The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

6/28 – A Black Space for Black Students

A Black Space for Black Students: Talking Anti-Black Violence and Racism in the Academy 


This workshop  is purposed to provide a safe, open space for Black-identified CUNY Graduate Center students to reflect, vent, process and discuss graduate training during intensified anti-Black racism. This workshop will be formatted as a guided discussion facilitated by Dr. Desiree Byrd, Clinical Psychologist and CUNY Professor. Join us to explore:


Survival & self-care strategies

Building villages within and beyond the GC

Deciding on the rules of engagement

Balancing program requirements with prolonged emotional labor


​When: Sunday Jun 28, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting: 


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.