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The Mina Rees Library Conversation Series

The Mina Rees Library Conversation Series is a lively showcase of ideas, research and active scholarship, from across the CUNY system and beyond.

The series is titled in recognition of Mina Spiegel Rees – a renowned mathematician who served both as CUNY’s first Dean of Graduate Studies (1961–67) and was named as the Graduate Center’s first President in 1971.

Our Summer schedule is below – check back for updates! All events will be posted on GC Library Events, and on our Twitter.

Thursday, July 2nd, 1:00pm EST: 

Sarah Lamdan (CUNY Law) in conversation with Emily Drabinski.

Thursday, July 16th, 4pm EST: 

Christopher Wilde, co-founder of the Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP), in conversation with Kate Angell and Elvis Bakaitis (GC Reference Librarians, and co-founders of the NYC Feminist Zinefest).

Thursday, July 23rd, 1:00pm EST: 

Stina Soderling (Hamilton College), in conversation with Kate Angell and Elvis Bakaitis about her research on queer land movements in the United States.

Thursday August 6th, 1:00pm EST: 

Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis in conversation with Mike Handis about of her forthcoming book, “Antiquity in Gotham: Ancient Architecture in New York” (Fordham University Press, 2021), and the reception of the classical world in the United States.

More events will be posted soon! 

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