Archive for October, 2012

  • All of CUNY is closed Tuesday as well

    All of CUNY is closed Tuesday as well

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  • GC is closed tomorrow, October 29, 2012!

    GC is closed tomorrow, October 29, 2012!

    Enjoy! Stay safe!

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  • Communities of Discourse: Fifth Annual Intellectual History Conference

    Communities of Discourse: Fifth Annual Intellectual History Conference

    Nov 1, 2012 (All Day) – Nov 2, 2012 (All Day) | Conference Communities of Discourse: Fifth Annual Intellectual History Conference David Hollinger Jack M. Balkin Sam Tanenhaus Orlando Patterson Join us for the Fifth Annual Intellectual History Conference, whose theme this year highlights the […]

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  • University of Maryland, College Park Graduate Student Association Conference

    University of Maryland, College Park Graduate Student Association Conference

    CALL FOR PAPERS 8th Annual History Graduate Student Association Conference University of Maryland, College Park The University of Maryland, College Park’s History Graduate Student Association is excited to announce its 8th Annual History Graduate Student Conference on Friday, February 22, 2013. The conference organizers invite […]

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  • Vanderbilt University Graduate Student Conference

    Vanderbilt University Graduate Student Conference

    New Approaches to History Call for Papers Department of History, Vanderbilt University 2013 Music City Graduate Student Conference Nashville, TN February 15th, 2013 The graduate students of Vanderbilt University’s Department of History invite doctoral students to submit proposals for our annual conference. This conference provides […]

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  • “‘Erasing or Erecting Boundaries?’: A Conversation about Brazilian and Latin American Studies.”

    “‘Erasing or Erecting Boundaries?’: A Conversation about Brazilian and Latin American Studies.”

    “‘Erasing or Erecting Boundaries?’: A Conversation about Brazilian and Latin American Studies.” Friday, November 2nd (3:30-5:30), 201 Casa Hispánica, 612 W. 116th St. “Concepts Are Nothing but Tools’: On letters from the field(work)” Olívia Maria Gomes da Cunha (Anthropology, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) […]

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  • Canadian Trans Performance Artist – Nina Arsenault

    Canadian Trans Performance Artist – Nina Arsenault

    The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) presents Performing Que(e)ries Part I: Canadian Trans Performance Artist Nina Arsenault (Moderated by J. Paul Halferty) 10/26 Segal Theatre CUNY Graduate Center 7pm-9pm *This event has limited space. Nina Arsenault is a multi-disciplinary trans artist who has […]

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  • Taxpayer Identity Politics in the Era of the Tea Party

    Taxpayer Identity Politics in the Era of the Tea Party

    Friday, October 26th, 4:00pm Taxpayer Identity Politics in the Era of the Tea Party Sandra Morgen Room C415A   How has a conservative-taxpayer identity come to shape the tea party’s anti-tax, small-government agenda? The tea party movement emerged in early 2009, decrying President Obama’s stimulus […]

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  • “Liberalism: Private/Public Spheres, Critical Race Theory, and Immigration in the United States”

    “Liberalism: Private/Public Spheres, Critical Race Theory, and Immigration in the United States”

    You are invited to the following event: Mellon Sawyer Seminar: Rogers Smith and Danielle S. Allen “Liberalism: Private/Public Spheres, Critical Race Theory, and Immigration in the United States”   Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania Danielle S. Allen, Institute for Advanced Study (Discussant) Thursday Oct. 25th […]

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  • CUNY Open Access projects

    CUNY Open Access projects

    Join us next Friday (10/26) to explore CUNY Open Access projects and goings-on, details here Author’s Rights Workshop, 10 am – 11 am Presenters: Stephen Francoeur (Library, Baruch), Ann Matsuuchi (Library, LaGuardia), and Maura A. Smale (Library, City Tech) Progress Toward a CUNY Institutional Repository, 11 […]

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  • “The Lives of Abigail Adams and her Sisters: Threefold Cord” – discussion of a Work-in-Progress

    “The Lives of Abigail Adams and her Sisters: Threefold Cord” – discussion of a Work-in-Progress

    Biographer Diane Jacobs will discuss her work-in-progress The Lives of Abigail Adams and her Sisters: Threefold Cord, the story of three strong and unusually intellectual sisters living during the American Revolution and its aftermath.  The book begins in 1765, just before the repeal of the […]

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  • Thursday, October 18: Discussion with Professor François Furstenberg

