Oct. 15 Book Discussion with Dr. Lisa Lowe

By Allison Guess|October 6, 2015|Events of Interest|0 comments

Book Discussion with Lisa Lowe on The Intimacies of Four Continents  When: Thursday, October 15, 2015 Time: 4:30-6:30pm Where: The Graduate Center at CUNY 365 5th Ave. NY, NY 10016 Skylight Room On Thursday October 15, 2015 at 4:30pm, Lisa Lowe, author of The Intimacies of Four Continents will discuss her book and be in conversation with GC professors Kandice Chuh, Susan Buck-Morss and Eric Lott. The Intimacies of Four Continents is an interdisciplinary work that examines the

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The Humanities as Survival Skill

By Cathy Davidson|July 15, 2015|Reflection|1 comments

[Cross-posted from HASTAC] A few months ago, I had to move a bookcase from my apartment to my office.  It is only about a twenty minute walk but it is hard enough to walk through all the tourists on Fifth Avenue, let alone move a bulky object down the sidewalk.  The door to my office building at the Graduate Center faces directly onto the Empire State Building.  So I called

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ARC Student Fellowships — Deadline Friday April 17

By Lisa|March 24, 2015|Of interest|0 comments

The Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) is accepting applications from Level II doctoral students for Research Praxis Awards for the upcoming academic year. Their research themes closely match those of many students in the Mapping the Futures graduate course — immigration, inequality, multilingualism, digital education. Below is a link to the application (due April 17), and under the cut is more information. ARC Student Fellowship Application 2015 (MS Word Download)