci graduated in scenic design and painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. Together with Claudia Castellucci, Chiara Guidi, and Paolo Guidi, he...
Travis Ridout of Washington State University and the Wesleyan Media Project will talk about his work tracking “dark money” through political advertising, and what past results from WMP...
6:00 PM | 8:00 PM
Museums, Memories, and Politics
Sociologist and Author
Keeping Their Marbles:
How Museums Acquired Their Treasures of the Past and Why They Should Keep Them
Amazonian singer Dona Onete, from Northern Brazil, released her debut album at the age of 73. Onete has composed over 300 songs and created her own form of carimbó, an indigenous rhythm and dance...
10:00 AM | 12:00 PM
Additional training for the Travel & Expense module (for travel and personal reimbursement). This session will include updates on the Purchasing and Accounts Payable business processes; the...
5:00 PM | 6:30 PM
What Comes After the Street Style Blog? A Status Update from the Sidewalks of Fashion Week
Brent Luvaas, author of Street Style: An Ethnography of Fashion Blogging will treat us to a talk about...
6:00 PM | 8:30 PM
"Paying the Price"
Prof. Sara Goldrick-Rab - Featured speaker
with Nicholas Freudenberg (CUNY Public Health) & Mark Zuckerman (The Century Foundation)
moderated by Prof. Anna...
6:30 PM | 8:00 PM
Hermione Lee is the author of the definitive life of Virginia Woolf, a signal achievement in literary biography, as well as biographies and critical studies of Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Philip...
What are the words that build houses on stage? What does the idea of a house mean to us as a symbol or a literal component of art and performance? Join scholar Bess Rowen as she speaks about the...
10:00 AM | 11:00 AM
1:00 PM | 2:00 PM
Chamber Music on Fifth II: Music In Midtown presents a chamber music concert featuring a stellar group of musicians from the DMA performance program, including Laura Cocks, flute; Brigid Coleridge,...
4:30 PM | 6:30 PM
Discussions about presidential elections often focus on internal party politics, electoral college math, and “independent voters.” What’s often missing from these conversations are...
How does a gathering of people within a house of poetry provide new insights on migration, belonging, and culture beyond currently-held notions of sovereignty? Alison Knowles' House of Dust...
7:00 PM | 9:00 PM
On the job market, or soon to be? This workshop will focus on preparing a strong statement of teaching philosophy.
2:00 PM | 4:00 PM
Gregory R. Guy (NYU) presents "Null Subjects in Portuguese and Spanish."
Join us for refreshments after the lecture. All welcome!
2:45 PM | 4:00 PM
**Change of location: This Condensed Material seminar will take place in Room C205, not the Science Center.** Followed by wine and cheese reception.
A quantum many-body system, prepared initially...
4:00 PM | 6:00 PM
"Poverty or Honor:" Factional Struggles in the Auténtico Party and the Birth of a New Cuban Politics
Ilán Ehrlich, Bergen Community College
The Cuban Medical Strikes of 1934: Class...
"This Moment of Manumission": Representing Exceptional Blackness in Claudia Rankine's Citizen and Marvel Comics' Captain America
A Faculty Membership talk by Jonathan W. Gray,...
No classes scheduled.
An evening with filmmaker Stephen Winter with a screening of his 2015 award winning film, 'Jason and Shirley'.
Co-sponsored with CLAGS and The Africana Studies Certificate Program
Overview of time and leave regulation for members of the Higher Education Officer Series and Librarians. Employees will also be trained on the use of the Banner Self Service for electronic time and...
4:35 PM | 6:00 PM
CONVERSATION: To Fail As No Other Dare: Imperfection in the Creative Process
Shortly before the US toppled Saddam Hussein, Irak-born director Abbas Fahdel left France to film his family and friends in Babylon and Bagdad, Irak. He feared everything – and everyone would...
6:00 PM | 7:00 PM
CONVERSATION: Pieces We Never Did
Writing CUNY is an initiative of faculty and students in the humanities and social sciences to nurture an interactive public voice by exploring design and uses of the academic blog genre across the...
7:00 PM | 8:00 PM
Matthew Goulish - Peculiar Detonation
8:00 PM | 9:00 PM
12:30 PM | 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Depth of Surface with Tina Satter
1:00 PM | 3:00 PM
Workshop your Statement of Teaching Philosophy with TLC Staff and your GC Peers.
Tina Satter / Half Straddle
Classes to follow Monday schedule.