    Thursday, October 18: Discussion with Professor François Furstenberg

    CUNY EARS (Early American Republic Seminar) cordially invites our colleagues to a discussion on Thursday, October 18th, with Dr. François Furstenberg of the Université de Montréal. We will be discussing excerpts from Professor Furstenberg’s latest project entitled “When the United States Spoke French: French Émigrés, […]

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  • Careers Outside Academia – GC Alumni Panels October 23 and October 24

    Careers Outside Academia – GC Alumni Panels October 23 and October 24

    Graduate Center alumni will discuss their decision to work outside of academia, their career path, what they learned about job search and about success in different work environments, their ideal job and what they like and don’t like about their job, and how they see […]

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  • ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: NEW TRENDS IN THE HISTORY OF RENAISSANCE SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

    ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: NEW TRENDS IN THE HISTORY OF RENAISSANCE SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012, 2-4 PM SEGAL THEATRE (1st floor) THE GRADUATE CENTER, CUNY SPONSORED BY THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA FEATURING: Nancy Siraisi, Pamela Smith, Joseph Dauben, Allison Kavey, Sheila Rabin, Monica Calabritto, and Dániel Margócsy The event is free and open to the […]

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  • Second Hand Booksale at the Center for Jewish History

    Second Hand Booksale at the Center for Jewish History

    CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY: Second-Hand Book Sale October 21 and 22, 11 – 4 PM The sale will include duplicate copies and “out-of-scope” work from the partners’ collections. Discover used books about Jewish and general history, literature, art, biographies, religion and other related topics. Authors include […]

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  • History student seeking roommate

    History student seeking roommate

    Hi I am Mei-Ying, a CUNY PhD student. I am looking for a FEMALE ONLY roommate to live with me in a cozy, all-new renovated apartment in Astoria, Queens. One room for rent from Nov. 1st  .The rent is $950/month (includes heat and hot water) + […]

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  • Research Workshop at NYPL – run by a History Program Alum!

    Research Workshop at NYPL – run by a History Program Alum!

      Using Historical Diplomatic Documentation in the 21st Century: a workshop from the Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2012/11/07/workshop-using-historical-diplomatic-documentation-21st-century-office-hi?nref=62452 Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 4 – 5:15 p.m. PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom B (Map and directions) Fully accessible […]

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  • “Trust and Violence” – lecture by Jan Phillip Reemtsma

    “Trust and Violence” – lecture by Jan Phillip Reemtsma

    Nov 5, 2012, 6:00pm | Martin E. Segal Theatre Trust and Violence Jan Philipp Reemtsma Is violence normal? In his new book Trust and Violence, Jan Phillip Reemtsma suggests that the notion that violence is abnormal and beyond comprehension is misleading, and attempts to contain […]

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  • Gotham Center film screening

    Gotham Center film screening

    The Connection (1962) by Shirley Clarke Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Elebash Recital Hall Shirley Clarke’s groundbreaking The Connection (1962) is an audacious adaptation of a play originally staged by the Living Theater. Eight junkies pace, philosophize and play jazz in a scuzzy downtown […]

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  • the Leo Baeck Institute will celebrate the launch of DigiBaeck

    the Leo Baeck Institute will celebrate the launch of DigiBaeck

    On October 16, the Leo Baeck Institute will celebrate the launch of DigiBaeck (www.lbi.org/digibaeck) – a comprehensive digital version of its collections.  DigiBaeck includes 3.5 million pages of material that ranges from personal papers and photographs of luminaries like Albert Einstein and Moses Mendelssohn to […]

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  • History adjunct faculty position at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility available

    History adjunct faculty position at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility available

    The Marymount Manhattan College program at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in northern Westchester County seeks an immediate mid-semester replacement instructor for Hist 218, The Making of the Modern World, which examines the history of the twentieth century from a global perspective.  The course meets Wednesday […]

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  • Seminar Announcement- Oct. 12, 2012: After Mussolini: The Reintegration of the Jews in Post-War Italy

    Seminar Announcement- Oct. 12, 2012: After Mussolini: The Reintegration of the Jews in Post-War Italy

    Link to Flyer: After Mussolini: The Reintegration of the Jews in Post-War Italy October 12 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm The Italian Jewish Studies Project – Visiting Lecturer – Fall 2012 After Mussolini: The Reintegration of the Jews in Post-War Italy Guri Schwarz (University […]

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