The Graduate Center will award three honorary degrees and the 2016 President’s Distinguished Alumni Medal at its Fifty-Second Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 3. Read more
Doctoral candidate Ahmed Ibrahim (Anthropology) has been named a 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Read more
Professor Sujatha Fernandes (GC/Queens, Sociology) recently published an essay in The Nation that explored how improving Cuba’s telecommunications infrastructure could build upon the nation’s existing cultures of connectivity. Read more
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On April 7, the GC’s James Gallery unveiled a new exhibition, “Christian Palestinian Archive: A Project by Dor Guez.” An Israeli photographer and video artist, Guez founded the Archive in 2009 after discovering a suitcase filled with old photographs under his grandparents’ bed. Read more
Professor Manu Bhagavan (GC/Hunter, History) recently explored why authoritarianism is rising throughout the world, a phenomenon he ties to several trends that gained strength in the 1990s, in an essay for Quartz. Read more
Distinguished and Presidential Professor Robert Reid-Pharr (English) has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in the field of literary criticism. Read more
Latino voters in Florida may decide which presidential candidates carry the state in the primaries — and who ultimately wins the 2016 general election, according to a new report from the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) and CNN en Español.
CNN en Español and the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies have announced a partnership to provide exclusive research on Latino voters in America, who could play an instrumental role in electing the next president.
Professor Herman Bennett (History) has been elected into the prestigious Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars in recognition of his expertise on the African diaspora. Read more