The Monday Brief
April 26, 2017

First round of CUNYAC baseball championships starts on Thursday, May 4, with the final game on Saturday, May 6, at first-place CSI. ››

Long Island City Partnership is looking for volunteers to help at its annual LIC Springs! community block festival on Saturday, May 6, on Vernon Boulevard in Queens.   ››

Events
May 1 | Brooklyn College

BC Conservatory of Music students perform new music from around the world, featuring the works of leading American composers, experimental pieces and original student works. ››

May 1 | Graduate Center

PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2017 presents works in the Segal Center. ››

May 2 | LaGuardia Community College

Criminal Justice and its Discontents: "Where Do We Go From Here?" sponsored by the LaGuardia Department of Social Science. ››

May 2 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The BMCC Department of Music and Art invites you to their Spring Choral Concert, featuring a selection of popular Western classical choral works.   ››

May 2 | The Graduate Center

Cellist Nan-Cheng Chen present works at the Elebash Recital Hall ››

May 2 | College of Staten Island

Attend a recital featuring soprano Melissa Casertano presented by the music program of the department of Performing and Creative Arts. ››

May 3 | Baruch

"Unsung": A Historical Perspective of The Impact and Imprint of African-American Public Relations Practitioners sponsored by the Baruch College Communications Studies Department   ››

May 3 | Hunter College

Attend the Best Selling Author Series with “feminist humor maven” Dr. Gina Barreca sponsored by the The Writing Center.   ››

May 3 | The Graduate Center

In Black and White: Photography, Race, and the Modern Impulse in Brazil sponsored by the The Center for the Humanities ››

May 3 | The Graduate Center

Attend a lecture on Neoliberalism and the Rise of Finance sponsored by The Center for the Humanities and cosponsored by Zone Books ››

May 4 | The Graduate Center

Listen to a clarinet recital sponsored by the Graduate Center Doctor of Musical Arts program. ››

May 4 | The Graduate Center

Conversations in the Commons with Peter Beinart: Looking Back & Ahead--A discussion on the first 100 days of President Trump's candidacy.   ››

May 4 | The Graduate Center

Poets Corina Copp and Diana Hamilton discuss Virginia Wolf's speech entitled "Professions for Women."   ››

May 4 | Queens College

Listen to Spy Stories and discuss  how 18,716 courageous citizens engaged in espionage, escape lines, sabotage, and more to turn Nazi-occupied Belgium into a "house of glass."   ››

May 4 | Bronx Community College

Please join us for the Trailblazers Series with BCC Alumnus and Municipal Credit Union CEO Kam Wong, sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, in collaboration with the Office of Business and Information Systems.  ››

May 5 | Lehman College

Fighting for the America I Know! U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat shares his personal journey to become the first Dominican-American to serve in the United States Congress. ››

May 5 | The Graduate Center

Bestselling author Stephen Greenblatt discusses his forthcoming book, "The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve." ››

May 5 | The Graduate Center

The 2017 Victorian Studies Conference "The Woman Card: Feminism and Victorian Studies, Past, Present and Future"--sponsored by The Center for the Humanities. ››

May 6 | Guttman Community College

Enhance your personal and professional development at The CUNY Community College Women’s Empowerment Summit for Individual and Social Change.

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May 6 | The City College of New York

The Harlem Children's Theatre Festival is hosted by the Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York.

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May 7 | College of Staten Island

Listen to the CSI Orchestra recital in Affiliation with Curtis High School ››

May 7 | Baruch College

Watch accomplished pianists who spend their working hours as doctors, architects, engineers, mathematicians, designers and police officers. This recital is presented by The New York Piano Society. ››

May 8 | Brooklyn College

The Conservatory of Music composers present their new acoustic and electroacoustic works. ››

May 8 | Lehman College

CUNY Institute for Health Equity Annual Conference: Equity Now will bring together students, faculty, community stakeholders and leaders in health equity and health care from across NYC.  ››

May 8 | The Graduate Center

Listen to soprano Dominique McCormick at the Elebash Recital Hall.  ››

May 8 | The Graduate Center

Author Kimberly Phillips-Fein speaks about her new book, "Fear City," which challenges the orthodox view of the 1975-76 fiscal crisis in NYC. This event is sponsored by the Gotham Center for NYC History. ››

May 8 | Baruch College

The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs presents The Annual Ackerman Spring Lecture: Undocumented & Coming of Age in America. ››