3:30 PM | 4:00 PM
Brian Rogers/The Chocolate Factory Theater
4:00 PM | 4:30 PM
4:30 PM | 5:00 PM
4:30 PM | 6:00 PM
Conversation: America 2016: Evaluating System Breakdowns
5:00 PM | 5:30 PM
Tiny Little Band
5:30 PM | 6:00 PM
6:00 PM | 7:30 PM
Conversation: Care As A Choreographic Structure and Practice
6:00 PM | 6:30 PM
The Living Theatre
Somini Sengupta’s The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young is a “vibrant” (New York Times) personal look at the world’s largest democracy in transition. A...
Known primarily for his work in philosophy and the visual arts, d. n. rodowick is also an accomplished experimental filmmaker, video artist, and curator. Deeply influenced by filmmakers such as...
6:45 PM | 7:00 PM
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Big Dance Theatre
8:30 PM | 9:00 PM
The work of determining lines of Jewish kinship is primarily understood as oriented towards the past. Drawing on documents ranging from a late story by Grace Paley, to recent ethnography of Yiddish...
2:45 PM | 5:00 PM
Low energy electrodynamics of the quantum spin ice of Yb2Ti2O7: Strings, monopoles conductivity, and inertia
N. Peter Armitage, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins University
3:00 PM | 4:00 PM
PRESENTATION: The Builders Association
4:00 PM | 5:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Preserving Performance
Katy Pyle / Ballez
On April 7, 2016 the Conference of College Composition and Communication (CCCC), bestowed the 2016 Exemplar Award to Sondra Perl, stating:
"The accomplishments Sondra accumulated throughout...
The Nursing PhD Program will he offering a Free GRE Bootcamp sponsored by the Office of the Provost, for all interested Fall 2017 candidates. The workshop will be led by Nursing faculty who will...
4:15 PM | 6:15 PM
On October 7th, 2016 Carwil Bjork-James (Vanderbilt University) will give a talk titled, "Wounded Bodies, Heroic Deaths and the Reimagined Community of Plurinational Bolivia".
Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia take place in room C415A, located on the Concourse level, one floor below the Lobby. These events run from 4:15 to 6:15 pm on Fridays throughout the semester,...
Joey Weiss and Matthew Karahais
CONVERSATION: Early Failures of Theaters That Define New York
Kyoung's Pacific Beat
6:30 PM | 7:00 PM
Sean Edward Lewis / Lilac Co.
Please join Intellectual Publics for "Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-83" featuring Tim Lawrence in conversation with Tavia Nyong'o and Ricardo Montez. This event is...
Ilan Bachrach & Robert M Johanson
Built for Collapse
Dan Safer / Witness Relocation
I AM A BOYS CHOIR
7 Daughters of Eve Tht. & Perf. Co.
The college is closed, no classes scheduled.
The College is closed, no classes scheduled.
Jazz Glory featuring Marjorie Eliot with Sedric Choukroun, Rudel Drears, and Gaku Takanashi.
Music In Midtown: Rolf Schulte, Violin, with Nicolas Namoradze, Piano:
Featuring Graduate Center music faculty, Rolf Schulte, and DMA graduate student, Nicolas Namoradze, this concert will present...
2:00 PM | 3:30 PM
Featuring: Prof. Daniel Kreiss, University of North Carolina, Prototype Politics: Technology-Intensive Campaigning and the Data of Democracy[amazon.com], forthcoming, Oxford University Press, June...
4:15 PM | 6:00 PM
Daniel Kaufman (Queens College) presents a talk on a topic in linguistics. All are welcome to attend! Reception to follow in room 7400.
Is an algorithm an author? Looking back at the algorithmic underpinnings of the poem The House of Dust insists on a reassessment of mathematics, technology, and calculation in art and architecture....
12:00 PM | 1:45 PM
A Lecture by:
Morgan Williams, CUNY Graduate Center, MIT, and NBER
“Gun Violence in Black and White: Evidence from Policy Reform in Missouri”
12:30 PM | 7:00 PM
This conference explores the ways in which the practices of indigenous artists operate within the globalized platform of contemporary art. How might art practice and art history address encounters...
2:00 PM | 5:00 PM
Led by Professor Matthew Gold. Increasingly hiring committees conduct first interviews via online platforms such as Skype or Google Hangout. In this workshop, participants will discuss the...
Classes to follow a Tuesday schedule.
Public Intellectuals in the Digital Age
Corey Robin, Brooklyn College and Graduate Center
A conversation about academics doing social media. How social media differs from traditional academic...
EXCREMENTAL EXPERIMENTAL: Vital Politics on Ghana's Urban Frontier
Brenda Chalfin | University of Florida
*please note, this event will be held in room 9205.
The Nursing Program welcome all interested applicants to attend the Fall 2016 Open House & Information Session on Fri. October 14, 2016 @ the Graduate Center. Come out and speak to faculty and...
