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  • Not Just Window Dressing: New Director Brings New Directions to James Gallery

    August 19, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Amie and Tony James Gallery at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York is getting a decidedly modern facelift under the direction of its recently appointed curator, Linda Norden. Accentuating the gallery’s prime location on Fifth Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets, on the first floor of the former B. Altman […]

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  • 2008 Graduate Center Commencement

    May 16, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    President William P. Kelly to Speak at 44th CUNY Graduate Center Commencement Honorary Degrees to Ornette Coleman, William G. Bowen, Edward Hirsch Time and Place: Thursday, May 22, 11 a.m., Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street Speaker: William P. Kelly, President of the Graduate Center and scholar of Early American Republic literature and culture. Honorary […]

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  • Exhibition Showcases Portraits of Russian Cultural Figures

    May 14, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Isabella Ducrot, Russian Faces From May 15 to June 14, the Graduate Center will present Isabella Ducrot, Russian Faces, forty-two portraits executed in pencil, charcoal, watercolor, and pastel, in the Exhibition Hallway. Accompanied by an illustrated, thirty-two page catalogue, Russian Faces is on view Monday through Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. The Exhibition Hallway […]

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  • Inheriting the City: the Children of Immigrants Come of Age

    May 5, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Much has been said about America’s new immigrants, yet what do we know about the sort of Americans they and their children are now becoming? For more than a decade, researchers at the CUNY Graduate Center’s Center for Urban Research have conducted the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of second-generation immigrants in New York City. […]

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  • James Gallery Exhibition Casts an International Gaze on ‘Documentary’ Modes

    April 30, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Deadpan: Photography, History, Politics—the latest exhibition at the CUNY Graduate Center’s Amie and Tony James Gallery—brings together distinctly different bodies of work from Sierra Leone, Lebanon, South Korea, and Australia to consider the efficacy and politics of ‘documentary’ photography. On view from May 16 through June 28, the exhibition features images by four acclaimed photographic […]

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  • Four Writers Receive $60,000 Biography Fellowships

    April 16, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The newly inaugurated Leon Levy Center for Biography at the CUNY Graduate Center, established by a gift from the Leon Levy Foundation, has announced its first class of Biography Fellows. Each fellow will receive a cash award of $60,000, writing space, faculty privileges and participate in a seminar coordinated by Executive Director, Nancy Milford. The […]

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  • Theorizing Blackness Conference April 4th.

    March 13, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The Africana Studies Group (ASG) invites you to join us and engage in an intellectually stimulating daylong conference. The CUNY Graduate Center Africana Studies Group’s Theorizing Blackness conference will run from 8 am to 7 pm on Friday April 4th, 2008. The conference will feature presentations from artists, activists, and scholars investigating how Blackness has […]

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  • Linda Norden Appointed New Director of James Gallery

    March 7, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    Distinguished curator, writer, and art historian Linda Norden has been appointed Director of the Amie and Tony James Gallery at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Most recently, Norden has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Art at Yale University and Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies. From 1998 to 2006, […]

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  • Carlos Suriñach and NYC Modern Dance

    March 5, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    On Monday, March 31st at 6:30 pm, the CUNY Graduate Center’s Foundation for Iberian Music will present a conference exploring the works of composer Carlos Suriñach and his unique contribution to the world of modern dance in the mid-twentieth century. A roundtable discussion exploring the many aspects of Suriñach’s musical personality will be followed by […]

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  • A Changing Cuba in a Changing World, an International Symposium

    March 4, 2008 | CUNY Graduate Center

    The dynamics of contemporary Cuba — the culture, the people, and the politics — will be the focus of a three-day international symposium, “A Changing Cuba in a Changing World,” to run March 13-15 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in Manhattan (365 Fifth Ave., between 34th and 35th Streets). […]

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