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The Center for the Humanities – April + May Events

Please join the Center for the Humanities for these exciting opportunities to participate, including our Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative ResearchCUNY Adjunct Incubator Research & Development Grants, and ourObject Seminar and Call for Objects, as well as an exciting lineup of upcoming events which are free and open to the public at the Graduate Center, CUNY and across the city. To view our complete spring schedule of events and opportunities, please visit our website.

Poetry Studies Now

Fri, Apr 26, 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM  | Martin E. Segal Theatre, the Graduate Center, CUNY
Sat, Apr 27, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY

Vidhu Aggarwal, Genji Amino, Daisy Atterbury, Sherwin Bitsui, Julia Bloch, Rizvana Bradley, Tonya Foster, Erica Hunt, Walt Hunter, Bhanu Kapil, Jee Leong Koh, Lucas de Lima, Tan Lin, Sawako Nakayasu, Jared Sexton, Celina Su, Roberto Tejada, Dorothy Wang, Ronaldo Wilson, Monica Youn

Click for the schedule and more information about this 2-day conference.

Showcase & Information Session: Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research

Wed, May 1, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM | The Skylight Room (9100)

Join us for a special showcase of past and ongoing scholarly and creative projects produced by CUNY and community participants of the Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research, which will double as an information session to learn how to get involved and apply for the upcoming 2019-2022 iteration of the initiative (CUNY faculty and GC Doctoral Students are eligible).

Prithi Kanakamedala, Ashley Dawson, Zeynep Oguz, Jules Salomone, Karen Okigbo, Daisy Atterbury, Terrie Epstein, Andrea Juarez Mendoza, (Y.E.S) YOUth Education Summit (Y.E.S) Interns, Grace M. Cho, Nina Angela Mercer, Robin McGinty, Members of College & Community Fellowship (CCF), Kathy McDonald, Jaime Shearn Coan, Diane Yoong, Kasey Zapatka, Kendra Sullivan, Alisa Besher

Click here to RSVP and for the full schedule and more info about this showcase and information session for the Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research. 

Housing Literacy: Understanding Your Lease, the Rent Law Fight, and Your Rent History

Wed, May 1, 6:30 PM | Elebash Recital Hall

Ellen Davidson, Delsenia Glover, Kasey Zapatka, Tenants & Neighbors, Partner and Partners

Click here to RSVP and for more info about this conversation and project.

Towards a Desanctification of the Gallery Space

Wed, May 1, 6:30 PM | The James Gallery

Niño de Elche, Regine Basha, Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco, Daniel Valtueña

Click here for more info about this round-table discussion.

“En un cuartito los dos” Niño de Elche

Thu, May 2, 6:30 PM | The James Gallery

Niño de Elche, Daniel Valtueña

Click here for more information about this performance and conversation.

The Wars of Peace: The Mundane Violence of the Victorians

Fri, May 3, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Martin E. Segal Theatre

Zarena Aslami, Meredith Martin, Holly Furneaux, Aeron Hunt, Anjuli Raza Kolb, Lara Kriegel, Nasser Mufti, Cornelia Pearsall, Simon Reader

Click here for the full schedule and more info about the 2019 Victorian Studies Conference.

The Object Seminar: Breaking Boundaries

Nathalie Etoke: “Object to Subject: Afro Diasporic French Identities”

Fri, May 3, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | French Student Lounge (Room 4202)
Click here to RSVP and for more information about this seminar.

Stephanie Grace-Petinos: “The Living Relic and the Disabled Body”

Wed, May 8, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Room 9206
Click here to RSVP and for more information about this seminar.

Jasmine Claude-Narcisse: “On the Black Body as Traded Object”

Fri, May 10, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM | The Object Library (ground floor in the Graduate Center, CUNY library)
Click here to RSVP and for more information about this seminar.

A People’s Climate Action Plan for New York

Fri, May 3, 9:30 AM – 06:00 PM | Room 9204

Tom Angotti, Ashley Dawson, Aurash Khawarzad, Vanessa Keith, Danny Peralta

Click here to RSVP and for the full schedule and more info about this day of workshops, talks and collaborative climate action plans.

2019 Call for Applications: CUNY Adjunct Incubator Research & Development Grants

Application Deadline: Mon, May 6, 2019

Adjunct Research & Development Grants will award $4,000 to 10 CUNY adjuncts developing independent scholarship and/or public projects in the humanities or humanities-related social sciences

Click for eligibility, to apply, and for more information about the CUNY Adjunct Incubator Research & Development Grants co-sponsored by the Gittell Urban Studies Collective at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and with generous support from the Sylvia Klatzkin Steinig Fund.

The Object Seminar: Call for Objects!

Fri, May 10, 2019, 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM | The Object Library (ground floor of the Graduate Center, CUNY library)

Click here for more information about this Call for Objects and special event.

Next Generation: Public Science

Mon, May 20, 6:30 PM | 9th floor, the Graduate Center, CUNY

Daniel Glaser

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

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