This 15-minute performance in three parts—Felt Brick Shoes, Red, White and Red, and Going Up—focuses on the orchestration of social choreography both in and outside the gallery through...
6:30 PM | 9:00 PM
Join us for an evening discovering contemporary writing from Quebec, Canada. Even located so close to the US, productions of Canadian writers are presented regularly in Berlin, London, and Spain. In...
A Lecture by:
Lars Ljungqvist , Stockholm School of Economics and NYU
Title: The Fundamental Surplus
To generate big responses of...
First on this evening’s double bill, Jenny Perlin will perform On Twilight Arc, an excursion into the early days of film and the many fantastic precursors to the color and sound of the...
Ben Macaulay and Jen Hamano present on a topic in linguistics. Title TBA.
Brought to you by CIRCL (Connecting Innovative Research in CUNY Linguistics).
Join us for an international lunch talk on "Anti-Europeans | A Conversation about the Future of Europe" with
- Claus Leggewie (Justus Liebig University Giessen | Director, Insitute for...
Explore how to integrate open educational resources into your teaching.
Devil in the Details: The Nazi Assault on the Jewish Family during the Holocaust
A lecture by Professor Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Stockton University, Port Republic, NJ
This lecture, lasting...
Feminist writer and activist, Mab Segrest is best known for her 1994 autobiographical work Memoir of a Race Traitor and holds a PhD in English literature from Duke University. Since 2002, Segrest has...
How do private and public responses to what is perceived as filthy shape the geography of urban living? How do social and institutional solutions designed to address and manage the...
Join us to celebrate two books by former fellows of the Leon Levy Center for Biography. Alexandra Chasin will speak on Assassin of Youth: A Kaleidoscopic History of Harry J. Anslinger's War on...
Join us to honor the late C.D. Wright, featuring Lee Ann Brown, Peter Cole, Monica de la Torre, Carolyn Forché, Brecht Gander, Brenda Hillman, Ben Lerner, Deborah Luster, Frances Mayes, Jane Miller,...
Roya Biggie, Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Grinnell College is a PhD Candidate in English at the Graduate Center. Her current project, "Ecologies of the Passions in Early Modern...
The event will feature Stanley Greenberg (NY Times best-selling suthor and polling adviser to presidents)
and Professor Jennifer Hochschild (Harvard University), President-American Political Science...
10:00 AM | 5:00 PM
Location: Room 5301
Proteins are polymers of amino acids. With twenty amino acids to choose from at every site, even relatively small proteins inhabit an enormously large space of possible...
10:00 AM | 1:00 PM
Annual Alumni Event 10-21-16
Sukvaub Rudeau (UC Berkeley)
In 2000, Scanlon described a theory of existentially closed differential
fields where the derivation is contractive:...
12:30 PM | 1:30 PM
Silvain Rideau (University of California Berkeley)
In 2000, Scanlon described a theory of existentially closed differential fields where the derivation is contractive:...
2:00 PM | 3:00 PM
Mark Bell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
A classical property of pseudo-Anosov mapping classes is that they act on the space of projective measured...
A classical property of pseudo-Anosov mapping classes is that they act on the space of projective measured laminations with north-south dynamics. This means that under iteration of such a mapping...
Carina Bauman (New York University) presents a talk on a topic in Sociolinguistics. Refreshments will be served after the talk. All welcome!
For a finite group G, denote by m_f(G) the minimum possible dimension of a faithful linear representation of G. I will talk about recent lower bound for m_f(G) for some Chevalley groups G over finite...
Keivan Mallahi-Karai (Jacobs University, Bremen)
For a finite group G, denote by m_f(G) the minimum possible dimension of a faithful linear representation of G. I will...
Sociology Colloquium Series: Shannon Gleeson, Cornell
"The Promise and Failure of Workplace Protections in the United States"
Shannon Gleeson earned her Ph.D. in Sociology and...
3:00 PM | 7:30 PM
ILETC is pleased to announce that it will host a Workshop on Project-Based Learning (PBL), led by Dr. Julio Rodriguez, Director of the Center for Language & Technology and National Foreign...
3:30 PM | 5:00 PM
Emanuel Gull (University of Michigan) will deliver a talk in Room 4201.
The Hubbard model is one of the fundamental models of correlated electron physics. It exhibits various superconducting,...
Interested in Graduate Studies in English? Join us at our open house.
• Learn about cutting-edge scholarly opportunities at the Graduate Center
• Get advice about creating a successful...
