The CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences has several scholarly presentations, discussions, and an award ceremony planned this fall. In addition, they request assistance to inform the contingent faculty of the CUNY Academy Adjunct Faculty Travel Awards. The award, for up to $500, is for part-time faculty at any of the CUNY colleges traveling to a conference between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.
- Accused/Accusing: Rape, the Female Appellor, and Measure for Measure – presented by Professor Penelope Geng from Macalaster College. Thursday, October 18, 2018, in the Graduate Center, Room 9204, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley
- The Henry Wasser Awards Ceremony – Friday October 19, 2018, in the Graduate Center’s 9th Floor Skylight Room from 3:30 – 6:00 PM.
- The Enclave Literary Series – Caribbean Literature Today – A reading of poetry and fiction by Spanish American authors. The readers include Venezuelan author Zakarías Zafra, Puerto Rican author Alfredo Villanueva Collado, and members of Letralia magazine. Friday, November 2, 2018, in the Graduate Center, Room 8402 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This event is hosted by Professors Nora Glickman and Alejandro Varderi.
- Women in Combat? The Ambivalent Discourse of Female Militancy in Renaissance Italy – presented by Professor Gerry Milligan from College of Staten Island, CUNY. Thursday, November 15, 2018, in the Graduate Center from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley.
For more information, please contact Andrei Jitianu is a Professor of Chemistry at Lehman College & the Graduate Center, a member of the CUNY Academy Board of Directors, and a Feliks Gross Awardee.