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Upcoming Events at The Center for Humanities, CUNY

October Events and Opportunities

Upcoming events from the Center for the Humanities this October highlight critical and creative work exploring: the #MeToo movement, sexual violence against women, and the concept of “epistemic injustice;” the scientific and social implications of infectious disease; the relationship between painting, poetry and translation; the history of the Women’s Movement and American Feminism; the role of theater to raise awareness about the impact of mass incarceration on women, families, and communities; and the sharing, recording, and archiving of Indo-Caribbean stories in Richmond Hill, Queens.

They have a couple of opportunities on offer too! The Labor Care Archive is circulating two exciting free workshops: The Moth Storytelling Workshop on Caregiving at CUNY for CUNY student caregivers, and TheaterWorks! Performance/Playwriting Workshop on Caregiving at CUNY open to to CUNY faculty, staff, graduate students, and retirees, and the Object Library on the first floor of the Graduate Center, CUNY is circulating an open Call for Objects! on October 16th and 17th. Click here for more information about the Object Library, the call for objects and for CUNY Graduate Center Student Assistants!

Call for Participants: TheaterWorks! Performance/Playwriting Workshop on Caregiving at CUNY

Deadline: Wed, Oct 3, 11:59 PM

Click here to apply and for more information about this call for participants for a free playwriting workshop.

 

“#MeToo and Epistemic Injustice” Conference 

Fri, Oct 5, 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM, at Roosevelt House, 47-49 East 65th St. | Sat, Oct 6, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, in The Skylight Room (9100), and the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.

Linda Martín Alcoff, Susan Brison, Ann Cahill, Alyson Cole, Karyn Freedman, Miranda Fricker, Mishuana Goeman, Suzanne Goldberg, Kim Hall, Raja Halwani, Alison Jaggar, Kate Manne, Danielle McGuire, Sarah Clark Miller, Rupal Oza, Andrea Press, Dina Siddiqi, Shatema Threadcraft. Organized by Linda Martin Alcoff and Charles W. Mills

Click here to RSVP and for more information about this 2-day interdisciplinary conference.

 

Infectious Disease and the Spanish Flu – Lessons for Science and Society

Thu, Oct 11, 6:30 PM | Martin E. Segal Theatre

Benjamin D. Greenbaum, Laura Spinney

Click here to RSVP and for more information about this conversation.

 

Words Do Not Pass, They Accumulate

Thu, Oct 11, 7:00 PM | The James Gallery

Zachary Pace, Bridget Talone, Simone White

 

Writing the Women’s Movement, 1963 – 1991: Honor Moore and Alix Kates Shulman

Mon, Oct 15, 4:00 – 5:30 PM | Rooms 9206 & 9207

Honor Moore and Alix Kates Shulman

Click here for more information about this lecture.

 

Call for Objects!

Drop Off Info: Tue, Oct 16, – Wed, Oct 17, 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM | The James Gallery and the Object Library, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Opportunity

Click here for more information about this call for objects and CUNY Graduate Student Assistants.

 

Paul Berman: The Counterrevolution

Mon, Oct 22, 6:30 PM | Elebash Recital Hall

Paul Berman, Michael Walzer

Click here to RSVP and for more information about this Irving Howe Memorial Lecture.

 

Theater for Social Change: (In)Visible Freedom

Thu, October 25, 6:30 PM | Martin E. Segal Theatre

asha bandele, Teronia Campbell, Selina Fulford, DeAnna Hoskins, Katherine Sweetness Jennings, Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin, Denise McFarlan, Edna Joyce Sams, Alesa Simmons

Click here to RSVP and for more information about this theater performance.

 

Indo-Caribbean Stories: Sharing, Recording, and Archiving Stories of the West Indies & Movement to the USA

Sat, Oct 27, 2:00 – 4:00 | Queens Library at Richmond Hill, 118-14 Hillside Avenue, Queens, New York 11418 

Gaiutra Bahadur, Rajiv Mohabir

Click here to RSVP and for more information about this reading and story recording opportunity.

 

Call for Participants: The Moth Storytelling Workshop on Caregiving at CUNY

Application Deadline: Mon, Oct 8, 2018

Click here to apply and for more information about this free workshop for CUNY students.

 

To view the complete fall schedule of events and opportunities, please visit their website.

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