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  • Press Release: Senator Kennedy to Speak at CUNY Graduate Center March 1

    Senator Edward Kennedy (D - Mass) will speak at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), on Monday, March 1. Introduced by Graduate Center Professor Emeritus Arthur Schlesinger, Jr, Senator Kennedy will discuss the current economic climate and job creation issues. Read more

  • Press Release: “Splendors of the Renaissance” New Exhibition Recreates Noble Attire Depicted in Famous Paintings

    Attire donned by Renaissance nobility comes to life in “Splendors of the Renaissance: Princely Attire in Italy,” an exhibition opening at the Art Gallery of The Graduate Center on March 11. Featuring 15 spectacular reconstructions of courtly clothing from the late 15th to the early 17th century, each costume is displayed adjacent to a reproduction of the portrait in which it appears. Read more

  • Press Release: Great Music for a Great City Celebrates America the Beautiful

    In his first inauguration speech, during a time of great political division, Abraham Lincoln famously appealed to the “better angels of our nature” for unification. The CUNY Graduate Center’s Great Music for a Great City series will use music to appeal to the better angels of our nature this election season with a concert series titled “America the Beautiful: A Festival of Music and Poetry.” Read more

  • Press Release: Faculty Recruitment Campaign Nets Intellectual Capital for Graduate Center

    The CUNY Graduate Center is marking its 40th anniversary year with the culmination of a faculty recruitment drive that has brought some of the country's most prominent academics and public intellectuals to the school's already renowned roster of scholars. Ten new core appointments added this year ‹ two in the spring, seven last fall, and one to come next fall ‹ join more than a dozen who arrived over the past few years, all acclaimed leaders in their respective fields. Read more

  • Press Release: New Dramatic Series at The Graduate Center

    Four dramatic explorations of immigration and social transition will be featured in a new series of play readings beginning February at the CUNY Graduate Center. Under the overall theme “Dislocation and Reinvention,” the readings will be held on Mondays, February 23, March 15, and April 12, and Wednesday, April 28, all at 7 pm. Read more

  • Press Release: International Scholars’ Conference to Mark 60th Anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary

    Spring 2004 will mark the passing of 60 years since the ghettoization, deportation and destruction of hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in Washington, DC and the Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies of The Graduate Center of the City University of New York are organizing a major international scholars’ conference to coincide with the worldwide commemoration of the Holocaust in Hungary.

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    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public events to be held during the month of February. Programs are free unless otherwise indicated and will be held at The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. For further general public information, call the Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs at (212) 817-8215. Read more

  • Press Release: The CUNY Graduate Center’s Great Music for a Great City Series Presents Affordable Opera

    The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti will be produced by Great Music for a Great City—part of Continuing Education and Public Programs at the CUNY Graduate Center—at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse (68th street between Park and Lexington Avenues) November 19 and 20 at 8:00 p.m. For Tickets Call: (212) 817-8215.  Suggested donation: $20 orchestra, $10 balcony. Read more

  • Press Release: JFK Memorial Sing

    Singers Invited to Gather at The Graduate Center to Honor
    President John F. Kennedy on the 40th Anniversary of His Death

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  • Press Release: Exhibition of Paintings and Theater Designs by Boris Anisfeld

    The Art Gallery of The Graduate Center’s upcoming exhibition “Boris Anisfeld: Paintings and Stage Designs, 1906-1926” will feature one of the most remarkable, although largely forgotten artists of the twentieth century. Encompassing 50 works done in various media, the exhibition will run from December 4, 2003, through January 17, 2004. The opening will be held Wednesday, December 3, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Art Gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 12 to 6pm. The Graduate Center of the City University of New York is located at 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street).

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