4:15 PM | 5:30 PM
Prof. Emil Prodan (Yeshiva University)
The bulk-boundary principle refers to remarkable
property of topological insulators of supporting edge
quantum modes which resist...
The "Fetish" as a Race Problem: Marx, Freud, and the Gods Black People Make
J. Lorand Matory | Duke University
Few figures have marked the English-language literature of our time as deeply as did Gregory Rabassa. Translator of Julio Cortázar's Hopscotch (1966), Clarice Lispector's The Apple in the...
The widespread adoption of body-worn cameras by police officers nationwide has generated nearly equal amounts of kudos and critique. On the one hand, bodycams are hailed as a tool for restoring...
2:00 PM | 9:00 PM
Join us for a celebration of the 100th birthday of Haitian playwright and novelist Marie Chauvet.
A woman of means and education, Chauvet was forced to flee Haiti after publishing works critical...
2:30 PM | 4:00 PM
Join us for a talk by Alla Rozovskaya (Queens College) on a topic in natural language processing!
3:00 PM | 4:30 PM
New Hire Orientation for member entering teaching and non-teaching titles. During this session new employees are ask to present completed New Hire Packet along with Form I-9 documents for employment...
Girma Beyene is one of the most influential Ethiopian musicians from the ‘Golden Age’ of the 1960s and ’70s, which combined African rhythms with American R&B, soul, funk, and...
A Lecture by:
Lars Ljungqvist , Stockholm School of Economics and NYU
Title: Using Exchange Rates to Estimate Production Functions
“Search, Matching, and...
Speaker: Ivan Levcovitz (CUNY)
Abstract: The divergence function of a metric space, a quasi-isometry invariant, roughly measures the rate which pairs of geodesic rays stray apart. We will present...
5:00 PM | 6:00 PM
The Comparative Literature program will be hosting its first Information Session for the Fall 2017 cycle on Tuesday, October 25. All prospective candidates with questions and inquiries about our...
Javor Bracic, piano
Shifting Struggles over Public Space and Goods in Berlin: Urban Activism between Protest and Participation.
The process of writing can enhance student learning in every classroom. This workshop will introduce tips and techniques to incorporate writing into non-writing courses.
Mayor De Blasio plans to build or rehab 200,000 units of affordable housing by 2024. Our panel will assess how his initiative is faring, and compare it with previous efforts at combating the high...
From quatrains to construction, publication to prefabrication, Fluxkits to Fluxhouse Cooperatives, the work of George Maciunas, Alison Knowles, and other artists associated with Fluxus repeatedly...
Music In Midtown: Zéphyros Winds
Now in its 20th season, Zéphyros Winds is one of America's distinguished chamber ensembles. Bringing together five of the finest wind players of their...
ARC Seminar: Linda Tropp: Contact, Trust, and Social Inclusion: Immigrant-Native Relations in the United States
Immigration into the U.S. over the past half century has fueled greater contact...
Join us for the 11th Bi-Annual Stanley Burnshaw Lecture by poet and literary critic Adam Kirsch. Today, poets usually assume that there is no tension between poetic values and political ones--that...
Artists of the 1960s employed chance, technology, and social interaction to create “compositions” that crossed the disciplines of music, poetry, visual art, and dance. As the decade...
Beginning with the 1970s, and including contributions from the Archives’ community of coordinators, volunteers and interns, Graphic Activism spans 50 years of lesbian activism, radical...
Part of Danspace Project's Platform 2016: Lost and Found, this conversation proposes to undo and to disrupt dominant and static narratives of the AIDS Crisis, focusing on the period of 1981-1996,...
7:30 PM | 10:00 PM
Special GALA EVENING PERFORMANCE at 7:30PM
Robert White, Tenor, with Philip Edward Fisher, Piano.
9:00 AM | 6:00 PM
Large numbers of neurons: Theory and experiment
Perception, action, memory, and thought all emerge from the coordinated activity of hundreds, thousands, or even millions of neurons. For...
The CUNY Public History Collective is excited to host its first conference, where we ask: What does it mean for places, objects, people, and stories to have afterlives? How can we restore histories...
University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the CUNY Graduate Center Present: Breaching Fortress Europe: African Migration to Europe.
Activities after 3:00pm will be held in the Psychology conference room 6304.01
10:00 AM | 11:30 AM
November 4: Outside speaker (4th Flr Science Center, Rm 4102)
Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde, State University of New York
Title: TBD ...
In this presentation Dr. Slabodsky offers an alternative framework to understand a central core of modern Jewish thought. He argues that the existential condition that led several Jewish...
Enrique Pujals (IMPA and the Graduate Center of CUNY)
For dominant rational maps of compact, complex, Kahler manifolds there is a conjecture specifying the expected...
