Published on March 15, 2010 3:37 pm.
The CUNY Graduate Center Postcolonial Studies Group Colloquium Series 2009-2010 The Postcolonial Studies Group & QUNY present: Rahul Krishna Gairola University of Washington Queering Home: Neoliberal Nationalism and Diasporic Genealogies in Hanif Kureishi’s Sammy and Rosie Get Laid. This talk critically examines Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, an acclaimed film written by Hanif Kureishi, in [...]
Published on March 13, 2010 1:58 pm.
In anticipation to the series of activities we will have this semester of Spring 2010 with Margaret Randall, you can enjoy these samples from the mythical journal El Corno Emplumado, published by her and Sergio Mondragón during the sixties. The activities will follow this schedule: Monday, March 15 at 6:30 pm, The Skylight Room (9100) [...]
Published on March 10, 2010 2:19 pm.
Maliha Safri, Assistant Professor of Economics at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, will give a talk titled “An Alternative Political Economy.” Join us in the Sociology Lounge (room 6112) on Friday, 26 March 2010 at 3pm. As always, the talk will be followed by a wine-and-cheese reception. Professor Safri will tell us about her [...]
Published on March 8, 2010 9:42 pm.
Join us for an afternoon of art songs featuring languages that are under-represented in the standard classical music repertoire. The program will include art songs in Farsi, Ladino, Chinese, and other languages. What: The World’s Languages through Art Songs: An Afternoon of Art Songs When: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Time: 12:30PM Where: Elebash Recital Hall, [...]
Published on March 4, 2010 11:39 pm.
Join poet and editor Annie Finch, along with contributors to the anthology Multiformalisms: Postmodern Poetics of Form, for a lively discussion of how contemporary poets use and understand forms. The conversation, like the book, will juxtapose traditional formalism and Flarf, the American long poem and native Hawaiian poetry, rhyme in Paul Muldoon and textual variability [...]
Published on March 4, 2010 4:41 pm.
The Postcolonial Studies Group invites you to a special event to celebrate and discuss two new books: Lopamudra Basu (University of Wisconsin, Stout) and Cynthia Leenerts (East Stroudsburg University) will discuss their anthology Passage to Manhattan: Critical Essays on Meena Alexander, and Meena Alexander (Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) will be present to [...]
Published on March 1, 2010 6:42 pm.
. Green Room improvements I want to point out some of the recent improvements in the equipment for Theatre PhD students. The Green Room has now a fourth computer, a scanner, the printer can handle properly double-sided printing, there are surge protectors that provide additional outlets for our laptops, all the PCs for students have [...]