The Thursday Brief
October 17, 2018

Food Bank for New York City needs volunteers throughout the year to help provide meals to New Yorkers in need. ››

Events
Oct. 18 | Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism presents a discussion with Rein Terpstra about his book of photography, Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train, The People’s View. ››

Oct. 18 | Hunter College

The Hunter Theater Project presents a production of Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," at the Frederick Loewe Theater. ››

Oct. 18 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College Symphonic Choir, with Conservatory Singers, performs a fall concert at the Leonard & Claire Tow Center for Performing Arts. ››

Oct. 18 | Advanced Science Research Center

The Child Mind Institute hosts its annual symposium in which the latest research in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology and developmental neuroscience will be shared. ››

Oct. 18 | College of Staten Island

The CSI Art Gallery hosts a discussion with artists in conjunction with the current Media Culture Faculty Exhibition. ››

Oct. 18 | The Graduate Center

The Graduate Center welcomes economist Salvatore Morelli, who will lecture on wealth inequality. ››

Oct. 18 | Baruch College

The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship presents: Surviving the Times – How a Family Business Evolves, at its annual summit. ››

Oct. 18 | Lehman College

Lehman College hosts a panel discussion on medical innovations in immunotherapies and their applications in treating cancer. ››

Oct. 18 | The Graduate Center

The Graduate Center hosts a roundtable discussion centered on Mexican migration. ››

Oct. 18 | Bronx Community College

The Legal Aid Society's Mobile Justice Van will be available on campus to offer free legal advice. No appointment is necessary. ››

Oct. 18 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music students present solo and chamber works for winds in the Recital Hall. ››

Oct. 19 | The University

The University hosts a discussion on growing activism in the Asian and Latinx communities. ››

Oct. 19 | The Graduate Center

The Graduate Center's Sociology Colloquium Series presents a lecture, The Place of Honorary Whites: Americans and New Conceptions of Race. ››

Oct. 19 | Hunter College

The Roosevelt House hosts a film screening and discussion of "The Lavender Scare," a documentary about the U.S. government's effort to rid the federal workforce of homosexuals in the 1950s. ››

Oct. 19 | York College

York College hosts the annual Queensboro Dance Festival. ››

Oct. 19 | The Graduate Center

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Certificate Program hosts a talk on teaching, learning and researching early modern Irish language in the digital age. ››

Oct. 19 | Brooklyn College

The Legacy Lead Coalition will host a town hall meeting, as well as provide free soil testing at Brooklyn College. ››

Oct. 20 | John Jay College

Art exhibition "The UN-HEROIC ACT: Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women's Art in the U.S.," is on view at the Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery. Yoko Ono is one of the featured artists. ››

Oct. 20 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College welcomes singer and actor Corey Cott, who has performed in the Broadway musical "Newsies." ››

Oct. 21 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island hosts the Autism Speaks Walk. ››

Oct. 22 | Baruch College

The Joel Segall Reading Series presents the stage reading adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play "Hedda Gabler." ››

Oct. 22 | The Graduate Center

The Graduate Center's Irving Howe Memorial Lecture series presents Paul Berman, a critic-at-large for Tablet Magazine and the author of the book Terror and Liberalism››

Oct. 22 | Queens College

The Queens College Physics Department Colloquium welcomes guest speaker Miriam Rafailovich, director of the Garcia Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at SUNY Stony Brook. ››

Oct. 22 | Queens College

The Aaron Copeland School of Music presents the voice majors student recital in LeFrak Concert Hall. ››