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  • New Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Opens

    February 20, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    A new global institute dedicated to improving international responses to genocide and mass atrocities was launched at the UN in February 2008 as part of the Graduate Center’s Ralph Bunch Institute for International Studies. The Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect will support a groundbreaking principle agreed to in September 2005 by heads of […]

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  • Graduate Center Historian James Oakes Wins 2008 Lincoln Prize

    February 20, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Lincoln Prize, one of the most generous and prestigious awards in the field of American History, will be awarded to James Oakes, a professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Oakes, who wins the prize for his book The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the […]

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  • Gerardo Rueda: Spanish Modernist on View in Graduate Center James Gallery

    February 6, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Emerging Significance from Overlooked Period in Spanish Art From March 1 to April 19, 2008, The Amie and Tony James Gallery of the Graduate Center will present Gerardo Rueda, Spanish Modernist, an exhibition of forty-two paintings dating from 1957 to 1996. The exhibition highlights the abstract, constructivist work of an often overlooked artist who carried […]

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  • Where the Truth Lies: A Symposium on Propaganda Today

    February 6, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    PRESENTED BY THE SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS (SVA), IN COOPERATION WITH THE PHD PROGRAMS IN HISTORY AND SOCIOLOGY OF THE GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) Friday, February 15, 9am — 4pm Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street $35 general admission/$20 students As the […]

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  • Tenor Robert White Opens Graduate Center’s Music in Midtown Spring Series

    January 16, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    For the first concert in its Winter/Spring series, Music in Midtown welcomes back tenor Robert White on Thursday, February 7, 1-2 pm, for “Music of the Gilded Age.” With a nod to the Graduate Center’s neighbor, the Morgan Library, White will perform classical and popular music from the time of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1837—1913, leading […]

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  • Pronouns Provide Insights on NYC Spanish-Speaking Community

    January 7, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The melting pot of New York City, where Latinos comprise nearly a third of the population, has produced “a significant change” in the way the city’s Spanish speakers express themselves, according to a new linguistic study from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Instead of speaking in the habitual style of […]

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  • New Center of Philosophic Universe…

    December 11, 2007 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center of the City University of New York announces the establishment of the Saul Kripke Center, devoted to preserving, studying and promoting the work of one of the great thinkers of our times, who many consider to be the world’s foremost living philosopher. A distinguished Graduate Center faculty member, Professor Kripke’s achievements span […]

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  • Leading Editors Guide Promising Writers in New Institute

    November 5, 2007 | CUNY Graduate Center

    A small class of gifted student writers have been working closely with some of the city’s most celebrated editors since the CUNY Graduate Center’s new Writers’ Institute got underway this semester. The innovative program gives talented non-fiction writers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to focus their skills by working intensively with editors who are known for turning […]

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  • 5th Annual Prelude Festival Samples NYC’s Unconventional Theatre

    September 10, 2007 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Fifth Annual Prelude Festival once again offers audiences free samples of some of New York’s most exciting upcoming theatre, all in one place over four days. Presented September 26 to September 29 by the CUNY Graduate Center’s Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, PRELUDE ’07: At the Forefront of Contemporary NYC Theatre features performances, readings, […]

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  • Photographs by Anna Vivante on View at Graduate Center

    September 10, 2007 | CUNY Graduate Center

    From September 24 to October 27, the CUNY Graduate Center will present “Anna Vivante: Vanitas” in the Exhibition Hallway. Featuring 46 black and white photographs, “Vanitas” is an ongoing series of images which juxtapose human and animal skulls with living organisms and objects, whose intriguing formal affinities invite prolonged contemplation. Located on the first floor […]

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