History Program Events Archive

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    October 7 – Alumni Publications Evening

    Curious about how our recent History PhD alumni have had their books published? Join us as the alumni below recount their journeys. There will be a Q and A with all the panelists at the end. October 7, 2015, 4 – 7 p.m. William P. Kelly Skylight […]

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    October 14 – The First Year Mentor Meeting

    BECAUSE THE STUDENT HANDBOOK IS NOT WRITTEN IN ONE OF YOUR TWO FOREIGN LANGUAGES… Free Food! Wednesday, October 14, 12:30PM Dissertation Room (in the History Lounge)   Come armed with your questions about first-year requirements or anything else related to life as a grad student […]

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    Introduction to Library Resources

    An overview of the Graduate Center Library will introduce: the library website, subject specific databases, resources beyond the GC library, sample search queries, citation management instruction overview, and archival and primary source subject-specific searching. Includes a Tour. Both evening and afternoon workshops will meet in GC […]

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    Nov. 5 – The 6th Annual John Patrick Diggins Memorial Lecture

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    Meet the Student Mentors

      Mentor Program 2015-2016 Mike Brenes I am a recently alumnus, having received my PhD in History from the Graduate Center in 2014. My research interests include the United States in the World, post-1945 American political culture, the history of capitalism, race and inequality, and […]

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    October 2 – Women Writing Women’s Lives 25th Anniversary Conference

    Women Writing Women’s Lives Seminar 25th Anniversary Conference October 2, 2015   Biography and memoir writing have been transformed by feminist understandings of women in society. Members of the  New York-based Women Writing Women’s Lives Seminar (WWWL) have contributed to these changes, through their many […]

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    September 11 – Digital Tools to Control the Chaos

    History Ducks in a Row GC Librarians lead a hands-on introduction to  FREE digital tools to manage research and organize your workspace. Tuesday September 11, 12 – 2 pm Room 5318 Please use the link below to RSVP (all tickets are free) : Digital Tools Workshop: […]

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    September 8 – History’s New Student Orientation and Welcome Back Party

    New Student Orientation and Welcome Party, September 8, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm, History Lounge (5114) Please RSVP to history@gc.cuny.edu 

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    September 1 – Archival Workflows Panel

    History Ducks in a Row! Students and Faculty share Research Organization Techniques Tuesday September 1, 3 – 5 pm History Thesis Room (5114.01) Please use the link below to RSVP (all tickets are free) :   Panel on Archival Workflows: Tuesday, Sept 1, 3-5 pm [eventbrite.com]

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    October 7 – Alumni Publications Evening

    Curious about how our recent History PhD alumni have had their books published? Join us as approximately 10 of them detail their journeys. There will be a Q and A with all the panelists at the end. Participant list and schedule coming soon! October 7, […]

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    May 21 – End-of-semester party!

    Starting at 5 pm with the Student/Faculty Meeting . . .

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    May 6 – Scholars in Residence Lectures at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture And The Graduate Center, CUNY Present Scholars in Residence Lectures Paula Austin, Schomburg/CUNY Dissertation Fellow The Narratives of Interiority: Black Lives in the U.S. Capital, 1919 – 1942 Kristin Leigh Moriah, Schomburg/CUNY Dissertation Fellow “Peregrinations: Performing Blackness Beyond […]

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    due May 15th – feedback on the History Department’s Peer Mentor Program

    As many of you know, this was the inaugural year of the History Department’s Peer Mentor Program. We’re taking stock of this year, of what worked, what didn’t and what things we should consider as we prepare for next year. This program was created to […]

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    May 12 – Ilan Ehrlich (History, ’09) on his biography of Eduardo Chibás

    Biographies by Fellows: Langdon Hammer on James Merrill, Ilan Ehrlich on Eduardo Chibás 6:30pm Tuesday, May 12, 2015. William P. Kelly Skylight Room (9th Floor), The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Ave., at 34th St.)   Please join us for a celebration of two new books as Gary […]

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    April 28th – The Colombian Origin Population of New York: 1990-2010

    The Colombian Origin Population of New York: 1990-2010 Distinguished Professor Laird Bergad, Director of the CLACLS and author, will present on the key findings of the report, “Demographic, Economic, and Social Transformations of the Colombian-Origin Population of the New York City Metropolitan Area: 1990-2000.”   […]

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    April 30 – Martha Biondi on “The Black Revolution on Campus” and its Legacy

    Please join us for  a public presentation featuring Martha Biondi, Prof. of African-American Studies & History, Northwestern University, on the research and writing of “The Black Revolution on Campus” and the larger meaning that the history Black Studies holds for contemporary university life and work, to be followed by Q&A. […]

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    May 1st – CUNY Early American Republic Seminar conference

     The City University of New York Early American Republic Seminar cordially invites fellow students, faculty, and interested individuals to our upcoming graduate student conference, Ruptures and Continuities in Early America. This conference will take place on May 1st, 2015 at the Graduate Center, located at […]

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    FREE COFFEE in the History Lounge until we run out!!

    Use the Keurig at will!

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    May 1st – Lunchtime Seminar on College Teaching!

    Join us for a college teaching seminar led by Cindy R. Lobel, Assistant Professor of History at Lehman College. She is also on the faculties of the Macaulay Honors College and the MALS program at the Graduate Center.  Lobel earned a BA from Tufts University and […]

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    CUNY Needs a Contract! And a Raise!

    March 31st Protest! Organized by our union –  http://www.psc-cuny.org/

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    April 20th – Peer Mentors First-year Teaching Workshop

    Are you teaching for the first time? Do you have questions? I bet you do. Come to the Graduate Center on Monday and we will discuss Picking a textbook Constructing a syllabus How to write a lecture Basic classroom management Devising tests, quizzes, and paper […]

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    4/24 – The CUNY Public History Collective presents: Dr. Erin Wuebker on the Venereal Disease Visual History Archive

    While researching her recently defended dissertation, Dr. Wuebker collected over 1000 images related to venereal disease. She has made almost 400 of them available through her Omeka project the Venereal Disease Visual History Archive. This website includes both an archive component and short thematic exhibitions […]

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