2:00 PM | 3:45 PM
Michał Tomasz Godziszewski
We consider the notion of the so-called intuitive learnability and its relation to the so-called intuitive computability. We briefly present and...
Following upon Interventions in the Narrativization of the AIDS Crisis this open conversation is a forum for asking each other questions raised by the previous evening’s event and an...
3:00 PM | 6:00 PM
Economics Program Student Research Colloquia: Financial Economics
Alternative Claims to Resources of the Amazon Region in Brazil
Deforestation: Patterns and Impact
Anthony D. Cak, Environmental Sciences Initiative CUNY ASRC
David Bowie’s last album and video were remarkable meditations on his own death. His aestheticized reflections on his final moments find a surprising parallel in John Donne, who gave his famous...
Virile Predicaments: Shaping Men in Ancient Maya Civilization
Stephen Houston | Brown University
Abstract: The human arc traverses from birth to death and, depending on view, to states well...
This event is part of the Sue Weinberg Lecture Series.
ANNE BARNHILL, Assistant Professor in Medical Ethics and Health Policy and JESSICA MARTUCCI, Assistant Professor of History at Mississippi...
After the 9/11 attacks, the NYPD became one of America's most aggressive domestic intelligence agencies. In 2011, Matt Apuzzo led an Associated Press investigation that revealed how the NYPD...
11:00 AM | 9:00 PM
In the mid-1970s, many artists and organizations successfully defied socially destructive policies and fought for the arts as a public good during New York City’s near-bankruptcy and resulting...
Join the Futures Initiative on October 31st from 1-3pm for Enacting a Different STEM: Creating Equitable Futures Beyond "Diversity." The discussion will include multiple perspectives on...
Looking for Justice - and a Good Story - on Mexico's Back Roads
David Lida, writer and mitigation specialist
At the Bildner Center, Lida will talk about his genesis in Mexico and read from...
A Lecture by:
Ben Hansen, University of Oregon, NY Crime Lab, and NBER
“Search, Matching, and Training”
In Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years, GC President Chase Robinson, a leading historian of early Islam, weaves together biographies of key figures — from the Prophet...
Christen Madsen and Chaya Nove present on topics in linguistics. Title TBA.
Brought to you by CIRCL (Connecting Innovative Research in CUNY Linguistics)
Second Year Research Project
Two Cases of Judaism and Translation in the Medieval Mediterranean
What, if anything, makes translation Jewish? Jews were not only the paradigmatic translators of texts from Arabic to Latin and...
In the feature documentary film by Lonny Shavelson, meet teenagers, parents, singles and couples, younger and older people who guide you into their world, where gender is not limited to male or...
Ji in Yang, violin
**NOTE: The seminar will have a special RTG talk at 4:00 P.M. every Thursday when the seminar meets. The RTG talk will be aimed at graduate students and post-docs; regular faculty are requested not...
ARC Seminar: Robert Smith: The Myths of Voter Fraud and Illegal Latino Voters
This study uses long term ethnography to trace how the Myths of Voter Fraud and the Illegal Latino Voter played out in...
The Irving Howe Memorial Lecture
From “Make America Great Again” to worldwide religious fundamentalism, reactionary ideology is a powerful yet underestimated force in today’s...
9:45 AM | 6:30 PM
CLR James Now Symposium
Presented by NYMASA (New York Metro American Studies Association) and IRADAC
CLR James's life spanned almost the entire 20th century. He was part of Trotsky's...
There will be a lunch with the speaker for a small group of graduate students from 12 PM - 1 PM.
Following lunch, we will schedule meetings between the speaker and interested faculty at the GC in...
1:00 PM | 3:30 PM
Juan Rodriguez (Queens College, CUNY) presents "The National Anthem in Warao: Semiotic ground and performative affordances of indigenous language texts in Venezuela."
Join us for...
Nigel Boston (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Entropy regions are fundamental but poorly understood objects, central to computing network coding capacities, but also...
John McGreevy (UCSD) will deliver a talk, followed by a wine reception in Room 5301. Title and abstract TBA.
Sponsored by the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences and Department of Physics.
The talk by Ian Smith of Lafayette College, with response by Miles Parks Grier of Queens College, begins by examining the general tendency among critics to embrace Hamlet as the exemplary...
The Glass Laboratory: Climate Knowledge Infrastructures in the Age of Hyper-Transparency
Paul Edwards | University of Michigan
Abstract: In this talk, I argue that new media environments have...
6:30 PM | 10:00 PM
The PhD Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at the Graduate Center, CUNY, presents two events this fall that recognize the growing number of publications by Latin...